Business Development Specialist
About the role
We are looking for an experienced Business Development Specialist for our Tax & Accounting business to drive sales across our suite of Checkpoint solutions, targeted at accounting firms. Checkpoint blends cutting-edge technology, editorial insight, time-saving productivity tools, online learning & news updates with intelligent linking to related content and software.
Your key priorities will be new business development (finding new clients), and building increasing value with existing clients. You will achieve these results by proactively engaging and developing close relationships with customers (phone based sales) to understand their business and provide them with a targeted solution.
This is an excellent career opportunity for an experienced Sales professional to take their career to the next level. We will offer you opportunities to be mentored and guided by experienced sales professionals and will allow you to build a strong platform for your future career development within Thomson Reuters.
Skills and experience
The successful candidate will have strong business development experience and have a passion for sales, a personal drive for success and a strong determination to achieve objectives. Additionally, you will bring the following to the role:
- Minimum of 2 years experience in Sales
- Demonstrated track record of success in meeting and exceeding targets in a telephone based sales
- A 'hunter' mentality
- Excellent active listening, negotiation and consultative sales skills
- Customer centric approach
- An excellent telephone manner
- Commercial and sales acumen with the ability to identify opportunities to cross sell solutions
- Good organizational and time management skills
- A genuine interest in the professional services industry
- A Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance/Commerce (strongly preferred)
If you are ready to take your Sales career to the next level, we are keen to hear from you!
As an employer we strive to provide every employee with a positive working environment, continued professional development, a commitment to work-life balance, and equal opportunities. As a diverse, global leader, we actively encourage career advancement through internal promotions and segment opportunities.
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.
As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
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