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Dun & Bradstreet

S&MS Specialist III

3+ months agoUnited States

Why We Work at Dun & Bradstreet

We are at a transformational moment in our company journey - and we're so excited about it. Each day, we are finding new ways to strengthen our award-winning culture, and to accelerate creativity, innovation and growth. Our purpose is to help customers improve business performance with Dun & Bradstreet's Data Cloud and Live Business Identity, and we're wildly passionate and committed to this purpose. So, if you're looking to make an immediate impact at a company that welcomes bold and diverse thinking, come join us!

As a Sales and Marketing (S&MS) Solution Advisor, this sales role is responsible for gaining a deep understanding of the customers' business challenges, determining where D&B can provide value, proposing the best solution (s) to meet customer needs and created a compelling business case.

The S&MS Solution Advisor is responsible for ensuring D&B data is systematically integrated across the enterprise, making it far easier for an organization to manage customer insight and all connections with clients, prospects, partners, employees, media and society at large. Whether it's through marketing automation, customer relationship management, or other technologies or tactics - you give your customers access to relevant, timely and comprehensive commercial data and subsequent business insight.


The Sales and Marketing (S&MS) Solution Advisor role will have the opportunity to:
  • Drive meaningful customer value and sustained YOY sales growth selling D&B S&MS solutions to customers or prospects
  • Drive new business. Contact & qualify potential sales opportunities.
  • Conduct business-based conversations to identify stakeholders, business processes, KPI's and critical success factors around an opportunity
  • Collaborate with customers to identify the best solution to business challenges and quantify the financial and business risks of not addressing said challenges
  • Working with the Sales Executive to develop, propose and sell in a solution(s) that differentiate D&B and directly address the client's business needs
  • Work with internal D&B specialist roles/groups as needed to develop the best client solution possible i.e., Solution Architects
  • Conduct demonstrations when required and define SLA's
  • Participate in Account Planning, Business Reviews and Quarterly Solutions Reviews as required
  • Participate in industry and company sponsored events and panels to further demonstrate thought leadership of D&B within this space
  • Establish strong relationships with C-level and senior executives of clients in order to drive greater value and business impact of solutions
  • Leverage use cases, best practices, and application knowledge to develop thorough ROI analyses for clients.
  • Team closely with others within D&B to drive value, and ensure our approach supports our strategy
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Demonstrated Deep expertise and knowledge in helping CMOs/VPs of Marketing create data-driven sales and marketing strategies that drive revenue strategically and effectively
  • Experience in database marketing & management a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Digital marketing tactics, technology landscape and ability to align digital marketing solutions to customers is required
  • 7+ years of successful sales in a consultative/solution-oriented team based selling environment OR 7+ years in a senior marketing position creating and driving marketing strategy
  • Results oriented, self-starter who can effectively influence across multiple role levels, drive priorities, and own outcomes in a matrixed environment.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven success with driving new large dollar engagements in a highly complex environment
  • Ability to manage and report on opportunities throughout the various stages within the sales pipeline.
  • Effectively report and reflect business development activities to ensure accurate forecast reporting.
  • Ability to provide clear, precise and effective communications in a written and verbal format to both internal and external audiences.
  • Able to problem solve and clearly communicate alternative solutions that map to our core assets and solve the customer's business needs
  • Ability to work in dynamic, results driven and fast pace culture

Dun & Bradstreet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, ancestry, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Client-provided location(s): United States
Job ID: dun-R-08567
Employment Type: Other