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French speaking Business Development Representative
Leicestershire Up to £50,000 OTE
Status Date Added Reference

Filled 09/03/2020 123FG
Company Profile:

Our client is a well-established UK based manufacturing company with international operations

Responsibilities:

French speaking Business Development Representative
Business Development, Export Sales, Account Management, Sales Administration, Strategic Sales, Sales, International, Distributor Network, Commercial, Account Manager, Customer Support, B2B,  Sales Executive, Negotiation, Lead Generation, Client Relationship Management, Sales Representative, Sales Strategy, Manufacturing, Fluent in French, Fluent in German, Fluent in English
Salary: up to £50,000 OTE (up to £40k basic) + company car + excellent benefits
Location: Leicestershire
Ref: 123FG

Main duties
To identify, target and convert prospects into customers, especially in France and Germany
To grow sales reporting to the Commercial Director

The Role
- To generate sales and ensure annual growth
- To identify and open new business opportunities
- To develop existing distribution partners and customers
- To establish local sales strategy in the territory with the Senior Key Account Manager
- To maintain a high awareness of the market, the industry and the competitors
- To work closely with the marketing team
- To maintain a high level of customer service, resolve issues and ensure interface with other
   internal departments
- To maintain regular contact with customers, ensuring excellent knowledge of your territory
- To achieve set targets in the territory
- To provide accurate reports and update on the CRM system
- To travel extensively in France and Germany

Candidate's Profile:

- Fluent in French (to mother tongue standard)
- Fluent in English (written & spoken) to high standard is essential
- Fluent in German (written & spoken) would be an advantage
- Previous export sales experience through distributor networks
- Business acumen with proven ability to develop a territory
- Excellent negotiation, communication and organisational skills
- Strong analytical skills and strategic awareness
- Proactive, confident and dynamic personality
- Computer literate and numerate

Salary:

Up to £50,000 OTE (up to £40k basic) + company car + excellent benefits
Private health insurance + pension contributions + life insurance + childcare voucher