General Information

Job Title
Associate, Business Generation
Job ID
Business Development
Employment Type
Permanent Full-Time
Amsterdam, London

Description & Requirements


Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future.

Across 63 offices in 38 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition, and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster, and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise, and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development, and the environment. We earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, putting us in the top 2% of all companies. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry.


DealEdge is a deal analytics platform built for the specialized needs of the private equity industry. The product of a partnership between Bain & Company and CEPRES, DealEdge cuts through to the deal-level insights you need to power your investment program.


The DealEdge Associate, Enterprise Growth will be responsible for driving the NAM, EMEA, and APAC business development processes and lead growth with the world’s leading private equity firms. You will directly engage with high potential prospects, build relationships with investment professionals and understand their needs. You will collaborate closely with Managers and Senior Managers to deliver strong leads, support their sales processes and own documentation of sales workflows in the CRM.

Essential Functions and % of time:

Business Development 70%
Own the prospecting and lead generation processes for DealEdge sales:
  • Coordinate with Managers and Senior Managers to identify key decision makers at priority prospects
  • Develop an enterprise-wide strategy for the region that maximizes the potential of lead generation, both internally and externally
  • Book prospective sales meetings for Managers and Senior Managers
  • Maintain consistent and detailed documentation in the CRM 
  • Participate in pitch meetings as required

Cross-Functional Sales Coordination 30%
  • Work in tandem with marketing to provide detailed feedback on successful prospecting campaigns
  • Work with Marketing on GTM strategy for lead generation
  • Work with the Sales Coordinator to identify and prioritize prospects for DealEdge and other CEPRES products
  • Contribute to the development of selling collateral, in partnership with the Sales Coordinator



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • Business, economics or finance focus


  • 2+ years’ experience in sales/business development for a data or fintech business
  • Demonstrated CRM and sales workflow tool experience

  • 3 + years experience in sales/business development for a data or fintech business
  • 2+ years CRM and sales workflow tool experience
  • Experience working with private equity firms or similar financial investors

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong prospecting skills: account mapping, communications, lead generation strategy
  • General knowledge of the private equity industry
  • Strong data management capabilities
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment: a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity
  • Knowledge of the full sales cycle (from prospecting to contracting)
We are proud to be consistently recognized as one of the world's best places to work, a champion of diversity and a model of social responsibility. We are currently ranked #3 on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list, and we have maintained a spot in the top four on Glassdoor's list for the last 13 years. We believe that diversity, inclusion and collaboration is key to building extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities and potential, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally.  We are publicly recognized by external parties such as Fortune, Vault, Mogul, Working Mother, Glassdoor and the Human Rights Campaign for being a great place to work for diversity and inclusion, women, LGBTQ and parents.