PR Sales Specialist

England, London, City of London
£40000 - £45000 per annum + £40-45k base + £25k OTE + benefits
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Maurice Christie
A leading Corporate solutions firm in London is hiring a French AND English speaking PR Sales Specialist.

The corporate solutions sales specialist manages and grows revenue, maximizes customer satisfaction and achieves the company's strategic objectives within corporate accounts in France and the UK. Their products include tools for public relations, investor relations and marketing communications professionals such as targeted press releases, online newsrooms and media monitoring.

Day to Day responsibilities include:
*Generate new revenue through new client acquisition and upselling of products and services to existing clients as assigned by management
*Spend a minimum of 50% of time outside of office
*Develop and execute quarterly sales plan for the allocated territory to help hit quota
*Log sales activity (prospecting, opportunities, revenue, and next steps) in CRM
*Accurately forecast revenue, sales and revenue risk opportunities
*Consult with prospects to determine the best solutions for their specific needs. Recommend solutions, prepare and present proposals and get contracts executed
*Conduct presentations and product demonstrations
*Cultivate and maintain high level relationships within client organisations
*Feed customer and market intelligence back to the Regional Sales Manager and relevant commercial managers
*Collaborate effectively with internal teams such as Operations, Product Development, Marketing and other members of the client-facing team
*Monitor the external market for an evolving understanding of customers' requirements and the competition
*Achieve all individual activity and revenue targets set by the company

Education, Professional accomplishments, and Certifications:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

*College/ university degree or relevant sales experience in software sales
*Experience in direct sales, ideally selling into any of these departments: Investor Relations, Company Secretary, Corporate Communications, PR agencies, Marketing and Digital Strategy departments
*Understanding some of the above workflows and having the ability to speak and relate to a meaningful and influential level to various corporate clients to make recommendations in regards to products and services
*Proven success in managing all stages of the sales cycle including prospecting, needs analysis, presentation, proposal, negotiation and closing
*Demonstrated experience in developing new business relationships with all levels of enterprise organisations. A true hunter mentality
*Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, quota-driven environment with changing needs and requirements
*Ability to work collaboratively across multiple departments in a globally dispersed organisation to meet clients' needs
*Ability to create successful sales strategies for products
*Must have strong communications skills
*High level client issue resolution skills
*Organisational skills, problem solving, strong pipeline management skills
*Strong detail orientation with numbers, follow through and contract details
*Professional experience with CRMs, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
*Fluency in English AND French to a native level

The position will be offered on local terms and conditions.

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Regional Sales Manager

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