Sales Representative - New Business Development - London - 17936BR

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 $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.

Department

Bureau van Dijk is a Moody's Analytics company.

We capture and treat private company information for better decision making and increased efficiency. Our flagship product Orbis delivers information on over 310 million private companies - it’s the world’s most powerful comparable data resource on private companies. We show what companies do, how they’re performing, the people that run them, and who owns them.

Our solutions are used by companies, governments and the public sector, academics, financial institutions and professional service firms across the globe. They use them for many different types of projects, all with a common theme - efficiency. Our markets include: credit risk, compliance and financial crime, supplier risk, tax and transfer pricing analysis, data management and business development and strategy.

We have around 1000 employees working in more than 30 offices across the globe.


A senior sales role, you will have significant responsibility to achieve large revenue targets by planning, prioritising, coordinating and deploying new business development activity to a defined set of large strategic target clients.

To achieve new and renewal sales revenue targets through strategic business planning and business development. You will drive business growth and strategy within your assigned strategic client & account base, through the application of a professional/consultative sales process, in-line with company growth expectations.

Responsibilities:
  • Meet or exceed annual sales goals and targets that align with the company’s vision and objectives. Including both renewal and growth revenue targets.
  • 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. Ensuring excellent commercial knowledge of the compliance, credit risk, transfer pricing, master data management and sales enablement verticals.
  • 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 causes of underlying problems and propose innovative solutions based on their business requirements.
  • Through updating and tracking of the CRM maintaining visibility a on commercial, functional and technical contacts within client base
  • 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 Bureau van Dijks 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.

Job Description

As an Asst Dir Sales Representative you will be a National Account Manager at Bureau van Dijk prospecting new enterprise clients to Bureau van Dijk. You will be part a world leading provider of sophisticated business intelligence, based out of parent company Moody’s Analytics’ competitive and modern work environment in Canary Wharf.

We are looking for an additional team player who can support our successful growth rates within complex solution selling. If you are looking for:

• A challenging position with international growth opportunities in a rapidly growing company
• Competitive salary package
• State of the art products that are continuously being developed and expanded on
• An influential role selling solutions to blue chip corporations
The role will enable you to build on your expertise as part of a rapidly grow industry and play an indispensable role to our multinational clients. Our state-of-the-art business intelligence databases help our clients to minimize risk, make complex analyses and identify business opportunities in the areas of e.g. credit, procurement and compliance.

Key Responsibilities include:

• Target and manage largest multinationals.
• Manage the entire sales process from researching to prospecting, to delivery and ongoing account management
• Create interest, conduct meetings and negotiations on specialist and senior management level
• Build and maintain strong relationships
• Proactively develop and sustain in-depth knowledge of Burean van Dijk’s products and services, industry trends and competition

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor’s degree) required, with coursework in business, economics, finance, marketing or related fields.
  • Demonstrable experience working in direct business-to-business sales roles with a focus on targeting and winning new large corporate organizations within the FTSE 500
  • Solid understanding of corporate structures, industry knowledge and 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
The position requires travelling, across the UK and Ireland region.
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.