Agility Research & Strategy is currently looking for a dynamic candidate to fill this position for our New Data and Insights Platform AFFLUENTIAL .
AFFLUENTIAL is a leading subscription based platform for insights and data for leading brands looking to gain market share from affluent consumers across verticals.
Our team is a diverse group of talented individuals that come from a range of backgrounds, Our DNA is Agile, intelligent, self-starters who are keen to grow and learn. Working with the C suite of the World's leading Premium and Luxury brands, this role gives the right individual an opportunity to help these brands with our proven methodologies and solutions.
The ideal candidate will lead initiatives to drive new business development for the company. Job description
The successful candidate must have a previous successful business development track record and be comfortable dealing with luxury and premium brand decision makers. · The key role is primarily Business development and developing key client relationships. Being able to be proficient in subscription consultative selling of similar data platforms will be an advantage
To be proactive with identifying and developing new business and sending out proposals to clients
To manage account relationships under the direction of the senior management · To host client sharing round tables and insights events
Establish key relationships with corporate clients and agencies to ensure maximum exposure and increase revenue
Desired Skills and Experience
Approximately 3 to 6 years of selling experience with senior audiences in similar information services companies
Experience in market research/consulting and knowledge of luxury premium brands will be a key advantage
Passionate about consumer insights and brands and working with clients to solve their information needs
Proven track record of sales and meeting targets and comes with strong local network · Excellent communication and presentation skills
Hands-on, hard-working and motivated by a business in its “growth phase” and able to thrive in a start-up environment
High energy, can-do attitude and a go getter
Familiar with CRM systems such as Salesforce.
Willing to travel
Languages: fluent English
We offer successful candidates an attractive remuneration package and prospects for career development and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment.
If you are the kind of person who is motivated by working in a company that is in an exciting phase of growth and are able to thrive in a fast moving dynamic environment then we want to hear from you