Head of Business Development

Job description

Cooper Pet Care is looking for an ambitious and energetic Head of Business Development to help us expand our distribution channels. You will be at the front of the company and will have the dedication to create and apply an effective sales strategy. You will work closely with company founders and will have a first-hand opportunity to shape and define the future of Cooper Pet Care.

Main responsibilities

  • Develop a growth strategy focused on B2B2C channel and affiliate program aimed at increasing Cooper Pet Care distribution
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and partnerships
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective partners
  • Promote the company’s products/service
  • Keep records of LOIs, sales, revenue, invoices, etc.
  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support
  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing partners
  • Develop entry-level staff into valuable salespeople

Qualifications / desired skillsets / who can apply

  • Proven working experience as a business development manager, sales executive, or a relevant role in B2C and B2B2C business
  • Proven sales and partnerships track record
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build rapport
  • Time management and planning skills
  • BSc/BA in business administration, sales, or relevant field
  • Native Dutch and fluent English is a must
  • Creative problem solver
  • Love for pets
  • Pet Market knowledge is a plus
  • Experience of working in a startup environment is a plus
  • Experience in customer support is a plus


  • Flexible working hours
  • Work remotely: Work from wherever you want in the world
  • Equity: vested shares in the company
  • Growth: Direct exposure to founders and work with interesting & talented people from all over the globe
  • Challenging: Work on complex and meaningful problems which improve society

How to apply?

Send your CV and cover letter to jobs@cooperpetcare.com