Business Developer | Providence

ABOUT MMID

MMID is an international, fast-growing product development agency and has been pioneering with its integrated product development approach for 28 years. We are one of the leading agencies in Europe and support our clients in the development of responsible, valuable, excellently functioning products that are extremely user-friendly. In our offices in the Netherlands, Germany and the United States, over 60 tremendously talented specialists integrate Innovation strategy with functionality, design, producibility, electronics and graphics into our highly structured development process. We believe that Flourishing people are the basis for developing excellent products. At MMID we achieve value together: we´re all about organized and open cooperation, within our multidisciplinary teams and offices, as well as with our partners and clients. By working closely together and crossing the boundaries of different disciplines and markets, people can share their knowledge and inspire each other constantly. That´s why our motto is togetthere.

 

We have now expanded our services overseas and started successfully working with several American companies. This fueled our ambition so we have opened our office in Providence in the United States of America, in the Greater Boston area. The challenge for us as a European company is to expand our network and start more cooperation’s. To help us to achieve this goal, we are looking for an experienced, highly-motivated person, that knows the region well and has the ambition and skills in developing new business and has preferably a background in industrial product development. We are certain that the winning combination of the Dutch entrepreneurial spirit, guts, decisiveness and openness, and the German sense of quality, structure and reliability, as well as our many years of experience, will be very valuable for American companies that develop for the European market. Nevertheless, we know we need local expertise to help us implement it.

 

MMID is proud to be a company with a balanced diversity in gender and cultural backgrounds. We think it is essential to be open-minded, to connect with others, learn from and inspire each other, both professionally and on a personal level. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability

 

Do you think you have what it takes to help us set up our business here? This is a key and critical role for our company growth with high responsibility and flexibility. In our steered bottom-up organization you will play a big part in our long-term plans.

We are a great match if:

  • You have at least 5-7 years of experience in the field of industrial product development, both for the consumer market, as well as business to business. Project manager skills are a plus
  • You are professional, independent, resourceful and responsible, and have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You are open-minded, outgoing, communicative, a good listener and a team player
  • Professional networking gives you energy and comes easily to you
  • You know how to convince and empower others with your positive and passionate attitude
  • You see the importance of personal growth, as well as sharing your knowledge
  • You are an American native speaker with deep knowledge of the American product development market.

What you'll do:

  • You will assist us in the growth of our office in Providence
  • You will have regular contact with R&D departments of (possible) clients and visit them regularly
  • You will build a network and aim to develop long-lasting working relationships with interesting companies and institutions
  • You will work mostly independently and will report to and communicate directly with management
  • You will assist us in developing, executing and evaluating strategies and activities detailed in marketing plans
  • You will interact with a wide range of positions at various levels and functions both within and outside our organization
  • You will use your creativity to exploit opportunities
  • You will support sales activities and fairs
  • You will generate leads by visiting fairs and events

What we offer?

  • Competitive wages and favorable European employment benefits
  • An allowance for healthcare costs
  • An excellent scope for personal development and the opportunity to take on more responsibility
  • Guidance and education, partly in Europe
  • Flexibility in your work
  • An international team of inspiring, creative, young colleagues
Apply

If you are up for this challenge and think you could be an asset to our international team, please send your resume, motivation and portfolio (if applicable) to Diana Sanches:  before October 19th, so we can set up an initial exploratory call.

If you have any questions about our company or the job, please don´t hesitate to contact us.

 

MMID Product Development, Inc.

65 Eddy Street, RI 02903

Providence, USA

 

Tel : +1.401.270.1341

Email : look@mmid.us