Sales Representative: Financial Banking Clients Oceana - Sydney - 14929BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Bureau van Dijk is now a Moody's Analytics company!

Bureau van Dijk has been unravelling private company information for the business community for over 25 years. Our flagship product Orbis captures information on over 300 million private and publicly listed companies, with comprehensive standardized financial information for easy cross-border comparisons. Our information includes what companies do, how they’re performing, the people that run them, financial data, legal entity details, corporate hierarchies and ownership structures, M&A activity, and built-in intelligence on sanctions, PEPs and adverse data

With information on around 300 million companies we are the resource for company data. We now have 900 employees working in more than 30 offices across the globe. This role is responsible for working with other sales colleagues and internal stakeholders to drive the sales process for a narrow set of products or services.
This role is responsible for working with other sales colleagues and other internal stakeholders to drive the sales process for the full range of BvD products and services across a named client base including local banking and investment management in the Oceana region. Key activities include identifying and qualifying prospects, initiating new sales activity and managing sales cycles to closure. Additionally, the role requires the assessment of client needs and providing clients with strategic guidance and product overviews.
  • Meet or exceed annual sales goals and targets that align with the company’s vision and objectives.
  • Work with sales colleagues and other internal stakeholders to drive the sales process from beginning to end by identifying and qualifying prospects, initiating new sales activity and managing sales cycles to closure.
  • Drive the development of business within assigned territories.
  • Build relationships across client and prospect organizations to maintain desired pipeline levels.
  • Partner with Solution Specialists to develop clear, concise proposals and deliver targeted client demos that address client needs.
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Product Strategy to promote improvement in product quality and the development of new sources of revenue.
  • Assess the needs of the client by identifying specific cause of underlying problems and proposes innovative solutions based on their business requirements.
  • Identify additional products and services that clients may benefit from and introduce them appropriately into dialogue with clients.
  • Begin development as a market expert and provide product/service use cases during the sales cycle.
  • Serve as the main liaison between the client service team, the client and the implementation services organization on each services opportunity.
  • Coordinate Moody's Analytics responses to requests for product and services information from prospects and clients.
  • Assist in the preparation and circulation of market insight comments to create awareness of Moody's expertise internally and externally.
  • Assist in the training of new team members.
  • Provide current forecasts and pipeline information to management.
  • Position requires travel (approximately 20% to 40% of your time).

Qualifications

Required

  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor’s degree) required (or relevant work experience), with coursework in business, economics, finance, marketing or related fields.
  • Experience working in direct business-to-business sales roles with a focus on serving financial services customers.
  • Solid understanding of different parts of the global financial services industry, including market dynamics and customers’ business drivers.
  • Ability to present high-level information as well as detailed demonstrations of products & services.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment, with focus and high attention to detail.

Preferred

  • Additional fluency in another European language would be a benefit
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.