Sustainability Marketing and Communications Officer


Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam is an international processor and trader in the palm oil based oleochemicals industry. We are a strong proponent of sustainable growth, and the frontrunner in driving sustainable practices in the palm supply chain.

Olenex Edible Oils BV is one of Wilmar Europe’s joint ventures specialising in the processing of palm and coconut oils in several countries in Europe. It is the Olenex goal to rely on sustainable and fully transparent supply chains, that provides opportunities for rural communities while improving livelihoods.

Wilmar Europe's and Olenex’ headquarters are located at Delftseplein next to the Central Station in Rotterdam.

Due to the focus on broader communication of our sustainability impact, we are currently looking for an ambitious, driven, & hands-on:


In this role you will be part of a dynamic but professional Sustainability Team (7 team members), supporting both the Wilmar and Olenex sustainability initiatives by driving further visibility and impact through the development and implementation of effective marketing and communication strategies. Our stakeholders are mainly European customers, industry associations, politicians, NGO’s, suppliers, and internal employees.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a corporate marketing & communication strategy to broadly share our palm and coconut sustainability results
  • Manage our Social medial channels in relation to Sustainability topics
  • Creation of professional sustainability related communication materials including a.o. press releases, newsletters, flyers, banners presentation decks, and videos
  • Write and create progress reports of (Latin American) sustainable palm programmes and company sustainability updates, to be used for external stakeholder engagement
  • Support commercial team with customer communication, specifically on sustainability topics
  • Plan and execute sustainability-related events for our stakeholders in Europe
  • You will be reporting to the Sustainability Lead in Europe, and be part of a multi-cultural, enthusiastic, and highly knowledgeable sustainability team, where collaboration and driving for the best result is the motto

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • 5-7 years relevant working experience in the Marketing Communications field
  • Profound professional experience managing social media
  • Must have graphic design experience and creation of diverse marketing communications materials e.g., graphics, video’s, flyers, banners, and newsletter templates
  • Must have excellent professional language proficiency (written and verbal) in English and Dutch, German and Spanish reading/writing skills are highly advantageous
  • We expect a hands-on professional, who is willing to work with the different teams and create material her/himself
  • Willingness to deep-dive and learn more about the palm oil sector
  • Preference for previous experience in controversial sectors, like e.g., Palm, Oil & Gas, Tobacco
  • Candidates under consideration will be requested to submit work examples (writing, flyers, folders, presentations, social media campaigns etc.)

More about Wilmar Europe

Wilmar International was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Singapore. Today, Wilmar is a world leader in processing, trading and merchandising oilseeds, edible oils and sugars, specialty fats and oleochemicals, biodiesel and grain. It has more than 500 factories and an extensive distribution network in China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries on all continents.

In Europe Wilmar manufactures and imports oleochemicals and, under various joint ventures, Wilmar refines vegetable oils and produces animal feed. Central to Wilmar´s sustainability strategy is our No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NPDE) policy, which extends across our global operations, including all third-party suppliers. Wilmar is a firm advocate of sustainable growth and is committed to transforming the palm oil industry towards more sustainable practices.

Wilmar Europe's head office where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is located at Delftseplein next to the Central Station in Rotterdam. In addition, Wilmar Europe has offices in Germany, France, Spain and Italy and joint ventures in Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

Quality, service, and reliability are the cornerstones to Wilmar’s reputation as an international processor and trader in the edible oils and oleochemicals industry. For further information about Wilmar visit our international website

We offer you: 
A dynamic and a Rotterdam based job within an inspiring team with the opportunity to bring up your ideas. Taking responsibilities and personal development is self-evident within our company. Wilmar offers good salary and benefits package:

  • 30 holidays per year
  • A 13th month
  • Pension scheme paid in full by Wilmar
  • Participation in the employer's collective fitness scheme
  • Various other insurances paid for by Wilmar
  • Work from home possibilities

If you wish to be considered for this position, please submit your application online with your curriculum vitae (in English) via

Acquisition for this advertisement is not appreciated. 



Wilmar Europe is growing significantly and has a demand for ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; this is the reason why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success. Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international work environment. We appreciate if our employees take their own initiative and bring in new ideas, next to taking responsibility.
Our European headquarters is in the city centre of Rotterdam near the Central Station.

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