Business Development Specialist

Permanent employee, Full-time · Rotterdam

Are you ready to kick-start your career in an international trading company alongside a dynamic and diverse team? Are you passionate about the world of branded beauty products and perfumes in the global trading market?

If you're a self-driven, determined entrepreneur who thrives on challenges and never takes "no" for an answer, we want you on our team. We believe in working hard and playing harder, and we're looking for someone who shares that motto.

Your mission
  • Quickly gain industry knowledge in wholesale and commodity trading (ideally cosmetics/perfume) and apply it to daily business development activities.
  • Assist in developing new business networks and accounts in your market region.
  • Source in-demand products and develop regional trading networks with guidance.
  • Build strong and reliable supplier and client portfolios in your trading market.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to ensure smooth business operations.
  • Work towards becoming a business development associate with extensive market knowledge and the ability to hit targeted margins.
  • Cultivate new business relationships and network with associates worldwide.
  • Thrive under deadlines and meet KPIs.
  • Willingness to take calculated risks for career success.
Your profile
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in economics, business administration, supply chain management, international trade, or related field.
  • Excellent professional proficiency in English (office working language) is a must.
  • Bilingual proficiency in another language relevant to our markets is a bonus.
  • Around two years of experience in sales, purchase, trading, business development, or similar roles (including relevant internship experience).
  • A self-promoter who constantly strives to outperform the competition, even yourself.
  • Strong communication and time management skills to achieve strategic goals.
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills to build strong relationships.
  • Analytical mindset with a love for numbers and figures.
  • Confident, proactive, and service-driven with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Persistent and tenacious in pursuing goals.
  • Currently living in or near Zuid-Holland in the Netherlands (preferred).
Why us?
  • Competitive remuneration packages including a monthly base salary (ranging from EUR 2,800 to 3,400) based on your experience and knowledge.
  • KPI-based bonus ladder starting from EUR 7,500 per year with no upper limit.
  • Comprehensive training program and individual development plan to support your career growth.
  • Exciting team excursions and regular outings.
  • Free a daily warm lunch prepared by our in-house chef.
  • Ambitious, fun, and inspiring work environment with a casual dress code.
  • Diverse and driven colleagues (We have a company pet!).
  • Room for ownership and initiative within a fast-growing scale-up.
  • An exciting and fulfilling position within an ambitious and youthful team.
  • Opportunities for future career growth and self-defined roadmap.
  • Weekly Friday drinks in Rotterdam to celebrate our successes.
About us
B Futurist B.V. is an international trading company based in the Netherlands. We focus on product distribution in mainstream brands / niche cosmetics, perfume, hair care and other fields. With a good reputation we have established a long-term and stable cooperative reputation with brand owners, wholesalers and retailers. At present, we have a diversified brand portfolio. A wide range of procurement channels enable us to have competitive prices, but also build a stable and efficient logistics system.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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