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Dow Jones Sales Specialist, Risk & Compliance in SINGAPORE, Singapore

Job Description:

As part of the Asia Pacific B2B Sales Team, the Risk & Compliance Sales Specialist will drive new business revenue through any combination of the following activities:

  • Participate in, lead and coach the business development process for the Risk & Compliance market across the South East Asia region

  • Educate the business development teams about the Risk & Compliance market dynamics, competition and develop effective positioning and knowledge for success

  • Work with the business development teams to devise and implement territory business plans in order to identify growth opportunities and retain business.

  • Contribute to or lead the writing of any proposal, statement of work or technical document relating the products

  • Participate in, lead or coach the negotiation of terms, conditions, or price leading to closure of the contract

  • Work with business development to prospect into organizations who could gain value from the Dow Jones Risk & Compliance solutions

  • Other activities, tactics and behaviors as directed by management

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify, qualify, develop and close new business as related to the Risk & Compliance products to achieve individual New Contract Revenue and overall Group revenue goals.

  • Work as a support member for the business development organization, accelerating business development opportunities through the Dow Jones business development process.

  • Work closely with marketing management to ensure that events, PR, branding and communication supports business development objectives and execution plans.

  • Secure references from customers.

  • Working closely with the market intelligence team monitor potential market opportunities and competitor to ensure we are maximising revenue and selling against competitors.

  • Identify and analyse underlying customer business and business development issues in order to match the appropriate AML solution/technology to the customers’ requirements. A solution business development approach is a pre-requisite.

  • Maintain relationship with external facilitators such as technology companies providing sophisticated AML solutions to the market

  • Maintain records of business development visits, appointments, contacts and business development campaigns in the global CRM to provide timely management information.

  • Educate the business development team in developing and implementing both territory plans and individual strategic account plans to expand Dow Jones’ presence within the compliance & risk segment.

  • Contribute thought leadership around the strategic direction of the Risk & Compliance business on subjects such as brand, positioning, value proposition and product roadmap.

Skills & Experience

  • High level of initiative and self-motivation, ability to work in a team environment.

  • Experience in selling information and/or compliance tools to senior business decision makers.

  • Knowledge of the processes and daily workflow of compliance personnel.

  • Understanding of internet and intranet applications, emerging web technologies, and industry trends. Knowledge of data feeds and APIs particularly useful.

  • Ability to lead inspirational presentations in a customer-facing environment using a communication style appropriate to the audience.

  • Ability to utilise effective influencing strategies to gain agreement or commitment to proposed solutions in order to help advance the business development process to the next level.

  • Ability to identify and architect multi-faceted solutions to meet customer needs.

  • Ability to drive new business opportunities within new prospects, as well as ability to upsell to existing Dow Jones customers within a team selling environment.

  • Degree level education

  • Fluent in English, busienss proficiency in Bahasa Indoesnia/ Malaysia will be an added advantage

  • This role requires occasional overseas travel to develop business development opportunities and support existing clients

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Business Area: PIB - SALES

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: 37392