Floor Martens

Basic

Angestellt, Business Development & Partnerships Manager, Qrious

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

About me

Creative, forward-thinking and impact-driven business consultant with 10+ years of international experience at startups, universities, corporations and governments

Skills

Business Connecting
Networking
Business Consulting
Community Building
Online Marketing
Social Media Marketing
Communication
Community Management
International Business Consulting
Organizational Development
Changemanagement
Veränderungskommunikation
Personalentwicklung
Theory U
Leadership Development
Event management
Event marketing
Training & Coaching
Business Development
Research
Strategic alliance
Strategic Partners

Timeline

Professional experience for Floor Martens

  • Current 7 months, since Nov 2021

    Business Development & Partnerships Manager

    Qrious

    • Finding leads and converting potential clients • Research like customer journey, buyer persona, competitive and media landscape • Representing the company at exhibitions and in webinars • Managing contracts with external partners

  • Current 7 years, since Jun 2015

    Business Consultancy Owner

    Floorish

    Projects among others: • Delivered European landscape research for a platform for elderly - Peggi • Reached 100.000 potential European leadership training participants - Ten Directions • Conducted 30 interviews and comprehensive user test - Part-up • Delivered innovative education policy and strategy - University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

  • 5 months, Jun 2021 - Oct 2021

    Business Development Consultant

    Cevinio

    • Researched the UK market • Created buyer persona, competitive and media landscape • Represented the company at exhibitions and in webinars • Managed contracts with external partners

  • 1 year and 3 months, Aug 2020 - Oct 2021

    Benelux Sales & Marketing Coordinator

    MCS Rental Software

    • Researched customer journey, buyer persona, competitive and media landscape • Created PR material like blogs/videos/newsletters in magazines, on websites and social media • Represented the company at exhibitions and in webinars • Managed contracts with external partners • Found leads and converted potential clients

  • 4 months, Jan 2020 - Apr 2020

    Principal Consultant

    Urban Foresight

    • Researched the use of assistive technology for social care

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jun 2018 - Sep 2019

    Co-founder & Chief Business Development Officer

    Founder8

    • Converted 500 tech startup founders from 50 countries to platform members • Researched the challenges and needs of 100 startup and scaleup CEO’s

  • 1 year and 10 months, Sep 2016 - Jun 2018

    Co-founder

    Unleash Leadership

    • Converted 40 leadership coaches and consultants from 15 countries to platform members • Managed strategic partnerships leading to a bigger outreach of our platform

  • 9 months, May 2016 - Jan 2017

    Communications Coordinator

    Consciousness Network

    • Organised live-streamed events at 4 different locations in Germany for 1000 people • Accelerated our outreach through the use of social media and Google AdWords

  • 1 year, Aug 2013 - Jul 2014

    Change Consultant

    Van Vieren

    • Advised a municipality on how to move from an internal to an external organisational focus • Built a community and raised funds for a social enterprise

  • 1 year and 8 months, Jan 2012 - Aug 2013

    New Ways of Working Project Leader

    Ministry of Internal Affairs

    • Advised government departments on digital transformation • Executed an event for 500 government officers • Researched the effects of digitalisation on collaboration and social cohesion • Initiated a government-wide web2.0 pool leading to 100 internal trainers

  • 4 years and 4 months, Oct 2007 - Jan 2012

    Project Manager

    Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

    • Established policy on the social innovation initiative • Advised applicants of European Social Fund projects • Organised events for 300 potential subsidy applicants • Trained 100 government officers in effective use of social media

  • 7 months, Sep 2010 - Mar 2011

    Social Innovation Trainee

    Netherlands Centre for Social Innovation

    • Researched governmental innovation and the future of work • Blogged about social innovation

  • 10 months, Jan 2007 - Oct 2007

    Communications Advisor

    University of applied sciences Utrecht

    • Implemented a communication strategy for students and staff • Organised information sessions for students and staff

  • 5 months, Sep 2006 - Jan 2007

    Event Organiser

    Maatschap voor Communicatie

    • Organised the Municipality Days for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment in 2006 and 2007

  • 5 months, Feb 2005 - Jun 2005

    Legal Advisor

    Contact point discrimination Amsterdam

    • Handled legal complaints • Created educational material about discrimination legislation

Educational background for Floor Martens

  • 5 years and 1 month, Sep 2000 - Sep 2005

    Law

    University of Utrecht

Languages

  • Dutch

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Intermediate

  • Spanish

    Basic

  • French

    Basic

Wants

Community Building projects
Change Management projects
Leadership skills projects

Interests

Travel
Sports
Social Innovation

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