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Business Development Representative - UK Market

Posted 15 Jul 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Marktlink is a committed international M&A specialist with an independent, discrete, and no-nonsense approach. Together with our labels Marktlink Exit-Ready and Marktlink Transaction Services we support entrepreneurs by preparing their business for sale and guide them throughout the entire sales or acquisition process. Our label Marktlink Capital offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to invest in strong private equity and venture capital funds.

Since our start in 1996, entrepreneurs have been our driving force. With a profound market knowledge and a personal approach, we advised many transactions and in doing so we influenced the lives of many.

Your goal

At Marktlink Exit Ready we specialize in providing entrepreneurs top-notch guidance and support for preparing their business for sale. Our goal is to make the process of buying or selling a business as smooth as possible. As we expand our business into the UK, we're seeking a pro-active and dynamic Business Developer to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with entrepreneurs and a proven track record of generating new business opportunities. At Marktlink Exit Ready, we value innovation and creativity in our team members. Next to that, a sales mindset and an optimistic attitude are keys to success. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is passionate about entrepreneurship and understands the unique challenges that come with running an SME. For this position we are open to different freelancing constructions. Do you want to help us succeed in the UK market? Then read on!

Your responsibilities

  • Proactively seek telephone contact with SME-entrepreneurs, engage them in meaningful conversations about business growth and preparing their business for sale;
  • Recruit entrepreneurs for participation in masterclasses and other business events;
  • Work together with the Business Development Manager to actively think (strategically) about the further international growth of Marktlink and Marktlink Exit Ready;
  • Help entrepreneurs plan their future and provide guidance during the last phase of entrepreneurship;
  • Continuous improvement, self-development and recording conversations accurately.

Your profile

  • Junior candidates who can learn quickly or senior candidates with extensive experience working with entrepreneurs are welcome to apply;
  • Must have experience working with serious entrepreneurs;
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to engage in meaningful conversations with entrepreneurs;
  • Must have a passion for entrepreneurship and is willing to continuously improve and develop business;
  • Fluent in English and preferably has a British background;
  • Available for 2-5 days a week;
  • Open to work from our office in Den Bosch or partly from home;
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Why us?

  • You will receive above competitive compensation and an uncapped bonus;
  • Unlimited holidays (No catch, it really is unlimited);
  • HP tablet/laptop and iPhone;
  • Lots of responsibility from day one, flexible working hours and amazing colleagues;
  • Focus on career growth and inspiring learning programmes;
  • Lunch at the office for a small contribution;
  • Yearly company ski-trip, Zandvoort Grand Prix and Marktlink Gala diner;

Marktlink is al jaren toonaangevend op de Nederlandse M&A-markt. We groeien snel en hebben onlangs vestigingen geopend in België, Denemarken, Duitsland en het Verenigd Koninkrijk. In 2025 zal Marktlink in tien Europese landen actief zijn. Met een team van 200 medewerkers adviseerde Marktlink in 2022 bij ruim 150 transacties met een totale dealwaarde van € 1 miljard. Benieuwd naar wat wij nog meer doen? Kijk voor meer informatie op

Finance & Banking
Active in 5 countries
200 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 30 years