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Business Development Manager


Our client is a fast-growing international business engaged in direct mail campaign management projects for large corporate and non-profit enterprises. They are currently undergoing a major expansion across the European region and require the services of a talented sales professional to spearhead their business development activities.

The primary focus of the BDM is to generate revenue through new business and by growing the footprint with existing accounts. The BDM works independently to build and develop new client relationships to promote services. This position handles the full sale cycle of selling services including the initial customer contact, service selling, proposal development and final negotiations and will assist clients with strategic database consultation and analysis.

Job Description


  • Conducts sales calls and client visits
  • Conducts professional and informative sales presentations
  • Builds and maintains client relationships to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Develops and maintains a pipeline of opportunities
  • Conducts final negotiations
  • Promotes services through conventions and trade shows
  • Qualifies sales opportunities

Project Management

  • Works closely with other internal teams around account management activities
  • Develops sales forecasting
  • Gathers competitive intelligence regarding pricing and other information
  • Works with management to develop marketing materials
  • Responsible for providing strategic database consultation and analysis for clients
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications or marketing or another relevant subject
  • Some experience in the Fundraising sector is preferred
  • Native Dutch with business level German and fluency in English
  • A willingness to travel for up to 50% of the time in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong hunter mentality with high energy
  • Good problem-solving skills with strong self-organization
  • Pro-active attitude and approach
  • Highly computer literate
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently

Our client offers an attractive market competitive salary and commission package. The environment is young, dynamic and fast-paced.

Candidates should live within commuting distance of the Amsterdam area.

Only individuals with a valid EU passport will be considered.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact Danyel Zisman at Madison Parker International +31 (0)703875911 or forward your CV and motivation to him at

Job details

  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: Competitive package
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 23 Feb 2018
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