Senior Business Development Executive – French or German

Our client, an expanding professional services consultancy with a global presence is looking to expand their consulting services division which supports many of the largest multinationals globally. Two senior new business development executives are required, ideally with fluency in another European language (French or German ideal). Target clients may be multinational or governmental corporations so an excellent consultative business development approach is required.

This role is supported by a telemarketing function and will focus on introducing new business from French and German speaking markets amongst others so will suit professionals with outstanding influencing, pipeline management and closing skills. The ability to engage and close senior decision makers is paramount.


  • Fluency in English is essential, with other European languages preferred – French or German
  • Proven track record in closing new business development, winning new clients, attracting new business, initiating new business
  • Previous experience as a senior business developer, consulting sales manager, consultative sales executive is required
  • Outstanding persuasion and influencing skills in English and perhaps French and German
  • Target driven with excellent negotiation skills
  • Experience within financial services, outsourcing, banking, consulting, accountancy, insurance or legal would be relevant

To apply, please send your CV in Word format to Jonathan Bichler. If you have applied for any other languagematters vacancy there is no need to re-apply, as your CV will be considered for all vacancies that match your language skills and work experience.

languagematters is a multi-discipline, multilingual recruitment agency offering a wide range of bilingual jobs in London, the South-east, nationwide and overseas. Our goal is to be the most valued, knowledgeable and indispensable recruitment partner in the language recruitment field.

We work constantly to provide equal opportunities for all, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, social background, religion, disability or sexuality.

NB: Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid work permit. Please note that we contact successful candidates within 3-4 working days. Language Matters is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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