Business Development Manager

Role description

As Business Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving our company’s growth by identifying and capitalising on new business opportunities with like-minded companies with a heart for sustainable and innovative ingredients. The focus is on the personal care sector, although the market extends beyond this specific industry. You will be responsible for identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, building strong relationships with clients, and contributing to the overall growth and success of the company. Your role will involve market analysis, acquisition, but also collaboration with strategic partners and cross-functional teams to drive sales and revenue.


● Finding and engaging potential customers, pitching, negotiating and closing deals (sales pipeline)

● Building and maintaining a good relationship with network of customers and partners and keep track of progress

● Explore market potential for new products and identify market opportunities for the different categories as personal care, food and the colour industry

● You will attend conferences and fairs, to actively showcase and promote Caffe Inc.

● Reporting to the CEO



Are you excited about the role? We are looking for someone with the following profile:

● HBO+ education (Applied Science, Commercial or related)

● Proven commercial track record in B2B (at least 5 years)

● Experience in the cosmetic ingredients/personal care industry

● Affinity in natural and/or sustainable products

● Strong written and verbal communication skills

● Ability to work independently with a results-driven approach

● Residing in the Netherlands with proficiency in English and Dutch at a professional level


What we offer

● An exciting role within our ambitious company to turn coffee waste into coffee resources

● Make a positive impact within the circular economy

● Be part of our start-up’s journey in transition to scale-up and make direct impact on our success

● The opportunity to be part of our innovative team

● Opportunities to grow within the company


Application process

Enthusiastic? Does the profile fit you well? Then email your resume in English with motivation letter to, no later than Thursday 7th of March, 2024.


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