French speaking Business Development

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + perks
  • Job Start Date: ASAP

Title French Business Development Executive (Graduate Trainee or Internship)
Sector : Consultative Sales ( web & app development agency)
Location : Paris and /or London
Salary : £35,000-£45,000 depending on experience + benefits

Exciting and unusual opportunity to join one of the fastest growing digital web agencies specialising in developing apps for corporate clients. The company employs around 200 staff and is entrepreneurial in outlook. They are NOT looking for "standard" business developers, but for top tier University graduates who are utterly passionate about promoting this organisations brand new ways of doing business. This is an "agency" environment that invent apps and webs that offer creative business solutions to a range of problems and to a range of clients. It allows their tech and sales teams to be totally innovative. Only the best candidates need apply and the entry criteria are stringent. But in exchange, you will have a career path within Sales & Marketing that is outstanding, with unlimited long term earnings capacity and, importantly, you will learn about how to build a viable business of your own, in the future.
There is NO cold-calling in this role


*React to inbound client enquiries
*Translate the enquiry into a relationship. This is a consultative sales role.
*Direct contact with clients both over the phone, email and also face to face
*Work alongside the developers to help them interpret what the client wants
*Constantly check-back with the client that they are happy with the progress of the project
*Develop strong bonds of trust and client care
*Assist the developers in creating something outstanding on a project-by-project basis and on a client-by-client basis
*Work in depth with a small number of key relationships that you will develop over a very long period of time
*Manage the process, the clients expectations and become part of their off-site marketing team
*Ask for referrals and grow your contacts list without having to cold call
*Stay plugged into emerging technologies and industry trends
*Liaise with visual designers to make sure that the new app or site does what it should do.
*Speak the language of the client


*Graduated from a top UK Uni (Oxford /Cambridge /Imperial/Bath/Bristol/ Edinburgh/Southampton/ Manchester/ St Andrews/ UCL/ Warwick/Durham/Birmingham
*Or a top French Uni (graduated from the top 5 grande école)
*Perfectly Fluent French and English
*Previous entrepreneurial experience (6 months+). This clients views applicants who have had their own business start-ups very favourably

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Job Information

  • Job Ref: 4841_1484156524
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + perks
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Category: IT, Internet
  • Job Start Date: ASAP
  • Posted: 11/01/2017