Communication Manager

Employment: Full time

31 January 2019

Let’s color the world!

We are GNT, an ambitious and innovative family-run business with a colorful character! With our EXBERRY® brand, we are the market leader in the field of Coloring Foods. Our colorings are 100% natural and are made from fruits, vegetables and plants.

We are world champions when it comes to utilizing the bounty of nature and strive to continuously innovate and improve natural color ingredients for the consumer. By carefully preserving all of nature’s beauty and goodness, we are able to offer our clients the highest quality and most reliable products. This is what continues to motivate us every day!

The most important ingredients for GNT’s success are our employees and the cooperation that exists between them. We believe in teamwork and we are there for one another, our clients, our suppliers and our partners. That is what makes us GNT.

Due to GNT’s strong growth, we are seeking a:


What do we expect of you?

  • Translation of marketing objectives into communication objectives. Responsible for initiating and executing the (multi years) communication plan.

  • Writing and editing content for articles, website, digital newsletters, brochures, white papers and other commercial material by translating complex matter into appealing and relevant stories with creative content that appeals to the target group.

  • Creating brand awareness with content that gives evidence of our thought leadership in the market, keeping an eye on market developments, collecting this from colleagues and partners.

  • Actively searching for media interviews, editorials and speaking opportunities through all kinds of channels and prepare them strategically to ensure optimal impact online and offline.

  • Responsible for yearly communication budget.

  • Providing clear reports on how communication objectives are being achieved.

  • Managing a small (international) team, inspiring and coaching the team.

What can you offer us?

You are able to develop relationships with representatives of partner media. You are also demonstrably strong in project management and have experience in leading a team. You also have access to:

  • Academic level (HBO + / WO level) in food technology, food innovation with the focus on marketing, journalism or communication.

  • At least 5 years relevant experience in, preferably in the B2B food and/or beverage industry.

  • Demonstrably strong in project management.

  • Worked in International operating company.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to switch between international cultures.

  • An excellent command of the English language, both oral and written.

  • Proven English writing and editing skills.

  • Experience in developing online and social media resources and content creation is an advantage.

What do we find important?

The GNT values underpin all our day-to-day activities. Therefore, it is important that we suit each other. GNT employees are passionate and demonstrate responsibility. Naturally, our focus lies on our clients and the service we provide! We always go the extra mile to offer our external and internal clients the best service. In addition, we do everything in the most sustainable way possible. We are open and honest towards one another and bring out the best in each other.

What do we offer you?

  • A job with a successful and innovative company that is always evolving.

  • A gross annual salary of between € 58.730 tot € 83.890 depending on your knowledge and experience.

  • 26 days annual leave.

  • A varied role in a modern working environment.

  • And last but not least: GNT is evolving rapidly and you will too!

We color the world, do you?

Does this vacancy suit you? Then we look forward to receiving your motivational statement and CV, the earliest date you are available to start and a photo by email to

Annet van Leenders
Head of Group HR
GNT Group B.V. (Headquarter)
Industrieweg 26
5731 HR - Mierlo, Netherlands