Business Development Manager, Southern Europe (Spanish required)
busuu
London
14d ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our growing team. The role is based in London with flexibility to travel for meetings and events.

Fluency in a second European language is required (Italian, Spanish, or French)

busuu has been successfully providing language learning solutions to consumers worldwide. We are growing our corporate client base for busuu for Business which allows companies to offer our award-

winning language courses to their employees and to track their progress on an interactive dashboard. busuu has a strong offering for retail and hospitality sectors with companies such as Inditex, adidas and Palladium Hotel Group among our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Grow corporate sales in Europe for busuu to achieve business targets
  • Build and manage a healthy pipeline and healthy relationships with prospects in target verticals
  • Actively spot sales opportunities and act on quick wins
  • Negotiate with key stakeholders to create win-win solutions for prospects and busuu
  • Identify emerging trends in the local corporate language market and build good awareness of the competitive environment
  • Build strong insights on the needs of target customers and work with product team to adapt busuu value offering
  • Represent the firm in local trade fairs, conferences and events
  • Skills / experience

  • Fluency in a second European language is required (Spanish required and French is a plus)
  • 3+ years of experience in sales to corporates with over €100k+ deals
  • Solid experience in (and selling to) retail or hospitality industries, with ability to drive a solution sale conversation
  • Professional experience in SaaS sales to corporates (especially to L&D and HR departments)
  • Strong powerpoint skills and excellent presentation delivery and experience with Pipedrive
  • High energy personality and strong relationship management skills
  • Go-getter with a work hard play hard attitude
  • Benefits

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Gym membership
  • Free breakfast and snacks
  • Free dinner if you need to stay late
  • Regular company trips (our last was to Crete) and evenings out in London
  • Smart and international team to work with
  • busuu Overview

    busuu is the world’s largest community for language learning, providing courses in 12 languages to more than 80 million learners worldwide.

    Our award-winning desktop and mobile language courses combine artificial intelligence-powered learning with instant feedback from native speakers around the world.

    With busuu, every user is both a student of a foreign language and a tutor of their mother tongue.

    We are a fast-paced, ambitious and experienced international team who come from a variety of backgrounds but who share a passion for tech start-

    ups and education and are fun to work with. If you are looking for a challenging experience while making an impact on millions of people around the world, then busuu is the right place for you.

    Not ticking every box or think you’ve got that unique set of skills we haven’t realised we need? Get in touch anyway; we’re always looking to add great people at every level.

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