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Account Executive (Shanghai Based)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Shanghai

Meet with the team

The Client Acquisition team is critical component to our growth and culture at Meltwater. Every member of the team embodies our core values, especially ownership, fun, number 1 and respect. We drive tremendous values as a team by building awareness of Meltwater, driving adoption of our platform and contributing revenue to our company growth.

About Account Executive

You will help customers understand the value and power of our media intelligence solution and develop new and lasting relationships in a variety of accounts within the mid size to large enterprises segments. You will be essential in helping us set, drive, and execute on our revenue goals and ultimately bring us closer to our vision of making Meltwater the default solution for companies’ media intelligence needs. Also as a key member of our growing Sales organization, you’ll play a critical role in Meltwater Greater China growth and upmarket trajectory.

What you will be doing?

  • Ownership of the full sales cycle from lead to close for the assigned pipeline of qualified leads within the midsize to largest business segments across all industry
  • Foster new relationships for Meltwater through outbound efforts
  • Navigate key decision makers to build Meltwater awareness within organizations
  • Establish lasting relationships with senior executives and decision-makers
  • Understanding stakeholder needs and effectively communicating how Meltwater will meet them
  • Educate customers on the value of our Media Intelligence and Social Analytics platforms and handle objections
  • Upsell and leverage business from new and established customer relationships
  • Initiate, negotiate, and close new contracts with customers
  • Serve as the voice of the customer and collect feedback to drive continuous improvement across all areas including product
  • Keep informed of product line, competition and industry trends that may impact client business activities

Work with great people

Isaac Zhang
Managing Director, Client Success, Shanghai
"Joined CA Shanghai in 2014, promoted to be MD in 2016 - one of the quickest ever MD promotions in APAC. He likes collaborative, fun and energetic team that everyone gives 120% effort day in day out."
Joey Lee
Managing Director, Client Acquisition, Hong Kong
"Joined as Summer Intern in 2014 and promoted as MD in 2017. The accelerated career path here allows him to grow fast and dream big. "
Chloe Wei
Managing Director, Client Success, Beijing
"The first ever Mainland CS hire, joined in 2012 and promoted as CS Beijing MD in 2017. She launched the new CS efforts in Beijing and keep raising our bar higher to succeed in China market!"
Zoe Wang
Managing Director, Client Acquisition, Beijing
"Joined us in 2016 after graduated from University of Edinburgh. She promoted to MD in just 2 years and is currently leading a fast growing team that is looking for entrepreneur partners."

Skills & Requirements

We would love to see…

  • 4-8 years of quota carrying experience (eg. Renewals, Sales, Account Management) in a rapidly growing company, preferably in a SaaS organization
  • Demonstrate knowledge of leading a medium to large enterprise account, including forecasting, quota attainment, sales presentations, and short/mid/long term opportunity management
  • Have good understanding of the large business organizations and their buying cycles
  • Excellent communication skills both with customers and within an organization
  • Proven negotiation and closing skills
  • Strong track record of navigating within large and mid-market organizations
  • Experience in the “C” suite, strong executive presence and polish, and excellent listening skills.
  • A team player that will thrive in our fluid, fast-paced, dynamic, scaling environment
  • A highly motivated and results-driven self-starter
  • Ability to operate with a sense of urgency and values accountability
  • Willing to be travel (on a need basis) to different locations globally
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Mandarin
  • Bachelor's degree

Meltwater offers a very competitive compensation plan with accelerating commissions and tremendous upside earnings potential that has no cap.

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive, comprehensive remuneration package

  • Gym Allowance with other cultural team activities

  • Global Business travel life insurance

  • Well stocked kitchens

  • Global meeting at cool destination

  • Overseas management training and conference

  • 20 paid holidays

  • Comprehensive Medical insurance for you

  • Fun and international working environment

  • Personal Laptop

  • Work visa is available

About the company

About us

Founded in 2001, headquartered in San Francisco, Meltwater is the global leading AI-powered media monitoring, social listening & PR Analytics software. Our mission is to help companies make better and more informed decisions. With over 2000 employees and 55 offices globally, we help over 30,000 companies to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract valuable data, and consult our clients to transform their businesses in this new digital reality. Learn more on: https://www.meltwater.com/ https://outsideinsight.com/

We have won several Top Employer awards worldwide and most recently been accredited as “Asia's Best Multinational Workplaces 2018”, “Best Companies to Work For in Hong Kong 2018”, “Best Companies to Work For in Greater China 2018” by Great Place to Work™. We are proud to be a great place for exceptional talents to thrive and grow.

We also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organization devoted to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs.

Follow us now - Linkedin : meltwater-group or wechat : meltwater

Our Culture
Our culture is based on a fundamental belief in people and the potential they possess.

  • We create a fun, ambitious, collaborative and international working environment where everyone is driven by a growth mindset
  • We are proud of our entrepreneurial spirit - we organically built our business by developing our own leadership and nurturing talent
  • We celebrate our victories but don’t rest on old laurels —whether in reaching personal goals or corporate milestones

April Tang | Hiring Manager

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Meltwater Greater China

Shanghai
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