Business Development Internship (min. 6 months, Dutch-speaking)

BizDev & Operations
Honeypot is a developer-focused job platform on a mission to get every developer a great job. Honeypot is co- founded by entrepreneurs Kaya Taner and Emma Tracey. Taner previously co-founded mobile app marketing platform AppLift, which he grew as CEO from 0 to a 160-people-strong, profitable organization and raised USD 20 Mio+ Venture funding from Dutch Prime Ventures. Tracey previously co-founded Lifa Communications, based in South Africa. Honeypot is now looking for highly-driven, smart people seeking to co-shape the next success story.

Our Offer:

    • First-hand learning from experienced entrepreneurs/startup professionals how a company is built from scratch
    • Work closely and directly with the Country Manager in the Amsterdam office
    • Trips to Honeypot HQ in the startup center of Berlin
    • Environment that embraces freedom and autonomy and values team spirit and open communication
    • 6 months internship
    • Insight into the Amsterdam and Berlin startup scene and access to a well-established network
    • Work with top-performing Jedis :-)

Your Responsibilities:

    • You actively look for, negotiate and close smart and sustainable business partnerships with B2B clients, mainly in The Netherlands
    • You fill, manage and monitor the client pipeline by using a CRM
    • You co-set structured sales targets and develop the company's revenues
    • You work closely with Marketing and your direct team on cool and creative marketing ideas that spark true enthusiasm in our customers and partners (no need to hold back - we can go crazy here ;-)
    • You attend industry fairs and are the face-to-the-customer
    • You work independently and manage your own work
    • You bring in your own ideas and strive for constant improvement
    • You work closely with the company's product and marketing teams to improve our products and services according to client needs
    • You contribute to the overall success of the company
    • You ring the 'GONG' when you close a deal :)

Our Requirements:

    • Bachelor's or Master’s degree student or recent graduate, preferably in Business Informatics, Business studies or any other related field (applicants are usually in the top 20% of their academic or professional peer group)
    • Fluency in English and Dutch are a must
    • Previous experience in startups and/or selling technology-based products strong plus
    • Affinity with tech sector and software development
    • Very strong motivation to make a successful career within start-ups
    • Excellent communication, presentation and relationship-building skills
    • True love for building lasting (client-)relationships and stellar dealmaking abilities
    • Very strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to take ownership and drive both operational tasks as well as more strategic decisions
    • Mindset and ability to work/communicate in a fast-paced environment
    • Belief that awesome things are MADE to happen :-)
Please send us a message together with your resume of why you are the right fit for this job and what motivates you about this role.

We are looking forward to getting to know you!