Unknown Group BV
ECE - Business developer and Sales Coordinator: Startup and Scaleup research

Studiefase

WO Afgestudeerd

Regio

Zuid-Holland

Dagen

4, 5

Vereiste talen

Engels EN Nederlands

Functie

Analist, Business development, Communicatie, Consultancy

Sector

Consultancy, Overig

Maanden

5, 6, 6+

Bedrijfsinformatie

About us

We are Unknown. A group of explorers with the same ambition: to unlock the potential of those who like to shape the world. We have a global organization with people all around the world and a team at our HQ in The Hague.

 Our mission is to back impactful ventures on team, traction and cash to scale them out the unknown. Our branded labels focus on supporting ventures on team, traction and cash to scale them out of the unknown. Over the past 30 years we have successfully invested in, founded, scaled and exited multiple ventures.

Working conditions

An open and informal office culture, with plenty of champagne and cake celebrations, drinks and activities. Responsibility from day 1 and the possibility to grow within the company. We are more than a team. Join our family. Conquer the world.

Functie omschrijving

Are you passionate about the world of startups and scaleups? Do you have strong sales and communication skills with an entrepreneurial, proactive, and enthusiastic mindset? Are you looking for a position in which you can develop yourself and expand your professional network? Then we may have the right opportunity for you! 

As a Business Developer and Sales Coordinator, you will be responsible for coordinating the sales and account management activities of our research projects. You will be working in our research team next to top academics and experienced project managers. You will be regularly in touch with current and prospective partners, from onboarding them to deliver the final results. It’s also your responsibility to look for potential new partners and inspiring projects identifying and creating new business opportunities. In addition, you get the chance to get your hands dirty with the promotion of our annual research projects and to connect to successful entrepreneurs and other important stakeholders in the startup and scaleup ecosystem. 


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Get in touch with current and potential research partners;  
  • Write offers and project proposals; 
  • Project management and delivery;
  • Coordinate marketing and outreach activities; 
  • Come up with innovative ideas to bring our research projects to the next level.

Functie eisen

  • You have just graduated from university (WO or HBO) and are ready to kickstart your professional career; 
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are interested/familiar with young and innovative companies, such as startups and scaleups; 
  • You have a practical approach to solving complex problems, coordinating several activities and setting SMART goals; 
  • You are a spontaneous person who is happy to interact with (potential) partners: their success is your success; 
  • Challenge? Say no more! You are eager to learn and develop yourself; 
  • You are a native Dutch speaker and are fluent in English.


Arbeidsvoorwaarden

  • A junior position where you get the unique chance to work with prominent academics and successful entrepreneurs; 
  • The possibility of further developing yourself in different realms, including project management, sales and marketing, and research; 
  • Working in a young team that is entrepreneurial and impactful, playing top league and as a team – check out our core values for more information; 
  • An inspiring workplace in the Rotterdam Science Tower among 100+ startups and cool facilities (did we say ping pong, bar and VR games?); 
  • A great chance to broaden your network with entrepreneurs, policymakers, scientists and innovators; 
  • A market-conform salary.


Wat biedt het bedrijf je

About us

We are Unknown. A group of explorers with the same ambition: to unlock the potential of those who like to shape the world. We have a global organization with people all around the world and a team at our HQ in The Hague.

 Our mission is to back impactful ventures on team, traction and cash to scale them out the unknown. Our branded labels focus on supporting ventures on team, traction and cash to scale them out of the unknown. Over the past 30 years we have successfully invested in, founded, scaled and exited multiple ventures.

Working conditions

An open and informal office culture, with plenty of champagne and cake celebrations, drinks and activities. Responsibility from day 1 and the possibility to grow within the company. We are more than a team. Join our family. Conquer the world.

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