Junior Business Development Manager (EMEA)

  • Sales
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Junior Business Development Manager (EMEA)

Job description

Do you think you have what it takes to become a sales professional? Are you eager to work in international sales in a (high) tech environment? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!

Your role as a Business Development Manager at Xsens

We are looking for highly motivated sales talent to manage existing (key) accounts and to generate leads and new business for one of our business lines in the EMEA region. Since you are a junior, our prime focus in the first year is on training and developing you into becoming our future sales expert in one of the following markets; Industrial Motion Tracking, Human Motion Tracking or Animation. We will provide you with the right training and tools to become a successful Business Development Manager. You will become an agent for professional sales with a strong focus on results and you will partner with our Product Specialist, Sales Support, Marketing and Operations to be the driving force behind the growth of our customer base and revenues in EMEA. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Key challenges:

  • Responsible for the direct and indirect sales process, aiming at exceeding sales targets
  • Be the primary point of contact and build long-term relationships with customers and partners
  • Responsible for working with the sales & marketing team to identify, interest and onboard new clients and developing existing client relationships
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors
  • Responsible for keeping clients satisfied and delivering exceptional client service on a day-to-day basis
  • Liaise between the customer and internal teams as Sales Support, Marketing and Product Management


Xsens is looking for a Junior Business Development Manager with a strong commercial mindset. Someone who thrives in a fast paced high tech environment, where your self-starting attitude and focus on results is highly appreciated. You have:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in business administration, science, animation, human movement science or engineering is preferred, though candidates with other degrees will be considered
  • Commercially savvy mindset
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to plan and execute on a tight schedule
  • Customer centric with a strong focus on results
  • Well organized, disciplined and excellent funnel management
  • Fluent in English is a must, other languages a plus
  • Ability to travel in the EMEA region without restrictions, up to 30% of time
  • Knowledge of the 3D Character Animation, Human Motion Measurement or Industrial Motion Tracking market is a big plus

Working at Xsens

Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitively and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our team. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.

Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.