Business Development Intern

Intern / Student, Full-time · Rotterdam

Are you looking for a career kick-off in an international trading company within an international and dynamic team? Do you want to gain hands-on experience and work with a group of ambitious business development talents with extensive branded beauty products and perfumes in the international trading market? 

Are you a self-driven, belligerent and determined entrepreneur? Are you able to quickly rebound from setbacks and never take “no” for an answer? Do you always want to be THE winner and can also applause for other’s success? Then join us!

This is a full-time on-site internship position located in our Rotterdam office, and the selected candidates are expected to start May/June 2023.

The internship starts with a 5 months period, a junior position will be offered afterwards (or after your graduation) if the collaboration is mutually content.
Your mission
  • True interest in gaining industry knowledge of wholesale and commodity trading (including FMCG, pharmacy, cosmetics/perfume) and apply it to day-to-day business development activities;
  • Conduct marketing research that contribute to developing new business networks and accounts in our current and target market;
  • Assist in building up strong and reliable suppliers/clients portfolio in your trading market;
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders, such as finance department and supply chain department, to ensure all the business cases/accounts are well set up, followed up and concluded via the CRM system (;
  • Be hands-on in cultivating new business relationships, and interest in networking with business associates in your trading market and around the world;
  • Perform well under deadline;
  • Able and willing to take calculated risks to thrive for career success;
Your profile
  • Fresh graduates with or pursuing towards a bachelor or master degree in economics, business administration, supply chain management, international trade or a related field;
  • Professional proficiency in English (office language) is a must, and bilingual proficiency in another language (used in our current and target markets) is required;
  • Strong interest in a diverse role consisting of sales, purchase, trading, business development or similar; relevant internship experience is preferred; 
  • Self-promoting and always want to outperform your competition (even with yourself);
  • A good self-planner and skilled communicator to achieve strategic goals and targets;
  • Well equipped with interpersonal and analytical skills;
  • Good negotiation skills and obsessed with numbers/figures;
  • A confident, proactive and curious people-person by nature;
  • Able to prioritize and multi-tasking;
  • Persistent and tenacious;
  • Currently located in the Netherlands (preferred);
Why us?
  • Monthly remuneration, including internship stipend (600 euro per month for 40 hours/week), commuting allowance (up to 150 euro per month for 40 hours/week), free lunch at the workplace, and more.
  • Fun quarterly team excursions in addition to the regular team outings.
  • Free warm lunch daily at workplace, prepared by our in-house chef;
  • A working environment with highly diverse and driven colleagues (+company dog);
  • Room for ownership and initiative within a fast-growing scale-up;
  • An exciting and learnful position within an ambitious, interesting and young team;
  • Future career growth and self-defined roadmap;
  • Weekly Friday drinks in Rotterdam. We celebrate our success!
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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