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Sales & Customer Support Associate

Job Work from home
Posted 17 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
€2,300 - €2,700 per month
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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VonWood is growing fast and working hard to bring the wood industry to the 21st century and help make the planet more sustainable. We do so with our digital timber marketplace. We have something that other marketplaces in the wood industry don’t have: partnerships with some of the largest and most thriving sawmills and construction companies in Europe, all while creating a carbon positive footprint. More and more clients each day choose to buy and sell their timber through VonWood.

If you are a self-starter who is excited about the opportunity to shape the direction of a fast-growing startup, we want to hear from you. This is a unique chance to make a significant impact on the future of the wood industry and to be part of something great! Working at VonWood as a Sales & Customer Support Associate is all about understanding the needs and goals of your clients like no one else, and ensuring a smooth customer lifecycle at VonWood. With your responsibility to provide excellent customer service and sales support to both existing and potential customers, you will play a key position in our organisation. You will play a vital role in ensuring customer satisfaction, building strong relationships and driving revenue growth.

What wood you do?


  • Collaborate with the sales team to generate leads and close deals

  • Perform product demonstrations and provide training sessions for your customers

  • Process orders and coordinate deliveries

  • Support in the preparation of sales materials and customer lists

  • Collaborate with internal teams for a seamless customer experience and create and maintain long-term, trusting relationships with our customers and partners

Customer Support

  • Support your clients in proper usage of the platform by providing customer service, answering questions and resolving complaints

  • Track and maintain a good overview of all relevant customer data and follow up on this

  • Oversee and support financial administration

Why wood you?

We are a fast-growing startup in Amsterdam. Besides being part of a young, fresh, and energetic team of over a dozen colleagues (you’ll be in good company), we can offer you the following;

  • An international, ambitious startup culture with a sustainable touch;

  • An inspiring environment of brilliant, fun, and creative professionals;

  • Continuous learning and growth opportunities beyond your field of expertise;

  • An exciting salary based on educational background and experience between;

  • Making a difference, by making the world more sustainable;

  • Unlimited vacation time and the possibility to work from home;

  • Convenient location near the business heart of Amsterdam (‘Zuid-As’).

What wood it take?

We are always on the lookout for the most talented candidates out there. We have ambitious plans to dominate the timber trade, and our growth will be amongst one of the largest ever recorded. We are looking for ambitious self-starters who are excited to make an impact and take us to the next level. We’ll bring out the best in you, but you should have:

  • A sales minded and commercially driven personality

  • A bachelor's degree

  • A desire to take ownership of your work

  • A built-in passion for client satisfaction

  • The ability to adequately and creatively solve problems

  • World-class communication skills

  • Fluent level Dutch and English, additional languages are considered an asset

  • Eagerness to learn and improve

  • Affinity with a fast-paced startup environment

  • Meticulous administration skills

  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively

  • An intrinsic interest in (learning about) the wood industry

Bonus points

  • Experience with CRM systems such as Freshdesk and Pipedrive
  • Previous experience in B2B sales and/or customer support

VonWood is the only digital marketplace where timber supply meets timber demand. Our guarantee: no more middlemen, the best price and properly arranged transport. Working at VonWood means flexibility, trust and working to make the environment a better place day by day. Come join us.

Active in 1 country
9 employees
90% men - 10% women
Average age is 36 years