Bloomberg New Energy Finance - Sales Associate - Tokyo

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Posted Nov 27, 2017 - Requisition No. 63564

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally.

What's the role?

Are you one of those people who have a passion for the energy sector, and you want to be at the forefront of this exciting industry? You build relationships quickly and effortlessly, and have a real desire to drive the growth of our business. You're professional and personable, intelligent and analytical. Teamwork is important to you, and you have a passion for providing platinum customer service. If so, join the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) team based in the Tokyo office. We are the world’s leading independent provider of analysis, tools, data and research to decision makers leading change in the energy system. With the unique depth and breadth of our comprehensive BNEF platform, we help clients stay on top of developments across the energy spectrum.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Source new business opportunities and identify leads for BNEF services across Japan
  • Assist your Sales colleagues by helping to book meetings and calls with senior decision makers
  • Manage, renew and up-sell a book of clients
  • Act as an initial point of contact for incoming sales leads
  • Respond to client requests promptly and thoroughly
  • Help to maintain accurate customer and sales information in our internal systems
  • Assist in the preparation of major commercial activities, such as content presentations to senior audiences
  • Coordinate and manage the logistics of client events

What’s in it for you?

  • Comprehensive training on BNEF products and services
  • Gain exposure to and interact with major players in energy, finance and government
  • Real potential for exciting and varied career progression

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Business-level fluency in Japanese and English
  • Experience in providing business development support
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a high degree of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to work effectively on a close-knit and collaborative team
  • Knowledge and/or interest in the energy sector
  • Proven ability to manage several tasks at the same time, with a rigorous attention to detail
  • Positive attitude, intellectual curiosity, initiative and an ability to face challenges with a mature and professional manner

We’d love to see:

  • Prior experience of working in a sales / business development environment
  • In-depth knowledge of the energy industry

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

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