Business Development Executive – Southeast Asia


Oxford Economics, a leading global economic research and consultancy firm, is looking to hire a Sales Support Executive for the Southeast Asia & India territory. This person will have the opportunity to join a well-established Business Development Team, helping to contribute to the overall business activities to grow the territory. If successful, this role can lead to a more senior role in the business development team.

This position is an integral part of Oxford’s growth plans for Southeast Asia and is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing company at the forefront of the industry. The key responsibilities within this role are as follows:

Key Responsibilities
  • Support their team reaching their Business Development objectives and KPIs.
  • Support team reaching their subscription sales target.
  • Research and identify sales opportunities with their territory.
  • Contact sales opportunities with aim to generate new business meetings and product demonstrations.
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date record of all their sale activity, recorded in Salesforce.
  • Support where required the up to date and accurate input of their teams sales activity into Salesforce.
  • Fully competent on sales resources, including Salesforce, LinkedIn Navigator, ZoomInfo
  • Leads on the construction and execution of sales campaigns
  • Takes the lead on contacting inbound enquiries and can assess the opportunity to therefore involve the appropriate individuals to maximise it.
  • Understands core services and able to run demonstrations where required.
  • Works with marketing to help organise and execute events, campaigns and relevant materials.
  • Supports their team with proposals, sales packs, meeting preparation & sales meeting follow-up.
Skills and Experience: Required
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, ideally within a relevant field (economics, business, finance, marketing)
  • Native English speaker: other language skills, such as Bahasa, Thai or Tagalog, are highly desirable.
  • 2-3 years work experience in sales and business development
  • An interest in economics and current affairs
  • Comfortable making cold calls to multiple countries
  • Must be highly organized and able to manage multiple projects at once
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Salesforce
  • Must be a team player

Oxford Economics is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 400 full-time staff, including more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 2,000 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

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