Research Executive - Sales? What do you mean? Good question - this isn't your normal research role or your normal sales role. This is a truly exciting position for someone with research experience, preferably in an agency environment who is good at building relationships and finding solutions for existing clients. Yes, existing clients - new business is someone else's job. That's a good job as well because the product is amazing and the company are a multi-million, multi-national organisation but that's another story.
What you need to do the job
Good research knowledge. 18 months experience in a dedicated research environment
Good communication skills and a relationship-builder
A consultative attitude - someone who can find the right solution for their clients
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Strong customer focus
Who are the company?
A global-leading research services provider who deal with a huge amount of research agencies, consultancies, media agencies and clientside organisations in this country and around the world. They are entrepreneurial, great to their staff and are aiming to become a billion dollar company in the next few years.
What will you be doing?
At first learning the ropes but after that you will be managing existing accounts, helping to put proposals and pricing strategies together, assessing client requirements, upselling and cross selling.
Assisting Client Services Team during project delivery with additional information and partner sourcing, if required and assisting in presentations, and other sales related activities.
There will be some travelling particularly to the south east and potentially Ireland.
What will you get in return?
The opportunity to work in a truly great company who are at the cutting edge of technology within the research world. They will offer you career development and the financial opportunities that would be much more difficult in a traditional research role. Even in your first year, it would be easily achievable to add 50% again to your basic wage.
If you would like to hear more please get in touch for a confidential chat or submit your CV in the usual fashion.
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