New Business Development Executive - European markets

  • Job Reference: P9778N
  • Date Posted: 8 June 2022
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent benefits
  • Sector: Sales
  • Language(s): Dutch, Spanish, Catalan, Czech, German, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 8503 7766

Job Description

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a New Business Development Executive to join a world leading company from the world of toys and hobbies. They have developed a fantastic toy name and brand over many years and continue to grow across the world.


Nottingham, United Kingdom. 100% office based - NO REMOTE WORKING

Fluent in one of the following languages is essential: German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, Slovak, Greek, Romanian  or Czech

Based out of fantastic offices in the centre of the city of Nottingham, our client is a world leader of toys and hobby products that are enjoyed by children and adults across the world.

In order to grow their sales markets in Europe, they wish to recruit a New Business Development Executive, fluent in either German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, Slovak, Greek, Romanian  or Czech. You will work as part of an international sales team, searching for new potential business partners (specialist toy and hobby shops and retailers)  in Europe, contacting them by telephone / email and trying to introduce them to you exciting product portfolio.

The job will typically include the following responsibilities: 

  • Find new potential business partners (shops and retailers) by conducting market research informed by expert knowledge of the region
  • Set partners up with the appropriate product range and promotions plan utilising the most up to date knowledge of the product and promotional offer
  • Set the right expectations ensuring a long term business relationship
  • Make effective initial contacts with potential business partners, introducing yourself and the company
  • Send product samples and literature including marketing material, price quotes and contracts
  • Gather information and discuss with each potential partner their business needs
  • Provide bespoke solutions that are specific to each potential business partner
  • Ensure each new partner is setup with the best possible range based on the most up to date information to maximize their potential
  • Close the sale in a timely fashion, whilst always ensuring that the needs of the partner are front and centre
  • Agree Outlets expectations and communicate to account managers as agreed
  • Always communicate what the partner should expect.



  • Fluent in one of the following languages is essential: German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, Slovak, Greek, Romanian  or Czech
  • Understanding of small retail businesses is advantage but not essential
  • Strong Sales or influencing skills is an advantage but not essential - full training given
  • Good Commercial awareness
  • Great Communication & Listening skills
  • Able to influence others to their point of view
  • A desire to be always learning
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills are required


£30,000 + commission (OTE £33,000 - £40,000) and superb benefits

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to us immediately.

Contact: Jonathan Grimes