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Account Executive

Sales and marketing
Full-time
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Mid Valley City, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

  • Setting up meetings with top marketing professionals, using various tactics such as e-mail, telephone, Linkedin, etc.
  • Use an online CRM tool (salesforce.com) to maintain detailed information on contacts, accounts, meetings and opportunities.
  • Work effectively with multiple internal departments to sell, execute, and manage campaigns (i.e. creative and production teams)
  • Research and manage potential leads and prospects through Linkedin and industry database subscriptions
  • Learn and develop industry knowledge to establish areas of opportunity with potential clients
  • Become an expert in product categories and advertising best practices in order to persuade marketers to consider Buchanan tools
  • Use the skills you develop to close business with new and existing client

Job Requirements

  • High levels of initiative, self-motivation and time management 
  • Competitive and ambitious nature, demonstrating a strong aptitude for sales 
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience preferred (new graduates welcome)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel skills 
  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Marketing, Advertising/Media or equivalent.
  • Required language(s): English 

Our Culture

GENERATING CONSUMERS WORD-OF-MOUTH

Buchanan Group (a WPP company) is the world’s leading provider of endorsement advertising platforms across television, digital and social. As an agency network spanning 40 countries, our brand communication innovations continue to drive phenomenal growth. And now you have the chance to grow with us.
 
We are looking to grow our team to promote our new product Home Tester Club. Home Tester Club is a social community of main grocery buyers who rate, review and test grocery products.  Launched in July 2015, the demand from clients and consumers has been significant and therefore we are looking for a new member to join our team. 

GROW YOUR CAREER @ HOME TESTER CLUB

The right person will be motivated, proactive, highly dependable and have a passion for media and advertising coupled with loads of enthusiasm and drive to deliver fantastic results for both the clients and Buchanan.  They will demonstrate strong communication, organisational and time management skills, responding well to direction and following through with confidence and accuracy to ensure work is completed on time and within budget. This is a tremendous opportunity for a motivated individual to contribute immediately; to learn leading-edge sales and marketing techniques and have an impact on our organization's success as well as position himself/herself effectively for the next step in his/her career. 

The Position is based in Kuala Lumpur reporting to the General Manager Malaysia, we offer a friendly atmosphere and opportunity for career progression. 

Please attach your CV and a cover letter briefly telling us why you might be a good fit. 
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