About us

Education is our mission!

 

Bookboon was founded in Denmark in 1988 under “Ventus Publishing”, specialising in textbooks for students. We made a strategic leap into the digital world in 2004 and decided to make our eBooks available to students all over the world - for free!

 

Since the launch of our business eBooks and Corporate eLibrary in 2012, we have also made it our mission to help employees take charge of their own learning and development.

 

We now work with over 500 companies worldwide and have offices in London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Munich, Vilnius and Los Angeles.

About the role

Start your career in sales today and help employees take charge of their own learning and development!

Working as a Business Development Representative, your role will be to develop new leads and business opportunities by making outbound calls and networking with Learning & Development decision makers around the world.  These roles are not just about winning us new business; it’s about building strong and trusting relationships with new customers and introducing them to the Bookboon solutions offering. You’ll also work closely with our senior sales team to develop and grow the sales pipeline by researching and analysing new business opportunities to drive our business forward.

High achievers can be promoted to Junior Sales Consultant within 6 months

About you:

  • You are not afraid to pick up the phone
  • You have gained some first experience in a call centre, customer service or sales environment
  • You have the ability to articulate the benefits of a solution and its business benefits
  • You are proactive, full of positivity,
  • self-motivated and have a winning attitude
  • You are fluent in English, fluency in another European language is a plus

Why should you join us?

Personal Development 

When it comes to your career, there is no one-fits-all solution. We will set up individual projects for you to help you move up the ranks.    

      

Attractive Commission 

We will make sure you are rewarded for your hard work. We offer a competitive basic salary and attractive commission structures.

             

Low Hierarchies 

You will work closely with our business founders, so you will get a great insight into our company structure and vision.

 

We’re nice people 

We take pride in our easy going company culture and appreciate hard work as much as a good work-life balance.

             

Innovation 

Be part of a rapidly growing business that has proven its ability to adapt to markets and to keep up with advances in technology.  

  

Sustainability 

With our focus on digital solutions, we help reduce paper waste and make education available to anyone, anywhere.

 

About our company culture:

 

What is most important to us is a positive attitude, proactivity and results. We are passionate about Bookboon’s mission and set clear objectives to achieve our goals, and celebrate when we do! More importantly, Bookboon is meritocratic organisation with low hierarchies, meaning, the high-achievers get rewarded with a range of incentives and career development opportunities.

 

What really holds us together though, is the great collaboration across our international teams and our working environment. At the London office, we are a close-knit team of 25 people and praise an easy-going, fun and informal working environment... our office includes free coffee, tea, fresh fruit and snacks and it is open plan to encourage collaboration amongst our teams because we recognise that we need each other to achieve great things.