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Business Development Representative - Client Growth
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Industry

Media Intelligence

Category

Sales & Business Development

Experience

Entry level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Dubai

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Contact Person
Bharat Bajaj

Job Description

About the job

  • Location: Al Shatha Tower, Media City, Dubai, UAE
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

Interested in working at a young, innovative and ambitious company in the heart of Dubai?

Passionate about digital media and what it can do for businesses today?

Then we might be the company for you!

The Role

We are looking for a Business Development Representative to join our Growth team – responsible for growing our market share across Middle East.

As a Business Development Representative, you would primarily be involved in outreach via cold calling, emails etc with a focus on booking meetings in order to grow the client portfolio. You will be expected to uncover potential growth opportunities from our existing client base, and prospect Cross sell companies. In addition, you would support the Growth Team with account work which would include interacting with our clients, understanding their needs & requirements, and adjusting our platform accordingly. Your day to day might also involve putting together reports on client’s media coverage, as well as joining Growth Reps and clients for meetings (virtual and in person) and ensuring all follow up points are implemented and communicated to the client.

Based on the sales lifecycle you will have specific touch points with the client all aimed at increasing the value our software and services are delivering for the client.

This role is an entry level position which will allow you to build skills and knowledge to further your sales career at the company. Individuals who are successful within this role will be promoted into Sales / Account Management positions within the company after 6-12 months.

What are we looking for?

To accommodate our rapid growth, we are looking for ambitious, and driven individuals who are passionate about Software as a Service, Sales, technology and/or marketing.

The kind of person that is successful with Meltwater is hard working, intelligent, well organised and well rounded. We are inspired by people with extensive business acumen, a good sense of humor, and a willingness to succeed, experience in PR/communication/sales/business development is a plus but not a requirement.

Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree;
  • 0 - 3 years working experience
  • Fluent in English; proficiency in Arabic is very advantageous
  • Strong drive and self-starter;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong team player and excellent at stakeholder management;
  • Solution oriented and client focused;
  • Analytical mindset and attention to detail;
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
About the company

Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. We believe that business strategy will be increasingly shaped by insights from online data. Organizations will look outside, beyond their internal reporting systems to a world of data that is constantly growing and changing. Our customers use these insights to make timely decisions based on real-time analysis.

More than 25,000 companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. With more than 50 offices on six continents, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on local expertise. Meltwater also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organization devoted to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs.

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