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Student/part-time marketing assistant at ConWX – where we create a greener future by enabling integration of renewables in the electricity market

Do you have a strong passion for words and images and do you know how to create compelling messaging for different channels? Do you want to explore different aspects of communication? Then join our Sales and Marketing team and put your strong interest in digital communication and a sharp pen into action.

The Position

For this position, we are looking for a student or part-time assistant with passion and hands-on experience in marketing and content creation. You will play an important role in:

  • Creating and maintaining our marketing year wheel – with main activities, such as:
    • Nurturing of existing leads and qualifying them for sales
    • Creating and optimizing campaigns to attract new leads
    • Planning and assisting execution of webinars and other video content

All of the above will require that you thrive with:

  • Drafting and editing of technical content, such as news posts, articles, webinar abstracts, white papers, product descriptions for commercial offers, contracts and our website
  • Conducting interviews with our technical colleagues, potentially also our customers and partners
  • Conducting market analysis for new product ideas

We offer an exciting position in a team that is diverse regarding both nationality and gender. You will be working 10-15 hours a week from our offices in central Copenhagen.

Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • Studying communication, journalism (or equivalent) on bachelor or masters level or a recent graduate
  • Excellent writing skills in English – and flair for translating complex technical topics into effective communication
  • Experienced with planning, basic layout and digital communication.
  • Proactive, structured, with a hands-on attitude
  • A digital mind-set and experience with CMS would be a great advantage
  • Basic understanding of SoMe (LinkedIn)

About ConWX

ConWX is a privately owned knowledge-based company located in Copenhagen. Since 2008 we have been contributing to a greener world by enabling integration of renewables in the electricity market.

At ConWX, we are servicing clients all over the world within the renewable energy industry with our energy production and weather forecasts. We are experiencing growth and reaching out to new markets!

ConWX is a great workplace, with cool international colleagues and a flat organization where everyone will be heard. You will have autonomy and freedom to find the approaches and best solutions for problems

Please send your CV and cover letter to careers@conwx.com – you are also welcome to send us your questions about the position to this email.

First Entry into Renewable Energy Vertical

Volaris Group today announced the acquisition of ConWX ApS, a provider of mission-critical power forecasting services for global energy providers.

ConWX is headquartered in Copenhagen and provides services for energy and energy trading companies globally. The company has a renewable energy install base of more than 100GW capacity.

“With the acquisition of ConWX, Volaris Group enters the renewable energy sector. ConWX is well-positioned in this important and growing industry and we see an interesting opportunity to expand our footprint,” said Jesper Ulsted, Portfolio Manager at Volaris Group, “Our buy-and-hold-forever philosophy is well-suited for companies looking for stability, long-term growth and and it fits particularly well with the sustainability focus of this new vertical.”

ConWX will continue to operate independently under the leadership of existing management team and founders Jesper Thiesen and Erik Østergaard Madsen.

Commenting on the deal, Jesper Thiesen stated “We were looking for a sustainable long-term partner and Volaris is an excellent fit for both our technology and our talented team.We are excited to be the first company within the renewable energy vertical at Volaris and are looking forward to building out this new vertical together. Our deep industry knowledge, combined with Volaris’ experience acquiring vertical market software businesses, creates a compelling opportunity.”

About ConWX

ConWX is a supplier of a range of advanced weather and energy forecasting services, especially for wind and solar power energy providers. Services are used for trading and nomination of daily energy production as well as project construction phases for offshore and onshore, and Metocean forecasts on routes and sites for the planning, construction, and O&M phase.

The company was founded with a focus on providing weather services for the wind sector and have through the years develop into providing advance power forecasting services, which are critical in a world with increased rate of energy coming from variable renewable energy sources.

In the last 6 years the company have developed into a critical Data-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service provider of high accuracy power forecast used for energy trading on global electricity markets.

About Volaris Group

Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow – whether that growth comes through organic measures such as new initiatives and product development, day-to-day business, or through complementary acquisitions. Learn more at www.volarisgroup.com.