Sales & Marketing

Commodities Sales Specialist

Full Time

About Us

From identifying growth opportunities, reducing global supply chain risk, and improving efficiency, Maritime and Trade solutions from IHS Markit provide the information, analytics and insight you need to sail ahead of the competition. We have over 300 years industry experience and are the sole appointed authority for assigning and validating the IMO. We are also able to provide 100% of US seaborne imports and export data along with global trade information for 86 countries.

The sales and account management team work closely with our product, subject matter experts and marketing team to drive the growth of the Maritime & Trade data and analytics suite and deliver outstanding customer service across a wide range of customer verticals.

Your Role

You will be a key member of the EMEA Maritime & Trade Sales team. Reporting into the Head of EMEA sales you will be responsible for driving new business growth of our exciting suite of Commodity Data and Analytics solutions across commodity traders, producers, and shippers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility to drive new business sales of all commodities data and analytics solutions
  • Research and prospect accounts to identify key contacts
  • Develop targeted multi-channel campaigns to generate new business opportunities
  • Engage in C level conversations designed to discover sales opportunities and drive from a senior level
  • Manage and maintain accurate notes and data to illustrate work activities and sales pipeline data
  • Ability to travel is essential

About You

You are a focused and high energy individual who thrives on driving new business growth. You are fully able to understand a customer’s workflow challenges, the key responsibilities of their role and have a superior ability to map out the priority deliverables to help them achieve their aims. You are familiar with the challenger sale approach and can teach, tailor, and take control of the sales process. Your curiosity to understand your customers world and deep work ethic to deliver solutions is key to your success.

Key Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven ability to close large value sales across multiple stakeholders at various seniority levels
  • Deep network of contacts across the commodity trading community, trading desks of large energy majors, shippers and commodity producers is a key advantage
  • 2+ years’ experience with a commodities software or financial markets vendor is an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of key challenges in the Dry Bulk & Crude Market is an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of selling trade data on a micro and macro level is an advantage
  • Proven track record of operating in the commodity and financial trading community is an advantage

What we offer

  • Competitive Base Salary and On Target Commission Plan
  • Cash incentive plan
  • Opportunity to work with world experts in the field

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Employment Type: Permanent