Business Development Executive
Website Gateway Translations
DC MEMBER The Dynamite Circle (the DC) is an exclusive community of more than 1,200 established entrepreneurs.
- 💡 Entry-Level 💡
- 💥Work for a DCer💥
- 🗺 Training in Saigon 🗺
- 🔑 Report to Founder 🔑
- 🚀 High Growth Potential 🚀
- ✈️ Digital Nomad Friendly ✈️
- 🇩🇪 HUGE plus if you can speak German 🇩🇪
In 2012, Markus Seebauer was on a long-term backpacking trip around the world when he started running out of money. Out of the desire to continue traveling, he began doing translations online to increase his income. This was the start of Gateway Translations.
Fast forward 6.5 years later to today: We (the Gateway team) are distributed across 40+ countries and a highly specialized Language Service Provider (LSP) for 45 languages with a laser-focus on German engineering companies (hidden champions), translation of technical documentation and high-impact website localization.
You should be a strong communicator and ideally be interested in learning about online marketing quickly / growing your existing skill set in online marketing.
- Outgoing, ideally eloquent personality
- Good listener
- Positive dealing with rejection
- German language skills are a plus
What’s the opportunity?
The world is growing together. More and more companies realize that local languages are an enable to reach people on an emotional level and effectively market to them.
Do you want to learn how to sell to large international corporations and build a marketable skill set in the US$45 billion translation & localization industry? This is an opportunity for both experienced and entry-level salespeople. All levels of experience are encouraged to apply.
You will be working directly with two people, the project manager, and Markus Seebauer. Seebauer is a part of the Dynamite Circle which is an exclusive group for successful online entrepreneurs and you will be reporting directly to him.
The rest of the diverse team is spread throughout the world. You will be able to meet Seebauer and part of the team in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for a one-month introductory and training period.
- Searching for contacts on Xing based on company lists
- Sending personalized connection requests on Xing/LinkedIn
- Identifying profitable customer segments in coordination with project management
- Scheduling cold email sequences based on existing templates and improving them
- Creating email templates for new customer segments
- Reaching out to marketing-qualified leads via social media and phone
- Expanding contacts in client companies
- Follow-ups via phone
- Nurturing leads who are not on social media by sending them relevant content
- Ordering & reviewing content based on existing content ideas and come up with the content ideas based on issues prospects have
- Quoting in coordination with project management team
- Improving marketing collateral especially for new customer segments
Why It’s Great to Work at Gateway
- Flexible working hours (especially during Asian mornings)
- We work hard but are casual in our communication
- Location-independence after an introductory period in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Mentoring by successful entrepreneur
- Access to paid training /events/conferences.
- Around 2,000 USD / month starting salary based on experience + attractive commissions