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Join a fast-paced, multimedia sales team that understands how to talk about premium content and integrated solutions, as well as high impact campaigns and online sales.

The Sales team is dedicated to selling the products that help shape key business decisions around the world. From banks to government agencies, investment funds, accounting firms and more, you’ll take pride in selling news information, data, services and tools to leading companies and individuals across the globe, plus post-sales support for basic to advanced users.

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Dow Jones Enterprise Sales Specialist in Tokyo, Japan

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Identify, qualify, develop and close new business for enterprise data feeds such as News Analytics platform, Factiva content sets as well as Dow Jones Newswires, News Analytics, real-time Calendar Live events data across Japan to achieve individual revenue and overall Specialist revenue goals.

  • Assist in maintaining existing revenue with Sales Generalists on assigned territories.

  • Work as a valued team member with Sales Generalists and accelerate sales opportunities through the Dow Jones sales process.

  • Evaluate potential market opportunities and competitors to ensure we are maximizing revenue and selling against competitors.

  • Work closely with marketing to support sales objectives and execution plans.

  • Identify and analyze underlying customer business and sales issues in order to match the appropriate solution/technology to the customers' requirements. A solution sales approach is a pre-requisite.

  • Maintain meticulous records of sales visits, appointments, contacts and sales campaigns in the global CRM to provide timely management information.

  • Contribute thought leadership around the strategic direction of the Enterprise sales team on subjects such as brand, positioning, value proposition, sales approach, and product roadmap.

  • Work with product & engineering groups to drive product development that reflects the needs of our customers

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • High level of initiative and self motivation, ability to work in a team environment.

  • Experience in selling news information, data, and services tools to key business decision makers.

  • Understanding of internet and intranet applications, emerging web technologies, and industry trends. Knowledge of data feeds and APIs is a must.

  • Ability to lead inspirational presentations in a customer-facing environment in an adaptive style.

  • Ability to utilize effective influencing strategies to gain agreement or commitment to proposed solutions.

  • Ability to identify and architect multi-faceted solutions to meet customer needs.

  • Ability to drive new business opportunities within new prospects, as well as ability to up-sell.

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple activities ensuring revenue goals are achieved.

  • Excellent command in both written and spoken English and Japanese

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Business Area: PIB - SALES

Job Category: Sales Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 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.

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Req ID: 34173