José Aalbers

Marketing assistant

Name: José Aalbers
Function: Marketing assistant 
Joined Micronit: 2016

“We want to show the world what we can do.” 

A new world

“I joined Micronit in the spring of 2016 as a marketing assistant. When I spotted the vacancy online, I immediately had a good feeling about it. The job sounded diverse and organising events and fair participation was a big part of it, which is something I love to do. Though the world of micro- and nanotechnology was completely new to me, it sparked my interest. And now, years later, I can tell you that I’ve really enjoyed getting to know this world.”

Getting things done

“Our marketing team consists of four colleagues and it’s our goal to increase brand awareness in order to generate more sales. In other words, we want to show the world what we can do and get people excited about it. My particular role is to organise our participation in fairs, which take place all over the world, and any other events that occur. In addition, I also organise our participation in several sporting events, mainly running events, which we have about three each year. This is a role that really fits me. I’m a practical person and enjoy getting things done.”

Healthy work-life balance

“The fact that Micronit is flexible employer spoke to me. My direct colleagues and me are aware of each others family life. And if there’s ever something going on at home, for example if one of my sons is ill, I get the space and support to be there for him. Having a healthy work-life balance is of great importance to Micronit.”

Pleasant atmosphere

“It is a very enjoyable company to work for, everyone is always willing to help. The atmosphere is very pleasant: informal and colleagues are very supportive of each other.”