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Graduate Business Development Representative
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Computer/IT Services




Entry level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Amsterdam +3 more

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Contact Person
Cristina Medvedev

Job Description

We have started to ramp up a global Business Development hub at our Amsterdam office and we are looking for ambitious Graduate Business Development Representatives to join our growing global Business Development practice.

Key Role Responsibilities

Business development is a key function within the marketing team. Your role will be to proactively develop quality, enterprise level pipeline through e-mail, telephone and social media outreach and to qualify and nurture incoming enquiries to the point of ‘sales ready lead’. You will be a key bridge between sales and marketing working to enhance and support marketing campaigns and working closely with account executives and sales leadership to target accounts and develop quality leads.

This is a great entry level opportunity for someone looking to develop a career in enterprise SaaS sales. You will be working closely with Enterprise sales teams and interacting with key decision makers at some of the world’s largest organisations, exploring their business challenges and connecting these to the benefits of Basware solutions. You could leave a mark and have an impact by establishing our global Business Development practice as a team. Check out this video to learn more about the role: https://youtu.be/HFry5BI2-NU

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop sales opportunities for Account Executives within a defined set of target accounts, through a combination of inbound lead qualification and outbound business development activities; utilising phone, video conference, e-mail and social media communication.

  • Developing relationships with target accounts, expanding your contact base and understanding their critical issues, business initiatives and decision-making processes.

  • Drive leads through the early stages of the sales process by regularly communicating with prospects, sending appropriate content and hosting high-level demos.

  • Handover qualified leads to the Account Executive team at an appropriate maturity status, initiating calls and face-to-face appointments with Account Executives.

Skills & Requirements

We would enjoy working with a professional who possesses:

  • Proactive and results-driven individual with a strong desire to build a career in sales

  • Strong communicator; comfortable with video and voice calls

  • Proficiency in SaaS software platforms and data handling

  • Highly organized and structured working style

  • Mental stamina to generate high levels of outreach activity on a daily basis and the grit to handle rejections effectively

  • Ability to communicate complex propositions in a compelling and understandable way

  • Proficient in Dynamics CRM and HubSpot preferred

  • Fluency in English and Dutch or German

  • Previous experience in sales or business development is advantageous, but not essential

Marketing business function is responsible for guiding prospects & customers throughout their journey with Basware. Through providing thought leading insights, practical advice and a roadmap for automation, in partnership with our Sales function, we enable organizations to simplify operations, spend smarter and drive the transformation of their Finance & Procurement functions. Leveraging industry leading marketing platforms including Hubspot, LeadForensics and many more, we activate multi-channel marketing programs to help prospects get informed, build their business case, select the right-fit solutions, and ensure our customers get the most value from their Basware solutions.

About the company

Basware is a cloud-based solution provider with employees all over the world. As a global company, proud of our Finnish roots, we create and deliver automated technologies to make finance and procurement processes easier and more streamlined for globally operating enterprises and their suppliers across all industries.

Trusted by thousands of organisations, we have over 9,500 businesses in more than 70 countries worldwide using Basware solutions to fulfill their procure-to-pay (P2P) needs. We are constantly innovating to help our customer simplify operations so they can spend smarter.

Basware prides itself not only on award-winning technology, but also on the talent of our people.

Our success is made possible by the hard work, daily dedication, and insatiable passion of the approximately 1,350 employees working across 14 countries, representing over 30 different nationalities.

Our culture has grown to advocate for business transparency, embrace change, enable innovation, and encourage employees to feel empowered and take accountability while driving initiatives with passion.

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