Statkraft European Wind and Solar

Communications Manager

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you are an experienced Communications Manager with a track record of developing and planning an integrated communications and marketing strategy ideally in the renewable energy industry in The Netherlands, then we want to hear from you!

We have high ambitions for growth in renewable energy in The Netherlands. We need to strengthen our team with a communications expert to support the Country Manager, the Markets team and the Wind and Solar development and construction teams in Amsterdam and Den Bosch. Reporting to the VP of Communications for European Wind and Solar based in Oslo, you will be part of an inspired, international communications team, committed to a carbon-neutral future and delivering outstanding communications support to the business. This role is based in Amsterdam.

Why Statkraft?

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That’s what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. We envision a world that runs entirely on renewable energy. Because in the fight against climate change, we don’t see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match.

But there’s more work to be done – that’s why we need you to join us.

About you

As the Communications Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Provide communications support to Country Manager and business units active in the Netherlands, including coordinating all comms work in the country
  • Develop an integrated communications and marketing strategy and plan for the Netherlands
  • Identify audiences, key messages and activities that support the business
  • Build and maintain Statkraft’s brand in the Netherlands, through local and national media channels, events and marketing
  • Secure that all communications and marketing activities are compliant with relevant corporate requirements and policies
  • Plan and execute communication activities for project development, construction and operation, in close cooperation with project management teams, public affairs and stakeholder management activities.
  • Plan and execute marketing activities, lead generation and events
  • Media relations management – pitching to media, dealing with queries and drafting of press materials such as press releases and briefing notes
  • Manage the Dutch social media accounts, liaise with the corporate team on the Statkraft social media accounts
  • Manage and update the Dutch website (, and project websites as required
  • Identify content such as video, imagery and stories for use on internal and external channels
  • Draft other communications materials such as brochures, articles, presentations and scripts
  • Liaise with external agencies for communications support as needed

What we are looking for

  • University degree within a relevant field with documented extensive experience.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience from communications work
  • An interest in, and passion for, renewable energy development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Dutch
  • Skilled copywriting and editing experience with excellent attention to detail
  • An understanding of how to effectively communicate with community groups and the general public as well as the corporate target groups
  • Proactive and solution-oriented– a practical doer who delivers quality results on time
  • A team player with strong communication, influencing and relationship building skills
  • Strong organisation skills and time management skills, with an energetic approach and a proven ability to work to deadlines
  • Experience and working knowledge in website and social media management would be an advantage 

What we offer

A career with Statkraft is a career filled with purpose – meaning that every employee is not just making a living, they are making a real difference to the planet, our communities and the future. Together, we work on the front lines of changing the game for renewable energy. From hydrogen development to algorithmic trading and everything in between. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. This includes:

  • Professional and personal development in an exciting company
  • A positive working environment characterised by competence, responsibility and innovation
  • Competitive terms of employment and excellent benefit schemes 


For us the ideas of our committed and ambitious colleagues make the difference. If you want to share our passion for renewable energy and be a part of tomorrow’s energy world, please apply through our online application form. 

Please note: Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. We conduct background checks on qualified applicants before hire.


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Birgit Berry

Torbjørn Steen, VP Communications

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