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International Management Trainee (OTE: €64,200)
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Media Intelligence


Sales & Business Development


Mid level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Dublin

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Hiring Manager
Pille Pedmanson

Job Description

Interview Date: April

Start Date: June 5th 2020

Salary: €34,560 base salary, €64,200 OTE - plus uncapped commission

Do you want to work for an entrepreneurial, international 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 Ireland - with the opportunity to transfer internationally!

What’s in it for you?

  • Thorough 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 - we only promote from within!
  • 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.

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 Ireland and UK 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 that has been recognized as one of the Top Employers by Great Places to Work
  • 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 teambuilding exercises and a well-stocked fridge!
Skills & Requirements

Is this you?

  • University degree (any discipline), 2:1 or above
  • 1-2 years experience working in a professional environment - bonus points for a background in sales or marketing
  • 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 legally work in the UK and Ireland

Interview Process:

As company we want to ensure we are taking all steps to protect all parties from Covid-19.

Given this, we have adapted our recruitment process and will now be hosting the full process digitally.

About the company

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 1,600 employees and 30,000 clients globally. Our innovative products help businesses extract insights from billions of online conversations and articles – we call it Outside Insight!

Unique Culture

Like many entrepreneurially focused companies, Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit. Whether you meet an employee from San Diego 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 teamwork, 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.

Recent Awards:

  • Recognized as one of Britain’s Top Employers in 2017 by Great Places to Work
  • Named the 25th fastest growing company in Europe, by Europe’s 500
  • G2 Crowd’s Top 100 Software Companies
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