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Business Development Manager

Dinteloord€ 4.000 - € 5.500 per maandSales industrie


Are you commercially-driven, enthusiastic and do you have a proven track record in sales & business  development? Do you have a relevant customer network primarily within the home care & personal care markets? And would you like to join a team which works closely together and where you have commercial responsibility for the entire product portfolio within the chosen market segments? Then you are the person we are looking for!

As a result of our growing business, Cosun Biobased Experts is looking to expand its commercial team with a proven

Technical Sales & Business Development Manager (fulltime)

Job description

  • Expand the customer base and business development pipeline, focusing on the conversion into sales to meet targets;
  • Visit customers, working closely together with them to identify key needs, and building long lasting relationships;
  • Establish close relationships with R&D and purchasing, as well as, identify and visit decision makers;
  • Analyze market trends and product benefits. Translate those findings into commercial plans, execute on those plans, and report them to senior management;
  • Build and deepen the company’s presence in relevant markets. Fulfilling an active role at virtual events, as well as, actively promoting the company at exhibitions and tradeshows;
  • Support distributors by providing detailed technological and commercial information;
  • Maintain accurate files detailing visit reports and relevant correspondence between company and clients.



You will have a Bachelor’s degree/Master's degree or equivalent work experience and prior experience in the world of home care & personal care. In addition, you bring/are:

  • 5+ years of experience in account management and business development;
  • A creative self-starter with a growth mentality and entrepreneurship;
  • Results driven, strong interpersonal skills and expertise in conceptual selling;
  • Knowledge of home care & personal care ingredients and formulations is important, as having an active customer network within the home & fabric care market;
  • Excellent negotiation skills;
  • Affinity with sales of speciality ingredients;
  • High flexibility, willingness to travel (>30%);
  • Languages: English is a must, other foreign languages (French, Italian, Spanish) is a plus.

What do you get in return?

  • An informal working atmosphere with nice colleagues, where people are central.
  • You will be working for a very sustainable company. We are the largest green gas producer in the Netherlands!
  • An alternating and challenging function for 40 hours.
  • Excellent pension plan with very low employee contribution (and thus a nice gross net ratio)
  • A salary between 4.000 to 5.500 euro gross based on a 40-hours workweek. 
  • 13th month.
  • 25 vacation days (based on a 40-hour work week).
  • 23 ADV days (based on a 40-hour work week).
  • Hybrid working (2 days per week from home with fulltime employment).
  • A personal annual vitality budget worth €450.
  • Cao à la carte
  • Bicycle plan & fitness scheme
  • Collective health insurance
  • And much more! For more information see our Cosun Beet Company CLA.


For more information about this position please contact Gerald van Engelen, General Manager, tel. +316 109 35 183. 

Then we look forward to receiving your application. You can apply by clicking on the application button and send your motivation to Stella van Schaik (HR Specialist Recruitment).

Nederland, Noord-Brabant, Dinteloord
€ 4.000 - € 5.500 per maand
Sales industrie


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Meer informatie? Neem contact op met:

Leoni van Leeuwen

HR Specialist Recruitment Cosun, Cosun Beet Company, Duynie Group (Novidon, AgriBioSource, Duynie Feed & Duynie Ingredients)

Communicatie, HR, F&C, ICT, Logistiek, Inkoop, Secretariaat, Agrarische Dienst & SHE.

Stella van Schaik

HR Specialist Recruitment Cosun, Cosun Beet Company, Duynie Group (Novidon, AgriBioSource, Duynie Feed & Duynie Ingredients) Sales, Quality, Technology, Procestechniek & Techniek

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Je leren kennen

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