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French OR German speaking Business Development Executive

Job Description

German or French


For over 20 years, our client has been an industry leader in the financial services and consultancy sector. They successfully operate in most countries across the globe and have a truly outstanding industry reputation and service.


The aim of this job is to cold call C-level business executive in the DACH or French speaking countries and to confirm a sales appointment / meeting for your senior Sales Manager.

To join their EMEA sales team, they wish to recruit a Business Development Executive. Your role will be to cold call ( between 50 - 80 calls per day) new German or French speaking sales prospects across the German or French Territory and confirm sales appointments / meetings for your senior Account Manager. Your job will include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Cold call companies (blue chip and SMEs) and make sales appointments for Business Development Managers
  • Respond to all incoming leads immediately and effectively
  • Follow up leads to ensure maximum new business generation
  • Conduct basic research into named industry segments so as to be able to make an informed call
  • Identify and remain up to date on industry trends and potential business


  • Fluency in either French OR German
  • Previous telesales, telemarketing or sales experience gained within a B2B environment
  • Have a very determined, competitive and success driven personality - this is the key!
  • Be proactive and results driven
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Be able to identify and develop new business opportunities
  • Be a team player who can also work on own initiative
  • Good influencing skills are essential
  • Be very sales and target motivated, self driven and goals oriented

On offer is a salary of £25,000 - £27,000 basic + c£10,000 commission in year 1 (uncapped) . In year 2, you can expect to progress to a more senior Account Manager job, with OTE of £60,000.

To be considered for this excellent opportunity to join an award winning, international business, please click the Apply Now button and send your CV to us



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