Commercial Manager

Location: Amsterdam
Job Type: Fulltime

Working at Planture means working in a young, ambitious and growing team, whilst contributing to a more sustainable world by working with new ingredients for foods of the future.

About Planture

It all began in 2016 in Amsterdam. Two entrepreneurs had the same dream: to change the world of food for the better. They decided to make it happen – and create a unique collaborative concept that transparently helps factories develop outlets for their ingredients.

With advanced plans of crossing the ocean in order to unroll the same successful Planture concept into U.S. territories, no day is the same when working at Planture. Join now to be part of this dynamic work environment and to support our mission to create a positive impact for the world and next generations by providing healthy food and feed ingredients, supporting the protein transition, and reducing the ecological footprint.

About the role

As a Commercial Manager at Planture, you will be given the opportunity to do business worldwide at the Office HQ near the Amstel River in Amsterdam. You will be in charge of making deals with suppliers and customers in the market. Your responsibility-package is therefore varied and truly what you make of it. Do you have an interest in plant-based ingredients, different cultures and doing business in every corner of the world?


Main responsibilities

  • Making deals in the world of physical ingredients
  • Working with various cultures
  • Arranging transport together with the Logistics Manager
  • Creating your own customer base and P&L
  • Travel around the world to expand the network
  • Think in possibilities and a Can-Do mentality
  • Thrive 40 hours a week
  • Many more!


  • Outgoing, open, adventurous
  • Bachelor and or Master education
  • Previous experience with trade, commercial activities, distribution
  • Self-steering, responsible individual
  • Fluent in English and preferably also Dutch, any other language also beneficial
  • Hands-on and proactive
  • Enjoy dynamic work environments
  • Attention to detail and not afraid to speak your mind
  • You are commercially driven

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive salary Contributing to a more ecologically-responsible world
  • 25 days vacation on full-time basis
  • Dynamic, young and informal culture & team
  • Apple laptop and phone
  • Amazing location in Amsterdam
  • Freedom to develop the role into what you would like to take on
  • Friday afternoon drinks, sports activities with the team and more fun


Does this sound like you? We would love to hear from you! Please contact Robin Geelhoed if you have any questions about the vacancy or if you’d like to jump straight into applying. In the latter case, please include your CV and don’t forget your cover letter in which you introduce yourself and the potential fit with this vacancy. Looking forward to receiving your application!

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