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Business Development Associate - German Speaking

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 362613/001_1539072520
  • Sector: Recruitment, Phaidon International
  • Date posted: 09/10/2018

Business Development Associate - German Speaking

As part of the Preferred Partnership Program, the German Speaking Business Development Associate (BDA) will be responsible for the proactive and responsive business development of our clients across Europe, as well as the oversight of some of our Key Accounts.

The German Speaking Business Development Associate will engage in the origination and business development of clients with the aim of identifying and qualifying new roles to be worked by the sales teams. They will then be tasked with driving the fill rate of these to ensure maximum conversion ratios.

The German Speaking Business Development Associate would cover both Permanent/FTE and Contract/Temp recruitment efforts.

The role will have varied responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • The engagement of clients via phone, face to face meetings, networking events and referrals

  • Agreement of compliant and profitable terms of business with new or repeat clients

  • Providing support and knowledge to consultants around commercial agreements

  • Proactive and reactive business development for all relevant Phaidon brands; converting warm leads to active customers

  • Sourcing, logging and assisting in the execution of Cross-sold jobs within the relevant sector

  • Driving and improving cross-sold job fill rates across the Teams for multiple geographies

  • Becoming and then acting as a "subject matter expert" for your relevant markets across the UK & European business

  • Conduct business trips to assist in securing new job opportunities for the sales team to complete

This position will report into the Head of the Preferred Partnership Programme for EMEA, based in London.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • Fluency in German and English

  • Previous experience in a Business Development / Account Management OR 360 Recruitment role in DACH region markets

  • Experience of being client facing, along with pitching and winning new business to senior stakeholders

  • Candidates should have the ability to work in team and sole contributor environments

The Phaidon International Story

Phaidon International is a multi-award winning recruitment agency that has won numerous awards based around our culture, growth, and revenue generation. Known as a preeminent recruitment agency across the globe, we continuously work to uphold our reputation for delivering the highest quality talent to our client companies and that begins with the talent at Phaidon International.

Coming from humble beginnings in the room of our founder, Adam Buck, in 2004, Phaidon International has expanded today to 10 offices across the globe with 500+ recruiters.

If you're interested in our German Speaking Business Development Associate (BDA) vacancy, then please apply directly.

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