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Dow Jones Sales Development Representative (Remote) in Houston, United States

Job Description: About Our Organization:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron’s, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor’s Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Team:

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, provides price transparency across the global fuel supply chain, including the Spot, Wholesale Rack and Retail markets. OPIS enables customers to buy and sell energy commodities with confidence with multi-platform access to accurate data, real-time news, powerful software and educational events. Our commitment to reliability is reinforced by personalized customer service and constant innovation. OPIS listens to what the energy community needs and responds with flexible and easy-to-use products. Navigating world fuel markets is complex – OPIS makes it simpler.

About the Role:

OPIS is seeking a highly-motivated Sales Development Representative. You are a self-starter who will be able to qualify, validate, and develop new business prospects from multiple sources including inbound marketing leads, conference and prospect lists, discovery, and individual research. You are a strong communicator who is persistent, effective at building relationships , and can work well without supervision. You will report to the Executive Director of Sales & Business Development.

You Will:

  • Become familiar with OPIS product portfolio

  • Be the first point of contact for new business prospects and determine the next steps for each prospect

  • Qualify all inbound leads for the sales team

  • Create outreach strategies for new lead generation

  • Support and collaborate with sales colleagues on outbound strategies and lead generating efforts

  • Establish active communication and engagement with prospects to create new leads

  • Assist sales colleagues by responding to client support requests

  • Provide internal and external clients with assistance to help build and cultivate prospect relationships in order to move opportunities through the sales funnel

  • Work in partnership with the marketing function to drive leads and online traffic with web-based activities and programs

You Have:

  • At least 1 to 3 years’ experience in sales development and lead qualification

  • Knowledge and genuine interest in the fuel (preferred), energy, chemical, and renewables industries

  • Demonstrated success in uncovering business potential through pre-sales preparation work

  • Used LinkedIn Sales Navigator (preferred) or a similar prospecting application

  • Proficiency in CRM solutions (NetSuite and Salesforce preferred)

  • Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications

  • Conducted effective presentations to clients of all levels and decision-making capacities

  • Written clear and concise sales reports

  • Ability to travel to conferences, exhibitions, trainings, and team meetings on a limited basis

  • University degree

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Lifestyle programs & Wellness Resources

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits & Caregiving Support

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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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: 42297