Online Specialist – IT job in Netherlands

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Municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn

Online Specialist

Apply no later than Thursday, February 8, 2024

  • Alphen aan den Rijn
  • 32 – 36 hours

  • 4752 – 4752
  • HBO · HBO+

Job offer

Do you have a passion for online services? You can easily translate difficult texts into understandable content at B1 level. And do you want to work with a driven team to provide online services that are right? Then we are looking for you!

The Team Online
You are part of the central Online Team and, together with colleagues, responsible for the management and further development of and other digital channels and applications such as e-forms. As a content planner, you work together with the business in a structured way to update information on the website. To do this, you actively conduct discussions with various stakeholders in the organization. In these conversations you can effortlessly bring interests together. You involve the right people per topic and easily retrieve information from different teams.

What are you going to do?
As an online specialist you are literally the spider in the web. No day is the same. You ensure that information on and other digital applications is presented in a findable and accessible manner. One moment you’re busy writing web texts. And the next moment you are working on the blueprint of a digital form with which visitors can request products and services from the municipality online.

You are a sparring partner for your colleagues for everything related to the municipality’s online products and services. With your proactive attitude, digital skills and creative ideas, you provide (un)solicited advice on suitable solutions. You always put the customer first and use available data to substantiate your advice. You understand the interplay of different channels and what it takes to offer online visitors a correct customer journey.

During a crisis situation, you may be called upon to fulfill a position within the crisis organization. This means that during a crisis your regular work is subordinate to the work before the crisis.

Who are we looking for?
As an Online Specialist you excel in masterful editorial skills, converting complex information into clear, customer-oriented communication. You are technically competent with content management systems, web tools such as SiteImprove and Adobe Pro. Your language sensitivity makes you adept at creating clear, privacy and security-compliant texts.

Your SEO expertise increases online visibility through in-depth knowledge of SEO principles. You are known as a proactive problem solver, always resistant to stress and willing to tackle problems. As a team player, you enthusiastically share knowledge, contribute to a positive atmosphere and work together towards shared goals.

Your affinity with the local government and your ability to identify with the specific identity and culture of our organization are unique. In short, you are not only technically skilled, but also a collaborative, communicative and proactive force within our team.

You also recognize yourself in the following:

  • At least 1 year of experience in a similar position, preferably in a municipal organization.
  • Familiarity with privacy & security and accessibility guidelines for websites.
  • Experience with SEO and affinity with web tools such as SiteImprove, Screaming Frog and Google Analytics.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Pro for making PDF documents accessible is a plus.
  • Critical attitude, an eye for quality and details in all aspects of your work.
  • Work experience and affinity with local government and the willingness to identify with the organizational culture as described earlier.

Do you not meet the above wishes, but do you still think you are a good match? Then we would also like to receive your application with a clear motivation.

Who are we?
Try, experiment and develop in practice. We are the Municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn. Working with us is fun. We provide leading services and are an agile organization. This means that we move with developments in society and continuously innovate. We learn by doing. We work together for the best results for our residents.

Within our organization you are always part of a home team with professional colleagues and a team leader. A large number of colleagues work on social challenges in various fields. We give you the opportunity to be deployed for these assignments based on your talent and to be part of various composite teams.

What do we offer?
At the Municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn you will join a close-knit and supportive team where open communication and collaboration are central. Our colleagues are not only accessible, but also enthusiastic to share their knowledge and discuss challenging issues with you. We believe in a culture of trust and encourage a positive work environment where there is room for humor and a smile. We strive to inspire and support each other, in a hybrid work environment.

We learn by doing. This also applies to you, we give you the space to try, learn and develop further. We dare to be innovative, do you?

We also offer you:

  • Salary in scale 9 Collective Labor Agreement Municipalities max. €4752,- based on 36 hours;
  • An individual choice budget of 17.05% with, among other things, the option to purchase holiday hours and financing an (electric) bicycle;
  • A pension scheme through the ABP, in which the municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn pays the largest part;
  • Flexible working hours and all facilities for hybrid working, including a smartphone and a laptop;
  • Various training options so that you can further develop your potential;
  • An extensive package of secondary employment conditions, such as travel expenses and even partially paid parental leave;

Our vision and culture are reflected in our way of working, our transparent town hall and dynamic working environment. We have flexible workplaces and a work café; the place for an inspiring work meeting and chance encounters.

For more information about our secondary employment conditions, visit Arbeidsvoorwaarden.

Knowing more?
For questions about this vacancy, please contact Sytze Fokkema, Functional Management Team Leader, available on 06 – 16463373.

Do you feel addressed? Then we look forward to receiving your short motivation and CV. You can apply via the apply button at the top of this web page. We ask you to indicate in your motivation which competencies you have and how they will make a difference within our organization.

[intern] The vacancy is exclusively open within our Municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn to all employees who have a temporary or permanent employment contract.

A background check is part of the application procedure.

More information about this vacancy?

Contact Sytze Fokkema from Operations (

+31 6 16463373)

About the organization

The modern, transparent appearance of the glass town hall of the Municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn reflects the ambition of the organization and welcomes residents in an open and hospitable manner.

more about the Municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn >


Town Hall Square 1

2405 SH Alphen aan den Rijn

14 0172

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