Account Executive (APAC)

Location: Remote / Hong Kong, China /

Our team is passionate about building a product that improves the global industry of translation services. Smartcat’s goal is to develop the world’s best environment for translation and industry-specific payment automation. We want to create a vibrant network allowing easy collaboration among all market participants, including freelance linguists, translation agencies, and translation buyers.

Smartcat is backed by Matrix Partners, a top US venture capital firm focusing on SaaS and marketplace start-ups (their portfolio includes: HubSpot, Oculus, Zendesk, and Quora).

This is initially a contract position; the contract commitment can be 6 months or 12 months.

Your outcomes are:

  • Following up on inbound leads via our website, through discussion understand the challenges they have around translation, multilingual content and engaging with their customers in different languages

  • Create opportunities for our Demo team to demonstrate the value of Smartcat.

  • Create new revenue opportunities at prospects through collaborative engagement

  • Cold call new leads and help create sales opportunities.


Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and management skills to interact with co-workers, cross-functional teams, and prospects.

  • Near Native-level fluency in English, both written and spoken

  • Near Native-level fluency in one or more of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

  • At least 3 years of experience in B2B sales or telemarketing.

  • Self-starter, positive, motivated and enthusiastic.

  • Willing to work from home, have own basic setup: computer, high-speed internet, microphone and camera for video-calls.

  • Readiness to work in a highly dynamic start-up environment, requiring extreme focus and persistence to breakthrough results

  • A strong sense of ownership

  • Openness to criticism and others’ opinions and ideas


If you are the person we’re looking for, please send your CV and cover letter to r.delanty@smartcat.ai

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