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Business Development Representative

Posted 1 Feb 2023
Work experience
0 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Good)
Dutch (Fluent)

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This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to work for the #1 ranked Full-service Digital Agency in the Netherlands.

The ideal candidate will cultivate relationships with future clients in order to catalyse business development success. You will schedule meetings with clients in order to understand their needs and ensure a good follow-up. You will work closely with the Business Development Managers and the marketing team to uncover and initiate new leads.

The main goal of the sales team is to drive business for SQLI by generating a healthy pipeline that is balanced across our services and to close deals with leading brands and companies. The sales team works closely together with our practice leads, our marketing team and our software partners to drive the success of our clients.


  • You are the driver of building new business relationships, connecting with new customers who have shown interest in services of SQLI
  • Together with the Business Development Managers you will work with the most progressive SQLI Partners from this moment and together ensure a strong and lasting relationship.
  • You prepare the relevant documentation for the RFI/RFP process
  • You will guide leads through the early stages of the sales process by communicating with prospects regularly, sending the right content and hosting high-level demos
  • You work closely with new customers to find out the needs of the market and you translate these into improvements and plans to grow sales together with the Business Development Manager
  • You are on top of the entire sales cycle, inbound, outbound lead generation and qualification, prospecting through various channels such as email, LinkedIn and other social media
  • You keep the CRM system up to date
  • You schedule appointments with relevant stakeholders and ensure a successful follow-up
  • You take proactive and creative approaches to identify new opportunities to expand the existing network


  • HBO/Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 0-5 years' of experience in related role (preferably in Software Industry/Digital Agency)
  • You actively ask for feedback and you are not afraid to give constructive feedback to others
  • You speak Dutch and English at a high level
  • You have good communication skills, you speak with enthusiasm
  • You have an eye for detail
  • You have a strong commercial acumen with a proven track record of impact and business results
  • A positive and solution-oriented attitude
  • The ability to surprise customers and exceed their expectations
  • Strong commercial skills and you are entrepreneurial


Become a member of „SQLI team“ and be part of our great adventure in a company of human scale, but with great ambitions. We are over 2200 talents in more than 13 countries and 3 continents. Of course, it is not only ‘work hard’! We reward our development team with so much more than just a salary package. You'll work in a human-sized company with great colleagues and involved managers. We want to get to know you and help you develop and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So, you will always have learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise. We offer a competitive salary package supplemented with a number of benefits. Plus, our flexible working arrangements support people at different stages in their lives.

If you want to build something you are proud of and you believe in the vision, we want you in „SQLI family “!

We’ve made the application procedure as simple as possible, and it all starts with you hitting that “Apply” button!

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Clients reach out to us to define, build and grow their digital business value. We are technical and creative thinkers committed to delivering meaningful and engaging experiences by leveraging technologies, methodologies, skills and creativity to get closer to the customer or user and capture their attention. We design, develop and deploy high-performing commerce solutions, digital products and technologies for international A-brands. We are one of the largest digital specialists in Europe.

Active in 13 countries
60 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 36 years