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Internship Ghent-based Start-up - Business Development - First semester 2021

Company description

Dropon is a start-up founded in September 2018, active in logistics tech and based in Ghent.

Dropon is a full workflow software solution aimed at improving the way companies organize their own deliveries. It optimizes delivery rounds taking into account some typical constraints (vehicles, capacity, drivers, time windows) and it streamlines communication between the dispatcher, driver and recipient.

Our clients use this crucial operational information to reduce delivery costs and increase customer satisfaction.

Job description

Are you interested in Sales and Business Development and are you looking for valuable hands-on experience in a startup environment?


Your key responsibilities at Dropon will be finding and generating qualified leads.

You evaluate and define which companies to target together with Business Development Representatives and/or Sales.

Then you search for the adequate contacts within those companies and reach out via email, LinkedIn and/or phone.

Finally you'll assess if there is a potential fit between the company and Dropon - aka qualify prospects & set up meetings for sales.

Searched Profile

  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English. French and other languages are a plus!
  • You have a result driven personality.
  • You’re independent with team player mentality.
  • You have excellent prioritizing abilities and attention for detail.

We offer

What's in it for you?

  • Relevant hands-on experience in Business Development and Sales, extremely useful for future jobseeking.
  • Learn from experienced teammembers and help them reach their sales targets.
  • Get to know the exciting world of last mile deliveries in the rapidly growing e-commerce market.
  • Work in a bustling and stimulating startup environment, with a proven product and ready to scale.
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