German speaking Business Development Manager DACH - Translation & Languages Services

  • Job Reference: 893716
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2018
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: Berlin
  • Salary: €40,000 to €80,000
  • Sector: Sales, Translation
  • Language(s): German
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
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Job Description

LOCATION: Germany (Home base + DACH Travel)

LANGUAGES: German & English

€40,000 - €50,000 base + commission (OTE c €80,000+ )

To develop sales of their full translation and language solutions services across the DACH territory, they wish to hire a Business Development Manager. Your role will include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Source and close new clients from all industry sectors (law firms, automotive, financial services, tech and pharmaceutical companies) through referrals, cold calling, networking, and other means (tradeshows etc.)
  • Build a productive pipeline and manage each phase of the sales process
  • Develop and maintain long term relationships with clients
  • Formulate sales plan to achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual sales targets
  • Generate daily outreach efforts (direct mail, digital marketing, cold calls) to prospective clients
  • Set and manage client expectations while consulting with each client for best practices
  • Manage and control pricing and contractual issues
  • DACH Travel


  • Fluency in German is essential, as well as a good level of English
  • University College degree (BA, BS)
  • Proven translation or language solutions sales experience
  • Sales life cycle experience—from lead generation through business closing
  • Proven track record in achieving sales targets
  • Superb problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management skills and attention to detail
  • Experienced in using the Microsoft Office Suite: MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Excel

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