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AmCham Germany!

Qordoba GmbH is proud to annouce it´s Membership into the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany (AmCham).

The AmCham are an important alliance in building our Business not just here in Germany, but also in other countires as we continue to grow.

For more Information about AmCham, check out their Website at: www.amcham.de

 

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Join our enterprise sales team!

We are growing our sales team! You will be representing an emerging industry leader in a growing market with proven services and technologies. If you want to be a part of a company that thrills its customers, we invite you to take the next step in your career and join us in leading the future of content creation.

So, this job is for you if:

You are a hunter and experienced in selling high-end services and software to executives at large companies and government agencies. Creative, energetic and a self-starter, you understand the sales process, how to analyze needs and provide solutions-based sales, and can drive deals forward and compress decision cycles. You also love understanding a product in depth and then communicating that product to the marketplace.

Our sales team members are core to the company, focused on bringing in new accounts and growing current accounts. Typical translation accounts cover a broad swath of industries: consulting, PR, communications, legal, finance, government and start-ups. Geographically, our sales are currently concentrated in MENA + Europe, but we are expanding globally quickly.

We are looking for a track record of proven sales success with at least 4 years experience in service and software sales to leading MNCs, SMEs and government agencies. In this role you will enjoy a rewarding commission structure, opportunity for career growth, and the chance to represent “wow” products in a rapidly growing market. This position reports to the head of sales.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute sales strategy as a resourceful, bootstrapping, entrepreneur
  • Identify & meet with stakeholders at target companies: CEOs, Sales Executives etc.
  • Use solutions-based selling to identify where Qordoba products can solve needs
  • Demonstrate Qordoba’s technologies via web demos, phone calls, and in person
  • Negotiate business terms and see new contracts through to execution
  • Meet or exceed activity, pipeline, and revenue targets
  • Ensure 100% satisfaction with all customers
  • Travel as needed (typically 1-2x per month regionally)
  • Near-native fluency in English and another language (Arabic strong plus)

APPLY!

Send your resume to jobs@qordoba.com. In your email or cover letter, let us know why Qordoba interests you. Looking forward to hearing from you!

- May

 

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Spring has sprung!

At least according to the calendar it has.

Spring brings out the best of us. With the extra sunshine and warmer days, we all feel just that little bit better.

We also become more creative in Spring. Whether it be at home renovating, or in the garage getting the „fun car“ ready for Summer. At work, Marketing Departments worldwide also use Spring to get their teams brainstorming for the 12-18 months ahead.

International companies often devise a campaign to be used worldwide. This not only keeps costs down, but it also keeps the company´s branding and imaging streamlined.

What  these companies need to ensure is that cultural marketing be applied when using these campaigns across the globe. What might be exciting for clients in the USA, could prove offensive for clients in say, China.

That is why our linguistic teams at Qordoba don´t just translate – they evaluate. Telling your story.  

Sometimes an interpretation is more suitable than a direct translation. However sometimes, minor changes in the marketing idea might be needed to make it acceptable in the target country.

At Qordoba, we use linguists who live in the target country to work on these projects. That way, your idea, gist and company goals don´t get lost in translation.

For more information about how this might apply to your company, contact your consultant or send an enquiry via this site.

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BCCG members!

Qordoba Germany are excited to announce that we are now members of the British Chamber of Commerce – German fraction!

This is an important alliance and we look forward to the events and information that the BCCG will be able to provide us with.

You can find out more about the BCCG by visiting: www.bccg.de

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It pays to pay…

I am sure many of you have seen some funny translations on your travels. Normally they have been done by „someone“ internally.

On the picture below however, are 7 stories of how multi-nationals have also had their own issues with questionable translations.

A translation is not just a translation.

Which is why we believe it is important to make sure that we use professional linguists who not only speak your target language, but also live in the target country of where your product is to be marketed. This ensures that cultural differences are also being localized.

Have a look at the cases below and remember: it pays to pay for good translations!

 

Picture Source: 9GAG

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Friday Funnies…

The general conception about German, is that it is an aggressive and harsh sounding language. Here is an example of the saying “I love you” in various languages… yes, in this case, the Germans sound a bit, hmmmm, shall we say angry… Enjoy!

Disclaimer: We do not own this picture and have shared it from the FaceBook Page “Differenze Linguistische”. Sharing is permitted by the publisher. Any Copyright infringements are entirely unintentional.

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Announcing the opening of our European headquarters!

We are thrilled to announce that we have expanded into Europe and have opened our head office for Europe in Frankfurt, Germany.

Being in the geographical heart of Europe enables us to be available locally for our European clients. We can operate on the same hours and see you much more often, too!

This step also improves our understanding of European markets and cultures, which in turn benefits the quality of our products and services.

If you wish to contact the European office, please call +49 (0)69 509 56 5629. Our office is situated in the Messeturm building in Frankfurt’s business district. Stay tuned for our German-language Twitter and LinkedIn pages!

Wir freuen uns auf eine erfolgreiche Zusammenarbeit!