Business Development Manager – Translation and Localization services — Energy Division

April 10, 2013

We are currently seeking a Business Development Manager for our Energy – Oil and Gas division. The Business Development Manager will be in charge of executing our business-to-business sales strategy with new corporate accounts, promoting our corporate branding and enhancing our corporate networking capabilities. This is a great opportunity for an individual with passion for business development who is interested in professional growth.



  • Create, develop and enhance b2b corporate relationships with clients, prospects and other persons of interest in the oil and gas industry
  • Meet and exceed sales targets
  • Develop effective and customized solutions to our clients’ multilingual needs
  • Actively seek new prospects via networking, tradeshows, social media and warm calling
  • Identify new corporate prospects, qualify leads, negotiate solutions and overview sales strategy
  • Develop proposals and estimates; manage pipeline and new opportunities
  • Execute and improve proprietary data collection techniques of leads and prospects
  • Continuously learn about language industry and develop professional abilities


What we look for

  • An energetic, self-motivated individual with passion for solving clients’ challenges, developing relationships and consultative sales in a professional services industry
  • Previous experience in business development; specific, proven experience selling professional services is required.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of oil and gas industry highly preferred. Existing relationships within companies in the energy / oil and gas space is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and time management skills
  • Ability to identify and understand unique requirements of corporate training environments and to design and customize linguistic solutions
  • Interest to work in an entrepreneurial, action-driven, multi-tasking environment with a desire for professional growth
  • Familiarity with technology applications including Office applications and CRM tools such as ACT or Salesforce.
  • Living in Houston metropolitan area or willing to relocate


What we offer

  • A unique entrepreneurial, flexible environment to develop professionally
  • Great opportunity for advancement due to company’s growth and vision  
  • Comprehensive training
  • Competitive compensation based on base plus commission
  • Benefits including healthcare and long-term disability


About the Company: Translation Source accelerates international business initiatives by maximizing the use of existing content through a specialized set of translation, localization and language solutions that help you generate new revenue. Our goal is to provide a global competitive advantage for our clients by delivering flawless communication solutions that also meet critical business objectives in terms of budget requirements, time-to-market considerations, cultural adaptation, technology integration and process workflow.

Application instructions

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