Business Development Associate
Opportunity for bright self starters to advance career quickly
Training program recognized by leading banks and fintech clients
About Our Client
A communications agency tailored to service the financial industry. Utilizing deep marketing, PR and communications industry experience with smart data, we deliver impactful outcomes for our clients.
- Learning the fundamentals of the company platform, understanding all of the functionality and datasets at a very deep level to effectively discuss its value with reporters.
- Keeping abreast of financial industry related topics and news to ensure we are capturing relevant datasets in this platform.
- Understanding the financial media landscape at a very deep level.
- Becoming familiar with the top influencers in financial media.
- Daily email and phone outreach to financial reporters, freelancers & bloggers.
- Securing appointments to demo the platform reporter dashboard.
- Monitor reporter usage, identifying additional ways reporters could be using the platform more effectively.
- Creating sales reports to manage reporter beats, stories and needs.
- Managing company platform sales report, keeping report up-to-date with all current reporter users and reporter appointments for demo.
- Sourcing new reporters to add to the company platform and customer relationship database.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, personable, and "spunky" with strong social skills, and someone who is looking to launch a career in communications or sales with a company that rewards talent and initiative.
We are looking for an ambitious, self-starter for this position. The role will suit someone beginning their career and looking for hands on experience in an entrepreneurial environment while possessing a thorough, professional and 'can do' approach. Within a dynamic, niche agency, this position provides an excellent opportunity for bright entry level candidates who want to move up the ladder quickly by proving they are up for challenges and hard work. Interest in financial services and technology is a must.
What's on Offer
Competitive compensation package.