• Legal Director of Business Development

  • Responsibilities

    TransPerfect is hiring a Director of Business Development to focus on all phases of litigation support including data collection, electronic discovery, document review and foreign language support.  The Director of Business Development will be responsible for building and maintaining client relationships while identifying, pursuing and closing sales for all of TransPerfect’s legal services.  The individual should have experience in consultative sales of e-discovery solutions with an emphasis on sales or consulting directly to law firms and corporate legal departments.



    • Source and close new clients through referrals, cold calling, networking, and other means (tradeshows, regional organizations, etc.)
    • Communicate the significant value proposition of the company’s entire portfolio.  
    • Instill confidence among clients with your personal credibility and experience and the company’s footprint in the e-discovery space.
    • Understand the capability, benefits and competitive advantages of TransPerfect's services
    • Consistently qualify, generate, and execute on opportunities in coordination with Sales Management
    • Consistently build an effective pipeline and execute on each phase of the sales process.
    • Appropriately manage client expectations in liaison with the Production Management Team
    • Incorporate knowledge of our products and services, the customer, and key competitors into the sales process and use that knowledge to uncover customer needs and create value based solutions.
    • Work effectively as a team member and also facilitate the sales opportunity by providing leadership and orchestrating the internal and external resources needed to effectively manage the sales process. 
    • Accurately forecast the business on a consistent basis.
    • Leverage the value of our solutions in the negotiation process to drive maximum margin for the company.
    • Establish customer relationships that enable TransPerfect Legal Solutions to be viewed as a trusted advisor.


    • Minimum Bachelor's degree or its equivalent
    • Excellent English communication (written and verbal) skills
    • At least 3-7 years of sales experience
    • Sales life cycle experience—from lead generation through business closing
    • Proven track record in achieving sales targets
    • Superb problem solving and analytical skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Effective time management skills and attention to detail
    • Experienced in using the Microsoft Office Suite: MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Excel


    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.


    With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


    Additionally for over 16 years, TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) has been providing end-to-end litigation support to the world's top legal professionals. We meet each client's need for an efficient, cost-effective data collection and e-discovery plan by leveraging our knowledge of their operations, preferences, and requirements to create tailored business solutions. From data collection to document production, TLS is the single solution for all of your e-discovery and litigation support needs.


    TransPerfect offers a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time-off, company sponsored life insurance, short term and long term disability, flexible spending account options, and a pro-active and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff’s health and happiness.


    TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.


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