Business Developer

Job description

Watch This Teaser to Get a Vibe for the Tribe:

Growth Tribe Is…

Europe’s first growth academy. We empower people and companies to rapidly gain skills in areas such as ‘data-driven growth marketing’ or ‘A.I. without code’. We are redefining education through continuous curriculum deployment and deliver fast-paced learning experiences. Our courses receive very high ratings, we’re fully bootstrapped, we launch courses the world hasn’t seen yet as we build the future of education.

Your Role 

At Growth Tribe we are increasing our efforts to expand and continuously looking for great business developers to join our team. Do you have what it takes to join the Tribe?


Business development at Growth Tribe is a combination of sales, strategic analysis and marketing. It's developing Growth Tribe by attracting new clients, establishing new partnerships, identifying new business opportunities and growing sales from existing accounts. 


A Business Developer at Growth Tribe needs to have great sales-, planning- and strategy skills and a good amount of (healthy) confidence. Knowing our products, the company and the industry of our clients is crucial and having excellent social skills is key.  


Your role will approximately consist of:

20% analysing the market and finding business opportunities

30% reaching out to new prospects

10% reaching out to requests from warm leads

25% fostering relationships with clients

15% finding more business in current clients

Your Daily Grind

Identifying new business opportunities and new ways to reach existing clients

Following up with leads to educate people on our courses and remove barriers to purchase

Following up with and closing leads 

Account Management & maintaining relationships with clients 

Reaching monthly sales targets

Your Bounty

Access to training with the brightest minds in the ecosystem 

Access to The Netherlands’ fastest growing startup network 

An international team with 10 different nationalities and lots of banter 

A license to develop in the fields you want with a €1500 yearly training budget 

A brand new office centrally located at Amsterdam’s Marineterrein 

Great coffee, plenty of snacks and a healthy lunch every day

Competitive salary and bonus structure

Our Culture is What Makes Us Unique

Get Shit Done

No Excuses: We execute faster than anyone else. Be resourceful with speed. Mistakes may hurt us temporarily but being slow will kills us.

Data Levels All Arguments

Come to conversations and meetings with data (qualitative or quantitative). Our decisions will be sharper and our meetings shorter.

Always be Learning, Always be Teaching

 We are lifelong learners. We are a secret society and we make each other stronger within the Tribe. The world changes every week, learn and teach others.

It’s OK to Fail

 We value risk-taking. Mistakes are totally fine when you run experiments. We’re here to experiment.

Minimum Delightful Experiments 

Ship fast and break things... but also watch out for customer delight and the Growth Tribe brand.

Innovate or Die & Always Be Paranoid

 We never let ourselves forget: What got us here won’t get us there. Always optimise and innovate.

We’re a Secret Society

 Don’t share secrets and stories outside the Tribe.

No Aggravation. No Bullshit.

 1% of drama creates 99% of aggravation.

Have Empathy & Help Out

 For customers and for teammates. We’re all human: “Did they eat? Are they sleepy? Is it a bad day?” And No-one is too good god for any task.

And please...

Don’t eat Bananas with Eye Contact! It’s really awkward...

We Help Companies of All Sizes Grow, Fast.

Special Mentions

“Now that I’m writing this blog post, a couple of days after the course, there’s only one way to describe my experience: ‘WOW’. I’ve never attended such an interesting course in my life!“

Ronald Voorn

Ex CMO Heineken & Teacher at University of Twente

"While I had my permanent job in Rome, I did the only "rational" thing. I packed my bags, and moved to Amsterdam to join the Growth Tribe Academy. Everything you thought you knew about marketing is obsolete. Believe me... life begins at the edge of your comfort zone. Let the Tribe growth hack your life!

PS: Where am I now? Happily growth hacking for Catawiki, Europe's fastest growing startup!"

Andrea Giordano

Growth Hacker at Catawiki

Data Is Our Fuel!

This is What Drives Us

We Live and Breathe Growth

Just check out our Youtube channel!

We're An International Tribe of Hands-On Practitioners

26 awesome minds from 10 different nations!

A Second Home Specially Designed to Spark Creativity

Our office space is based in the heart of Amsterdam! Bright & open plan with lots of space to let you imagination run wild and ultimately, Get Shit Done!

Ready to Join Us on Our Mission to Shape 

the Future of Education?


Your Smarts

  • You are a natural communicator with godly soft skills 
  • You have a natural talent for persuasion 
  • You have some evidence of high performance in either work, school, sports or other activities 
  • You know your way around the (tech) startup scene
  • Ideally, you have some knowledge of the lean startup and growth hacking

Your Texture

  • You are very organised and great at following up 
  • You understand how to talk to startups, freelancers and corporates 
  • You have a positive can-do mentality and work fast 
  • Your heart skips a beat when you hear ‘startup’, ‘self-organised’ and ‘tech scene’
  • You speak Dutch fluently and have awesome English skills (a must have)
  • Between 1-5 years of experience in sales and/or business development 
  • You’ve hunted down a Bachelor or Master degree in Business, Economics, Digital Marketing, Communications or something along those lines 
  • You are available full-time & live in Amsterdam (or willing to relocate)

Interested? Apply now, we'd love to meet you!