S&P Global Relationship Manager in Chicago, Illinois

TheRole:

As the key partner for our clients, the Relationship Management team masters industry, product and financial knowledge to keep clients informed. You will partner with our clients to learn about the challenges and opportunities they face, and will discuss how Market Intelligence solutions can enable them to achieve value through their partnership within the organization.

TheImpact:

You will immerse yourself in the exciting and constantly-evolving financial institutions. You will get to work with emerging and established clients within our Investment Management Segment, learning their complex business model and helping them understand how to get the most out of our products and tools.

TheCareerOpportunity:

You will have the opportunity to travel to client sites and work with a diverse range of professionals across the sector. You will also be incentivized and responsible for identifying new sales opportunities and working with our Sales Executives.

TheTeam - TheBusiness:

We are composed of experienced professionals within the Financial Services industry. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. We value partnership and it is crucial that you are a great teammate in order to be successful within our organization.

Responsibilities:

  • You will lead an existing business base and manage existing accounts to grow and retain business and meet or exceed sales goals.

  • You will conduct regular status and strategy meetings with management to understand products and services needs.

  • You will identify upsell opportunities from existing clients and new sales leads for revenue generation to promote business growth.

  • You will analyze clients' business needs and develops solutions and product improvements and new development opportunities to maintain and grow business.

  • You will maintain awareness of market and industry trends to understand visionary environment. Participate in sales conferences and events.

    • You will coach and mentor junior team members on internal systems and policies - procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree required, MBA preferred

  • 4-8 years of sales and marketing experience and broad industry knowledge.

  • Ideally experience in a sales or a client facing role (inside sales, prospecting, sales support, customer support)

  • Goal and action orientated, with ability to work towards revenue targets within a business development environment

  • Experience in dealing with challenging situations, i.e. objection handling, overcoming gatekeepers etc

  • Solid organization, multi-tasking and prioritization skills

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to engage a senior level audience

  • Strong MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills are required, and any knowledge of CRM databases (such as Salesforce.com) would be advantageous

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race - ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.