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Inside Sales Specialist in Multiple Locations

Inside Sales Specialist

Cambridge - Cambridge Pkwy | New York - West 33rd Street

Department overview

Markit EDM is a data management platform for acquiring, validating and distributing trade, operational, risk, financial and customer data. It creates a single version of the truth in a consistent, transparent and fully audited environment. With over 200 clients, Markit EDM is the leading data management provider in financial services with a growing business in energy and other verticals.

Position summary

This position is in NY on the Markit EDM North American Sales Team with responsibility for the coverage across verticals, with an initial focus on Financial Services and Energy.  The person will be responsible for generating new business through cold calls/emails, networking and working with other IHS Markit Teams to generate new opportunities. The role will report to the North American Head of Sales.

The ideal candidate has either a couple years of sales experience or is looking to start their career in sales. This is a newly created role, so the candidate must be a self-starter with the capability to bring ideas to the table for revenue generation.  

Duties & accountabilities:

  • Lead generation for the Financial Services and Energy Teams
  • Generates referrals and new business from both new & existing customers
  • Execute monthly lead and opportunity creation targets
  • Generate meetings via cold campaigns – calls, emails, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Following up on sales enquiries within agreed time frames to open sales opportunities
  • Collaborate cross-functionally within and outside of the Markit EDM team
  • Development and execution of a prospecting sales strategy

Education and experience:

  • Years of experience 2-10
  • Sales experience not required but helpful
  • Knowledge and experience of financial services and/or energy markets preferred
  • Self-driven and motivated to learn new things
  • Result-oriented and ability to meet/exceed targets
  • Being able to deliver under high pressure and challenging environment
  • Strong presentation, communication (written and verbal) and people skills
  • Team player and willing to progress in a rapidly changing environment


IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

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IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace. In addition, in the United States, we perform pre-employment drug testing and are required as a federal contractor to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency Statement


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If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

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