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Account Manager

Informa Markets Norwalk, CT

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Company Description

We organise over 500 large-scale branded and transaction-oriented events in 14 specialist markets. These are typically not-to-be-missed annual events where buyers and sellers build relationships, see and show products and do business.

We also provide year-round online platforms where companies showcase their businesses and products and buyers conduct research, generating valuable leads, and we provide data and digital content that supports the flow of knowledge and transactions in markets.

Job Description

  • Must be located in NY/NJ/CT
  • Can work remotely but will need to be within 1 hr train ride of NYC

The Global Licensing Group is the licensing industry’s leading trade show organizer and media partner. Its mission is to provide licensing opportunities around the world by bringing brands and products together. The following events and information products are produced for the licensing industry by the Global Licensing Group: Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo Japan, Licensing Expo China, the Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit EU and NY, License Global magazine and License Global Daily eNews.


The Account Manager will be primarily responsible for selling and managing specific growth areas within the Global Licensing Group, from in-person and virtual events to print and digital media via contacting new and existing prospects as well as current customers within his/her set categories. This position will involve a combination of internal and external sales activity, meeting customers face to face, and attending shows. This individual will have full accountability for a yearly sales target and will manage that number throughout the year to ensure his/her sales goals are met. Performance will be evaluated based on retention and growth of territory as well as customer service skills and administrative duties.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strategically manage and further develop relationships in a specific territory
  • Prospect, generate, and seek new business opportunities inside and outside of existing client base through cold calling, research, follow-up contact, and attendance at industry-related events while meeting and exceeding budgeted sales goals
  • Develop sales plans, inclusive of pricing strategies, and approaches to grow existing customer accounts through cross and up-selling
  • Build industry-specific and product knowledge, reading industry research
  • Manage territory and pipeline utilizing Salesforce.com, with strong organizational and planning skills to accomplish daily, weekly, and monthly objectives
  • Create custom proposals and PowerPoint presentations combining client and market-focused data with creative solutions to meet clients’ objective
Qualifications

  • 5-7 years experience selling to small and large accounts using a consultative selling process
  • Must be located in NY/NJ/CT
  • Proven track record of achieving revenue goals.
  • Proven success prospecting, building a pipeline, and moving opportunities through the sales cycle
  • Ability to take initiative in identifying, addressing, and resolving day to day issues and challenges
  • Knowledge of Salesforce.com or similar CRM
  • Prior experience selling exhibit space, media, and/or brand licensing programs a plus
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal skills, high level of passion and enthusiasm for the job
  • Up to 20% travel
  • Can work remotely but will need to be within 1 hr train ride of NYC


Additional Information

We offer:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning and other development/training opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits (medical, dental, eye)
  • 401K and Matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Work-life balance
  • Additional discounts through various partnerships

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.

Informa Markets

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Norwalk, CT
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Business

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