We are hiring
Business Development Manager
Due to our continued expansion and to support our Chief Customer Officer (CCO) we are looking for a Business Development Manager for our Hamburg, Germany and US East Coast locations.
Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, ASK International Market Research GmbH (ASKi) is a market research service provider for field and data collection services. We coordinate global market research initiatives: planning, organizing, and supervising fielding with our global network of partners.
We offer full service expertise with customized study plans.
-Acquisition of new customers and independent maintenance of existing customers in close cooperation with the CCO
-Development and support of international partners
-Implementation of sales activities
-Target-based negotiations, i.e. coordination of contract and price negotiations
-Development of individual pricing and profitability calculations
-Creation of quotes and presentations
-Preparation for national/international conferences and tradeshows
-Willingness to travel
-Participation in international research conferences for client acquisition purposes
-Report to the CCO
-Successful completion of a business (specialist) degree or a comparable education with a focus on marketing, market research, psychology, sociology or related subjects
-At least 2-4 years of relevant experience in market research
-Proven in-depth sales experience and experience in customer service
-High level of focus on customer service
-Strong negotiating skills, such as being persuasive and an excellent closer
-Systematic, analytical thinking
-Organizational capacity in a structured, team environment along with the ability to work independently
-Native or near-native command of German and English. Fluency in additional languages is a plus.
-Work well under pressure and possess excellent conflict resolution skills
-Exceptional communication skills and manners
-Very good knowledge of MS Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
-Permanent residence in the United States
Additionally, you should enjoy working in a team, be flexible, resilient and bring the willingness and desire to further develop.
We offer you a challenging position of responsibility in a diverse, forward-thinking and international working environment with a good deal of leeway in a well-known, long-established market research institute.
If you are ready to think in an entrepreneurial way and are interested in working with us, then please submit your complete application with your salary requirements and earliest start date via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Market Research (ASKi) GmbH
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