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Principal Business Development - Crude Oil and Crude Products for Insight and Research - Central London

£60k-£90k plus excellent bonus, benefits

Our client is one of Europe’s leading providers of independent research derived from the analysis of satellite imagery, delivering a differentiated portfolio of energy based financial insights for investment, trading clients. In order to further grow their business our client is recruiting for a highly experienced Sales Executive with knowledge of the energy commodities sector to be the principal sales lead for the Energy Portfolio.

Role Responsibilities:

• Generating and securing new business targeting companies involved in the global energy commodities trade.
• Lead the identification of new sales opportunities and managing the outreach process in conjunction with the Sales Director and Marketing team from initial contact to deal closure.
• Expand potential client pool through networking, event and conference attendance and by drawing upon your existing network.
• Support the formation of products sales strategies.

Candidate Specification:
You have experience of either selling information products into financial markets or working in an oil-trading environment and be able to demonstrate the following:

• Success in selling information products into the Capital Markets or Energy industries.
• Proven track record of generating and securing new business and hitting sales targets.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal including experience of client interaction
• Must demonstrate commitment and punctuality and be highly organised and able to work under pressure.
• Proven experience and expertise of conventional sales process and use of CRM technologies essential
• Strong client management skills
• Previous exposure to Earth Observation, Geo-information, Information Technology or similar industries would be a benefit but not essential
• Experience of conducting market research an advantage.


• Competitive salary with bonus scheme
• Company pension scheme
• Flexile and remote working
• Fitness Memberships
• Ride to work scheme
• Work from home allowances
• Team building days
• Training and development

To apply by email to this position, please send your CVrichard@mindbench.co.uk

NB: Mindbench is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy