Sales Director - NYC

 

 

 

 

Sales Director - NYC

Do you want to work for a global financial news service, that rewards talent, grows your career and gives you the opportunity to excel? Are you a dynamic and highly driven individual with a proven track record driving new business and growing existing accounts in the Fintech space? Then we are looking for you. We have an exciting opportunity available in our New York office to join our highly motivated and dynamic global sales team.

Based in Manhattan and reporting to the Head of Sales, this role will receive excellent training and offers an exciting opportunity for professional development. We are looking for not only an outstanding salesperson to join our team, but someone with the personal characteristics and team orientation to help build our global business. 

Working as part of a global sales team, you will have 5+ years’ experience with business information sales, ideally selling financial news/information services to Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange industry professionals and/or experience selling low latency, machine readable news.  A self-starter and overachiever, you will have the opportunity to develop and build a customer base spanning the banking, asset management, trading and broking communities across North America.

Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills will be required.  Most importantly, it is essential you are an enthusiastic team player, with a keen sense of business development, and a track record of consistently surpassing goals.    

Requirements:

  • Experienced with a proven sales record in financial market products/services.
  • Connections within North America Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange markets.
  • Accomplished at managing business relationships with customers.
  • Able to build long-term partnerships with customers.
  • It is essential you are a team player.
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude and ability to show initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Experience with SalesForce.com, Bloomberg, Word and Excel.

Responsibilities:

  • Exceeding monthly sales metrics and quotas.
  • Developing and building a customer base in North America.
  • Ability to grow existing accounts.
  • Building long-term relationships/partnerships with customers.
  • Interacting with end users and data managers.
  • Negotiating user and firmwide contracts and agreements.
  • Travel may be required.

The right candidates will have demonstrated major talent and success elsewhere in their lives, whether at work or beyond.

What we offer:

  • Major career and professional development. We develop, grow and promote talent. Each member of our small global team has myriad opportunities to excel.
  • A competitive salary and benefits package.
  • An incredible team of talented and passionate people.
  • A fulfilling and challenging work environment.

MNI recognises the importance of work life balance. If this challenge appeals to
you, please come talk to us. Send your CV to: recruiting@marketnews.com