Avy – Business Developer

Rock your work at one of the most innovative companies of Amsterdam and help save lives with urgent medical deliveries and wildlife conservation across the globe. You will experience first hand what it is to work in a fast-paced tech startup that builds astonishing drones that contribute to a better world.

Avy is looking for an optimistic business developer with an entrepreneurial mindset.

We hope you get as much energy from innovative aerospace & drone technology as we do, and that you share our passion to apply this exciting technology to save lives, in impact markets like healthcare, wildlife conservation and medical delivery.

Your main goal is to increase our impact by extending our client base in the markets where we currently operate, mainly urgent medical deliveries and wildlife conservation. You will network at fairs and events, search for prospects online and reach out to them by phone and email to make them enthusiastic about the benefits of long-distance wing drones. An important aspect of your job is to learn quickly and understand the business of the client very well. You will be involved with the client, to develop a viable business model for their aircraft operations. Therefore you travel the world and work closely with our operations project manager who is responsible for developing safe flight operations that comply with the regulation. Together you formulate requirements for the technical team so that they can build a drone suitable for the client and that challenges the status quo.

Join the Avy team to deploy our state-of-the-art drones and contribute to a better world (oh and you can also work in our office-swing chair, behind the piano, in the sauna, at the bar or on our disco toilet).

Deadline for applications: Sunday 7 April 2019 11.59 pm

FULL TIME · AMSTERDAM

About Avy

Avy develops highly innovative drones to save lives. We work on use cases in medical delivery and wildlife conservation. Our team consists of engineers, designers, business developers and operational masterminds. Avy is always looking for talent. We offer you a place where you can learn, fail, flourish, and excel. You will be part of young, dynamic, professional and fast growing organization. And above all, you will be part of an amazing adventure!

Your role

You are relentless in chasing opportunities. You are able to focus on the right things at the right time. You are guided by both market dynamics as well as our own strategic ambitions. And you are not scared to do things for the first time.

You will be filling a pipeline of clients for our products and services
You will prioritize leads based on business potential and technical feasibility
You will speak to a lot of people, make them enthusiastic about drones and close deals
You will build and maintain longterm relations with key clients
You will develop viable business models for drone operations together with clients
You will help to define and set up our service branch

Job Requirements

3+ years experience with business development and/or setting up new business(es)
An affinity with drone technology
Affinity with our key markets of medical cargo delivery (globally) and wildlife conservation (Africa)
A network or experience in either of these markets and in the field of healthcare and/or nature conservation is a strong surplus
Flexibility to travel, both within the Netherlands as well as across the globe
Strong English proficiency. Dutch is a surplus, not obligated

You will fit in our team when you..

.. are flexible, creative and resourceful
.. enjoy office banter in between hard work
.. have a can-do mentality
.. are able to work independently and find your own way

What we offer

A job in a company determined to have a positive impact on the future: contribute to rhino conservation and medical cargo delivery to save lives! You’ll be telling the most interesting stories at birthday parties!
Experience the excitement, chaos, freedom and rapid growth of a tech startup from within.. it will be the ride of your life !
A warm atmosphere with regular drinks and occasional celebrations
A competitive salary (junior or medior, depending on your level of experience)
A work culture based on freedom & trust
An awesome office with a maker space, sauna, gym, disco-toilet and delicious lunches

Apply & join the team! We are excited to hear from you 🙂

Full time position. Starting date: As soon as possible

EU citizenship is required for this post. Avy does not offer relocation support.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 7 April 2019 11.59 pm

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