Amsterdam, Netherlands


Steam and labour market communication are inextricably linked. Well thought out strategies form part of our core competencies, enabling us to create recognition for our customers' brands and encourage their target groups to take action. We do this by preparing campaigns that touch you. Authentic, creative and consistent campaigns with the right DNA make your brands instantly recognisable – even on the labour market.

Social media, Internet, mobile, print, radio – you name it – are used individually or in combination for optimal presentation. Our partners play an important role in this regard. They join in where necessary and, with their specialism, complement our proposals to ensure absolute perfection. We constantly measure, adjust, adapt and deliver results.

We are located in a magnificent spot in Amsterdam. It is great working here in this wonderfully large, open and light space. We are truly a team and it certainly shows in how we are situated and in our attitude. Also towards our customers, by the way. We really need them if we wish to achieve top performance. Which we often do. That’s one of the nicest things about our customers.

Marco van Rookhuijzen

Marco van Rookhuijzen

Started Steam in 1994. And therefore 23 this year!
During these years the agency developed from a start up to a celebrated lead, top 3, agency in employer branding and corporate communications. Employs 25 people. Highly Award winning over the years. Marco has been a MD since the start.
Studied at Hotel Business school in The Hague, Netherlands. However decided after some trials in the hotel business that this was not his ultimate working environment.
Became marketing trainee in fast moving consumer. And discovered advertising, during this traineeship, while working at the internal advertising studio. Decided to develop himself in the field and worked since, for a few agencies and a large number of clients like Dow chemical, Rabobank, Euro Disney, DSM, Volvo, DHL, IKEA, Accenture and Ernst & Young.
Takes care at Steam for their main client, the Ministery of Defence, and remains MD.
He is a founding member of Tribe Global and a firm believer in developing brands across borders.
Is an enthusiastic sportsman, a food lover, fairly good cook and a passionate family man. Partner Yvonne, daughter Nikki and sons Joost and Bram make his life a dream.