US Localization/Translation Business Development Director

Acolad is an international leader in language and content solutions, services, and technologies. Represented by the brands Acolad, TextMaster and Ubiqus, the group is present in 25 countries and has a network of over 2,500 internal experts worldwide and +20,000 external linguists.

At Acolad, every position is key to our global growth: we know that we will only succeed if our people succeed.

Joining Acolad means a unique opportunity for professional development through a collaborative global environment that promotes talent and creativity. We are continuously looking for new talent (like you!) to support our mission to drive growth and innovation across some of the world’s leading brand.

We have a current opening for a Business Development Director within our US team.

This is a senior strategic enterprisal sales position.

Your positive attitude and consultative approach are key to establishing, managing, and maintaining excellent relationships with your assigned customers, leading to high customer satisfaction, increased revenue, better margins, and long-term growth.

❓ Are you a Hunter?
❓ Do you enjoy driving new business and sales?

❓ Do you have experience selling in the Localization/Translation Industry?

If you said YES to the above questions we are looking for you!!!


📌Develop and execute strategic plan to achieve sales targets and expand our customer base.

📌Partner with prospects and customers to understand their business needs and objectives.

📌Effectively communicate the value proposition through proposals and presentations.

📌Understand category-specific landscapes and trends.

📌Report and act on forces that shift tactical budgets and strategic direction of accounts and prospective accounts.

📌Own and hit/exceed annual assigned sales targets for new business growth.

📌Build and maintain pipeline to 3 x annual target and keep CRM and associated tools up to date.


BA/BS degree or equivalent. 3-5 years of experience as a localization sales executive, sales manager or sales and marketing director within the Language Services industry.
Ability to communicate, present and influence all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level.
Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close.
Proven ability to position products against competitors.
Demonstrable experience as head of sales, developing client-focused, differentiated, and achievable solutions.
Excellent listening, negotiation, and presentation skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Customer centric selling an advantage.
Experience in creating and selling solutions (i.e. Digital Marketing Solutions, Global Content Management, and Technical Connector Solutions).
Advanced knowledge of all aspects of the localization process, including extensive knowledge of translation and workflow tools.
Ability to travel up to 50%.


Acolad offers a comprehensive benefits package. New employees are eligible to receive benefits on the first day of the month after their start date. Highlights of the program include:

✨Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account options.

✨Many other voluntary options to choose from: Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Buy-Up Short-Term Disability, Identity Theft, Legal Insurance and Critical Illness Insurance.

✨401(k) plan with 50% match on 12% employee contribution – providing an employer contribution of up to 6%.

In addition to the benefits package, Acolad also offers the following time off:

✨Starting with 15 days of paid time off annually, with ability to move to 28 days within five years of tenure.

✨Nine paid holidays per year.

Salary base range for this position is between $110K to $120K, dependent upon experience and physical location. This position is eligible for variable compensation in addition to the base salary.

This opportunity will close Feb. 16, 2024

Originally posted on Himalayas


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