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Sales Development Representative, Power & Renewables in Boston, MA at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 5/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Job Title: Sales Development Representative

Reports to: Director of Sales

Location: Boston, MA



For the past 40 years, Wood Mackenzie has established its reputation as a trusted source of intelligence, enriching lives by empowering clients with unique insight on the world’s natural resources.

Now, as part of the Verisk Analytics family, that legacy is even stronger.  Aligning with the world’s leading data analytics company extends our ability to help clients overcome the toughest challenges with our unrivalled analysis and advice.

We will continue to build on the power of our existing approach to assess and value individual assets and companies, allowing our clients to pursue the most promising opportunities.

Together, we inspire and innovate the markets we serve –  providing invaluable intelligence that informs the strategic decisions that will ultimately shape the future direction of our global natural resources.

Team Profile

Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables provides integrated subscription, research and advisory, conferences and media services for the renewables industry, enabling our clients make the best decisions within the transformation of the global electricity industry.

Our cutting-edge knowledge of solar power, wind power, and energy storage, coupled with deep expertise in utility grid modernization technologies and business models, further strengthens Wood Mackenzie's offerings in the market during this rapidly changing time in the energy sector.

Role Focus

This office-based role will focus on managing, developing and qualifying a large pipeline of inbound sales leads across the renewable energy sector. The role's aim is to screen inbound leads from strategic and long-tail accounts interested in research (subscription and single reports content), and develop them into qualified sales opportunities for senior account managers to close.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Successfully qualify and develop inbound leads into early stage research subscription sales opportunities
  • Develop client relationships at a range of seniority levels, from C-suite to end-users through a highly proactive approach
  • Ensure all opportunity information is accurately captured in the Salesforce CRM system in an efficient and prompt manner
  • Work in a fast paced environment to achieve individual and team sales goals. 
  • Ensure client feedback is accurately captured and efficiently communicated back into the business
  • Provide strong customer service including solving problems, complaints and questions 

Knowledge and Experience Required
  • The role holder will require a Bachelor's degree and two years of sales and/or client facing and support experience in a related B2B or B2C role.
  • Prior experience of using Salesforce will be strongly favoured.
  • Prior experience of using Pardot will be strongly favoured.
  • The successful candidate will possess strong organisational skills, negotiation skills and a results-oriented mindset. 
  • Salesforce/Pardot experience and skillset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Effective relationship-building skills, deployed both internally within WM and externally with clients
  • Good judgement in personal resource allocation and optimization

Core Competencies
  • Building and Maintaining Relationships
  • Determined and resilient
  • Client focused
  • Continuous improvement
  • Issue identification, problem solving and analysis
  • Communication

Wood Mackenzie Core Values

Wood Mackenzie is  a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We  value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. 

Wood Mackenzie values each individual's contribution and helps them reach their full potential while sustaining an organizational culture of health and well-being.

Our core values are:
  • Respect for the Individual
  • Integrity
  • Passion
  • Persistence
  • Confidence with humility
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork


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