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Business Development Representative

Want to be part of a fast-growing international fintech company? Become a Business Development Representative at five°degrees.

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Willianne Brocks
Willianne Brocks

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About five°degrees

what we do.

five°degrees is an Amsterdam-based Fintech, currently developing a cloud-native core banking platform to create banking as it should be. We combine state-of-the-art technology and sound financial knowledge to create unique digital solutions for today’s banks and for people who like banking to be quick and easy.   

With 150+ employees in Amsterdam, Lisbon, Reykjavik, Frankfurt and Serbia, we have a broad spectrum of different cultures and are growing.   

Our mission is to provide banks and financial service providers with a way to bridge the gap between the old and the new world by adopting digitization and automation. We achieve this by offering a cloud native core banking platform.  

We have a learning mindset and aim to continuously improve ourselves and our own way of working. 

how we do it.

Your future colleagues are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, as is proven in the results of the Staff Involvement Survey. Our company culture is open, transparent, and collaborative. Be part of a team where everyone makes a real contribution to our customers’ success.

We believe that having fun in your work gives better and greater results! Even in the current lockdown, we stay connected, have regular company-wide meetings and make sure you feel appreciated.

your role.

As a Business Development Representative, you find new opportunities and are the first point of contact for prospects. This means you need the confidence to get on the phone and talk to people to qualify leads and do proper handovers to the Sales team. In addition to phone calls, you contact prospects through emails, LinkedIn and other creative initiatives. You are driven to not just sell a platform but to help to find the best solutions for our clients.

This role is the perfect opportunity to put your excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills to use. Your task is to find and establish relationships with the right decision-makers and influencers within enterprise accounts, identify their needs and challenges and set up appointments. The job involves researching prospects and logging information in our CRM system. Once live events are allowed again, you also work the Five Degrees booth at events.

You gain critical sales skills and receive a thorough onboarding as well as unlimited on-the-job sales training that will qualify you for internal career growth. We are invested in our talents and want to see you succeed.

what you'll do.


  • Providing a consultative solutions sales process to prospects, including cold calling.
  • Working closely with sales and marketing.
  • Responsible for top-of-funnel (ToF) lead generation and lead management.
  • Responsible for delivering highly qualified prospect meetings to regional sales managers and driving up the conversion rate of MQL to SQL to Qualified Opportunity.
  • Refining five degrees pitch and slide deck.
  • Business Development and Sales responsibilities include.
Lead Generation responsibilities including,
  • Engage and excite new business prospects by effective use of online/digital tools.
  • Working closely with Sales and Marketing to generate new lead strategies.
  • Outbound & inbound lead generation activities.
  • Managing lead nurture programs as it relates to ToF and qualified leads for (email) marketing automation.

who you are.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 0-3 years of experience in enterprise software sales as Sales Development Representative/Business Development Representative
  • Excellent English skills - verbal and written. It's a plus if you are fluent in another language as well.
  • Social, helpful and loves teamwork and building relations.
  • Competitive by nature and have a strong sense of urgency for reaching your goals.
  • Great organizational skills, proactive and on top of things.

We value diversity and inclusion at five°degrees. We welcome people of any age, gender and background. In case of equal fit, we prefer candidates that contribute to the cultural diversity of our team.

what we offer.

  • All the basics like a competitive monthly salary and great hardware
  • A mobile phone of your choosing.
  • Plenty of space for personal development.
  • A multi-cultural international working environment.
  • A great team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Excellent benefits like a retirement plan and disability plan.
  • Mutual flexibility.
  • A warm workplace that promotes equal opportunity and values inclusion and diversity.

and once the current social restrictions are over:

  • Travel allowance.
  • A cool office workspace, easily accessible with public transport.
  • Drinks, snacks and fruit.
  • A fun environment with many social events per month

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Summary

  • Company: five°degrees
  • Location: The Netherlands
  • Employment contract: Full-time