Evanta is a Gartner Company , the world’s leading research and advisory firm. A division of Gartner Conferences, Evanta creates exclusive communities of C-level executives from the world’s leading organizations. These networks are built by and for C-level executives to share ideas, validate strategies and solve critical leadership challenges through peer-to-peer insight and collaboration. Evanta’s trusted communities serve CIOs, CISOs, CHROs, and CDOs around the world.
About this role:
The Business Development Executive (BDE) is responsible for hunting net new opportunities and strategically selling sponsorships into Evanta conference portfolios through acquisition of new business.
What you will do:
Prospect and secure net new business to support the Evanta business through sponsorship sales; strategically building relationships with sales and marketing professionals at all levels of an organization
Build and maintain a predictable sales pipeline to ensure quota attainment
Develop strong, collaborative, relationships with internal sales teams to close multi-market account opportunities
Clearly identify highest level decision makers in order to elevate influence and determine client's mission critical priorities and help execute on those priorities through sponsorship sales
Travel monthly to meet on-site with prospects
What you will need:
Minimum 5+ years of business-to-business sales experience; preferably information technology sales experience
Bachelor’s degree is preferred
Proven ability to understand enterprise-wide issues and to structure innovative, integrated solutions that provide marketing decision support to global organizations in achieving their business goals
Knowledge of the issues faced by C-level heads of Sales and Marketing
Good understanding of business buying centers
Solid industry specific and account knowledge
Ability to travel to conferences, client meetings, competitive conferences
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