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Business Development Manager


Madison Parker International is a strategic resourcing consultancy specialized in the global recruitment of permanent and interim professionals, fully supporting major businesses in the commercial, finance and technology sectors in the Netherlands and various international markets. For the past decade we have provided an innovative, flexible and personalized search service — which is why companies both large and small rely on us to help them locate the best people on the market.

Job Description

We are seeking a seasoned business development professional to spearhead the development of new clients and markets throughout the Netherlands and various international regions. Key responsibilities of the role include;

  • Identification and development of new client prospects across a diverse range of business sectors and functional areas;
  • Leading new business pitches and closing off supply agreements;
  • Crafting of RFP’s and bid documents;
  • Working closely with team members on recruitment projects;
  • Initiating e-marketing campaigns;
  • Coordinating the company's social networking strategy;
  • Developing promotional campaigns and other marketing initiatives;
  • Building links and relationships within the business community.

The ideal candidate will have a combination of recruitment sector experience, business development and marketing awareness. As a key member of our team you will be a proven 'door-opener' who can initiate meaningful relationships and adopt a strategic approach to their activities. You will work closely with recruitment team colleagues to develop long term relationships and apply creative solutions to skills sourcing.

  • Degree level or equivalent with at least 2 years recruitment sector experience and 5 years in a service industry environment within a business development focus;
  • Fluent business level English - some Dutch preferred though not a pre;
  • A solid understanding of key recruitment drivers;
  • Experience of crafting RFP's and bid documents;
  • Strong commercial and sales awareness;
  • Polished presenter and results focused;
  • Ability to engage with people at all levels;
  • Energetic and 'go to market' approach;
  • Strong process orientation with good organizational skills;
  • Strong affinity with social networking methods and techniques;
  • Highly computer literate.

This is a position requiring a high degree of energy, drive, creativity and commercial acumen. You will play a pivotal role in a fast developing business with a reputation for quality and excellent service delivery.
Your positive contribution will be reflected in an attractive package which fully recognizes your performance and results.


Your positive contribution will be reflected in an attractive package which fully recognizes your performance and results.

Contact Information

If you are interested in this position, please forward a copy of your CV with motivation to Ray Parker, Managing Director at Madison Parker International – This position is only open to candidates in possession of an EU passport or those with existing work permission for the Netherlands.

Job details

  • Location: The Hague Area
  • Salary: Competitive package
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 15 Feb 2018
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