Sales Director - Financial Corporates

Employer
S&P Global Market Intelligence
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£50-£60k + Commision
Posted
Oct 09, 2017
Closes
Oct 14, 2017
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

 

The Role: You are responsible for promoting and consultatively selling a portfolio of products to current and target customers. You will identify key decision makers and influencers with target prospects and execute sales strategy collaborate with sales members, client services, product management, operations, technology, and legal to optimize product and service delivery.


The Team: The team is composed of experienced professionals within financial institutions industry. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. We value partnership and it is crucial that you are a great teammate in order to be successful within our organization.


The Impact: Your contribution and dedication to your role is critical as you have a direct impact on business generation. You will be able to lead from the front and have direct impact for future advancement of the business. In doing so you will get to learn their business and help clients identify needs, whilst providing solutions utilizing our products.


What's In It For You: By being a key player within the sales team, you will have the opportunity to work with the major key clients within both the financial institutions and banking industry. This is a great opportunity for you to grow professionally as well as committing to the growth of the organization.

Responsibilities:
• Maintain total sales at or above quota
• Identify new opportunities within the designated territory
• Establish appointments with senior level executives of these organizations
• Stay current with industry news and issues to understand the potential impact to your current prospects for fine new opportunities.
• Coordinate and provide sales demonstrations
• Follow up to negotiate contract terms and pricing
• Maintain focused approach to daily sales activity pipelines and systems based workflow (i.e. Salesforce.com)
• Secure the executed contract and coordinating the transition of new clients to the Account Management group.
• Develop industry specific knowledge necessary to have credible diagnostic conversations
• Engage in team selling to strategic accounts in conjunction with Sales Executives in other industries or Account Managers in existing accounts.

 

What We're Looking For: We are looking for an individual that has a confirmed, repeatable sales process, with shown success selling into complex spaces with a complex product.

 

Basic Qualifications:
• 4-6 years relevant industry experience and a consistent record in consultative software sales.
• Strong communication, organization, presentation and negotiation skills.
• Analytical capabilities in the areas of credit risk, financial modeling and valuation analysis is desirable.
• Confidence in cold calling and dealing with C-Level executives over the phone and in person.


Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in business, commerce or related subjects, CFA, MBA will be a plus.
• Experience selling into the Investment Banking, and Private Equity space.
• Background in selling data analytical software platforms.