Senior Sales Manager
Please note, direct sales experience in the languages or events industry is required for this role.
Then you are ready to read on – about an exciting journey that we invite you to join.
Interprefy is a unique, award winning, dynamic technology company operating a cloud-based platform for remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI) for conferences, meetings, press conferences and similar events.
Our concept is simple, but revolutionary: instead of being onsite, interpreters work remotely and conference participants use their smartphones as receivers. Since the interpreters need not travel and no interpreter booths must be installed on-site, cost savings compared to conventional interpreting technology are substantial, up to 50% and more.
We currently have the best RSI platform worldwide and we intend to maintain this lead. In November 2018 we set the world record with the highest number of interpreters working on a single event: 102.
With RSI, corporations, associations, NGOs and other international organisations can save millions without lowering the interpreting quality offered. However, many established industry players are conservative and averse to change. Nevertheless, Interprefy has gained a firm foothold in the market, working around the globe for well-known organisations like the UN, FIFA, Facebook and Google.
The cost reductions enable conference organisers to offer simultaneous interpreting also to smaller events such as workshops, seminars and sales meetings, which could not afford the service so far. An expansion of the existing multibillion-dollar market take place and new business opportunities are thereby created.
Your primary task will be to promote and sell Interprefy’s services in the market we assign you to, typically the region or country where you live. You will be working online and independently, but with support from your technical and marketing colleagues. You will also visit clients in your area and attend trade shows. You should feel comfortable with demonstrating technology to potential customers and to answer their questions. You will write offers, follow up and pass on orders to the Operations Department. You enjoy to plan and carry out your work on your own.
Your qualifications and talents
Extensive experience from the events or language service industry, working with multilingual corporations and NGOs, is a must. You have built up a large network you can tap into right away. You are accustomed to CRM systems and fluent in English, other languages are a plus.
You are an extrovert, sales-oriented person who likes to deal with customers and enjoy winning contracts. You are goal-oriented and don't take no for an answer while still being empathetic to customers’ needs and signals.
You will be joining a multinational and dynamic team of seven people based in Zurich, all with a different mother tongue and nationality. Flexibility, social skills and a good sense of humour are appreciated. You can work from home but will have to attend regular online team meetings. As both our services and products are cloud-based, your geographical location is not relevant.
Your remuneration will be competitive and result oriented, a part can be in shares of the company.
Please submit your CV and possible questions to Kim Ludvigsen, firstname.lastname@example.org, +41 79 400 94 24.