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Junior Business Developer

Posted 29 Nov 2022
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
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Dutch (Fluent)

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In R&D departments, the search for suitable technologies often takes up a lot of time and effort.

The Dutch startup Findest aims to make this process faster and easier by using artificial intelligence. Now, you can contribute to growing IGOR^AI users a well by joining the business development team.

As junior business developer you will help people get to know Findest, so they can speed up the process of technology scouting while also enabling them to get a better overview of potential technologies.

Your role

The Findest team is searching for new colleagues on the business side to increase the number of customers/clients internationally together with the BusDev Team.For the Business Development department, Findest is looking for people with a scientific background or interest in technology. You are persuasive, creative, and can talk your way into innovative multinationals and SME's.

At Findest, Business Development has four functions: Market Development Representative, Sales Development Representative, Account Executive, and Account Manager. Currently, we are looking for Sales Development Representatives.

  1. Market Development Representative (market mapping)
  2. Sales Development Representative (market outreach)
  3. Account Executive (showing IGOR^AI to future customers)
  4. Account Manager (growing corporate relationships)

Description of Sales Development Representative (SDR):As a team of roughly four people, you focus on growing Findest in a country. In the beginning, as a junior business developer, you will get to know the countries culture in depth. What type of innovations do they realize? What are the core industries in the country? What challenges are being tackled? How are they affected by Corona? What methods are used within companies to innovate? In short: how is R&D performed in the appointed country, and how can we convince them to see if IGOR^AI could be helpful for them.

In your day-to-day work, you will:

  • Speak to R&D-directors, Innovation-managers, and technology-driven people.
  • Be part of the commercial team and help to grow the company worldwide.
  • Work together on improving ways to reach people and tell them about Findest.
  • Have weekly meetings to review the business development progress.
  • Work in close collaboration with account executives to bring IGOR^AI to the most innovative companies in the world.

For whom?

  • ​You have previous sales experience
  • You are available for at least 64 hours a month
  • You are proficient in English
  • You know a lot about technology
  • You are not afraid to pick up the phone
  • You are good at asking questions and listening​


Are you interested in joining a diverse team and looking forward to work with the most innovative companies in the world. Do you want to see how the university courses on innovation and business are translated into practice? Do you think you can contribute to the proces of growing Findest? Sign up on this page or send an email to

Why should you apply?

  • You get excited to join a company on the verge of scaling and directly influence the growth.
  • You are looking for compensation in both salary and company shares and a good pension
  • You are energized by sharing your experience and bringing a whole team to a better level.
  • You will directly help the most valuable companies in the world innovate.
  • You are an excellent communicator both with other engineers and cross-functionally
  • You Enjoy employee benefits such as gym membership and bicycle plan via your payslip.
  • You are looking for a rapidly growing and goal-oriented organization that emphasizes company culture (innovation celebrations, Friday drinks, healthy communal lunch)

Findest aims to bridge the gap between science and business by implementing 10.000 innovations within 10 years. To reach this goal, Findest optimizes the collaboration between human- and artificial intelligence for technology scouting.

25 employees