Sales & Business Development [Internship]

Hey there! 👋

Thanks for your interest in our job opening. We hope this gives you a good impression of what it’s like to work at Deeploy, who we are and what we value. If we spike your interest, don’t hesitate to contact us, we love to have a conversation, no strings attached!

What? [You'll be doing] 👀

As a Sales & Business Development Intern, you'll work within our Business Development team of 5. In this role, there is plenty of room for your ideas. Our team is growing fast and we'll support your growth ambitions as much as possible. We're flexible, and as long as you're proactive and take responsibility for your own work, we'll be a great match! 

  • Actively research and source (potential) clients to boost revenue.

  • Prepare, participate and represent Deeploy in sales meetings.

  • Conduct and support market-, competitor- and user research in the MLOps and XAI field to support crucial management decisions.

  • Contribute to the development, improvement, and automation of business processes and tooling suite (incl. CRM management, analytics, lead generation, …).

  • Work closely with cross-department stakeholders (e.g., Marketing, Sales and Product) and our founding team to improve our product and drive further growth.

  • Participate and support (online) events and workshops that drive new business.


Within 1 month you'll:

  • Understand how Deeploy works, get integrated within the team and hit the ground running when it comes to your role

  • Support continuous market-, competitor- and user research to gain valuable insights and better understand MLOps and XAI

Within 3 months you'll:

  • Research and source potential clients 

  • Gain in-depth knowledge about MLOps/XAI and the challenges that Deeploy could solve

Within 6 months you'll:

  • Identify new tools / methods / sales processes that work best

  • Help us go to market much quicker - our velocity has increased significantly

Minimum Qualifications:🚶‍♀️

  • You are currently pursuing or already completed a Bachelor or Master study in a business-related field.

  • Ideally, you have first experience in sales-related functions (e.g., business development, sales, marketing, or corporate strategy).

  • Experience in B2B and/or financial services are a plus, but not a must.

  • You are tech-driven and eager to dive into AI and Machine Learning.

  • You strive to take ownership of tasks and projects and successfully complete them in high quality.

  • You are fluent in Dutch and English in written and spoken form.

  • You are a fast learner and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • You are available for at least 5-6 months.


What to expect from us: ⚡️

We look for people that want to enjoy the ride of a start-up and benefit from the freedom in the role:

  • Become part of a fast-growing scale-up taking on one of the biggest challenges in AI and ML

  • Enjoy a high degree of autonomy in an environment that values flat hierarchy and open communication

  • Play a crucial role in a highly motivated team working in a fast-paced, highly innovative environment 

  • Work directly with the founding team at the very early-stages

  • Develop in-depth knowledge in one of the promising future technologies

  • Join a diverse and international team of talented, smart, and kind people

  • Celebrate the small and big milestones with us, participate in regular team events and enjoy our new office in the heart of Utrecht



  • Our ambition: Be the go-to technical foundation for trustworthy and responsible AI and enjoy the ride getting there.

  • When the job suits you: We focus on team fit and sales potential.


Why Deeploy? 🤔

Deeploy is a start-up with ambition. We try to solve one of the biggest challenges in AI nowadays: making AI/ML truly responsible.

At Deeploy we like technical challenges. The beautiful thing is that we are in unexplored territory. So we have to be creative, invest in research and work with our end-users. 

You don’t have to do this on your own. We like to work in dedicated and multidisciplinary teams where all team members can have their own specialties. We always strive for quality and perfection, at Deeploy this is a continuous learning process that happens during development. With progressive insights, we adjust goals and approaches when necessary making ourselves and the product better. This all makes no sense when nobody knows that we are doing all this awesome work. So knowledge sharing is an important part of what we do. Most important of all, we love to be part of a team. Sounds a bit cliche, but o so true. As a team we are stronger than individuals, we learn from each other, both on a professional and personal level. 

Above all, working should be fun!


Have we spiked your interest? 🌎

Let’s have a talk! In the first meeting you talk directly with one of the recruitment team, so ask everything you want to know. If you want to reach out to us before applying with any questions, drop us an email at 

How we proceed after the first talk: 📞

Because we think finding and hiring team members is one of the most important things we need to do right as a company, we designed a simple process so you know exactly how we proceed. We like to be quick, and typically complete our interview process within 2 weeks.

  1. Step 1: Apply for the job and give us a good impression of yourself. Next to a LinkedIn/CV, we are even more interested in personal projects that you are proud of.

  2. Step 2: You’ll have a 30-minute introduction call to one of the recruitment team, typically this will let you know about all the great stuff we’re working on, prepare you for the rounds, and answer any questions you may have. Furthermore, we’ll find out a bit more about you on this call.

  3. Step 3: We schedule a meeting with one of our founders. This is an informal meeting where we are mainly interested in who you are, what you value, and where you are proud of. We may highlight some interesting things we read in your application but we certainly are not going to discuss your CV step-by-step.

  4. Step 4: We invite you for another meeting, preferably with 2 team members with who you are likely to work together with in your job. This time we give you a nice Business Development challenge. Depending on the situation we ask you to prepare the challenge before the meeting. Or even better, we invite you to solve the challenge in our office so you can get a grasp of the Deeploy atmosphere as well. We value your time, so we timebox the challenge to a maximum of 3 hours. Remember, experience is a nice bonus, but we mainly look at your engineering potential and team fit.

  5. Step 5: We make an offer and welcome you aboard! 🎉

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