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Account Executive

New York, New york city 00000 New york city USA

Job Description:About us:Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).About the RoleThe role of the Account Executive (AE) Financials is to manage a book of business and prospect for new business in the Financial Service sector. This means the AE is responsible for the relationship with a defined set of customers. The number of companies managed by an Account Executive will typically be between 200 and 300, depending on geography and industry sectors covered.You will retain and grow the existing contract revenue (in existing buying centers) within their set of customers. The Account Executive will also initiate sales activity with new buying centers (either independently, or working with Sales Specialists).Client relationships are built and maintained by telephone, email, and in-person meetings. In a phone-based and in person-based environment is crucial to the success of this role.The successful Account Executive will retain business within the established customer base, develop opportunities and display a level of business understanding for the industries covered in their set of customers. You will report to the Regional Sales Manager.You Will:

MEET NEW BUSINESS TARGETS: Create new streams of Dow Jones revenue through sales of products and services which address prospect our needs

IDENTIFY PROSPECTS: Complete territory analysis to identify potential buying centers, plus the roles and individuals to be prospected. Develop a plan to grow your territory by understanding the complete suite of Dow Jones products and take them to market.

RETENTION: Retain Dow Jones contract revenue in the assigned set of customers and ensure the Dow Jones products and services address customers' needs

RENEWALS: Develop a plan to manage all account renewals, initiating communication with the client at the right time and fulfilling contractual obligations for providing account information to the client

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT: Responsible for all areas of account management, including the development of good account understanding, understanding clients' businesses and resolving issues promptly; understand competitor solutions the client is using and your client's current and developing needs

ROLLOUT AND ADOPTION: Ensure appropriate levels of customer training and awareness are provided through your own means and partnering with the Client Engagement Specialist Team.

DEVELOP OPPORTUNITIES: Identify opportunities for increased revenue within the set of accounts (up-selling and cross-selling), and engage with Sales Specialists to bring to close.

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE: Express the value proposition and benefits of the Dow Jones products and solutions, and use this knowledge to help increase the value and adoption of our solutions by our client

FORECASTING: Manage Sales Forecast and Pipeline to ensure clear reporting of forthcoming renewals, additional sales opportunities, plus the associated revenue and timescales

MANAGING ACCOUNT INFORMATION: Maintain accurate and appropriate client records within the global CRM system to provide management information.

You Have:

An ability to develop and implement effective systems for managing administrative tasks and tracking progress against appropriate activity goals

Exceptional negotiation and closing skills to manage renewals from the AE’s set of customers to a successful conclusion

Experience of at least 5 years of selling information to large financial accounts in the banking, wealth management, asset management, online trading, investment banking sectors

Thought leadership, creativity and the ability to understand your customer insights and expertise in financial services to position Dow Jones’ portfolio and solve their challenges.

Proven track record of penetrating large financial accounts; reaching decision-makers and closing business.

Consistent track record of exceeding quota and driving referenceable business.

Ability to travel a needed (less that 25%)

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.Business Area: PIB - SALESJob Category: SalesUnion Status:Union rolePay Range: $50,000 - $180,000We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company.As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates.The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforceSince 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.If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.Req ID: 40648

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