Job Description

Our expanding Global Inside Sales team requires a highly motivated Account Executive in Penang, Malaysia. The successful applicant will be responsible for renewing and upselling our regional Agribusiness Intelligence portfolio. This role positions the individual for outstanding career growth within IHS Markit.

This sales team will be covering Europe region, working on EMEA time zone (4pm - 1am Malaysia Time) - additional allowance is provided.

Job objective:
The objective of the role is to successfully manage an existing book of subscription business through regular contact and excellent customer service. To grow the existing revenue through exploring new opportunities within an organization.

General Job Duties:
+ Schedules activity around review calls, renewal calls and customer queries
+ Initiates and answers sales calls for IHS Markit products and services
+ Following up on sales enquiries within agreed time frames to open sales opportunities
+ Conducts telephone conversations to identify and qualify prospective customers and records sales prospecting activity in Salesforce.com.
+ Ensures customer delight
Specific Job Duties:
+ Develop/implement a clear strategy to exceed quota
+ Develop knowledge of IHS Markit capabilities and the specific Agribusiness Intelligence Business area.
+ Develop a strong understanding of the sales value proposition for the Agribusiness Intelligence data and insight solutions and how they fit into the business requirements of your clients.
+ Stay on top of industry news and market trends, identifying opportunities and challenges your customers and prospects are facing
+ Develop relationships with your customers to ensure long term partnerships.
+ Maintain existing client base as well as new sales into that client base.
+ Prepare and submit accurate weekly/monthly/quarterly sales reporting and forecasting
+ Achieve specific monthly, quarterly and annual sales quota.
+ Responds to customer calls regarding a specific set of products and services and identifies up selling opportunities for such calls
+ Grow revenue at existing and new clients
Background/Experience:
+ University degree
+ Min 2 years’ experience preferred of managing end to end sales for New and Renewal business.
+ Highly organized and efficient at managing day to day business with multiple priorities
LANGUAGE SKILLS
+ Strong oral and written communication skills
+ Mature, confident & self-motivated with a passion for selling.
+ A quick learner on new products and sales approaches
+ Business Proficiency in English. German is a bonus
Other skills:
+ Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, CRM, etc.)
+ Proficient in Salesforce.com
+ Knowledge of contracts and proposal process.
+ Ability to analyze business opportunities, develop effective sales strategies and close business.
+ Ability to develop account and territory plans to achieve penetration and grow revenue.
+ Ability to conduct effective presentations to all levels of clients.
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IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
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