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Dow Jones Sales Manager in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Sales Manager

Where am I based?


What do we do?

Dow Jones provides news and business information to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. It has produced unrivalled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. Its leading publications and products include the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s most trusted newspaper; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, and Dow Jones Newswires.

The enterprise sales team is focused on aggressive growth of our audience and subscriber base globally by forming partnerships with companies and business schools. The Wall Street Journal ‘corporate subscriptions’ and ‘education’ sales programmes, successful in the US, are being expanded internationally (outside the US).

What are my accountabilities?

  • Identify Prospects: Complete market analysis to identify good potential target organisations, plus the specific roles and individuals to be prospected within the target organizations.

  • Meet New Business Targets: Generate new streams of revenue for Dow Jones through sales of products and services which address prospects’ business needs. This will include face to face and telephone contact with all accounts to build relationships, educate customers regarding our offerings and to execute the engagement, incremental and new business objectives.

  • Maintain data, contacts and notes in the CRM system.

  • Work with Relationship Managers and customer service to ensure optimum account management.

  • Work in conjunction with marketing to optimize engagement with partnerships and drive new business.

  • Improve performance of the function / department through the analysis of existing business processes, identifying innovative alternatives and recommendations for more effective or efficient ‘ways of working’ / product / service.

  • International travel will be required, subject to company policy.

What do you need from me?

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Fluent in spoken & written English.

  • Extensive experience in sales, sales management, and track record in new business development and negotiation.

  • Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills.

  • Proven track record of success in bringing in new customers.

  • Experience of selling into some or all of financial and professional services, government, energy & commodity, telecoms and technology, education.

  • Experience of an editorial/creative led environment.

How do I apply?

Dow Jones recruits high achievers, self-motivated and innovative thinkers and we reward talent with exceptional opportunities for career growth and competitive remuneration with comprehensive benefits. For those of you who think that this could be your most exciting sales call of the day and know that you can make an immediate contribution to the success of Dow Jones, we want to hear from you!

If you feel that this exciting and fast paced position matches your skills, experience and motivation then please submit your CV which must state your current and expected salary to be considered.

Please note only candidates requested for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Category: Sales Group

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: 34255