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Business Developer 

Your main responsibility will be to identify new sales leads, to pitch our services and to create long-term relationships with your potential customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders. You will liaise between prospects/customers and cross-functional internal teams to ensure the successful growth of our business. This position is based in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and will involve travelling.

Languages shape the way we think. They are the foundations of our identity and the buds of our burgeoning cultures. They allow us to reach out to others and build bridges between us. Every day, we strive to create a better language learning experience for all. We work to offer pioneering methods and proven solutions.

Altissia, a leading global player in distance language learning, is looking for a passionate Business Developer who will build partnerships with new customers and ensure the long-term success of our business strategy.

Your main responsibility will be to identify new sales leads, to pitch our services and to create long-term relationships with your potential customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders. You will liaise between prospects/customers and cross-functional internal teams to ensure the successful growth of our business. This position is based in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and will involve travelling.

Your Mission

  • Identify new sales leads (B2Business, B2Education and B2Institution), contact them via email or phone and schedule presentation meetings;
  • Pitch Altissia’s services and adapt to customer’s business and expectations;
  • Draft, share and follow-up on commercial proposals;
  • Collaborate with internal teams to achieve growth objectives;
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships;
  • Operate as the lead point of contact for all matters specific to your customers;
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key customer stakeholders;
  • Clearly communicate the progress of monthly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Forecast and track key account metrics;
  • Answer requirements for tenders and training plans for companies, education institutions and SMEs.

 

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Engineering or equivalent;
  • 2 years of sales experience as a hunter, business developer or equivalent;
  • Proven ability to close deals while paying strict attention to detail;
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch or Spanish or Polish (French is a plus);
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization;
  • Ambitious and confident;
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Willingness to travel to neighboring countries;
  • Advanced Office tools skills as well as very good knowledge and interest in IT in general.

 

Interested in joining our team? Send us your Resume/CV and cover letter to jobs@altissia.com

 

ABOUT ALTISSIA

Altissia is a company that specialises in the creation, implementation and success of customised and contextualised language projects for the educational, professional and institutional domains.

Its headquarters is based on the university campus of Louvain-La-Neuve (Belgium), and its institutional shareholder is the CLL (Language Centre of the Université Catholique de Louvain).  Altissia’s activities and structural presence extend across the world: Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Morocco, Indonesia, Singapore, Peru, Brazil and Canada.

Altissia’s mission is to offer academic, effective and fun language learning to the widest possible audience.

We want to provide learning that is linked to the ideas of mobility, immersion, contextualisation and personalisation, and is associated with the keywords Innovation, Research and Development (IRD).

Above all, we respect socio-cultural differences and reflect a humanistic approach to education.