Business Development Manager NL

Mechelen, Belgium

Gili is looking for the perfect blend between drive, enthusiasm, and creativity to help expand our sales in this fast-growing market! 

You are responsible for expanding the current NL market (Flanders & Netherlands) and tapping into possible new markets whilst keeping a close eye on trends and developments in the market in order to identify new opportunities and respond to them strategically. As a business developer, you have direct contact with existing customers, business relations, and potential new customers ('leads').

You will be developing the brand over your markets. You will represent Gili as a brand and product with a purpose and will guarantee optimal customer service, manage your customer database, and help determine a strategy for business development. You will lead your own projects and join an enthusiastic team that will support you in creating the perfect work atmosphere. 

Customer Relationship
Personal Evolution
Administrative Work
Technical Expertise


  • Lead the entire sales cycle
  • Identifying new opportunities and sales markets & developing a strategy for aproaching them
  • Spotting market trends (and translating them into new propositions + developing these)
  • Besides generating new leads, you will care for our customers for upselling & relationship building
  • Build brand visibility & awareness via events, partnerships, fairs, tastings, etc.
  • Manage our ERP system to follow-up on leads and manage orders
  • Introduce new products to the market

Must Have

  • Bachelor Degree or Higher
  • Full profieciency in Dutch
  • Affinity with the Food & Beverage industry and/or a passion for the following segments: lifestyle, organic, luxury
  • Highly driven and autonomous (sense of ownership & independence)
  • You can drive a car full of Gili goodness
  • Strong interpersional skills: communication

Nice to have

  • Sales experience (in the beverage industry)
  • Additional languages: ENG/FR is a plus
  • Natural charm & you don't take no for an answer
  • Structure
  • You're brave enough to shot our elixir in one gulp or sniff our tea without sneezing

What's great about the job?

  • Great team of qualified people, in a friendly and open culture
  • No waste of time in enterprise processes, no rigid working hours
  • Flexible commercial job at a fast-growing start-up
  • Learning opportunities in Sales & Marketing
  • Real responsibilities and autonomy
  • Lots of free road trips across your markets (and more)
  • FriYAYs: exploring new recipes, including COCKTAILS, MOCKTAILS, POWER SMOOTHIES, and many more ways to finish Fridays in style¬†
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What We Offer

Each employee has a chance to see the impact of his/her work. You can make a real contribution to the success of Gili. 
Several activities are organized all over the year, to strengthen the team, better the workload, and optimize personal developement.


A full-time position
Attractive salary bonuses.


Lot's of growing opportunities, responsibilities, and freedom.


Finish your Friday in style with afterworks (& Gili drinks).

Eat & Drink

Lots of ginger juice and tea provided, next to coffee & water.

It only pays a pittance, but fame will follow if you succeed.