Business Development Manager - Financial Information / Financial Research

Posted 1 July by ABR Associates Ltd

Business Development Manager - Up to £60k Basic + Uncapped OTE of £90k + Benefits including: 25 days paid holiday, pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance and subsidized gym membership.

Do you have a track record in New Business / Business Development with experience of selling business information, market data or financial research into banks / financial institutions or corporates? Are you money motivated, ambitious and attracted about working for a market leader and enjoy working autonomously? If so then please read on!

Our client provides the most expansive and accurate data insights into both developed and developing economies around the world. They are now the service of choice for economic and investment research by economists, analysts, investors, corporations, and universities around the world and are currently looking to recruit for a Business Development Manager to join their London based Sales team.

About the role of Business Development Manager

We are looking to recruit for a Business Development Manager to join a dynamic and growing sales team in Central London. You will be responsible for selling subscriptions / licenses for their macro economic data and research into a range of new clients including Asset Management Firms, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks, Business Consulting Firms, Corporates and Academic Institutions across EMEA but with a focus on UK, Benelux and Germany / DACH region.

The role is very new business focused and you will be spending at least 20 - 30% of your time travelling to meet with new prospects for sales presentations. Any accounts you bring in will be passed onto a dedicated Account Manager and therefore we are looking for a sales hunter who enjoys the cut and thrust of new business sales.

There is fantastic scope for growth and earning potential and the role would suit an ambitious and hungry sales individual who enjoys working in an autonomous environment where they can manage their own book of business.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales revenue targets
  • Strong new business / business development skills
  • Knowledge of Capital Markets, particularly equities and fixed income
  • Good understanding of financial markets / economics and experience of selling subscription research solutions (i.e. market data or business information)
  • Experience of selling into UK and Europe / Germany
  • Fluency in Germany would be beneficial but not essential
  • Excellent face to face presentation and sales negotiation skills

Apply now for this Account Manager role. For more information please email your CV to us. We look forward to hearing from you!

ABR Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role and specialises in placing candidates into permanent positions within Media / Digital, Technology / SAAS, Market Research, Events & Business Information.

Due to high volumes of applicants we regret that we can only contact those who are invited to interview. Should you not have heard from us within 2 weeks you may assume you have not been successful at this time but we thank you for your time and interest in the role.

Required skills

  • Account Manager
  • Business Development
  • Business Information
  • Market Data
  • Sales

Application questions

Do you have a proven track record in meeting & exceeding sales targets?
Do you have knowledge of Capital Markets, particularly equities and fixed income?
Experience of selling subscription research solutions (i.e. market data or business information)?

Reference: 34707824

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