Business Development Manager (German Speaking)
£30,000-£40,000 + Bonus + OTE
Our client, a global educational and technology company is looking to recruit a Business Development Manager (German Speaking) into their growing team.
If you consider yourself to be an outstanding salesperson, one with drive, expertise and ambition then you will relish this role. We are looking for the Business Development Manager (German Speaking) to have some experience ideally from a learning technologies B2B software sales background.
What will I be doing?
With overall responsibility for creating a new business acquisition strategy across multiple regions, this is a very important role in helping the company deliver on its existing sales strategy. Of course, you will have the support of and collaborate with other senior colleagues across the company to help you successfully build a significant sales pipeline. This will only be achieved however through your deep understanding of customer needs across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Within the role you will have responsibility for new business customer acquisitions, lead generation, responding to inbound queries, writing tender proposals and delivering on targeted campaigns.
Ultimately reporting to a head of sales, you will regularly work with a territory account manager and a marketing manager to help you execute your strategy effectively.
Your clients will be diverse, with multifaceted requirements and will span both public and private sectors. Therefore, we need someone who is adaptable, versatile and flexible in their approach.
You will need to demonstrate at least 3 years’ experience within a customer-focused B2B and consultative sales role. Naturally, you will be required to travel, attend networking events, tenders, pitches and industry events, therefore you will need to have the flexibility to do so when required.
The ideal business developer is one who can demonstrate an ability to win both short term tactical deals and long term strategic customer wins.
You should have highly evolved communication and organizational skills that translate well into presentation skills. You must have some knowledge of Learning Management Systems or SaaS applications and you must be fluent in German language to business-level proficiency.
It would be helpful if you had experience of Moodle and Totara, Salesforce or JIRA however they are not essential.
What does success look like?
Your key metric for success will be the level of new and existing business that you successfully close against your agreed targets.
What is my reward?
You will join this fast-growing and award winning company in a very important role within their sales and marketing team. As well as a fantastic base salary for this often commission only role, you will benefit from a bonus and OTE scheme that rewards high performance.
You will join a truly rewarding and collaborative work environment. Company benefits include a New Laptop, phone, employee perk box scheme, pension and bonus scheme, café discounts, payday drinks gatherings, supported educational assistance, 35 days’ annual leave, wellbeing programmes and flexible working options amongst others.
You would be hard-pressed to find a better employee benefits package that comes as standard anywhere else.
How do I apply?
The closing date is 16th February, therefore, do not delay in getting your CV to our principal consultant Fionntán Gamble who will call you with further information and a full job description.