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Senior Account Director

Country

Australia

Job Family

Commercial

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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

Sales within GfK, leads the client relationship – encompassing prospecting, negotiation, ensuring effective and timely delivery through the GfK teams and renegotiation of contracts. Our Clients will see their Sales representative as their principle contact with GfK and as a result, Sales personnel need an impressive array of skills & abilities to ensure that a Client centric relationship is established whilst protecting GfK’s interests – this will include being able to work across a client’s organisation – building long term relationships at all levels. Principally this is a commercial role, where sales targets and the successful renewal of existing contracts will comprise the majority of the workload. To be successful, Sales colleagues need to be able to translate client requirements, and needs, to GfK’s products and services; where products are not available the sales colleague needs to articulate the client’s needs to the product teams for evaluation. This role sits at the heart of GfK’s product offering and therefore the ability to work closely, principally, with Client Solutions as well as other GfK departments, will determine overall success. The right candidate will be able comfortable and experienced with analysing, building and presenting market data, in a dynamic way that creates value to customers.

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We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

Posted: 465 days ago

City: Sydney

Work Area: Commercial

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00002152