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Sales Associate

Location: Rotterdam
Job Type: Full-time
Optimal start date: 1st April 2022
Application deadline: Please submit as soon as possible

Presence required in the Rotterdam office (50/50 work from office, work from home policy). We take every precaution necessary to minimize risk of COVID-19 infection among employees and adhere to all RIVM guidelines.

Hi, We’re Nexio Projects

As a dynamic team, we form a motivated group of 30+ co-workers headquartered in Rotterdam and have cultivated a unique team spirit that is both impact-driven and purpose-oriented. We are humble, hardworking and continuous learners.

The Sales Team is the pillar of Nexio Projects that facilitates the transition from the marketing lead funnel to the operational teams at Nexio Projects. Our Sales and customer success managers are responsible to generate and follow-up leads built through the Nexio Projects network as well as their own network.    

As a Sales Associate , you will directly report to the CEO who manages the commercial team and operational teams. You will develop and investigate what the best sales funnels are with regards to your experience and approach client in diverse industries, markets and countries across the globe. As Nexio Projects is moving from a start-up to scaleup phase, the Sales Team is growing and evolving rapidly. This role will therefore be fast-paced and challenging but will come with a lot of excitement and provide enormous potential for growth and learning.  


Some of your tasks will include:

  • Lead a specific market’s sales strategy;  
  • Conduct market research for relevant industries;  
  • Approach and visit potential clients proactively (currently all digitally);  
  • Advise clients about their sustainability strategy;  
  • Visit sustainability events, such as fairs;  
  • Understand our ideal customers and how they relate to our products;  
  • Coordinating with marketing on lead generation;  
  • Tracking sales goals and reporting results as necessary.  

Your profile:

  • You have minimum 3 to 4 years of work experience in sales or as sales manager;  
  • Proficiency in English , any other European language is a plus;  
  • You are a sales closer and have in depth knowledge about the B2B market;  
  • Passionate about sales, cold calling & sustainability;  
  • Good understanding of sustainability (not essential, but a big plus);  
  • Experience in customer relationship management;  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Dedication to providing great customer service; 
  • Able to work independently;  
  • Flexible work attitude and able to prioritize working across various time zones;  
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;  
  • You are a team player that works quickly, independently and on schedule;  
  • You are a well-organized person who can prioritize tasks well and have strong time management skills;  
  • You thrive in diverse and intrapreneurial environments where initiative taking is rewarded;  
  • You do not only want to work on sustainability topics but also practice what you preach through a sustainable lifestyle.  

Benefits and perks


Growth budget

Time and budget is available for all employees to upskill & educate themselves throughout the year.



As part of our Dutch DNA, we don’t see a healthier and more conscious way to commute to work then on a bike. Do you? 


Quarterly Events

We celebrate the new quarter ahead with a team activity. From Casino night to Summer Camps, all themes are welcome!


Programmes for well-being

The team’s wellbeing is our first priority at Nexio. Therefore, we offer subscriptions & organise wellbeing events.


Volunteering 4 days a year

With abundance being one of our values, we see the importance of giving back and sharing. Therefore, every team member can volunteer for their organization of choice.


Friday gratitude award

3 gratitude awards are shared between colleagues to show appreciation for each other’s work.

How we hire

  • Apply online with your CV, motivation letter & video if requested

  • Go through a gamified assessment that ensures unbiased hiring

  • Short call with HR to get to know the people team

  • Case study interview, group or individual

  • Final interview

  • Embark on your Nexio journey!

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Application checklist

  • CV
  • Cover Letter telling us about yourself, why you’d like to be part of our team and your goals at Nexio. Beyond your professional and academic background, we are interested in all the dimensions of your personal development journey, so feel free to share more about your ikigai.
  • Writing Sample of maximum 500 words. This could be an excerpt from a report you wrote, a research piece, blog/medium article, policy memo or other writing sample that reflects clarity, conciseness and mastery of a sustainability-related topic.

We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion within the recruitment process. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds and experience. The more inclusive we are, the better we can deliver our mission to shape a more sustainable world.

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