IHS Global Inc. Business Development - Advertising/Storage Products in Houston, Texas

OPIS, an IHS Markit company, is a thriving energy pricing, news and software provider. We provide transparency through educational courses, software tools, real-time news and pricing services, and market-specific benchmark pricing reports that enable our customers to make smarter, more informed decisions. When you work at OPIS, you'll enjoy a casual environment where jeans are welcome and fun is part of our mission. You will work for a company that is customer-focused and your work will benefit our customers from just about your first day on the job. We offer competitive salaries; a full benefits package, and an opportunity to grow both your salary and responsibilities while utilizing the latest technologies.

About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

Business Development - Advertising/Storage

Account Specialist (Business Development Manager) - Advertising/Storage Products

Driven and motivated with a definable set of quotas, goals and objectives, you will become familiar with OPIS Advertising and terminals/storage data products and approach customers about investing their marketing communications and business development budgets across a broad spectrum of OPIS products. With a definable track record in advertising sales and account management, you should have a detailed knowledge about the sales cycle specifically as it pertains to electronic media sales and subscription based data products. You must be comfortable dealing with a variety of decision makers from agency planners and buyers to C-Level executives and be eager to introduce the OPIS advertising and terminals/storage data products to a variety of new customers nationwide and provide exceptional service to renewal clients.

General Job Responsibilities/Qualifications

  • Actively introduce and sell advertising products as represented in the 2017 Media Planning Guide and other products as may be developed throughout the year.

  • Actively introduce and sell terminals/storage data products to both existing and renewal accounts.

  • Maintain database of current clients and prospects with detailed notes on each person/account.

  • Provide marketplace data, feedback and customer call reports to direct supervisor as requested.

  • Ensure paperwork and contracts are completed correctly and turned in for billing in a timely fashion.

  • Travel to conferences/trade shows as directed to broaden contact base and generate revenue.

  • Assist in the collection of monies due from past due clients.

  • Provide accurate forecasts for budgetary and planning purposes.

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in advertising and/or subscription based data products,

  • Able to work independently on projects with minimal oversight.

  • Represent OPIS and act with the highest in both professional and personal ethics.

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We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.

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Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.