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Dow Jones Inside Sales Associate II in Beijing, China

Job Description:

Our expanding Chemical Market Analytics Sales team requires a highly motivated Inside Sales Associate. The successful applicant will be responsible for selling a particular set of products from our chemicals and/or energy portfolio in Greater China. This role positions the individual for outstanding career growth within Dow Jones.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Following up on sales enquiries within agreed time frames to open sales opportunities

  • Schedule activity around review calls, renewal calls and customer queries

  • Initiate and answer sales calls for Chemical Market Analytics products and services

  • Conduct telephone conversations to identify and qualify prospective customers and records sales prospecting activity in SalesForce system

  • Support the sales team with accurate information and a steady supply of new business leads

  • Monitor the achievement of sales objectives with each account and the leads into those accounts.

  • Learn and deliver a standard sales pitch provided by the business line with the intention of qualifying a potential sale.

  • Monitor competitor activity in each account and ensure that an appropriate response is formulated and implemented where necessary.

  • Prepare and submit sales/activity reports as required

  • Forecast accurately and grows pipeline which will include upgrade orders


  • University degree in Chemistry or related technical area

  • Minimum 3 years experience selling products and services using only the telephone within the chemicals and/or energy sector and end-to-end management of the sales cycle

  • Knowledge of the chemicals and/or energy industry preferred

  • Highly organized and efficient at managing day to day business with multiple priorities

  • English and Chinese language skills are imperative.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Mature, confident & self-motivated with a passion for selling.

  • Team player who works collaboratively with colleagues, management and all points of the organization.

  • Capable of collaborating effectively with clients and internal analysts, economists, and product managers

APAC Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Insurance & Retirement plans

  • Paid Time Off and Leaves

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Career Growth Programs

  • Access to Dow Jones Products

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Well-being Support & Fitness Programs

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Business Area: OPIS-CMA

Job Category: Sales

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 38682