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Sales Development Representative

Amsterdam, Netherlands



Next‍‍‍ is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of our relationship with our people without regard to race, creed/religion, gender, gender identity or expression, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability, unemployment status, veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, or any other category protected under the law. We promote equal opportunity in the recruitment, selection, training, transfer, layoff, compensation, promotion, and benefits of all employees.


We love the fresh perspective that students and recent grads bring to Next‍‍‍!

We are committed to offering a fun and engaging workplace for interns eager to learn and grow alongside our full-time employees.

As an intern you get to work on real customer projects. These are not coffee-fetching gigs.


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In summary:

At Next, we are rethinking how organizations from all over the world innovate: from Johnson & Johnson and Orange, to the World Economic Forum, National Police of the Netherlands, BNP Paribas, Vodafone, and City of Amsterdam. On our quest, we’re looking for a Sales Development Representative Executive eager to work on a world-class application used by high performing customers.

By joining the team at Next you will play a critical role in helping the company to expand its presence in the Europe and beyond and to continue to our growth in large, Global 1000 companies.

We are looking for someone motivated to build a sales career and uncover revenue-generating opportunities for Next. If you're a natural-born prospector looking for your next big thing, look no further. We want to hire fast-thinking, trail-blazing, lead-generators for our sales team. You will be a valuable part of the team supporting all levels of the sales organization by finding new revenue opportunities that add to the total pipeline. Candidates for this position must be highly motivated, tenacious, thick skinned, and self- starters. If you are interested in being a part of something extraordinary and like working alongside of people who are smart, organized, thorough, and take pride in initiating meaningful relationships with future customers, then this is the team for you.


What we are looking for?

  • Bachelor degree
  • 6+ months of enterprise sales development experience a bonus
  • Email marketing experience a huge bonus
  • Passion for technology
  • High energy and positive attitude
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Highly motivated, driven and entrepreneurial individual
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Ability to understand customer requirements and identify business challenges for us to solve
  • Good time management with strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English (Dutch not required)


What you’ll be doing?

  • Generate new business opportunities to drive revenue growth
  • Work closely with Sales team on call strategies and messaging to drive opportunities for new business
  • Attend Product and Marketing team briefings for new solution capabilities to position in calls with prospective customers
  • Create, prioritize, and qualify strategic target account lists
  • Research and build new and existing accounts (i.e. adding contacts, sending regular emails, strategic appointment setting)
  • Conduct discovery conversations with Senior Executives at Global 1000 companies
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on innovation, digital transformation, design thinking, and lean methods during calls with organizations
  • Achieve or exceed monthly quotas of Qualified Opportunities and Closed Business



  • Be part of a growing company, full of exciting opportunities
  • Work alongside industry thought leaders and some of the biggest names in tech  
  • Own your future
  • Opportunity to work with some of the greatest organizations in the world
  • Beautiful office in Amsterdam’s canals

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Why we are perfect for you?

  • We are your #1 fan!
  • We attract and retain top talents because we offer exciting, impactful, and hands-on opportunities that impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of users across the world.
  • We take great pride in helping talented people grow to their full potential, both in professional and personal terms.


About Next:

Next is the innovation management solution trusted by high performing innovative organizations to engage, empower, and cross-functionally align their workforce in business innovation and transformation.Watch some customer stories here.

Rooted in design thinking for concepting and mean methodology for implementing, Next's proprietary solution covers the end-to-end innovation and transformation needs of enterprises from insight to ventures. Combining proven best practice content, a mobile-first application to automate the process, and overarching analytics, Next makes innovation smart, simple and sticky in ways never possible before.

Our goal is to drive companies to become more innovative, agile, and customer-centric by empowering their people to apply design thinking practices to address daily challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Founded in October 2013, Next is a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Rising Star, Top 100 Red Herring Winner, and was recently featured in the list of top 50 startups to watch.






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