Business Development Manager

LingPerfect Translations New York, NY

About the Job

Are you are looking to join a bright, small team where all of your ideas matter and where your personal growth is off the charts? Are you comfortable selling and marketing language translation services that serve clients all over world? Are you tired of bureaucracy and outdated technology? Sounds like you? Then keep reading…LingPerfect is a young and exciting language services start-up based in downtown Manhattan. LingPerfect provides professional services of specialized translation, linguistic consulting and advising, offering a full array of language and business support services, such as translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website localization, subtitling, voiceover, desktop publishing, multicultural marketing, training and learning.Business Development Manager primary purpose is to bring in new sales to the organization and coordinate current sales efforts.

Major responsibilities:

  • Make contact with new and existing clients to develop and maintain the healthy working relationship Fortune 500 companies and NGOs
  • Create effective approaches to closing new business
  • Identify, qualify, develop, and close sales opportunities
  • Respond to RFP’s, quote requests and inquiries in a timely manner
  • Help generate a higher return on sales and marketing efforts
  • Participate in trade shows and conferences
  • Utilize a CRM system effectively to develop a database for contacts and activities to drive results
  • Work with Project Managers and follow up with clients to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Excellent English communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Between 2-4 years of sales experience within sales
  • Proven track record in achieving sales targets
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills - Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the translation industry

    Desirable Skills:
  • Experience within the Translation, Localization and Interpreting Industry preferred
  • Solid proven experience in a vertical industry e.g. Medical, Engineering, Finance, etc.