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Join us as IP Assistant

GhentFull time

You can call us promoters of progress. We’ve been around for more than 125 years, making us pioneers in various groundbreaking IP matters. We are in the front row, eager to innovate and take the lead. In order to do so, we need people who love to do the same.

Our dynamic team offers interesting and varied work in an international and diverse environment

At Gevers we embody a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We are a team of winners, striving for excellence and celebrating each other’s successes. Despite our achievements we remain down-to earth and we take care of each other.

We promote flexible working (both in terms of homeworking policy and in terms of flexible hours) to support a genuine work-life balance;

Our dynamic team values interesting and varied work, fostering collaboration and growth;

Continuous professional education is encouraged as we believe in evolving and adapting as, just like our clients, we never stand still.

Our office in Ghent near the railway station Sint-Pieters serves as a driving factor in connection team members and open communication.

At Gevers you can count on

  • Full-time contract for an indefinite period
  • Attractive salary package supplemented with fringe benefits:
    • Meal vouchers
    • Group and hospital insurance
    • Eco-vouchers
    • Sports and culture vouchers
    • Reimbursement for commuting
    • Arrangement with public transport (NMBS) through third-party-payer system
    • Group and Hospitalization Insurance
    • Flexible Income Plan
  • Opportunities for personal development and growth so you can progress at your own pace

Your responsibilities as IP Assistant?

  • You give support to our team in their daily work on intellectual property matters (with focus on trademarks, designs and copyright) and take care of the follow-up of their files
  • You will provide general support services and reception duties such as: handling incoming telephone calls and visitors, distributing incoming mails to the relevant colleagues, following up on offers and administrative questions of clients, managing outgoing mail and office supplies.
  • You take care of administrative follow-up of files, offers and invoicing
  • You ensure accurate database management and monitoring of deadlines
  • You will work closely with colleagues from other departments
  • You will make yourself acquainted – with our help and training sessions – with the fundamentals of IP and especially trademark law so you become able to provide initial guidance and basic advice to clients

What makes you fit the profile of IP Assistant at Gevers?

  • You have a degree in an Administrative Orientation / Office Management / Languages
  • Working experience in administration is considered a plus
  • Affinity for a legal environment is a must
  • You have excellent communication skills, written and spoken
  • You are fluent in Dutch, with an excellent command of English. A good command of French is a plus
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Office Programs
  • You are accurate, proactive and well organized
  • You can work independently, handle deadlines and are stress resistant
  • You are eager to learn and to develop yourself in the field
  • You enjoy working in a team

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Working at GEVERS

GEVERS is the workplace to be if you’re passionate about IP and are ambitious to keep on growing. How do we make the difference, not only for our clients but also for our colleagues? Here’s how:

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Grow to your own fullest potential

We are a company filled with opportunities. Seize them and discover that there is no limit to your growth here. We love to give you all the support you need, mentor and coach you, so that you can progress at your own pace.

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Work with diverse clients in different sectors

From fashion to automotive, from finance to food. Our client portfolio stretches out across the most diverse sectors, sectors in which we feel perfectly at home. Sectors in which we know how to excel with our expertise.

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Become a pioneer in the world of IP

We’ve already been around for more than 125 years, making us pioneers in various groundbreaking IP matters. We are in the front row, eager to innovate and take the lead. In order to do so, we need people who love to do the same.

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Work in a company with participative ownership

From 2023 on, GEVERS is 100% owned by its own professionals. It makes our company more open than ever, ensuring that all levels of management are approachable and that we, as colleagues, are even more closely involved.

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Be part of a warm company with international allure

Started as a family company, family values are intertwined with our culture, regardless of our international growth. We take care of each other, celebrate successes as a team, blow off steam together and create a healthy working environment for everyone.

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Share your expertise and learn from others

We encourage people to work together instead of competing. We have our own GEVERS Academy, organize internal attorney meetings, workshops, and training, in order to broaden and share our knowledge. Our world never stands still, so neither should we.

About GEVERS

GEVERS is a leading partner in the protection of intellectual property. We support pioneers and ensure their ideas can continue to flourish. Provide businesses with legal advice and support them in the most diverse IP matters.

At GEVERS, we are Promoters of Progress. We support our clients with all their IP needs, but also each other in reaching our own goals and ambitions. In reaching targets or milestones as a group.

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