Business Development Associate

Cision EMEAI
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Associate
Media Intelligence - Cision PR Edition
London, Permanent
Up to £20,000K - £22,000 + £8K OTE and excellent company benefit

Are you a motivated and commercially driven individual looking for the opportunity to start your career working for a global market leader? If so, then we have a unique opportunity for you to develop your knowledge of media intelligence, refine your research skills and take ownership of your earning potential with us.

As the Business Development Associate for the Cision small business sales team, you will proactively identify, qualify and generate valuable leads to support our new business sales team. As a subject matter expert for our Cision PR Edition product, in addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Building on existing market intelligence, prospect lists and conducting further research of the PR market to scope out new sales leads and pipeline.
  • Identifying and following up sales opportunities within each market; helping to devise longer-term sales strategy in these markets.
  • Maintaining personal annual appointment sales target for new business which contributes to overall annual sales team targets.
  • Ensuring all activity is recorded in SalesForce and new clients are fully set up once.

To be successful in this role, you must be able to conduct productive research via the internet and telephone. Additionally,

  • You will demonstrate a strong aptitude and interest for selling web-based products.
  • You will have excellent verbal communication.
  • Experience working to and achieving targets is advantageous along with prior Knowledge of the media/PR industry.
  • You will be self-motivated with the ability to time manage.
  • You will be able to work closely with your team to achieve targets.

There has never been a better time to join us here at Gorkana, the UK’s market leader in media intelligence (and a part of the rapidly growing global company, Cision). We take pride in our ability to serve the complete workflow of communications, social media, and content marketing across the world. Our rich analytics help clients get the most from their marketing and strengthen their data-driven decision making.

If you thrive in today’s fast-paced media landscape where no two days are the same, then apply now.

Closing date: 26th April

As accredited investors in people and an equal opportunities employer, Gorkana is dedicated to your career development. This means we help you make the most of your potential with comprehensive training and a range of useful resources