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Sales & Business Development Consultant (B2B Sales Media Intelligence)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Dubai
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Dubai

**Do you want to work for an entrepreneurial, international, fast paced & dynamic company?

**If your answer is Yes, let's take a look at the opportunity....

  • Are you curious about starting a career in consultative sales with the opportunity to develop your leadership qualities?
  • Are you passionate about technology and media, and how they can help organisations today?
  • We are currently looking for ambitious professionals to join our growing team in the Middle East!

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity for rapid career progression - we only promote from within!
  • Thorough training and continual coaching and development
  • Develop valuable skills such as critical thinking, communication, negotiation, business acumen… The list goes on
  • Opportunity to transfer your career internationally

What is the job?

  • Working in a team environment to drive Meltwater's revenue growth through consultative sales
  • Own your entire sales process; from lead generation and value creation to negotiation and execution of closing strategies
  • Liaise closely with a mentor to ensure you are continuously developing
  • Consult with companies on how they use news and social media data to inform strategy and decision making
  • Successful consultants who have delivered excellent sales and leadership results will be given the opportunity to assume responsibility for a team of your own as a Sales Manager
  • Meltwater offers its top managers the opportunity to run a business unit as a Managing Director. This opportunity can take place anywhere in the world, giving the Director the chance to move internationally depending on their experience and preference.

Salary Structure: Base Salary $3,000 USD + Bonuses + Uncapped commission = Total Variable Earning

What do the first 3 months look like?

  • First 2 weeks spent with all new national hires in a group training environment
  • On the job training and mentoring with your line manager: coaching and shadowing you on calls and meetings with ongoing feedback
  • In-depth training on MENA media landscape and the role news, and social media play for businesses
  • ''Ramp up'' KPI's and bonuses
  • Continuous 1:1 on the job training for the first 3 months
  • Be challenged every day to be the best version of yourself
  • Work in a dynamic environment
  • Rigorous training and continual coaching and development
  • Develop valuable skills such as critical thinking, communication, negotiation, business acumen… The list goes on
  • Opportunity for rapid career progression
  • Work for a fast-growing global company with offices in 60 cities around the world but the heart of a startup
  • Lots of benefits and perks including healthcare, regular social activities and team building exercises.

Skills & Requirements

Is this you?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and hunger for success
  • Experience working in a professional environment (either full term or internships)
  • Sales and BD experience preferred
  • English & Arabic Fluency
  • Demonstration of interests outside of work and study (travel, exchange, sport, volunteering etc.)
  • Keen interest in news, current affairs and social media
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Eligibility to work in the UAE

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.

Sarah Assaad | Hiring Manager

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