The Client Partner is responsible for developing new and existing client relationships within the Financial Services Sector with a view to delivering revenue targets by selling all Dow Jones products and services and increasing client satisfaction and retention across all brand and media solutions including custom content and conferences.
This role supports the Executive Director of Financial Services and must be able to forecast sales activity and revenue achievement while creating referenceable customers.
Develop and execute an effective relationship management plan for new and existing clients that positions us as the partner of choice for media solutions and drives revenue growth through face-to-face interactions.
'Own the client' - proactively seek and create opportunities to establish a strong client relationship which leads to exceedingly high levels of retention and satisfaction.
Maintain deep industry sector knowledge keeping abreast of industry trends and evangelize the value of Dow Jones products and solutions, proactively keeping clients abreast of new product offerings and product updates.
Qualify opportunities by quickly grasping a client's complex business subject matter, focusing on the key aspects, defining the vision for delivering strategic and tangible business value using Dow Jones products and solutions.
Work collaboratively with industry sector and solutions teams to produce proposal presentations and documentation in a timely manner.
Close media sales opportunities in line with revenue targets.
Skills & Experience
5+ years client sales experience is necessary with prior advertising sales experience preferred
Financial Services experience and/or understanding is required
Demonstrated ability to deliver high levels of client service and drive revenue growth while managing multiple clients
Superior verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Must work with internal stakeholders across the Dow Jones to deliver market-leading client solution and partnership propositions.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Communications is highly preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft and Google productivity applications
Knowledge of Salesforce.com
Excellent organizational and project management skills are required
Strong one on one and group presentations skills are essential.
Strong knowledge of program ratings methodology is necessary
A demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective business relationships is essential.
Willingness to travel
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Business Area: MEDIA SALES
Job Category: Sales Group
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.
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Req ID: 20102