International Business Development Role for a Cleantech company

  • Business Development
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

International Business Development Role for a Cleantech company

Job description

Skytree creates air for inspiration. We are a clean tech company creating products to address poor air quality and positively affect people's health and our environment in practical ways.

Our working culture is based on a dynamic and smart approach to business, an open and understanding attitude to others and the desire to expand the boundaries of what is possible. Based in Amsterdam's Science Park we are a team of 13 engineers, designers and business developers who are working on creating better air for a viable future. Our team is from all over the world and we are working on an even empowering an even more diverse and thought-inspiring team.

To this end we are now expanding the Business Development section of Skytree to offer a role for an International Business Developer who will drive this department.

We are looking for our proactive Business Developer lead who can help us drive new markets and opportunities (principally Automotive) but moving into other global industries as the team develops. You will be taking our products and applying them to existing and growth markets. You will take the lead in driving pilots and collaborations with our engineering team.

We will empower you to build out our Business development Team while working on leads with current and new partners. We are looking for a positive temperament with experience in relationship development in multinational companies.


  • Hardware business development experience
  • Data management skills for our CRM database and matching index.
  • Proactive attitude and come up with ideas for connecting with the right type of companies.
  • Able to interpret, use & provide metrics
  • Fast−learning skills and high level of adaptability
  • Strong Ability to speak and write English as a working language
  • Management experience of Business Development team (5+ size)
  • Experienced working with International companies for Business Development


  • Work with our international team in Amsterdam’s science park
  • A competitive monthly salary
  • Expense account and company phone
  • A tiered commission structure with caps
  • Company equity system
  • Friday Drinks with the team

We are offering VISA support and a relocation package for the right candidate.

The right candidate is dynamic and energetic who can dive head first into the role with ideas and process to further develop the role in the team. The team currently is more engineering focused but we are rapidly expanding to drive a healthy business team. Being a equal opportunities employer we encourage diversity and hope we can welcome the perfect candidate to the team.

Please include a cover letter and why you are a fit for this position in our team.


  • Experience building relationships with multinationals based on large deals (1 million plus)
  • 6-10 years leadership business development role
  • Experience in building deals for hardware products
  • Team management and defining monthly team KPIs


  • Preference for Speaking languages such as Japanese, German and Mandarin
  • Experience building relationships in the Automotive sector
  • Previously worked in fast-growing international company environment