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Omg a dreamjob! What will I be doing?

May 29, 2017

Hey there guys! Maybe you have already read about the very exciting news that I am moving to Amsterdam this week, and that I will start a new job. This is going to be my very first job as a non-freelancer, so I am super nervous. However, the team is SO nice and modern, and the work is exactly what I love to do, so I can’t wait to see how everything goes this week :) *inserting celebration pictures*

I still can’t believe that this is actually happening, but I am so eager to learn a LOT the coming 6 months. Yes that’s right, 6 months. I will be replacing a great woman who is currently going on pregnancy leave. Which I am actually very happy about, because it will allow me to see if the #officelife is something I can get comfortable with. If me and Sanoma are both happy with how things go in those 6 months, we will set up a contract for a longer term. 

For those who aren’t familiar with Sanoma: it’s a publishing company which has a bunch of cool magazines under its wings (among others). Think of it as a Condé Nast, but then for Dutch magazines :)

At Sanoma I will be working at the marketing/ sales department under the following title:

“Junior Productmanager and Influencer Marketeer”

Quite a mouthful, I know right?! What it comes down to: all the brands and companies that want to get a promotional boom come to Sanoma (f.e. with their newest product or collection) and I will be the one coming up with creative project ideas while connecting the brand to the right magazines and influencers. Cool detail: if it suits with the concept and the brand, I  can even introduce myself as an influencer option, yaaassss!

What will happen to my work as a blogger/ model then? I already spoke about this with the manager, and he totally understands it is important for me so my work hours will be flexible. Since I will be working with influencers, he even thinks it’s beneficial so I always stay updated with the newest developments in influencer-land.  Best. Boss. Ever.

However, it is clear I will have less time than before. That’s why I will be hiring a personal assistant who will take over my online communication with brands and help me organize my agenda. Also, in case you missed it: I am currently looking for 1 or 2 new contributors who will help me write cool stories for the blog! In case you are interested: hit me up <3

For me this couldn’t come more close to my idea of a dreamjob, so I’m very eager to see what I will learn and if it’s the kind of job I see myself doing for the next couple of years. Today is my first day, so keep your fingers crossed for me guys :x

But for now… let’s pop some champagne to celebrate!

Lots of Love,

Lynn

About LynnQuanjel

Lynn likes writing, food (lots of it) and cuddling cute doggies on the street. Whoisthatblonde.com tells the story of her life as a travelling fashion journalist and model, including all inevitable adventures that come with it.

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