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French and English spkg Inward Investment Business Development Manager - Ref: 6582

  • Location: London - Central London
  • Salary: £32,000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: French
  • Categories: Customer Services - IT/Telecoms - Sales/Marketing/PR


Your New Job Title:        French and English spkg Inward Investment Business Development Manager

The Skills You'll Use:      English to mother tongue standard and fluent French, experience of dealing with senior / C-level B2B contacts

Your New Salary:            £32,000 + 15% bonus + 38 holidays, Pension scheme and private medical.

Status:                        Permanent  

Location:                    Central London.     

Who You Will Be Working For:             

If you speak English to mother tongue standard and are fluent in French this is a wonderful opportunity to make the most of your senior level B2B experience working with an organisation whose aim is to attract UK and Irish companies to expand and invest in France.

What you'll be doing each day:

"          Identifying prospective target companies via networking research, press releases, industry associations, etc.;

"          Developing contact by phone and e-mail, arranging visits, attending events;

"          Promote France as the ideal location for a company's European development and also inform and advise UK and Irish companies on doing business and setting-up a business in France;

"          Manage expansion projects from identification to implementation together with the head office in Paris and partners in France;

"          Maintain internal databases and perform internal administrative duties as needed;

"          Travel in the UK and Ireland on a monthly basis and in France once a year.

The skills you need to succeed:

"          English to native level plus excellent French

"          BA/BSc preferably in a relevant subject: economics, business and/or marketing

"          Excellent communication skills; comfortable meeting with C-level executives

"          Strategic analysis

"          Very good listener

"          Project management skills and ability to multi-task

"          Ability to expand and manage a network of contacts through networking events, conferences, and one-on-one meetings ?

"          Self-starter, dynamic, comfortable working in a small team environment

"          Ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision

"          Ideally knowledge of the French business environment and culture (experience living in France would be a plus)

"          Experience in the Technology sector (large corporation or startup) will be valuable. 

Thank you for taking the time to apply to People First.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days but I’m afraid that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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