Digital Communication Specialist (Dutch) for Wester-Amstel - Country House and Park since 1662


Amsteldijk Noord 55

Vacaturenummer: 1467089

In het kort

We are looking for someone to join our small and enthusiastic communication team. We need someone who can help attract visitors and strengthens the community we're building around Wester-Amstel. You will  regularly post on facebook and our websites, in collaboration with our lead. Digital Communication Specialist who does not speak Dutch, but loves stroopwafels.


Wester-Amstel is a 17th century country house located on the outskirts of Amsterdam, along the Amstel river. Our park, gardens, and house are listed as historical monuments. The park and gardens are open to the public from April to mid-October. The house is used for exhibitions and small concerts. Please visit our website: for more information.

We have a digital communication strategy in place, targetted at residents of Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Ouderkerk and  other nearby communities, as well as at foreign tourists interested in discovering the countryside of Amsterdam. Last year, we created fresh audio tours, a bi-lingual visitor site, various brochures, and we supported events like Ode Uitmarkt, and Amstellanddag, de Uitmarkt and Open Monumentendag. We also started building presence in Tripadvisor, Google and other websites. We measure our communication progress with communication chart. We also launched a Facebook page to be filled with more 'newsy' items.

This year, our aim is to bring our Facebook page to live with more 'newsy' items, thereyb generating more return visitis to Wester-Amstel. We furthermore want to enhance our visibility in various news items and portals geared towards the Dutch. Your job will be to produce Dutch language content for these channels. You are also expected to bring in fresh ideas and execution power to further grow our profile.

You will be working with digital-savy as well as old skool communication pro's making this an excellent opportunity to grow your skills. You will meet every 4 to 6 weeks with the full team to strategize, to discuss and to enjoy the beautifull surroundings of Wester-Amstel.

Wat voor kennis of vaardigheden zijn nodig?

You have training and/or experience in delivering communication plans, with a focus on digital communication techniques. You can deliver crisp messages to an audience you know how to find. You like to work within a team. A love for places like Wester-Amstel (a historical country house with a beautiful park) would be a definite bonus.

Wat voor scholing krijg je aangeboden?

On the job training.

Wat krijg je er voor terug?

Not only will you get a chance to utilize your digital savviness, but there is plenty of room to try new things when you work within our communications group. It’s also an excellent way to demonstrate your prowess within the communication field and to mingle with a fun team of Dutch and international volunteers.

Wat is de meerwaarde van dit vrijwilligerswerk?

You will see exactly how your work impacts Wester-Amstle, its volunteers, and its visitors. After you dive into the volunteer role, you will definitely feel proud to be part of the Wester-Amstel team!


You can define your own working times. The PUB group (publicity group - aka the communications team) meets Saturdays. The number of times we are a month depends on what we are working on and team member availability.

Hoe kom je in aanmerking?

Please send an email with a letter of description of your background, qualifications, availability and interest. A telephone call to discuss and explore the next step in the procedure. A meeting in person with the people of handling communications will be the final step.