New Business Development Manager - Translation & Languages Services

Job Description

Business Development Manager - Translation & Languages Services
  • Recruiter:The Language Business
  • Salary:£40,000 to £80,000
  • Contact:Jonathan Grimes

Job Description

Business Development Manager - Translation & Languages Services. Our client is a global translation and language services & solutions company, covering most industry sectors and working with many of the world’s leading companies.

LOCATION
UK wide field based (based out of company head office near to Newcastle, NE England)


SALARY & BENEFITS
Basic neg (£35,000 - £50,000 + commission (OTE c £80,000 + ) + excellent benefits

COMPANY
Our client is a global translation and language services & solutions company, covering most industry sectors and working with many of the world’s leading companies.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
In order to develop sales of their full translation and language solutions services, they wish to recruit 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.)
  • Generate, pursue and close translation and interpreting opportunities in our key sectors and with target companies
  • Develop and manage sales pipeline, revenue forecasting and reporting
  • Manage prospect pipeline and record customer interactions
  • Create, maintain and leverage client relationships
  • Use knowledge of the market and competitors to identify and develop and promote the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators
  • Develop and maintain long term relationships with clients
  • Formulate sales plan to achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual sales targets
  • Set and manage client expectations while consulting with each client for best practices

CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

  • Fluency in English is essential
  • University College degree (BA, BS)
  • Proven experience selling translation, interpreting and localisation services
  • Negotiation and deal-closing skills
  • Communication skills including delivery of presentations and pitches
  • Business analysis, planning and organisational skills
  • Experience of working to high value sales targets
  • Commercial awareness and results focus
  • Engaging and consulting with senior level management
  • Experience of using CRM tools (e.g. Salesforce) to track sales activity
  • Effective time management skills and attention to detail

Contact: Jonathan Grimes

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