AIPEX is the organization for covering all European Intellectual Property at one address by combining extensive knowledge and expertise of all European countries in a one stop solution.
AIPEX is a marketing alliance of five European Patent and Trademark Attorney companies in:
• France (Cabinet Orès),
• Germany (Prinz & Partner),
• United Kingdom (Wynne-Jones, Lainé & James LLP),
• Poland (AOMB Polska) and
• The Netherlands (AOMB).
This alliance was founded in 2010 to cater for industries and Patent and Trademark attorneys in the Far East, Northern America and ultimately for European Industry. At present AIPEX is developing mainly business in the Far East. In due course the activities will expand also into North America and Europe.
The focal point of the administration is in the Eindhoven Office in the Netherlands. There is also a possibility to work from one of the offices in Arnhem and Rijswijk.
The Secretary to the Board reports to the Board. The work consists of regular assistant activities (filing, preparing notes, managing calendar, booking travel tickets and accommodations, dealing with correspondence) as well as supporting in marketing and business development. Planning and preparing business trips and events, desk research, data research, collacting business information, preparing and writing newsletters, brochure and the like.
The candidate shall be the first employee in AIPEX, so must be able to work on a very independent basis. He or she is an entrepreneurial type, exploring new possibilities and bringing creativity to the team, that consists of professionals working in Partner companies.
The candidate shall have experience in similar roles as management assistant/marketing assistant and is able to work on a flexible basis, to get things done, when these needs to be done. Higher educational background.
• Multicultural sensitivity
• Ability to level easy between strategic – tactic – operational level
• Entrepreneurial attitude
• Possibility to travel national and international
• Servant and stable
• High awareness of cooperation on an international base
Fluent in English, French and preferably also German. Above average in English writing.
Maximum salary € 65.000 gross (full time).
The job is offered for a minimum of 3 days with the possibility to grow to a 4 days or fulltime working week.