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French speaking Business Development Executive

  • Telecommunication, Call Centre, Customer Service Jobs
  • Sales (inc. pre-sales and lead-generation)

Description


COMPANY BACKGROUND 

Based in Cambridge, our client is a world leading data and software technology, working with some of the world's leading companies. 


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
In order to develop new business sales opportunities in Europe, they wish to recruit a French speaking Business Development Executive. Your role as French speaking Business Development Executive will include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Engaging with new prospective customers across your region, identifying all potential business opportunities.
  • Identifying key decision makers whilst developing and qualifying new business opportunities within the targeted markets through cold calling, event recruitment and high-level prospecting.
  • Articulating the value proposition and helping the customer understand how it will improve their business’s information security.
  • Earning trust and developing relationships with senior executives by displaying knowledge, professionalism and relevance to business issues.
  • Meeting set targets and working closely with Marketing and Sales by methodically working on and following up on a variety of sales campaigns.
  • Maintaining quality relationships with your manager and external customer-facing Account Executives to support new business growth.
  • Consistently achieving quarterly and annual KPIs.
  • Booking direct one-to-one meetings at customers' sites and at trade shows.
  • Writing succinct emails to highlight the capabilities of our offering.

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION

  • Fluency in either French is essential
  • Be a university graduate (at least a 2:1 level and from one of the world’s top 400 universities) 
  • Previous commercial business experiences - previous sales experiences in an advantage but not essential.
  • Be very motivated to work in sales
  • Goal and target motivated
  • Competency with professional written communication 

Hard Skills

  • Multi-line phone proficiency

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Problem-solver
  • Listening
  • Driven
  • Attention to detail