Business Development Director (Dutch speaker) – Verve Group – Amsterdam

Verve Group

Who We Are

Verve Group has created a more efficient and privacy-focused way to buy and monetize advertising. Verve Group is an ecosystem of demand and supply technologies fusing data, media, and technology together to deliver results and growth to both advertisers and publishers–no matter the screen or location, no matter who, what, or where a customer is. With 13 offices across the globe and with an eye on servicing forward-thinking advertising customers, Verve Group’s solutions are trusted by more than 90 of the United States’ top 100 advertisers, 4,000 publishers globally, and the world’s top demand-side platforms. Verve Group is a subsidiary of Media and Games Invest (MGI). Learn more at

Verve DSP is an award-winning, industry-leading demand-side platform, that helps brands, agencies and publishers get the most out of programmatic advertising. We prioritize innovation so our clients can perform innovation campaign techniques that allow them to outperform their competition on a global scale. Learn more at

Who You Are

The Business Development Director is responsible for driving Verve DSP’s growth strategy in the Benelux region. We are looking for an ambitious and experienced B2B professional with a proven track record of building relationships with key decision-makers and securing long-term contracts. With your strategic mindset and in-depth knowledge of the digital marketing industry, you will identify new business opportunities and develop sales propositions to meet the needs of our clients. Your strong project management skills and understanding of programmatic advertising will enable you to coordinate and optimize collaboration with other teams, delivering a stable and growing business for the company.

Preferably Hybrid option in Amsterdam, or Remote in the Netherlands

What You Will Do

  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing and potential clients in the Benelux region

  • Identify new business opportunities and trends in the market, and respond accordingly

  • Develop a tactical and strategic overview of the focus market and document this in a sales plan

  • Create and deliver persuasive presentations and proposals to key decision-makers

  • Provide periodic commercial and financial reporting to management on activities in the Benelux region

  • Advise management on further development of activities in the Benelux region and relevant entities in other countries

  • Be commercially responsible for revenue growth in the Benelux region

  • Schedule appointments with influencers and decision-makers to increase revenue and market position

  • Actively leverage your network to build relationships at all levels with existing and potential clients, based on their needs and the services that Verve DSP can offer

  • Monitor and track market trends and developments to gather strategic market information

  • Negotiate contracts that optimize customer satisfaction while aligning with the company’s objectives and core business

What You Will Bring

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in digital marketing, in a B2B environment, with a focus on business development

  • Programmatic experience is highly desired

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Dutch and English are a must

  • A strong network in the relevant market segment in the Benelux region

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred

  • A proven track record of growing new businesses and upselling clients

  • Strong project management skills

  • Proactive, problem-solving attitude and focus on looking after clients

  • Awareness of the trends and developments in the field of digital and offline marketing

  • Team player with a strong sense of responsibility and ownership

What We Offer

  • Take responsibility from day one and will have a significant impact on the company’s success
  • Join one of the top privacy-first omnichannel ad platforms and gaming companies
  • Be part of a multicultural team (55+ nationalities) that is bringing advertising to the next level
  • Benefit from working with some of the most experienced professionals in our industry and constantly grow with us
  • You will learn and grow in an environment characterized by flat hierarchies and entrepreneurial action
  • You are entitled to 27 vacation days per year
  • Enhance your professional skills with a yearly training budget and improve your language skills through German and English classes
  • 3 Wellness day per year (in Q1, Q2 and Q3) to help you maintain your well-being
  • A workplace in the heart of Amsterdam; an inspiring and beautiful place overlooking the Rijksmuseum
  • A gym in the office building where you can do your workouts
  • Office perks and fun team events
  • Travel allowance and company pension

Verve Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws


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