Business Developer in 2020! (min. 3 months)

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences, Engineering and/or Technology
1 Jan, 2020 to 31 Dec, 2020
21 Mar, 2020

General information

3 months

Business Developer in 2020! (min. 3 months)


What a former intern wrote: “Well, it doesn't feel like working at all. You get to schedule your own day (sprint) based on the tasks you have to fulfill. (...)” (


Do you want to:

  • Be challenged and learn a lot?

  • Experience what a fast-paced international startup environment is like?

  • Be part of an exciting young international team?

  • Work from an office located in Belgium's biggest accelerator (StartIt @ KBC) overlooking the river?

Then read on!


Absolute requirements:

  • Available minimum 3 full months

  • You  have performed some kind of sales or marketing activity before (as part of a school project or previous internship)

  • You are able to relocate to Antwerp, Belgium for the duration of the internship

  • Fluent English

  • Independent thinker (You don’t agree with another intern or one of the Founders? You say so. You don’t understand something? You ask.)

  • No 9-to-5 mentality


Who we are

At DESelect we help marketers at large companies save time and enjoy their work by creating intuitive software that allows them to target and segment with ease. Our app is already being sold and we are preparing to scale and grow.


Start of hidden message: If you want to apply you need to send an email with your CV and motivation to anthony.lamot @ and the email subject should be exactly ‘I love penguins (bd20)’. This is not a joke - this ensures that applicants have actually read the whole job description. Please also include your preferred start and end date. Applications received in any other way will be ignored. End of hidden message.


You will get to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and true marketing automation experts, who have worked as consultants in many international companies and have built multiple startups.


What we are looking for

You goal is to generate leads and help close sales to fuel our growth.


As a Business Developer, you will:

  • Connect and communicate with prospects on LinkedIn

  • Communicate with customers via email and over the phone (fluent English is a must!)

  • Help finetune our Sales & Marketing strategy based on concrete insights

  • Learn to give live product demos & presentations via webinar

  • Learn to work with a CRM

  • Learn how to support (digital) marketing campaigns

  • Create content for our website and blog

  • Be able to apply your creativity by designing marketing collateral, such as flyers, banners, presentations,...

  • Wou will report directly to the CEO & Co-Founder


There may be other tasks that we cannot predict (we’re a startup…) but would be fun and interesting. Past examples include: Creating a financial plan, helping prepare a pitch deck, attending a large conference and network event,...


Years of Experience required: 
English: Independent User B2
Level of Studies: