International Business Development Manager

Venture Spirit - The company

Venture Spirit is a young & fast-growing start-up. Our intelligent combination of social collaborative technologies and gamification is a unique approach to engage people and create a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship within medium to large organizations.

Our managed service is transforming the way of working of customers like Bosch, GSK, Continental... and significantly increasing their corporate performance to innovate, translate strategy into action, change…

To expand our successful customer base, we are currently looking for an International Business Development Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Build and grow a sales pipeline through a combination of research, cold calling, market intelligence and business events; together with associated business development managers.
  • Engage with top executives regarding topics such as innovation, business growth, organizational transformation...
    and mature the sales pipeline through consultative selling.
  • Manage multiple opportunities simultaneously,
    handle complex DMU and close deals.
  • Understand the E2E sales & customer decision process;
    emphasis on hunting new business, while expanding existing accounts.
  • Execute the sales strategy and plan
    within an assigned geographical or vertical market.
  • Report on progress and results;
    energize the team and celebrate success.

Skills and experience

  • 3+ years of senior level international sales
    of complex software solutions or consulting services.
  • Successful history in consultative selling
    with track record of exceeding targets.
  • Trusted advisor with credibility at CxO level,
    in industries such as high-tech, pharma, finance...
  • Excellent listener, able to read between the lines,
    able to analyze the situation in real time and to react accordingly,
    aware of the political dimension in a customer organization.
  • Organized, excellent communication and presentation skills,
    like to take ownership and get results.
  • Entrepreneurial and self-starting attitude
    to boost the growth of a start-up.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English. German and/or French are an asset.

Our offer

Venture Spirit offers a full-time job within a challenging and entrepreneurial environment in a young and fast-growing company with a competitive remuneration package. You’ll have the opportunity to work with passionate colleagues and a variety of international clients at an executive level.