Economic Business Development Consultant – French/Italian

£25000 - £30000/annum £30,000 + bonus + benefits
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
We are currently recruiting for a unique opportunity for a successful international management consultancy that is looking for an addition to their Foreign Investment team.

The role will only suit an enthusiastic and ambitious team player with an excellent academic track record and experience within a business development/consultative sales role.

From your first day you will be an integral member of the team and work on foreign investment projects with UK based clients across all sectors within the Economic Development and foreign investment realm all over the world.

This is an ideal opportunity for a motivated and excellent communicator in all their languages which will need to be English and French to a native level, any additional languages to these such as German or Spanish are a distinct advantage!

You will need to enjoy dealing with clients on a daily basis, contacting potential clients, involvement in consultancy projects, researching and composing reports on their findings with the best communication and research skills. Our client is a specialist international consultancy with a large network of clients across Europe, this is a dynamic and challenging consultative research role in a fast-paced Economic Development and foreign investment consultancy using your French/English and additional languages you may have. This is a consultative business development role not a commissioned based hard sales role.


* Fluency in English and French, written and spoken to an impeccable level
* Any additional languages to those above such as German or Italian or Spanish will be a distinct advantage.
* Excellent academic track record with a degree in economics, foreign investment, economic development or international business well suited to a career in consultancy
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, for dealing with clients and writing reports
* Previous experience or solid knowledge or interest in foreign investment, business attraction, FDI, economic development in consultancy services research type role
* Demonstrable skills in consultancy type environment, business development, international sales & marketing, telephone based research or foreign investment projects
* Strong communication and ability to present
* Initiative and able to work independently
* High attention to detail and strong motivation and drive

To apply, please send your CV in Word format to Ricardo de Abreu, CVs in any other formats will not be accepted. 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.

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. We will consider you for all our vacancies now and in the future. Please do not reapply unless requested to do so. Language Matters is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy