Guidepoint

  • Business Development Associate

    Job Locations KR
    Posted Date 1 year ago(1 year ago)
    ID
    2017-1248
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Guidepoint Global is a primary research firm that provides investors and business decision-makers with on-demand access to its worldwide network of industry experts.


    Our clients include some of the world’s leading private equity firms, mutual funds, hedge funds, corporations and strategy consultancies. Through phone consultations, face-to-face meetings, surveys and proprietary data products, we provide our clients with the customized information solutions the need to make informed decisions.

    We have an exciting opportunity for individuals who are entrepreneurial and looking for an opportunity with quick upward mobility in Korea. There will be an intensive training period, followed by inside sales activities (cold calls and emails to target accounts) and working directly with senior members.

    What You'll Do

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop a working knowledge of industry coverage and competitive landscape.
    • Conduct outbound prospecting to generate leads and warm lead follow up.
    • Partner with senior sales to set up meetings with new prospects.
    • Meet designated prospect and meeting targets by cold calling and lead generation efforts.
    • Assist in the development of marketing materials and client presentations.

    What You Have

    Requirements:

    • 1-3 years of sales (B2B, B2C), business development, banking, business consulting and/or account management experience in Korea. Experience focusing on the Buy Side and/or the corporations in financial sector is preferred.
    • Bachelor’s degree from a four year university.
      Broad base knowledge of the sales process from lead generation to relationship management.
    • Excellent communicator capable of handling high-profile clients (Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Private Equity and Corporates).
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere.
    • A desire to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

    Initiative and ability to handle increasing responsibility over time.

    What We Have:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Free snacks and beverages
    • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
    • 401(k) match, life insurance, commuter benefits, corporate gym rates, paid time-off and parental leave plans
    • Friday happy hour and “Summer Fridays”
    • Year-round corporate athletic league
    • Casual work environment

    About Guidepoint:

    Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint's multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies. For more information, visit www.guidepoint.com.

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