Sales Early Career Program (Start September 2024)

| Houston, TX, USA
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Sales Early Career Program

(Start September 2024)

Location: Houston, TX

About Argus

Argus is the leading independent provider of market intelligence to the global energy and commodity markets. We offer essential price assessments, news, analytics, consulting services, data science tools and industry conferences to illuminate complex and opaque commodity markets.

Headquartered in London with over 1,400 staff, Argus is an independent media organization with 30 offices in the world's principal commodity trading hubs.

Companies, trading firms and governments in 160 countries around the world trust Argus data to make decisions, analyze situations, manage risk, facilitate trading and for long-term planning. Argus prices are used as trusted benchmarks around the world for pricing transportation, commodities, and energy.

Founded in 1970, Argus remains a privately held UK-registered company owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.

Argus Media is committed to ensuring career and personal growth for all its staff and provides extensive training and career development opportunities, as well as participation in employee-led initiatives, including a women's network. Our core values are Excellence, Integrity, Partnership and Inclusivity.

As our sales team and the business continue to grow, we are looking for ambitious and self-motivated sales professionals to join our collaborative and successful team. You will need a high level of emotional intelligence and business acumen to match. Are you able to push yourself outside your comfort zone and work in a continually evolving industry? Build a real name for yourself as a specialist in the commodity markets data space for a business which has been established for over 50 years?

We are seeking passionate, driven graduates who show a clear motivation to succeed within our sales team. This is a great opportunity for someone to establish and grow their career within a global company. This a two-year rotational graduate programme where you will have the opportunity to work with up to four different departments, offering a rich and varied career for intellectually curious and commercially driven minds.

In the training scheme, you will:

  • Have the opportunity to work in several different areas of Marketing/Sales/Customer Success/Conference Sales, spending four six-month rotations in each position.
  • Have a dedicated mentor in each placement to help guide and support you in your career goals.
  • Have access to additional training through LinkedIn Learning and Mennta product course training programs!

At the end of the program, you will be competent working within the Sales/Customer Success departments of Argus Media have the opportunity to progress to a full-time role after all rotations have been completed.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer experience to Argus customers from smooth on-boarding to resolving queries within the desired service level agreement.
  • Utilize the CRM, to track accounts throughout their subscription lifecycle, analyse client usage trends and identify tactics to drive growth and protect revenues.
  • Provide demonstrations, clarify client details and needs, evaluate new business opportunities relating to prices assessment, new products, and improvements to the existing product line.
  • Gathering as much information on the company and participating in on-the-job training.
  • Participating in meetings, workshops, and team-building events.
  • Compiling reports and making presentations to other staff members.
  • Analysing existing systems and offering new ideas for improvement.
  • Conducting research and assisting the Manager or Supervisor wherever possible.

Skills and Experience needed:

  • Recent College graduate
  • Ability to learn quickly, to multi-task and to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Fluency in English. Other languages are an advantage.
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Good writing skills
  • People who are positive, self-motivating, well-organized, and inquisitive by nature


Our rapidly growing, award-winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognizes and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.

  • Competitive salary with bonus
  • Hybrid work model
  • Flexible working environment
  • Group medical, dental and vision plans
  • Company paid short term and long-term disability and life insurance plan
  • Group 401(k) safe harbor retirement plan with a 6% company match
  • 20 vacation days your first year, up to a maximum of 30 days
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Extensive internal and external training

How to Apply

Apply via our website

Argus Media is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Employment Opportunity Posters If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact us.

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More Information on Argus Media
Argus Media operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. Argus Media was founded in 1970. It has 1076 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 1 open jobs at Argus Media, click here.
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