Since 2022 I'm active as a freelance writer. So are you looking for a nice freelance text creator with varied skills, varied experience and a healthy dose of enthusiasm? I have all of that, plus a Nintendo Switch and a plate of vegan cookies, so I'm automatically a little more fun than the rest! I can make everything that's made out of words for you, from media production to blogs to copywriting and more. Curious? Read more here!
Researcher "De Avondshow met Arjen Lubach"
Human Factor TV
Jan. 2022 - Present
As editor/researcher, I'm contributing to De Avondshow met Arjen Lubach ('The Evening Show with Arjen Lubach'), a succesful Dutch satirical latenight talkshow. My work includes coming up with ideas for topics and sketches, doing research, gathering useful videos and visuals, contributing to writing the script and various other editorial duties. De Avondshow met Arjen Lubach is aired by VPRO on NPO 1 and NPO Start.
Online Marketeer and Communicator
Fijn op Vakantie
Jul. 2020 - Dec. 2021
As a part of Fijn op Vakantie's marketing team, I worked on promoting both Fijn op Vakantie itself and the various holiday parks they work with. I wrote and built blogs, landing pages, descriptions and pages for vacation homes and many other types of content on our sites. I also provided support to our partners in producing various other media and maintaining their websites, and I worked on other facets of online presence like linkbuilding and visibility in search engines.
Operative Marketeer and Communicator
Jul. 2020 - Dec. 2021
When I joined Fijn op Vakantie, I also simultaniously joined partner organisation Flean. Here, I was a part of the Marketing and Communication team. My main focus was on copywriting. Whitepapers, webpages, emails, blogs, cases and more I wrote for on our site and outside of it. In addition, I supported the marketing team by thinking about the execution of our communication and via other communication related activities like market research and linkbuilding.
Sep. 2020 - Mar. 2021
I've worked as a copywriter for Headlime - a tool which allows you to easily generate headlines and other copy that perfectly match you and your message. Many of the templates in the tool come from me, and I've also contributed to the knowledge bank and support. I worked on Headlime until it switched owners.
My work at Headlime started at ConvertWell, Headlime's original parent company. Here, I've done CRO analyses for a variety of interesting clients. A large amount of my work was for the inspiration library Landingfolio. Here, I fulfilled the role of Content Manager from november 2018 to december 2019. In addition to collecting content for the website, I wrote blogs, email funnels, tool reviews and more.
Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Specialist
Gijs Wierda - CRO Specialist
Feb. 2019 - Aug. 2020
As junior CRO specialist I've done CRO analyses for a wide variety of websites and clients. My main area of focus was the analytical side: finding potential points of improvement and reporting them. In addition, as copywriter I've been allowed to write a wide variety of content ranging from blogs to email funnels, CRO tips and more.
Milieudefensie: Friends of the Earth Netherlands Nov. 2019 - Mei 2020
For my bachelor in Communication & Multimedia Design, I did my graduation project at Milieudefensie - Friends of the Earth Netherlands. For this project, I did research and developed a prototype for a digital solution which would allow people to participate in protests without having to physically attend.
HartslagNu is the Dutch alert system for CPR. I'm registered as a first responder. If someone in my direct vicinity needs resuscitation, I can be called on to come and provide help.
Climate activist Oct. 2022 - Present
Independent activist Oct. 2017 - Mar. 2018
I independently campaigned against the Dutch Intelligence and Security Services Act 2017 (Dutch: Wet op de Inlichtingen- en Veiligheidsdiensten 2017, commonly referred to as Wiv 2017, or by opponents as the 'Sleepwet'). I flyered on behalf of Stichting de Kabel and Amnesty International, and I participated in the National Sleepwet Study Takeover campaign as initiator at colleges and universities in the city of Groningen.
Municipality of Groningen
Polling Station Member, 2021 Dutch National Elections Mar. 2021
Chairperson Social Media, Branch Northern Netherlands May 2019 - Jul. 2020
Chairperson Finances, Branch Northern Netherlands Mar. 2019 - Jul. 2020
I was a board member of the political youth organisation PINK! with the Northern Netherlands branch for almost 1,5 years. My primary task was managing the social media and the website, and in addition to that I did the branch's finances. I also performed general management tasks like organising and running activities, setting up political campaigns and representing PINK! at activities and debates with other political youth organisations and other related organisations.
I am no longer a member of PINK! or other political parties or political youth organisations. All of my current activities are explicitly without any specific political colour.
The Scouts Movement
Scouting Fivelgroep Eemsmond Delfzijl
Team Leader Ages 11-15 Jun. 2018 - Jul. 2020
Troop Leader Ages 11-15 Jun. 2017 - Jul. 2020
For three years, I was a troop leader of the age group 11-15, two years of which I was the team leader for the team of troop leaders. Every Saturday, I'd guide an enthusiastic group of ±25 scouts. I'd think of activities and prepare them, and during the meetups I'd lead and guide the scouts. Of course we wanted to provide the scouts with a fun afternoon every Saturday, but we also wanted to help them develop valuable skills like cooperation and social skills. Naturally, I've also organised a variety of camps.
Active volunteer Sep. 2014 - Jul. 2020
Member Activity Committee Jan. 2018 - Sep. 2018
I've been a member of this scouting group since I was 10 years old. From the age of 15 I started actively contributing as a volunteer. I've been involved with many activities, both within the scouts movement and outside of it. I've acted as organizer of activities, fundraiser for charities, video and multimedia producer, and I've contributed to nature preservation and general support at activities and events.
With the Fivelgroep I've contributed to King's Day, Remembrance of the Dead, various markets and events, nature workday and more. I've also contributed to organizing many camps and activities within the group. Currently I make the group's paper bulletin and I contribute to individual activities as a volunteer, but no longer out of a set position.
Member Media Team, Video Division 2017, 2018
HIT is a yearly event where scouts can challenge themselves by participating in challenging hikes and themed camps. In 2017 and 2018, I was a part of the media team at HIT in Dwingeloo. Here, I've contributed to producing videos that offered the people at home a look into the event and served as awesome aftermovies for the participants.