French-speaking Business Development Associate

Temporary, Full-time · Rotterdam

Are you looking for a career advancement in an international trading company within an international and dynamic team? Are you a business development talent who wants to work 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? Is “work hard, play harder” your motto? Then join us!
Your mission
  • Develop and cultivate new business networks and accounts in France and other French-speaking regions;
  • Source demanded products and develop regional trading networks under guidance;
  • Build up strong and reliable suppliers as well as clients portfolios 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;
  • Work toward becoming a business development expert in your trading market with extensive market knowledge, knowing precisely when to sell and buy to hit the targeted margin;
  • Cultivate new business relationships, and network with business associates in your trading market and around the world;
  • Perform well under deadline and with KPI’s;
  • Able and willing to take calculated risks to thrive for career success;
Your profile
  • Graduates with a bachelor or master’s degree in economics, business administration, supply chain management, international trade or a related field;
  • Bilingual proficiency in French is a must and professional proficiency in English (working language in the office) is required;
  • Minimum 1 year experience (relevant internship experience included) in a role of sales, procurement, account management, business development or similar (ideally in FMCG);
  • Industry knowledge of the retail chain, wholesale, commodity trading (including pharmacy, cosmetics/perfume) is highly desirable;
  • 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
  • Strong negotiation skills and obsessed with numbers/figures;
  • A confident, proactive and curious people-person by nature;
  • Able to prioritize and multitask;
  • Persistent and tenacious;
Why us?
  • Comprehensive and market-competitive remuneration in line with your experience and skill-sets;
  • A real ambitious, fun, and inspiring work surrounding with casual work attire;
  • International and multicultural working environment;
  • Room for ownership and initiative within a fast-growing scale-up;
  • An exciting and educative position within an ambitious, interesting, and young team;
  • Future career growth and individual development;
  • Friday drinks in Rotterdam. We celebrate our success!
This is a full-time position located in our Rotterdam office. Immediate availability and working legibility in the Netherlands are preferred but not mandatory.
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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