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Business Development Manager - French Speaking

Location(s) Elstree
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 19-February-2020
Job Description

Business Development Manager - French Speaking – Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.

Established for over twenty-five years, Entel is an independent UK based Corporate International Group which has firmly established itself as a prominent leading global player in the radio communications industry. Entel operates its own design and manufacturing divisions, with distribution centres throughout the world.

Due to expansion we are actively seeking an experienced French and Spanish speaking Business Development Executive to join our growing and dynamic sales team, sourcing opportunities within a global market.

As an established Business Developer, you will have strong communication skills, both written and verbal in French and Spanish to confidently in liaise with potential customers via outbound sales calls, working with a specific subset of our product portfolio to secure new business opportunities. Through proactive networking and establishing new leads you will source potential new customers, enabling revenue growth. There will be the opportunity for occasional overseas travel, but this is not compulsory.

The Business Development Manager with be responsible for:-

  • Successfully securing new customers and maintaining relationships to enhance the growth of the business.
  • Utilising your time effectively, ensuring that you spend a minimum of 25% of your day on calls.
  • Research and understand a set product portfolio, ensuring the ability to advise customers on specific features and benefits suitable for their individual requirements; including providing sample equipment for customers to evaluate product quality.
  • Understand competitor research to support the business strategy for product pricing, providing value to the business competitiveness.
  • Maintenance of a customer database ensuring all key contacts are updated as required, ensuring potential business is thoroughly pipelined.
  • Undertake additional research to support discussions with customers and to cultivate further business opportunities.

The Business Development Manager requirements:-

  • Fluent speaking in French and Spanish.
  • Experience within Business Development, Sales or Account Management, ideally in tangible product sales.
  • Ability to demonstrable telephone sales experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience of managing new business activity within a structured and professional environment.
  • Keen to develop and enhance product knowledge through inhouse training and on your own initiative to add value within the business environment.
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills; supporting a systematic and structured approach to sales development.
  • Strong rapport building and conversational skills, as well as a persuasive personality.
  • Demonstrate a proactive and self-motivated approach to secure business revenue.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and experience using a CRM or similar customer database.
  • The ability to work to set targets and timescales to achieve and maintain both sales and business development KPI’s.

Company benefits include:-

  • Excellent competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Great training program
  • Hard-working and successful team environment
  • On-site parking
  • Company social events

If you believe you can bring the required skills to Entel's business and desire to be part of a successful and rapidly expanding organisation, then we want to hear from you!

Please note we do not accept applications from agencies. 





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