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Business Development Representative (new grad), French speaking (f/m/d)

Posted 10 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago
Business Development Representative (new grad), French speaking(f/m/d)
At Contentful, we are always searching for top candidates to join our global team of Business Development Reps. We are particularly interested in individuals who would like to pursue a career in sales who can work with our French customer base on a fluent Frenchlevel.This is a speculative job description, and an immediate opening may not be available. However, we still encourage interested candidates to apply. On a proactive basis, our recruitment team will do our best to get in touch with you to discuss your profile and explain more about Contentful. We will keep your application on file should a suitable opportunity arise.This position is one of the first touch-points that our customers and potential prospects will have with the Contentful brand. This role requires an organized, and motivated individual to research and understand the marketplace as well as how Contentful can help organizations drive digital transformation and best-in-class customer experiences. As a Commercial Business Development Representative, you will gain experience interacting with customers of all levels across a variety of industries. You will work closely with assigned Regional Sales Executives and supporting teams to hunt new business.Part of this unique opportunity includes attending our Contentful training program. This program focuses on developing highly skilled professionals within our organization. This is a multi-step learning and skill development program with hands-on training. The program consists of multiple levels, which gives more responsibility and earning potential.Please note this is an onsite role; our offices are based in Central London.What to expect?Gain in-depth knowledge of customers, industry, Contentful’s solution offeringsEffectively manage campaigns and reach out to new prospectsLead generation activities including strategic research on LinkedIn, among other hunting tools and outbound prospecting, calling, emailing, and social outreachBook at least 1 sales appointment per day and input all activities in our CRMSend weekly activity reports to sales leadershipCollaborate with assigned Account Executives, handing off qualified prospectsEducate AEs on the complete qualification meeting details (SLAs)Successfully meet or exceed opportunity and pipeline targets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basisBuild relationships with decision-makers and key executives in all industries and verticalsWhat do you need to be successful?College / University Degree educated6+ months experience in Sales, Lead Generation, Marketing, SaaS experience preferredStrong team player with a self-starter attitudeMultilingual skills in English andFrenchare required to interface with both internal teams and market specific customersEnthusiastic, engaging communicator comfortable working with large groupsExcellent demonstrable written and verbal communication skillsA positive attitude with a focus on achieving measurable success.Excellent listening skills and coachabilityAbility to stay flexible and productive in a fast-changing environment with multiple prioritiesWhat’s in it for you?Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital experiencesFull-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share ownership and the success of our companyWe valueWork-Life balanceandYou Time!A generous amount of paid time off, including vacation days, education days, and volunteer daysAccess to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for information, support, discussion, and counseling for life’s challengesUse your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career.Use your physical fitness budget to get away from your desk and support your physical wellnessEnjoy a full range of virtual and in-person events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work dutiesA monthly phone/internet stipend and phone upgrade reimbursement after 2 yearsNew hire office equipment stipend. Get the gear you need to work at your bestWho are we?Contentful is the intelligent composable content platform that unlocks all of an organization’s digital content to deliver impactful customer experiences, making content a strategic business asset. The Contentful Platform, Contentful Studio, and the Contentful Ecosystem combine the flexibility of composable content with the intelligence of AI, empowering digital teams to drive business momentum through collaboration, speed, and scale. Contentful powers innovative content experiences across brands, regions, and channels for organizations around the world, including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500. Nearly 800 people from more than 70 nationscontribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, Denver and distributed around the world.Everyone is welcome here! “Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!
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