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Sales Executive

  • Houston, TX
  • 2024-05-21

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Sales Executive needed for needed for a top client in the Houston Galleria Area. This is a front-line sales position selling industry-leading publications and data services focused on the global energy and/or commodities markets. The territory includes all of North, South and Central America. It is a base-plus-commission, target-carrying position.



·         Sell business intelligence and data products. These include internationally-known monthly and quarterly analytical products, databases and forecasts.

·         Maintain and develop relationships with new and existing customers to respond to queries, meet client requirements and ensure sales and renewals meet or exceed targets.

·         Work with social media and marketing support staff in Houston to develop market outreach and prospecting efforts with the goal of acquiring new prospects and clients.

·         Develop sales strategy and tactics appropriate to the sales territory.

·         Help arrange and promote periodic client and prospect events (usually 90-minute events with other leaders, followed by drinks), webinars and other events that are used to market our products and services.



A successful candidate with need the following qualifications:

  •   Successful track record in achieving B2B sales of high-value information products, preferably in the energy or adjacent space.
  • Individual initiative and ability to work a large, diverse territory with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to develop leads and prospects.
  • Experience in data/IP sales with an understanding of licensing issues.
  • A methodical approach to sales and account management.

Other requirements:

  • Travel as required to visit clients, attend meetings and industry conferences.
  • Liaise with editorial team to maintain knowledge of our products, market, and industry development, resolve customer queries and provide feedback to editorial teams.
  • Manage related sales administration such as drafting of contracts and agreements and updating database information.
  • Work with marketing to develop effective campaigns.