Head of Business Development

  • Sales
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Head of Business Development

Job description

At Recruitee, we believe that great teams are built together. So we've built the best SaaS recruitment software around that helps companies collaboratively find and hire great people. Headquartered in Amsterdam with a powerful tech hub in Poland over the course of three years, Recruitee has grown from 30 beta users to over 2000 users worldwide – from startups like Growth Tribe and Hotjar, to companies such as Bunq, Lacoste, Scotch & Soda and Greenpeace.


Have you worked in in a high-growth SaaS outbound sales environment before? Ready for the next step?


As this is uncharted waters for Recruitee, we need someone experienced but not afraid to get their hands dirty. You will champion our outbound approach. Your first 6 months you will be in setup mode, working closely alongside our CCO setting up campaigns, guidelines, potential new tools and an ambitious team.


What you will do


  • Setup and execute outbound business development strategy

  • Setup, mentor and be responsible for a team of junior business development representatives

  • Analytically evaluating and improving outreaching tactics (A/B testing etc.)

  • Generating Leads and Opportunities through outbound, strategic & targeted prospecting

  • Be metric-obsessed: tracking performance and solve bottlenecks for further growth

  • Lead the outbound SaaS sales team to improve phone follow up, needs assessment, software tour, consulting and closing skills

  • Hands on: Managing outbound mailing campaigns, following up with direct calls and engaging with prospects on Social Media

Your goals

  • The outbound market is huge unleashed potential, show us it can work!

  • Experiment to find the most effective and efficient formula to make outbound work for our SaaS

  • Own our outbound growth/sales strategy

  • Bring in >10 sales qualified leads per months after half a year

  • Hire 2 junior BDRs


What you’ll bring to the team


  • A minimum of 4 years experience in business development in a SaaS environment

  • Proven successful experience in SaaS sales

  • Fluency in English, any additional language is advantageous

  • Strong analytical skills, as well as a structured approach to work

  • High performance business leadership with an exceptional aptitude for successfully driving ambitious business development activities & junior teams

  • Experience working within SaaS/tech/software is essential

  • Structured, Creative out of the box thinker


What we offer

  • An ambitious startup with global ambitions, where you can be of a major influence on the growth and development of Recruitee (and, yourself!)

  • A generous training budget per year

  • An energetic, international and super talented team

  • A competitive salary & bonus scheme

  • MacBook Air, alongside all the tools you need

  • A yearly company retreat - team party time!

  • A great work environment and location in the beautiful canals of Amsterdam!

  • Working at one of the hottest, fastest growing Startups in the Netherlands

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