Business Developer (junior / medior)


Datenna is the world’s leading provider of science, innovation and industry data on China, with a unique database on Chinese companies, universities and academic research institutes. We are 100% focused on China, offering our unique data and expertise through tailored consultancy projects as well as our innovative data platform.

Using automated data curation processes and algorithms, we have standardised, corrected, linked and translated millions of data points. With our data platforms and research intelligence we provide customers with unique data-driven insights on the Chinese industry. Datenna’s groundbreaking research has recently been featured in international and national newspapers such as the WSJ, Il Poste, Volkskrant, etc.

We are looking for a Business Developer. Do you recognize yourself in the below profile? Send your CV and a short motivation to

Key Responsibilities

  • Business Development
    • Support pitches to diverse new customers
    • Analyze decision making structures for potential customers
    • Responsible for customer segment ‘Innovation Intelligence’
    • Determine the product-market fit for new customer groups
    • Support the development of a new business unit
    • Expand our network of relevant contacts
  • Project Execution
    • Consult and discuss the information needs with customers
    • Write thorough reports in excellent English 
    • Take ownership of a complete project
    • Work closely together with industry analysts and data scientists
    • Present key findings convincingly to customers
  • Business Support & Marketing
    • Develop the marketing strategy and coordinate all public outreach
    • Support marketing team with high quality input on Chinese industry news
    • Support diverse tasks in administration, finance and office management

Key Requirements

  • Honest
  • High standards
  • Ambitious but humble
  • Eager to learn
  • Helpful to customers and colleagues
  • Project management skills
  • Convincing presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent required

What we offer

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • A team of highly motivated and talented colleagues
  • Exposure to many parts of the business: business development, marketing, finance, project management, data science, market research
  • Free healthy, varied lunches