Job offer: Business Developer

Ghent  -  Sales

Meyvaert is a pioneer and market leader in high-quality solutions for museum showcases. For decades, we have offered our customers worldwide a wide range of museum display cases, ranging from modular and custom-made display cases to the interior design of exhibition spaces.
Meyvaert is part of the Haerens Group, a strongly growing family-owned company, active in high-tech fire and security doors, international museum installations and high-tech glass under the Eribel, Meyvaert and Haerens brands. The Meyvaert team consists of more than 100 employees, with HQ in Ghent and several hubs abroad.  

In order to grow further, we are looking for a M/F/X at Meyvaert Ghent for the role of Business Developer.

This is just the thing for me

Key responsibilities

  • The Business Developer will report directly to the Managing Director and will play a pivotal role in driving Meyvaert's growth through proactive lead generation, relationship building, and collaboration with cross-functional teams. This role requires a seasoned professional with a strong technical background, particularly in project environments.
  • Develop and nurture business leads with museums, architects, designers, and cultural institutions on an international scale, exploring both existing and emerging markets.
  • Manage and coordinate strategic relationships and commercial partnerships to expand the Meyvaert network.
  • Collaborate closely with colleagues in Sales, Engineering, and Project Management to convert leads into successful bids through tenders and negotiations.
  • Contribute as a key member of the business development team, actively participating in the overall growth strategy.

Required qualifications

  • Proven experience in Sales or Business Development with a strong technical background, operating in a project environment.
  • Degree in architecture, engineering or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability in lead creation and relationship management.
  • Willingness to travel abroad (approximately 25% of your time).
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Familiar with diverse cultures.
  • Experience with museums, cultural institutions, designers, and architects in both public and private sectors,  is a nice to have.

Personal skills

  • You fully recognize yourself in our 4 core values: passionately committed, solution-driven, team, care.
  • You are self-motivated and able to take initiative and responsibility.
  • You have the ability to manage and prioritize your tasks effectively.
  • You have a natural aptitude for engaging in relationships with individuals and groups, with a passion for continuous improvement and relationship building.
  • Strong team player with excellent problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. 
  • Preferably very good knowledge of Dutch and French in order to communicate with colleagues and customers.

Our Job Offer

  • You will join a dynamic and rapidly growing company as part of a larger group.
  • Experience a positive team atmosphere that prioritizes collaboration.
  • We provide internal training focused on your optimal development.
  • Be part of a progressive HR policy that values attention for each individual.
  • We engage in various initiatives promoting well-being and fun at work.
  • We offer a competitive salary with numerous fringe benefits, according to your education and experience.
  • You will have 12 additional days off (ADV) on top of statutory vacation days.
  • Flexible working hours and possibility to work from home.


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