COO and Business Development

Company: One Planet

Website: https://one-planet.net/

Location: Pittsburg, PA

Job Type: Full-time

COO and Business Development

Description

One Planet, a small (only eight people) but highly profitable Pittsburgh-based translation company with global reach, has an opening for the COO’s position in its Pittsburgh, PA, headquarters.

Briefly about us: One Planet provides foreign language translation and localization services in more than 130 languages to corporations worldwide. Our clients include Fortune 1000 companies as well as medium-sized businesses.

Briefly about the city: Pittsburgh is very beautiful. It has one of the country’s best climates (no hurricanes, no earthquakes, no mudslides, no forest fires, etc.). Our winters are seldom severe. If we have ten days of snow, we call it “severe winter.” Our cost of living is relatively low. Also, crime is very low. The current (2021) housing market is highly affordable. We have 11 Universities, some of the best sports teams (the Steelers, the Penguins, and the Pirates), a worldclass symphony orchestra, equally excellent opera, several good theaters, and several world-class museums (Frick, Carnegie, The Warhol, etc.).

Requirements

Experience & Qualifications

  • College Degree
  • Minimum of five years in the Localization Industry
  • Participating management style (teamwork)
  • Familiarity with translation tools
  • Must personally call all our clients at least once every year $100,000 salary plus commission.

 

Responsibilities

Candidates must have the following skills and qualifications:

Personal Skills

  • Sales ability
  • Good leader
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Multitasking skills
  • Proactive. Always ready to bid on the entire spectrum of the translation business (all languages including ASL)
  • Constructive and patient (not easily annoyed or angered)
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literacy

 

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