Dow Jones Associate Client Partner, Financial Services in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Associate Client Partner, Financial Services is a developmental level sales position that will focus on the prospecting of new and lapsed clients. Through industry and sector research, this role will work to create sales pitches for potential new advertising partners in order to grow accounts. The Associate Client Partner will help grow these new accounts into larger, more frequent advertisers prior to these new strategic accounts being managed by Client Partners.

This role will report into the sector Client Director with a dotted line to the Director of Advertising Development.

Responsibilities

  • Compile research on new business opportunities including lapsed accounts and inbound business

  • Identify and develop new advertisers

  • Build relationships and develop a significant account list of advertisers and agencies through cold calls, trade networking events, and leads generated by Associates or Demand Generation team.

  • Develop and manage sales pipeline

  • Maintain an active schedule of face-to-face appointments and prospecting calls

  • Maintain a spreadsheet of active accounts and revenue forecasts.

  • Develop industry expertise and provide sales team with updates on current trends, news, competitive analysis and advertising opportunities.

Skills & Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in an account management role

  • Strong prospecting, presentation, and selling skills.

  • A consultative approach and the ability to comfortably liaise both internally and externally

  • Previous experience supporting sales representatives with a large book of business or personally maintaining accounts.

  • A demonstrated ability to grow new and more transactional accounts

  • Proven ability to assist in the development of complex print and digital campaigns

  • Demonstrated success exceeding sales quotas and goals.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. 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, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: MEDIA SALES

Job Category:

Sales Group

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 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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