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Business Development Representative - France / Belgium

Job in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Degree level


Job function

Business development

Required languages

French (Fluent)
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

Work experience

1 to 3 years

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Your mission:

Take Sana Commerce to the next level.

The challenge:

Being one of the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands, we need enthusiastic sales colleagues in our growing inside sales expert team. You will be responsible for one of the most crucial parts of our complex sales cycle. The challenge is to create a consistent flow of qualified opportunities in the growing Belgian and French markets. We are improving and learning together, each day!

About the work: 

You will search, find, target, generate and qualify leads (both cold and warm) based on inbound and outbound campaigns together with your marketing and field sales colleagues. You will learn to generate from multiple sources on different techniques, to find the perfect companies and decisionmakers. Along with developing your consultative, value and social selling skills, you manage your own pipeline by building relationships with your prospects and our partners you gain trust to qualify opportunities (and later also close some...). You will get individual coaching and learn from your team and colleagues from marketing, field sales and product.

Your tasks:

  • Develop new business via smart lead finding, social selling and clever always innovating outbound techniques.
  • Follow up on inbound leads from multiple channels: email, chat, telephone, website, online articles, events and social media.
  • Get the most out of your self-planned discovery calls to create value for businesses and qualify at the same time
  • Identify key decision makers, determine project budget and timeline with consultative and challenge sales techniques.
  • Build and cultivate prospect and partner relationships by initiating communications and consistent follow up to push opportunities through the sales funnel.
  • Online consultancy calls with multiple decision makers of prospects and partners. Based on success stories, reference websites and a demo of our product if needed.
  • You will be closing (smaller) standard new business deals.
  • Make sure our CRM is always up-to-date, to ensure collaboration with other departments and improve our results with data driven sales.

We offer:

  • A great team: Working with an enthusiastic and ambitious team of sales, marketing and product specialists.
  • International work environment: You are in daily (online) contact with teams based in Europe, the USA and Asia.
  • Entrepreneurship: A lot of freedom to start new initiatives outside your own job description, which helps us grow the business to become a market-leader in B2B e-commerce software in France!


We are looking for: 

You are a true business development expert & social selling Rockstar:

  • Obtained a Bachelor degree.
  • (Near) native in French is required, (near) native Dutch language skills are preferred, but not required.
  • Effective team player skills: you can positively contribute to a team environment in which people learn from each other and benefit from each other’s experience.
  • Product comprehension: you are capable of quickly learning the ins & outs of a (software) product.
  • Sales experience: affinity with social, value and/or consultative sales.
  • Comfortable being out of your comfort zone.
  • Energetic and result/success driven.
  • Being curious, we believe you can always learn.
  • Located in the Rotterdam area.
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About Sana Commerce
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Sana Commerce provides B2B e-commerce platforms for wholesalers, distributors and manufactures. The solution is used for over 1.200 web stores worldwide, seamlessly integrated to their ERP system. We work with 100 partners worldwide and have more than 180 people across six offices. Most of our employees are based in our headquarters in The Netherlands, however we also have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Austria, Indonesia, Ukraine and Sri Lanka.

250 employees

What employees are saying

Michiel Schipperus

CEO & Managing Partner

Michiel Schipperus

Over the years I have consulted many distributors and manufacturers on how to successfully set up an online sales channel. These lessons learned from over a hundred B2B e-commerce cases were used to develop the Sana Commerce product. Together with the whole team at Sana it is...

Tim Beyer

Chief Operating Officer

Tim Beyer

I started my career at Sana in 2013. My first goal was to guide the international expansion of the firm, which mostly operated locally at the time. Sana opened its New York and Sri Lanka offices the following year. Since then, Sana has continued to successfully expand...