German-speaking Account Executive: leading psychology company

From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum including 6k OTE
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
HR & Training
Contract Type

We are looking for a German-speaking account executive to work with our client, a leading maker of business psychology tools used in HR, recruitment and team development. They work with large organisations across Europe and are looking for someone to join their Sales team to drive growth.

The role

Reporting directly to the Chief Commercial Officer, you will create and manage a pipeline of leads/quotes/prospects to drive business growth in targeted sectors across Europe. You will be following up on expressions of interest and leads from various sources as well as identifying new opportunities. You will be working on a mixture of reactive and proactive outbound activities. This will include identifying and working on tenders for a variety of organisations – both B2B and B2G.

You will provide sales activity reports and analysis to identify trends and targets for growth. In addition, you will capture intelligence on your clients, competitors and markets.

You will also be building and maintaining relationships with existing partners across Europe following up on marketing campaigns to drive sales in specific territories. In developing your partner and client relationships, you will exhibit a service-centred approach and follow-up.

Overseas travel, approximately every six weeks, may be required to deliver workshops/tutorials to clients and partners as well as other onboarding activities.

You will also be a point of escalation for your territories for other teams e.g. Customer Service, Marketing and Finance handling a mixture of queries.

The company is based in a stylish office in north Oxford, with around 100 people on site. They have a very structured, ‘big company’ feel and invest heavily in their staff with excellent product training and personal development. Their tools are used by a variety of big organisations from police forces to banks and you will be interacting with a wide variety of people at all levels.

The person

  • You must be confident on the phone and able to build rapport in English and German.

  • You must be target driven and keen to make a difference.

  • You must have experience of business culture in Germany and ideally of working in other European countries.

  • You must have excellent commercial awareness and a professional, organised business manner.

  • You must be confident leading presentations to clients and partners across Europe.

  • You must strong organisation and time-management skills.

  • Ideally, you will have an interest or understanding of psychology but this is not essential.

This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant multicultural company that works with some very varied and prestigious clients across Europe.

They Offer Excellent training and personal development and with 31k OTE made up of £25K basic +6K commission

This is a permanent full-time role based in north Oxford. To find out more information, send us your CV in Word format (not PDF) and we can then send you the full job description, and discuss the role and your CV.

Corinium Language Associates is working as an employment agency for this permanent role.

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