Business Development

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Business Development 

Do you want to help an innovative and sustainable product expand into new markets and countries? 🌎

Full-time · Aquablu HQ

💡 About the job

  • Explore the depths of Northern Europe, uncovering partners and market trends through in-depth research.

  • Generate leads and establish a network of potential partners, customers, and collaborators in the target region.
  • Build and maintain connections with the key decision-makers of potential partner companies. Nurturing these connections comes naturally to you.
  • Lead high-stakes negotiations with potential partners, including discussing terms, pricing, and contractual agreements.
  • Oversee the contract development and review process, ensuring that all legal and business requisites are seamlessly met. Precision in execution is your forte.
  • Work directly with the CEO and COO to strategically plan and execute market expansion efforts in Northern Europe, aligning with the company's growth objectives.
  • Coordinate seamlessly with cross-functional teams like marketing, sales, and legal. Together, we'll bring our partnerships to life and realize our vision.

👩‍💻 About You: 

You are intrinsically motivated and thrive in an environment that is fast paced and surrounded by passionate (and fun) people.

  • 4+ years experience in business expansion or similar (in international markets).

  • Possess the superpower of negotiation and deal-closing that can turn possibilities into profitable realities. 
  • In-depth understanding of the Northern European market and cultural nuances.
  • A well-established network of contacts in Northern Europe, particularly in the business community.
  • You're a master communicator; you have excellent communication and presentation skills in English and any relevant local languages.
  • Ability to develop and execute a comprehensive international growth strategy.
  • You are eligible to work in the Netherlands without visa sponsorship (we cannot sponsor visas). 
  • Nice to have: Pre-existing relationships with potential partners in Northern Europe within our industry (water, coffee, vending, catering, fm).

Why Aquablu?

You will be part of a young, fun and ambitious team which aims to change the way people consume water!

💸 €60-80k gross annual salary (depending on experience).
🌴 26 paid holiday days.
☀️ Beautiful and bright office in Amsterdam (Houthavens).
🚆 NS train business card & Swapfiet bike for a sustainable (and active) commute (>10km).
👴 A pension plan by LifeSight.
🌱 Healthy (heavily discounted) lunches (+ weekly BBQs).
🎉 Monthly team nights (karaoke, game night, swimming etc.).
🌍 Be part of an exciting growth phase of a scaling company.
💧 Endless amount of our very own flavoured water !
🎵 What kind of vibe can you expect at our office? Check out our very own Spotify playlist "Akwablues".  

Our beautiful new office in Amsterdam! 

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