Business Development Manager

Taipei, Taiwan Sales Full-time
PR Newswire, a Cision Ltd. company, is a leading global provider of news distribution and earned media software and services.  In conjunction with Cision’s cloud-based communications product suite, PR Newswire's services enable marketers, corporate communicators, and investor relations officers to identify key influencers, engage target audiences, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact.  Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content dissemination network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To develop new business sales across marketing, corporate communications, public relations and/or investor relations segments through telephone, via emails, and through face to face meetings
  • To reach or exceed specific quarterly and annual targets by achieving pre-set criteria on revenue generated, with primary focus on outbound wire distribution, multimedia services and corporate workflow solutions
  • To ensure that all clients are handled to the highest standards and everything is known about their corporate IR, PR and marketing communications requirements throughout the year
  • To stay ahead of competition by following up on all leads and opportunities to ensure that PR Newswire maximizes the chance of winning business and by keeping regular contact with clients and prospects
  • To provide regular (weekly, monthly and ad hoc) feedback of sales activities to the Supervisor, including client wins/losses, competition activities, and product feedback.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of new business sales development experience, preferably in the relevant industries such as corporate communications, marketing, public relations, investor relations, advertising and/or media sales;
  • A solid track record of consistently delivering or exceeding sales targets and other relevant KPIs; 
  • High level of self-motivation, energy and accountability; ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced working environment;
  • Competent in territory management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; mature and engaging personalities; 
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English and Mandarin
  • Proficiency in Internet and PC software, esp. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • User knowledge and experience in CRM system is preferred. Salesforce is an advantage
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