Business Development Professional – German & English

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Ref. Number:
19-0391
Category:
Sales
Contract info:
Recruitment
Language(s):
English (Fluent)
German (Fluent)
Region:
Utrecht
Salary:
€ 2500 – € 3000 Monthly
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
1 year with view to extension
Contact:
Filipe Vendrame
Call: +31 (0)70 3117822

Description

Our client is the holding entity of a group of 70+ business units (BU’s) active in the field of vertical market software (B2B, industry-specific software companies) in the Netherlands, France, Sweden, and Romania. For a project in the Netherlands (Utrecht) they are looking for, with immediate effect a Business Development Professional.

 

Job Profile for Business Development Professional
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Initiate outbound prospecting calls, email and social media communication to identify and connect with new target companies in Germany
  • Visit trade shows and industry events in order to initiate contacts with prospective targets
  • Use Marketing and CRM data to build and maintain existing relationships with key stakeholders / decision makers
  • Follow up on inbound and outbound prospect activities in a timely manner
  • Conduct first line interactions with company (primarily by telephone and face to face in the future), in order to qualify potential targets
  • Document meetings/ interactions in form of notes, interactions and administer efforts in Salesforce

Candidate Profile for Business Development Professional

  • Must be fluent in German and English, both written and spoken
  • Have a Bachelor or master’s degree, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, Commercial Sciences and/or Marketing
  • Experience with (online) research and CRM systems (e.g. Salesforce) is a plus
  • 1-4 years of experience in business development or enterprise sales roles is required
  • Fair degree of financial literacy and ability to understand financial concepts is preferred
  • Availability to travel on an international basis is required
  • Self-starting, proactive personality who can work independently and remotely from the team
  • Be structured and methodological in their approach
  • Experience with software/ and or technology enabled businesses is desired
  • Ability to work on targets, no 9 to 5 mentality
  • Have good telephone skills and eagerness to learn
  • Commercial skills and sales affinity are required, ability to establish contact with senior executives at target companies who are unfamiliar with the company  
  • Knowledge of (key) financials and annual reports is preferred

What Our Client Offers

  • Attractive compensation package, including competitive salary and tailored incentive scheme based on individual and team performance
  • Extensive on the job training, highly international work environment and opportunity to work in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Full-time position with a 1-year term, opportunity to obtain an infinite contract in the long term 
  • Opportunity to grow into a more outbound role in a highly growing company, participating in prospect meetings, visiting trade shows, etc.
  • Pension scheme
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Laptop and Mobile

 

Note:

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