Sales Support Executive

Hong Kong
Application deadline: 01/08/2022
About the job

Oxford Economics is the world’s leading independent economic research and consulting firm. A Sunday Times “International Track” business, we’re a trusted partner to many of the best-known brands across the globe.

As we continue to scale, we are looking for a Sales Support Executive to help the Business Development Team drive revenues across Greater China. This position, based in Hong Kong, is an integral part of Oxford’s growth plans and is an exciting opportunity to join a company at the forefront of the industry. The role offers significant career development potential for the right individual.

Key Responsibilities
  • Take a lead role in pipeline generation by prospecting and managing the CRM system
  • Support the team in growing the Greater China Business via LinkedIn, internet searches and by tracking industry events, media publications, and industry associations
  • Support the Business Development team on client calls, demo’s other aspects of the sales process
  • Help in organising client events and attracting attendees
  • Work collaboratively with the Business Development team on Account Management best practices
Person Specification
  • Possess the desire to progress into a new business sales role, and a desire to learn from the regional/ global team
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, ideally within a relevant field (economics, business, finance, marketing)
  • Business level proficiency in Mandarin and English is required
  • An interest in sales and business development, ideally with previous work or internship experience
  • An interest in economics and current affairs
  • Must be highly organised and able to handle multiple projects at once
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ideally has experience working with Salesforce
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
How to Apply

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role. 

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 500 full-time staff, including more than 300 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.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Oxford Economics family.

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 governmental or local laws.

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