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Account Executive, Greater China

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Hong Kong
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Hong Kong

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The Account Executive team is a critical component to our revenue growth at Meltwater and to transform how businesses should make their decisions using media intelligence. We drive tremendous values as a team by building awareness of Meltwater, educating the business on how to turn external data into credible insights that are used to measure organizational performance, track competitor and industry development, manage PR crises and leverage innovative opportunities, driving the sales funnel for the Meltwater solutions, and directly contributing to the success of Meltwater expansion.



About this role

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 midsize to large enterprises segments in the Greater China Region. 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. As a key member of our growing Sales organization, you’ll play a critical role in Meltwater Greater China growth and upmarket trajectory.

The ideal candidate for this individual contributor role is excited to work with corporate clients and their portfolio companies, understand their business, and help them drive the media monitoring and social analytics strategy. In addition, the ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment while comfortable with building a pipeline of leads, executing product demos, negotiating and eventually navigating key accounts to a close. Demonstrated success in exceeding sales objectives, knowing how to navigate complex deals with multiple decision makers and having a love for the thrill of the hunt is a key for success in this role!



What you will be doing?

  • Ownership of the full sales cycle from lead generation to close deal within the midsize to largest business segments across all industry

  • Foster new relationships for Meltwater through proactively outreach clients’ business executives over email, phone and Linkedin to learn about their business and challenges, they are mainly the executives or senior directors at the department of marketing, PR, investor relation, product

  • Navigate key decision makers to build Meltwater awareness within organizations

  • Establish lasting relationships with senior executives and decision-makers

  • Understanding stakeholder needs, their pain points, the common client use cases and how to sell across different industries and multiple lines of business

  • Articulate Meltwater’s value proposition to decision makers, assess their buying interest, pitch relevant solutions either through online demonstrations or in person meetings, negotiate the pricing and T&C and close the deal

  • Upsell and leverage business from new and established customer relationships

  • 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

  • Diligently update our internal sales systems to stay current on leads and follow ups

  • Deliver a best in class client experience from the beginning of contact through onboarding stage



The perks of working with us!

  • Awesome coworkers

  • Competitive Compensation Package - we have an uncapped commission scheme!

  • Prizes, spiffs, and additional sales incentives.

  • 20 paid holidays

  • Training program, conference, seminar for your personal and professional growth

  • Comprehensive Medical insurance for you

  • Business travel life insurance

  • Fun, ambitious and international working environment

  • Gym Allowance

  • Fun team outings

  • Well stocked kitchen with lots of snacks and drinks

  • And more…

Work with great people

Christina Yu
Senior Business Development Manager
"Taking a job in sales took a lot of courage because it’s all about taking full ownership of my accomplishments and unlocking new sales targets."
Isaac Zhang
Managing Director, Client Success
"If you are chosen, that means we believe in you 100% and will be 100% committed to developing your potential."

Skills & Requirements

We would love to see…

  • Bachelor's degree with strong academic background

  • At least 4 years of experience in a business development, client-facing account management, or similar roles

  • With quota carrying experience (eg. Renewals, Sales, Account Management) in a rapidly growing organisation is highly preferred

  • Demonstrate knowledge of leading a medium to large enterprise account, including forecasting, quota attainment, sales presentations, and short/mid/long term opportunity management is preferred

  • Have good understanding of the large business organizations and their buying cycles

  • Excellent communication skills both with customers and within an organization

  • 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

  • Extreme curiosity to learn about the product, the industry, and your customer’s businesses

  • Willing to be travel (on a need basis) to different locations globally

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Chinese

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

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive salary & bonuses

  • Accelerated Career Path

  • Responsibility & Ownership from Day One

  • An Irreverent & Fun-Filled Work Environment

  • Overseas Conference & Progression Opportunities

  • A uniquely Meltwater culture like no other

  • Flat hierarchy and strong support groups

  • Diverse, high-performance & collaborative teams

  • Generous vacation leave & medical benefits

  • Global presence with flexible work arrangements

About the company

About Meltwater

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.

Meltwater is recognized as a great place to work for talents globally. 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™.

Meltwater operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organization devoted to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs. Learn more on https://www.meltwater.com/ and https://outsideinsight.com/

Unique 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.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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April Tang | Contact Person

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