Business Development Consultant - Translation / LSP sector

  • Job Reference: P912217
  • Date Posted: 21 May 2024
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £40,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: Sales, Translation
  • Language(s): Italian, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Danish, English
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan grimes
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  • Telephone: 02080537766

Job Description

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Business Development Consultant 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 either German or Danish is preferred, 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 Business Consultant
As a Business Consultant you will join their  global sales team with a remit to identify new clients and develop the business relationship which will later be managed by an Account Manager.

Your role will typically include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Generating new business in line with business and growth strategy
  • Proactively generating new leads through a variety of resources (LinkedIn, webinars, tradeshows
  • Proactive outreach to clients via phone, e-mail and LinkedIn to prospective customers
  • Conduct calls and meetings to discuss requirements in-depth
  • Upselling and cross-selling services and introducing state-of-the-art technology solutions

The successful candidate background

  • Fluency in English is essential. Fluency also in either German or Danish is preferred, but not essential
  • Previous sales / business development experience in LSP industry, ideally with exposure to the life sciences, pharma, medical devices, manufacturing, engineering or technology sector 
  • Proven track record in selling B2B services
  • Solution-oriented mindset and the ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Motivated by generating revenue, hitting personal targets, and delivering outstanding customer service


Salary, benefits and working hours
£40,000 - £50,000 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.