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PR & Comms Specialist

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PR & Comms Specialist 

Our Team

We advocate for the positive impact travelling can have in the world. We are Eurail and we have all the stops to take our customers’ curiosity further.

If we are going to inspire the world, then we need the right people around us. We are proud of our culture at Eurail, underpinned by our established company values that define and guide what is important to our people. We’re a diverse team of talented colleagues (from 50 countries!) who have a real curiosity for the world around them.

We strive to ensure that all of our people have the chance to innovate, influence and grow. With our international team (working hybrid from our HQ in Utrecht and/or from your home in the Netherlands), we believe that creative thinking and diversity help to improve our brands and ultimately create a unique and repeatable experience for our customers.

Your role

You’ll be joining the Creatives and Communications team – the team that focuses on best-in-class storytelling for Eurail, covering the full customer journey.

As part of your role you’ll be:

  • Supporting the PR Manager in developing and driving a global PR and communications strategy, goals, budget, tactics, measurement, and evaluation.
  • Enhancing the company’s voice and presence through content creator and media collaborations.
  • Organising and supervising individual and group press and creator trips.
  • Managing press inbox enquiries with the support of the PR & Comms coordinator.
  • Planning and coordinating events, fairs and conferences.
  • Managing a network of agencies and service providers, including carrying out quarterly calls and agreement updates.

You’ll be involved in:

  • Supporting for the PR and communications response to crisis situations.
  • Supporting the team in planning, writing, preparation, and distribution of engaging communications materials including news and press releases, articles, blog and social media posts, media kits, presentations, FAQs and other updates on behalf of Eurail.
  • Co-operating with colleagues across the organization to align plans and activities and ensure an integrated approach.
  • Evaluating and reporting on our PR efforts to ensure continuous improvement and innovation.

What we’re looking for
We’re looking for talented people who go ‘One Stop Further’ and have the same mindset as us, being forward-thinking, results-driven, caring and embracing diversity.

In terms of your experience and strengths, we’re looking for;

  • 3-5 years relevant work experience within public relations and communications field within a dynamic, fast-faced environment.
  • Proactive, with a hands-on attitude and are highly self-driven.
  • Relationship-builder with strong inter-personal skills and good team-player.
  • Good understanding of the modern, international media landscape.
  • Experience in project management and execution of PR campaigns and initiatives, including setting targets and evaluation
  • Skills in public speaking and presentation.
  • Experience in balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders, while being comfortable taking decisions
  • Ability to prioritize and oversee multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
  • Creative yet practical mind.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

In addition, its bonus points if you have…

  • Knowledge of the SAFe framework and/or the agile way of working
  • A love of sustainable travel!
  • Already hold the correct documents to work in the Netherlands
  • Basic knowledge of design tools is a plus

Our offer

  • You have the flexibility to manage when and where you work, with our hybrid way of working. Whether you need collaborative, quiet or social time, either face-to-face or online, everything is possible, but keep in mind that it’s necessary to come to the office some days per week.
  • A complimentary NS train card to travel across the Netherlands for work and leisure.
  • An annual free Interrail travel pass for you and a companion (and any immediate dependents), so you can explore Europe with your family or friends and share the same experiences as our customers.
  • Unlimited access to OpenUp psychologists to enhance mental well-being.
  • An annual team trip across Europe to experience our product first-hand.
  • Support for your work-life balance through a generous personal allowance.
  • The autonomy to develop your own personal and professional growth plan using your individual annual training budget.
  • An enhanced annual leave package of 28-30 days, plus study days, volunteer days, and Good Friday.
  • Salary Scale: 58, Monthly gross salary (excluding 8% allowance): from € 3312 to € 4500 based on experience.

Diversity, inclusion and belonging

Travelling is about making connections. Our culture reflects and represents the communities that our product proudly connects. We share our traveller’s natural curiosity, passion for adventure and embrace of new experiences.

We offer a safe environment where you can bring your whole self to work, recognising that our strength lies in our differences and our values. Through self-organising teams that encompass a diverse range of views, skills and backgrounds, we encourage a culture of openness, curiosity and flexibility - attributes vital to deepening our shared understanding of customer perspectives.

And just as travel is about discovery, we are on a continuous journey to make our culture even more inclusive.

Curious to apply?

Apply directly via our website (

  • We'll ask you to share your resume in English (our business language) and tell us why you're excited about Eurail and this particular role. It doesn't hurt to be creative; we love to see your personality shine through.
  • To show off your skills, we may also ask you to complete a short assessment as part of the process

If we feel you might be a good fit, the next step is a fairly informal interview with some of your potential new team members. For you, this is helpful to understand if Eurail is your ideal workplace, and for us, it tells us more about the value you would bring.

In the meantime…

Following your application, we will provide you with an update, even if you are unsuccessful. We appreciate the effort it takes to apply for a new role so we ensure that we respond to every candidate.

If you’re curious to know more, why not check us out on LinkedIn and get a feel for our culture, our values, and our place in the world. And we’re eager to answer any questions you might have too… just send them over to and our People & Culture team will pick them up.

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