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Job Description

The Role

The Media Consultant role, which is apart of the International Management Program is both intense and rewarding. It not only focuses on teamwork and culture but also, and most importantly, has a strong emphasis on business-to-business sales in the news and social media industries.

As part of the role, you will be speaking to a wide range of companies and organizations – from Universities and local government departments to Fortune 500 companies. You will be responsible for the entire sales process, from prospecting to product demonstrations to bringing clients onboard yourself – getting all of the credit for your hard work!

All Meltwater managers have been developed through this program as have the majority of its executives. The program is designed to prepare each consultant for a career in management, and successful completion is required before the individual can be considered for a management position.

What We Are Looking For

To accommodate our rapid growth, we are looking for ambitious, and driven professionals to join the Meltwater team. The kind of person that is successful with Meltwater is hardworking, intelligent, and well rounded. We are inspired by people with extensive business acumen, a good sense of humour, and a willingness to succeed.

Important Details

Due date for applications: March 4th 2018
Interview date: Wednesday, March 7th 2018 in Downtown Vancouver
First day at work: Beginning of March

Salary Structure: Attractive Base Salary + Bonuses + Uncapped commission. On target earnings of $116,000 CAD

Learn more about Meltwater on our website at www.meltwater.com

Follow us on Twitter @meltwater or like the MeltwaterGroup page on Facebook

Learn more about the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), our non-profit school in Accra, Ghana by visiting www.meltwater.org

Skills & Requirements

Your qualifications

· University degree (any discipline) with strong academic results

· Passion for consultative sales and business development

· Sales experience (although not essential)

· Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

· Natural leadership qualities

· International experience (academic, personal or professional)

· Ambitious internships or first relevant professional experience

Hiring Manager
Molly Ziraldo

About the company

Interested in working for a young, innovative and ambitious company in Downtown Vancouver?

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

Curious about a career with international opportunities?

Then keep reading!

About Meltwater

Founded in Oslo in 2001 before moving our headquarters to San Francisco in 2006, Meltwater is the global leader in media intelligence, with over 1,350 employees globally and 25,000 clients. Our innovative products help businesses extract insights from billions of online conversations and articles – we call it Outside Insight.

Unique Culture

For over fifteen years, Meltwater has maintained a very unique culture, based on a foundation and belief in people and the potential they possess, regardless of experience. Like many entrepreneurially focused companies, Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit. Whether you meet an employee from Vancouver or Hong Kong, you will likely discover many similarities in terms of their achievements, focus and superior communication skills.

Our office spaces are collaborative, open working environments in which team work, learning and fun are the day-to-day norms. Each office consists of a number of small teams, ensuring that all of our employees have easy and frequent exposure to their managers and can quickly learn from those around them.

Personal and Professional Growth Opportunities

Having a career in sales and management will build valuable business acumen, allowing you to develop very quickly in ways that few other careers offer. Additionally, Meltwater takes a vertical approach to our management trainee program, and we only promote from within. As opposed to being jack-of-all trades and master-of-none, you will develop into a highly competent salesperson and a confident manager, who will have an inspiring group of employees that you will hire, train and develop yourself.

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