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Brown-Forman Community and Office Manager in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Imagine working for a company that welcomes you in, inspires you to bring your best self to every opportunity, and encourages you to grow and develop your career in a resilient and fun industry. Brown-Forman offers our employees this kind of career and environment and has for more than 150 years. Together, we proudly live and work by our values, striving each day to be better and do better as people, as a company, and as members of the communities we call home. Come have a seat at our table.

Meaningful Work From Day One:

As a Community & Office Manager, you’ll be the primary point of contact for the Amsterdam Office Community and act as the “face” of Brown-Forman’s European headquarters. In this role you will have a one-year contract with the possibility of extension.

This is a full-time, diverse role, providing plenty of opportunity to add value by:

  • boosting a welcoming and collaborative community environment amongst our employees through events and building relationships.

  • ensuring our office is an attractive, collaborative and an efficiently run space for our team as well as our visiting colleagues and external visitors

All of this while illustrating Brown-Forman’s core values of integrity, respect, trust, teamwork and excellence; and working towards achieving our mission - greatest place to work.

What You Can Expect in this role:

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT - objective is to foster an inspiring & supportive culture through everyday interactions, events and activities.

  • Support the Executive Assistant team with aligning workload and priorities and ensuring a high standard of performance

  • Evaluate events & activities based on attendance, satisfaction, and impact on achieving our goal to be the greatest place to work

  • Consistently celebrate employees’ successes and milestones

  • Provide best in class onboarding experience for the new joiners

  • Identify and execute opportunities to connect Employees with each other.

  • Know and recommend local restaurants, bars, hotels, team outing venues, etc

  • Be active on the Brown-Forman platforms to engage employees & ensure best in class office communications

  • Know and explain Brown-Forman policies and procedures and communicate, inform, and update employees on office matters.

OFFICE MANAGEMENT - objective is to manage all Amsterdam office facilities, layout, and maintenance to the highest standard.

  • Manage office budget

  • Monitor and order all office supplies including stationery, flowers, equipment etcPoint of contact on all office management duties

  • Arrange catering and assist with office events management

  • Ensure that annual building related insurance, logistics and maintenance are kept updated

  • Know and explain Brown-Forman policies and procedures and communicate, inform, and update employees on office matters.

  • Ensure office security is maintained and manage office passes as required

  • Arrange visitor tours of the office as needed and make arrangements for external visitors to be taken care of when visiting the premises

  • Ensure that new starters have everything required when they join from an office point of view and that leavers are managed effectively so that all office equipment etc is returned.

  • Ensure office environment is safe and regular risk assessments are carried out, liaising with Corporate health and safety team as required

  • If required cover the front desk during the building’s set business hours

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • Excellent communication skills (influencing, listening, written) in both English and Dutch

  • Ability to build strong relationships at all levels with strong stakeholder awareness

  • Experience in leading a team

  • Experience in office management or facilities

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects to completion by specific deadlines

  • Proactive approach for continual improvement with an ability to anticipate issues, find solutions, troubleshoot and problem-solve

  • Can do and helpful attitude

  • Adaptable, flexible and resilient with a high level of maturity and ability to adapt in an ever-changing environment

  • Good knowledge of Google Applications, including but not limited to: Gmail, Calendar and Google Docs/Sheets

What Brown-Forman has to offer:

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure our sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer premium and equitable pay. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.


Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Europe Division

City: Amsterdam


Country: NLD

Req ID: JR-00003071