Business Development Manager UK (English speaker)

Who are we?

Who are we?

Channable is a fast-growing company that was founded 6 years ago. The Utrecht-based startup rapidly developed into a company with an international team of over 100 young professionals. While you can still benefit from the start-up vibe, working at Channable also means being part of a professional company. 

We are the market leader in Benelux and are now conquering the rest of the world, with teams for the US, DACH, Nordics, UK, Iberia, and France, all based in our office in Utrecht. We are looking to further develop our business in the UK, and for that we need you!

Job description

What will your role be?

Channable offers a great product and has proven this in several markets. The UK is your playground, and it is not a small one. It offers a lot of potential, but is a challenge. It's up to the UK team to decide on how to make this a success, since you're the expert in the market. You'll be joining our sales team, which is composed of 26 internationals spread over 7 different markets. Currently, the UK sales team consists of three employees, who are in charge of the UK market together with marketing and support employees. Within this UK sales team, we are now looking for a Business Development Manager (BDM). 

What will you do exactly?

  • Research and identify prospective clients (online advertisers) and sell Channable by calling, emailing and through LinkedIn.
  • Help companies that subscribed to our tool with the launch of their account.
  • Attend fairs and events in the UK to promote Channable and you’ll follow up with companies you met there. Besides, you be on the road to actively close deals and to visit existing clients.
  • Be efficient and creative in explaining the functionalities and added value of our tool to (potential) clients.
  • Solution-focused selling where you will fact find, establish needs and then sell to those needs.

Who are we looking for?

  • You have experience in business development (min. 2 years). Experience in the fields of e-commerce / online marketing is required.
  • You like networking and you have a strong drive to obtain more customers.
  • You can work individually but you also like cooperating with your team.
  • English is your mother tongue and you know the local business culture. 
  • With your proactive and positive attitude, you will bring even more energy into the sales team.

Practical requirements

  • You have a Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree, for instance in the field of communication, business, sales or English language and culture studies.
  • You live in (or close to) Utrecht and you’re willing to travel to the UK regularly (approx. every 4-6 weeks).
  • You are available for 4-5 days a week (preferably 5).

What do we offer?

  • A flat organization that is open to your ideas.
  • Informal atmosphere within our internationally oriented company.
  • The opportunity to be in the UK regularly.
  • A spot in our beautiful office in the heart of Utrecht, where lunch and much more is catered daily.
  • Great working conditions on top of a competitive base salary: free massages, Channable sports groups and yoga lessons, good and free catering, and much more! Finish the week with well-deserved drinks with your colleagues at our own office-bar!

Do you want to see more of Channable and your future colleagues? Check out our social media channels like Instagram, Facebook or Linkedin!

Procedure

Are you interested? Please apply by clicking on the "apply now" button below. If you convince us, you will be invited for an interview in our office in Utrecht, or through Skype if you don’t live in the area (yet). Your starting date is flexible, but preferably as soon as possible.

Do you have any questions about this vacancy? Please contact Marloes (marloes@channable.com).

Remark: The recent developments of the COVID 19 virus have led to worldwide measures. Channable is prioritizing the safety of its employees, therefore all face-to-face meetings have to be postponed. Lucky for you, we are skilled with video calling! This means you can still apply for a job at Channable, and we can have interviews through Google Hangouts or Zoom. It could be that we take a bit longer to reply to your application. Thank you for your understanding and we hope you still apply to work for us even though the process will take a bit longer!

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