Posted on:

October 21, 2020

Business Development Director - Life Sciences

Job Description

The Business Development Director will work globally with production, marketing, operations management and senior leadership to acquire new business in the target territory.

This individual is an important team member, contributing to the overall customer experience through a customer-centric sales methodology. The ideal candidate has solid business judgment with a track record of business development, solution selling and strong overall sales management. This position offers an unparalleled opportunity to leverage one’s understanding of enterprise sales inside one of the world’s leading localization companies.


MAIN DUTIES


As a Business Development Director for Welocalize, your responsibilities will include:

Making contact with clients to develop and maintain the healthy working relationship with Welocalize.

Working with the Program Directors and Project Managers to create territory, account and opportunity plans, RFPs, SOWs, quotes and ensuring that administrative details are handled effectively and efficiently.

Working within and maintaining customer data in Salesforce, including but not limited to sales forecasts, plans, activities, opportunities, pipelines and related data.

Coordinating RFP/RFQ/RFI responses, as needed.

Ability to travel approximately 30%, including customer visits and attending industry events, as required.

Working in a global team defining the underlying value proposition and service offerings for existing clients and new client targets.

In conjunction with your manager, helping to generate a higher return on our sales and marketing efforts to produce a larger volume of target clients.

In conjunction with your manager and global team, moving opportunities along the sales process to help achieve closed sales above budget (up to and including closing).

Taking responsibility and accountability for designated clients, territories, verticals, horizontals, service offerings and projects.

Collaborating with the global team to define internal and external expectations, and aligning those to specific deliverables.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education Level
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a college or university a plus, related experience and/or training required.
  • Experience
  • Preferable experience in translation and/or the Life Sciences industry
  • Fluent in French, both written and spoken, fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Experience in business-to-business sales experience in professional services and technology solutions strongly preferred.
  • Experience in closed sales in new business of Large Accounts, within the company or externally in a like industry and position.
  • An understanding of working in a customer-centric sales methodology.
  • A track record of lead generation, key account targeting, qualifying and closing new business including new and existing accounts.
  • Key competencies
  • Can Provide Persuasive communication
  • Shows good Negotiation Skills and Situational Awareness
  • Focuses on Building a credibility-based Relationship
  • Understands the importance of SMART objectives and is Results Orientated
  • Thinks Commercially and can interact with commercial people
  • Strong Company & Industry Awareness

QUALIFICATION AND REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Fluent in French, both written and spoken, fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Five years of enterprise-level, business-to-business sales experience in professional services and technology solutions to Fortune 500 and mid-market customers.
  • A minimum of two consecutive years of total closed sales in new business of $2 million/year, within the company or externally in a like industry and position.
  • An understanding and proven track record working in a customer-centric sales methodology.
  • A track record of lead generation, key account targeting, qualifying and closing new business including new and existing accounts.
  • This role is an independent contributor and has no direct report responsibilities

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