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Spanish speaking Sales Director in Milton Keynes


The purpose of this role is to drive our client's Overseas business to deliver sustained revenue growth by having end-to-end responsibility from strategy to team leadership and execution. In addition, you will need to help Overseas collaborate effectively with the rest of the business.
Our client is a overseas online property portal and makes the process of buying a house abroad easier by connecting home buyers (mostly in the UK) with properties in Europe & the US). This role will allow you to showcase your Spanish/Italian/French/Portugese and other language skills both with the team and customers.

Your priorities will be to

*Provide commercial leadership by hitting or exceeding revenue targets through the sales & account management team. Primarily this will be by acquiring new customers, optimising pricing, increasing spend and retaining existing customers. In addition, you will grow revenue through identifying and building relationships with the right partners.
*Create, coach, train & lead a ~20-person multi-functional team comprised of sales managers, account managers, support & operations specialists (all based in Milton Keynes). Starting by determining the optimal team structure and hiring as necessary to complete the team. Inspire your team by communicating a clear vision of what is expected, role modelling the required behaviours and creating the right environment for your team to deliver against the objectives.

We're looking for someone who
*Can own & develop the strategy & business plan for the multi-million-pound revenue Overseas business. Successfully increased revenue and market share in a sales environment by setting objectives and measuring performance.
*Can speak Spanish and ideally more languages to communicate highly effectively, both written & oral.
*Is passionate about understanding customers and will be able to champion the needs of the Overseas customers (agents, developers) and consumer buyers as part of decision making. Experience in a business where technology is a vital part of the customer experience would be a real asset.
*Develops priorities for various aspects of the Overseas business including but not limited to the user experience (apps & website), marketing campaigns, events, product & pricing. Then can influence and gain support from the rest of the team to make them happen e.g. features from product & technology, tools from internal systems, etc.
*Demonstrates operational management and improvement in a telesales environment, including the right use of tools for example CRM, billing & sales management solutions. Day-to-day managing the workload across the team.
*Takes the initiative and able to think independently, identify quickly when off target, act to course correct and to share success where achieved amongst colleagues.

Ultimately, our client cares much more about the person you are, how you think and approach things, than a list of qualifications and buzzwords on a CV. Even if you can't say 'yes' to all the above, but are smart, self-motivated and passionate about leading a team and business then please get in touch with Haris B. Bates of Euro London Appointments ( 44 20 7029 3799).
Thank you for applying to Euro London Appointments, the UK's largest independent language consultancy. We aim to respond as promptly as possible to your application, however, due to the high level of CVs we receive, we are only able to respond to applicants whose profile matches our Clients requirements. To enquire about other vacancies please visit our website at



Haris Bajric Bates

Team:  Sales & Marketing
I specialise in:  Senior Sales and Marketing Appointments
Languages:  (Swiss-) German, Bosnian/Croatian
I started working at Euro London in:  2018

Growing up in a Bosnian family in the Austrian Alps, switching from one language to another came quite naturally to me very early on and made learning new languages rather easy for me.  English quickly became my favourite foreign language which later led me to the US where I lived and worked for 5 years. There I got my first taste of Recruitment and made a career of it after my return to Austria. I moved to London in 2016 in order to join my wife, a native Londoner. Altogether, I’ve got 11 years of Recruitment experience under my belt and lots more in Sales and Marketing.

When I’m not at work, I love spending time in nature, skiing is one of my favourite hobbies, I also love Delta Blues and a cold beer…

If I were a famous person, I would be: Duane Allman, the greatest Blues Slide Guitar player of all times. Why? For standing on stage and “ripping” it up!

Fun fact:  One day, doing sales calls in the countryside outside of Chicago, I got lost and was chased off a property by an Amish man with a shotgun in one hand and the leash of a barking Doberman in the other…


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