Junior Business Developer, Belgian & Dutch Market

Salary Competitive

Join our team to change the world! We offer the freedom to figure things out with the responsibility to do so.

Donkey Republic’s journey in Belgium and Netherlands is taking off and we are looking for someone to take it to the next level.

You will be joining a (kick-ass) international business development team, and work closely with our Chief Sales Officer, to help reach our growth targets in pivotal markets, including Belgium and the Netherlands.

We are 15,000+ bicycles large, serving 300,000+ customers across 70 cities and looking to scale across the globe.

The job offers the ambitious goal of positioning Donkey Republic as the partner of choice for bike-share operations in the Dutch speaking markets, aiming at developing scalable and long-lasting local partnerships.

Partners get access to our customer facing app, fleet management system, owner’s app, bikes, etc., and then run a bike share with our innovative world-leading solutions.

What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for an ambitious team player who thrives in an environment where we work towards shared goals. Someone who can push hard proactively, both individually and collectively.

Your main responsibility will be:

  • Driving leads into long-term business relationships with municipalities, public transportation providers or other independent companies and campuses looking to partner with us in our journey to change the world, while adding value to existing strategic relations.

  • Develop and implement sales and PR strategy for the Dutch speaking markets. Ensuring we hit our growth targets in terms of new partners and monthly recurring revenue in pivotal markets.

  • Participating in teleconferences, face-to-face meetings and attending international conferences.

  • Negotiating proposals and partnerships.

  • Working on tenders, public offerings and tender strategies.

The job will likely entail some traveling to cities in Europe such as Brussels, Amsterdam etc.

Are you our next Donkey Republic superstar?

We expect you to:

  • Bring it… every day. Challenge yourself and others with high energy and a positive, problem-solving attitude.

  • Have 2+ years of relevant work experience (e.g. business Development, sales)

  • Be structured and organized.

  • Be competent project manager

  • A strong communicator, written as well as oral.

  • Be good at building relationships and trust.

  • Love to interact with other people.

  • Have a good understanding of business fundamentals

  • Be value driven.

  • Be fluent in Dutch (native level written and spoken).

  • Be fluent in English (written and spoken).

We would also like you to:

  • Have worked in transport / mobility industry before

  • Have worked with startups, or young and dynamic businesses before.

  • Want to change the world with bikes.

What we can offer:

  • Benefits: Company lunch, Free bike membership, Friday bars, team adventures (on bikes), company retreat twice yearly, pension scheme.

  • For this position, we expect that sales driven bonus can be an attractive part of the position.

  • A vibrant office in the city center

  • Variety, no two days will be the same and you will get valuable experience, taking responsibility and pushing your career to the next level.

  • Diversity! The Donkey Squad contains a very tight group of talented people to learn from in marketing, technology, business development, customer support and operations, with 18 different nationalities.

For more information or questions please contact us at alexander@donkeyrepublic.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at
Donkey Republic

In 2015, we created an electronic lock and an automated self-service bike-sharing system in a Copenhagen home basement. Since then, we’ve been taking that system on a ride around the world, while aiming to turn the bicycle into the hero of public transportation and a catalyst for greener, more liveable and less traffic-congested cities. Today, Donkey Republic is a global bike-share service. Our vision is to create a better world by making sustainable mobility available to everyone. Currently, we have +13,000 bikes on the platform in +60 cities in 14 countries. The Donkey Republic app allows riders to find a bike nearby in many cities around the world, rent it, and unlock with the app 24/7. More than 8 million trips were taken on our bikes by close to 1 million riders. We are an international company with a strong team of dedicated cycling enthusiasts who work hard, challenge each other and learn fast to come up with innovative ways to solve today’s urban mobility challenges. Join the Donkey Squad. Every ride counts.

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