Business Development / Sales Director For Management Consulting

Riskspan New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 weeks ago

RiskSpan is a leading source of analytics, modeling, data and risk management solutions for the Consumer and Institutional Finance industries. We solve business problems for clients such as banks, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities issuers, equity and fixed-income portfolio managers, servicers, and regulators that require our expertise in the market risk, credit risk, operational risk and information technology domains.

In this role as Business Development/Sales Director, you will be involved in developing and nurturing consulting relationships at all sizes of enterprises in the banking and financial service industries, interacting directly with client decision-makers and middle- to senior-level personnel. You will work closely with RiskSpan leadership, senior managers, operations and delivery consultants.

We have had tremendous growth and looking to add a dynamic sales member in our NY office to market our success! RiskSpan is a mid-size company with an entrepreneurial environment and a place where your voice can be heard. Employees here are smart, driven and are you ready to join the winning team?


  • Aggressively prospect for new business by communicating with prospects via telephone, E-Mail, or in-person; as well as conducting presentations to new and existing customers.

  • Responsible for all sales activities and full sales cycle focus on generating new leads

  • Develop new relationships with Fortune 500 and 1000 companies and establish a robust list of target customers

  • Ability to cold-call in order to penetrate accounts. Understanding of account selling, networking through a given account to identify and close new business.

  • Build and maintain a pipeline of business (3x sales quota) to enable closure of $3M-$5M in annual sales closed and achieve sales objectives against specific metrics

  • Work in team environment with other individuals who impact the success of the group

  • Quickly learn and demonstrate an understanding of the full suite of RiskSpan services and products and effectively articulate competitive advantage


  • Passion for excellence and strong entrepreneurial spirit to develop future business

  • Self-motivated to "hunt" for new business and has been top producer throughout career

  • Must have experience in selling Data Governance or Data Lineage to large financial institutions.

  • Proven experience with consultative sales approach. Have an established approach to prospecting, cold calling and finding actionable sales opportunities

  • Demonstrated track record of turning prospects into customers and proven ability to sell and close consulting deals in the financial services industry

  • Experience preparing and delivering marketing, proposal and presentation materials - good writing skills are required

  • Demonstrated, effective negotiation and closing techniques in securing profitable business

  • Experience using CRM tools

  • Used creative methods on social media to make sales

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or related field; post graduate degree is a plus

  • Able to travel up to 30% of the time

  • Big 4 consulting (Deloitte, KPMG, EY, PWC) experience in the financial services sector is desired

RiskSpan is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States on an unrestricted basis. RiskSpan will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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