New Business Development Representative
PR Newswire - New York, NY

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PR Newswire is seeking a highly motivated, self-starting individual to develop new business in the Philadelphia, PA area. This role carries internal prestige within the company as many of these individuals are top sales performers with the drive and ambition to succeed and win business away from the competition. You will have the opportunity to form consultative business relationships with key decision makers in the marketing, investor relations, social media/e-commerce, and communications departments within both public and private organizations. For an aggressive and driven sales professional with excellent networking abilities and a history of breaking quota, this is the opportunity to advance your career and join a world-class organization.

PR Newswire is the global leader in innovative communications and marketing services, enabling organizations to connect and engage with their target audiences worldwide. Through its multi-channel distribution network, audience intelligence, targeting, and measurement services, PR Newswire helps corporations and organizations engage in rich, timely and dynamic dialogue with the media, consumers, policymakers, investors and the general public. Utilizing PR Newswire's industry-leading communications and marketing services, its customers build brands, generate awareness, impact public policy, drive sales, and raise capital.

Pioneering the commercial news distribution industry 56 years ago, PR Newswire connects customers with audiences in more than 170 countries and in over 40 languages through an unparalleled network of offices in 16 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and via unique affiliations with the leading news agencies across the globe. PR Newswire is a subsidiary of United Business Media Limited, a leading global business media company that serves professional commercial communities around the world. For more information, go to www.unitedbusinessmedia.com.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, PR Newswire does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, creed, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected classification.

Responsibilities As a New Business Development Rep for PR Newswire your mission is to find and close new business in your assigned territory with a hunter mentality and approach. Your success will be dependent upon your ability to prospect for business through networking events, referrals, cold-calling, and any other means necessary. Your polished written and verbal communication skills will be important when engaging prospects and effectively differentiating our client's services and value proposition from the competition. Daily responsibilities include performing cold calls to generate sales leads, qualifying your leads, generating sales letters, maintaining a sales database and creating a pipeline of prospects, developing sales proposals and making presentations to clients, performing follow-up calls to prospects, and negotiating and closing deals. Candidates must have a proven track record as a top sales performer, a high degree of initiative and self-motivation, and the ability to sell a service in both short and long sales cycles. Previous media sales experience is considered beneficial. This position offers an excellent starting base salary (not a draw), uncapped commissions, paid expenses, support staff, and a benefits package with a matching 401(k) plan. A college degree is required. Advertising agency, PR agency, interactive agency, or IR agency experience is also a plus. If you are seeking an opportunity to work for the leader in its industry who believes in rewarding its sales force in line with their contribution to the bottom line, please join us today.

At UBM plc, we invite you to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and to being a responsible, sustainable business. UBM is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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