Focum

Focum is one of the market leaders in data and risk management. Over the past few years, we have grown into a company that offers various solutions in the field of marketing, customer management, risk acquisition and credit management. We provide intelligent and innovative solutions that help you get the most out of your customer relationship. Our experts help leading companies to reach and accept the right customers. In addition, we advise on marketing intelligence, data quality and debt management. Focum is derived from Focus. We focus on your customer. Who is your customer? How can you reach him? And what is the (future) value of this customer? Focum achieves and accepts your ideal customers and enables you to reduce credit and payment risks. We provide you with the most current and complete customer information. We also help you to optimize your debt collection and advise on how to better utilize your customer's value.

Focum Hilversum, Netherlands
Jul 22, 2017
Full time
Focum grows. That is why we are constantly looking for new professionals who like a challenge. Do you also think that technology is in human service? Do you gladly contribute to applications that make work for companies easier and more efficient? Are you curious about innovations in your field of study? Then we are looking for you. What are you going to do? You will be working on the Focum Software Development department. This department is involved in the development of existing applications such as our Agility Data Management Platform and the development of new software. From your location in Hilversum you work in a tight scrum team, which expects a high level of independence. You are responsible for continuously improving existing software and development processes and designing and developing our framework and innovative functionalities. What do we ask of you? Minimum 5 years of work and / or programming experience; Bachelor's degree in the direction of (technical) computer science or knowledge at that level; Extensive experience with setting up and improving SD processes; Experience with software development in teams; Experience with scrum; Extensive knowledge and experience with object oriented programming; Knowledge of SOLID principles and design patterns; Experience with continuous integration; Experience with test driven development (TDD), experience with domain-driven design (DDD) is a pré; Experience with Refactoring of Code; Experience with PHP; Experience with GIT; A result- and customer-oriented setting; Experience with and interest in new web development techniques and processes; Experience in an OOP language like Java or C # is a prerequisite. Terms of Service Software Developer As a Focum employee, you can count on an informal work environment with enough space to develop and launch new initiatives. We are open to good ideas and support to realize them. We regularly have business trips, bubbles and knowledge sessions to exchange both formal and informal knowledge. As a Software Developer you receive a good salary (depending on age and experience). The secondary terms are excellent, including a 13th month, expenses and laptop. You get a solid work program. A capacity test and reference research can be part of the selection procedure. About Focum Our name Focum is derived from Focus. With around 40 employees, we focus on our customers and we are ready to realize their business goals. We do that with innovative and flexible solutions for effective deployment of consumer data and information for marketing purposes, customer acceptance, data quality and the reduction of payment risks. In short: we provide innovative solutions for the entire customer value chain.  During the past seven years, Focum has been busy with developing a data-oriented framework. These include applications for marketing and creditworthiness assays. Companies that use this include Bol.com, Gold Guide, Studio 100 and Sanoma. Important requirements of these applications are performance,
Focum Hilversum, Netherlands
Jul 22, 2017
Full time
Are you a creative communication professional with an excellent sense of language? At Focum we are looking for a marketing and communications consultant. Someone who writes great content, designs and executes creative marketing campaigns and has a sense of online. In short, someone from A to Z is responsible for our marketing and communication. That's what your day looks like You start the day with a cup of coffee and scans the (social) media on news about Focum. In the meanwhile, check your advertising campaigns on LinkedIn and Google Adwords, a little bit of updating and everything goes according to plan. Before you know, it is already time for consultation with the sales team. The creative ideas for marketing actions fly around the ears. Immediately you will work out, look critically and update those who wanted to plan! In the afternoon, put your hands out of the sleeves: you write an article for our  blog  and finalize the next  newsletter  . Looking at the figures of the previous newsletter, you know exactly what the reader wants. While you are busy, you will be called by our online marketing agency. Just discuss the next steps for the SEO campaign of the website. Then write a briefing for our designer about the new marketing campaign you want to start. Together with your fellow account manager, you have developed a good campaign. That means the hard work to make a success! Your most important work You are responsible for all marketing and communication activities of Focum. You have the freedom to decide for yourself what the priorities are. The main activities are: Management of our websites, including Focum.nl and Achterafbetalen.nl; Management of  LinkedIn  , Facebook and Twitter; Online ads, including LinkedIn and Google Adwords; Writing content: from press releases, to mailings and blogs; Create and send newsletters; Thinking and conducting marketing campaigns; Compiling marketing and communication plan; Organizing events; Consultation of colleagues in communication issues; Press contact point; Monitoring the corporate style. Your profile HBO / WO education in the field of communication; 2 to 4 years relevant work experience in the communication course; A real language virtuoso, you write excellent and flawless texts; Good command of the English language is a pré; CMS, SEO, SEA, CPV, etc. are more than vague abbreviations for you; Strong analytical ability; Good in plans, but with a flexible setting. In this function you get a lot of freedom and you are not afraid of it. You are able to start your own work and are constantly looking for opportunities for Focum. You are curious and are looking forward to new things. You are also critical, on your own work and those of colleagues. For this you must be firmly in your shoes and have a healthy dose of daring. About Focum Focum was founded in 2005 and is a real specialist in data processing. We provide different business solutions, from credit check to postpay, management of unpaid claims and direct marketing data. This makes the job very challenging; You work with different products and audiences. One day, you will find out how to best offer our  SmartCollect  collection  platform  to credit managers at large companies. The other day, you will get into our offer of AchterafBetalen to small webshops. All our services are for businesses, but you are also dealing with consumers. Because of course they use our services again. We would like to communicate clearly to consumers, and you will play an important role in this. Focum is part of Vesting Finance. This means that you get into a larger organization (more than 600 colleagues). Within the marketing and communication team of Vesting Finance you can sprout with three other marketing and communication consultants. Our parent company is the British Arrow Global. This means that we work in an international environment and get a good knowledge of English.