Account Manager - Translation

  • Job Reference: P912214
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2024
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Customer Service, Sales, Translation
  • Language(s): Italian, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Cantonese, Danish, English, Flemish, Greek
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02080537766

Job Description

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Account Manager to join a world leading Language Services Provider (LSP) organisation. They offer full translation and language solutions services to organizations from most business sectors across the globe.

Location of the job

London / Hybrid. 3 days a week office based, 2 days a week work from home

Language requirements for the job
Fluency in English is essential. Fluency also in any other 2nd language, especially German, is an advantage but not essential

Company background
Our client is an international LSP organisation, working successfully with a range of companies from most business sectors, especially life sciences, pharma, medical devices, manufacturing, engineering and the technology sector from across the globe.

Job responsibilities of the Account Manager
As an Account Manager you will join their global sales team with a remit to manage a portfolio of clients and be able to sell more of their translation and languages services to the current clients. 

Your role will typically include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Taking commercial and strategic responsibility for existing and new key client accounts
  • Handling a diverse range of clients based in different countries
  • Assisting with contract negotiations and tenders/RFIs/RFQs/RFPs as needed
  • Adding value to business relationships by getting involved in core projects
  • Attending face-to-face meetings and conference calls with clients 
  • Scheduling webinars/online demos 
  • Placing regular customer satisfaction calls and scheduling review meetings with key stakeholders
  • Supporting the onboarding of new departments and stakeholders
  • Preparing presentations for client meetings


The successful candidate background

  • Fluency in English is essential. Fluency also in any other 2nd language, especially German, is an advantage but not essential 
  • Previous account management experience from within the LSP & translation industry
  • Worked with individual revenue targets
  • Ideally experience with forecasting (weekly, monthly, annually)
  • Ideally some experience of client meetings with high-level procurement people at a client-side, preparing presentations and presenting, technical demos etc. 
  • Experience of taking part, preparing, and submitting RFQs, RFPs (tenders)
  • Experience at building and maintaining strong ongoing business relationships
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A very good eye for detail


Salary, benefits and working hours
£40,000 - £45,000 basic + commission and excellent benefits (healthcare options, company events, food and drinks in office etc). 

To apply for this exceptional opportunity, please apply now and forward your CV.