Product Specialist

Careers at Bloomberg

London

Posted Nov 24, 2016 - Requisition No. 55820

What’s the Role?

As Product Specialist you are a data content and data management expert and you will play a key role in closing sales for new and existing customers in EMEA and Asia. You will work closely with the Global Sales Manager and the EMEA/Asia Sales Teams leveraging your product expertise and sales skills to hit our sales targets. Additionally, you will showcase your technical skills working closely with Engineering providing guidance/expertise and light development of our Data Management Utility. You will be “go to” expert for not just for our Sales Teams, but for Bloomberg Sales and Product Teams as well.

We’ll Trust you to:

  • Provide financial data and product expertise, including product demos, in sales meetings
  • Contribute in sales strategy meetings, sales meeting preparation and provide product details in sales proposals
  • Clearly and passionately articulate Data Management Utility benefits to customers
  • Gain a detailed understanding of how our Data Management Utility works and relay those details to customers
  • Collaborate with other Bloomberg Product and Sales Teams for cross-product solution presentations at events and customer meetings
  • Enhance our Data Management Utility through configuration and light development

You’ll need to have:

  • Experience working for financial securities firms and/or data vendors in market and reference data related roles
  • Excellent presentation skills and a love for being in front of customers with passion for solution selling
  • Ability to solve problems independently with a curiosity to learn how things work – you don’t need to always follow a procedure
  • Desire to constantly improve data, market, product and technical knowledge – you are a sponge for knowledge
  • Initiative to roll-up your sleeves and produce custom documentation and product demos to close sales – you are not afraid of a little grunt work

We’d like to see:

  • Previous experience in a sales role (e.g. relationship or account)
  • Technical skills beyond Excel (especially Elastic Search, GIT, REST API etc)

Why Bloomberg PolarLake?

At Bloomberg PolarLake, you’ll have the opportunity to go above and beyond as well as work on interesting and challenging projects with a number of key partners both internally and externally. We are passionate about people who are excited by innovation, who care about our customers and who want to help us achieve our mission to “Simply Data Management.” If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

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