Business Developer

  • Sales
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands

Business Developer

Job description

Become our first sales hire and work alongside our experienced founder team!

Are you passionate about people and ready to kick off your career with a bang? Would you like to grow alongside a young and dynamic company to become one of the key players to disrupt residential real estate?

Fasten your seatbelt, as we are about to take off!

🌏 Our vision

Change the future of living.

Our mission

Create the world's leading resident app and operating system for shared living.

💥 Your impact

Your mission, should you wish to accept it is simple: tell the world about us and grow our client base.

About Obeyo

We are an entrepreneurial and fast-growing team of hungry, and ambitious adventurers, changing the way people live globally. Check out our website, to find out how we are doing this:


As the first hire of our sales team, the future of living will be in your hands. Within our international and quickly growing team, you’ll be working alongside our founder to grow into a sales role. This puts the future growth of our Obeyo ecosystem at the heart of what you are doing: connecting with future clients, partners, members and residents, and the wider shared living field. You will be responsible for:

  • Find new and connect with incoming MQLs (current and upcoming shared living operators) to build your own sales pipeline and meet your sales target.
  • Identify high potential prospects and ensure they are well qualified leads, meeting key guidelines for a quality lead.
  • Create the needed materials such as articles, that support you in the sales process.
  • Feedback your insights to the product and marketing teams.
  • Visit and speak at conferences, workshops, and webinars to share our story.
  • Continuously improve our processes and your own craft.


  • First experiences in business development, SaaS, or real estate.
  • Passionate about sales and community building.
  • Strong communication and listening skills with the ability to follow up and follow through.
  • Fluent in English is a requirement, an additional language a plus.
  • Knowledge and a vision for the future of residential living, in particular in the student - and/or coliving niche.
  • Eager to grow alongside a growing team.

What we offer

  • A unique opportunity to kick-start your career;
  • An opportunity to work alongside our founding team;
  • Competitive salary and a dynamic and high-paced environment;
  • Personalised development plan;
  • Outstanding career prospects for the right person;
  • The opportunity to be at the forefront of the social living revolution the world is waiting for

Of course, a great place to work right next to Rotterdam Centraal, including fresh fruits and drinks, and unique international team culture, plus the buzz and the vibe that comes with being part of a truly global team, hungry to make their impact - but that’s a given for us.

A day in your life as Business Developer

  • 9:00 - daily stand-up with the team to tackle the day
  • 9:15 - following-up on outstanding offers, emails, pending things
  • 11:00 - call with a potential client to learn about their needs and see if we could help
  • 11:30 - check-in with launching customers to get their feedback on new user flows
  • 12:00 - lunch and catching up with your colleagues
  • 12:30 - catch-up with the marketing team to work our the new case study for the UK market
  • 13:00 - scouting for new customers: researching contact information, calling operators
  • 16:00 - writing content for articles, webinars, or conferences
  • 17:00 - updating outstanding activities to wrap up the day
  • 17:15 - daily debrief to celebrate successes and sort out potential challenges

Our hiring process

As we are growing fast, we are keeping our hierarchy flat and bureaucracy low, and instead heavily rely on our values to shape our culture and the way we work together.

We strive to create a work environment where people can grow towards their full potential and even beyond. Of course, we are eager to partner with the most talented minds in the field, but we are also looking for a mutual fit. The following steps are included in our hiring process:

  1. Resume and application form
  2. Phone screen
  3. Onsite interview or video interview
  4. Co-working day
  5. Offer

The start date: as soon as possible 

Note: considering the current Covid-19 situation, our recruitment process is remote-only for the time being.

Do you want to be part of the success story of our studio? Apply now and join our universe! If you have any questions, you can reach us at

No recruitment agencies, please.