Western Union is changing. Yes, we're the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. At Western Union Business Solutions, our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for global business millions of businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing the foreign exchange and payment solutions markets, as well as digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that will meet the needs of today's global consumers and businesses. So, if you're looking for a company on the move and truly one of the most diverse and inspiring work environments on the planet then Western Union Business Solutions could be for you.
Right now, we are seeking a Business Development Associate in NYC. The successful Business Development Associate will be a member of a group of highly motivated specialists performing predominantly outbound opportunity development in the Sales Department. The Demand Generation team's number one focus is to maximize conversions of prospective business to revenue by making outbound phone calls to high value prospects that have been identified through detailed industry research. Working closely with the US sales and research teams, the successful Business Development Associate will act as a first contact with prospects and will be responsible for nurturing prospective leads and using sales skills until which time they can be passed to the Business Development Manager for close of sale. This role will be critical to new business growth.
Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:
Contact potential leads through outbound calling/telemarketing activities to set phone appointments for sales teams.
Work with internal customer data and use effective online search skills to discover potential industries and customer segment opportunities.
Develop and prioritize opportunities and produce lead lists.
Perform high level of activity trying to contact C-Level Executive by using landline, cell phones, email, LinkedIn messages, and a 2nd voice.
Create monthly self-generated leads non-existed in SFDC database.
Research and refine lead contacts and develop contact schedules.
Respond quickly to online lead submissions to accurately determine lead value and distribution.
Work with the respective sales executives to leverage regional and industry knowledge.
Connect with the Sales team to develop your Sales Pipeline to drive revenue.
Reignite unrated set phone appointments from previous month(s).
Increase personal knowledge of the foreign exchange and payments industry in order to educate prospects and ultimately obtain an appointment for follow up call be sales executives.
Accurately enter all information into CRM (Customer Relationship Management) tools.
Meet monthly performance targets and required daily KPI's.
Demo all online platforms and products to internal and external customers, and prospects.
Continued self-development of sales nurturing techniques and skills.
What you will need to succeed:
Excellent work ethic and exemplary interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Must be an ambitious, competitive, self-motivated individual with a hunger to succeed in financial services sales.
High level of energy and a positive attitude that in line with Western Union Values.
Ability to achieve productivity goals.
Sound decision making, organizational, and time management skills.
Strong presentation skills to deliver a Value Proposition. Desire and ability to identify new areas for learning, take advantage of learning opportunities, and use newly gained knowledge and skill on the job.
Consultative selling skills a plus.
What will make you stand out:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Drive and motivation for career growth
2+ years' experience in a lead generation capacity.
B2B Sales experience an asset.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
What's in it for you?
Competitive pay and benefits
Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career
Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries
What it's like here:
Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO's in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!
Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!
Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We'd love to explore that possibility!
Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or other protected category.
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