Do you want to join us on our mission to shape democracies for the digital age? Are you looking for an international and fast-paced, yet collaborative and inclusive environment to thrive in?
You have come to the right place.
CitizenLab, a social impact scale-up with its HQ in Brussels, aims to make public decision-making more participatory, inclusive, and responsive. The SaaS platform is already being used by over 270 cities and municipalities in +10 different countries, facilitating two-way communication between governments and their citizens. Since it was founded in 2015, CitizenLab gave +500,000 citizens a direct voice in local politics and got recognized as 'Best Social Impact Startup in Europe'. CitizenLab is looking for purpose-driven talent to join us on our mission to have +2.5 million citizens actively participate via its e-democracy platforms in cities across the globe.
Business Development Representative (BDR) at CitizenLab
We are looking for a Business Development Representative to act as the liaison between our Marketing and Sales teams. Your role will be to seek new business opportunities by reaching out to governments and developing relationships with potential customers. You should be deeply convinced of the value of community engagement, to sell and evangelize our vision of digital democracy to the public sector, and help us get new cities on board in the U.S. Your responsibilities will include:
You will be working with and supporting the Business Development Managers in the U.S. and our Head of Business Development in Belgium. You will thrive in this role if you enjoy working in an international environment, adapting to the business culture of each market across the U.S.
What do we expect from you?
You hold a business degree and/or have 1-2 years work experience in a marketing or sales position. Background in political sciences or the public sector is a big plus.
Eagerness to learn, talent, and enthusiasm are more important than ticking the boxes though. Even if not all desired requirements are met, but you're very excited about the role, we want to hear from you.
What can you expect from us?
CitizenLab is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.