Associate Analytics Sales Specialist (Houston, TX)

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The Role: Associate Analytics Sales Specialist

Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 9

The Location: Houston, Denver, New York

The Team: An exciting opportunity for an Analytics Associate role has opened with the North American Analytics Sales team. This individual will be working along-side senior sales experts as part of a team delivering double digit YoY growth with an accelerated expansion plan for 2022 including the successful deployment of our Commodity Service Module (CSM).

The individual will be aligned with senior analytics sales team members, working in close collaboration to retain and grow the analytics business, predominately focused on a targeted list of Platts customers who will be migrating to Platts new CSM model and focused on those users new to Market Insights.

Perform against defined metrics of client retention (subscription usage) and new business growth (number of opportunities) through:
  • Research, pre-qualify and engage with prospects developing a hypothesis about their needs and an insight-led approach of engagement.
  • Discover sales opportunities acquiring information about client structure, personas, key objectives and organize diagnostic calls for senior analytics sales. Support throughout sales cycle with follow up actions and engagements
  • Onboard clients, review accounts and drive subscription usage through close monitoring of utilization statistics, account planning and client engagements.
  • Ensure comprehensive support for all CSM clients during trials and during the critical post-sale period.
  • Document in salesforce CRM. This applies for all meeting notes and client interactions.
  • Participate in ad -hoc projects to support team objectives and promote the Platts brand

What We're Looking For: The ideal candidate will demonstrate a genuine interest and ability to learn how Platts Analytics can add value to client workflows. Committed in developing a career in sales, the Analytics Associate should be able to develop deep commodity expertise and be willing to work with multiple internal stakeholders.

The Analytics Associate is a highly proactive and is effective in executing against defined account and business development processes, working alongside the senior analytics sales, client account managers and other Platts stakeholders.
  • This is a collaborative team selling role in which the Analytics Sales Associate will be aligned with a senior analytics sales, partner with a number of Commercial Managers and other members of account team
  • Proactiveness and Influencing skills are essential not only with customers but also internally, to coordinate senior colleagues on account plans
  • Learning agility - this role combines commercial (diagnostic-selling) and commodity expertise which are equally essential to success in the role.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or 1-3 years of equivalent work experience.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Must have strong organizational skills and display strong time management skills
  • Strategic and analytical mind set with strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly proficient in MS Office and using CRM systems

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $46,200 to $95,900. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: [email protected] and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:
The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

Please note that S&P Global is a federal contractor, and in keeping with the US Government's federal contractor vaccine mandate, the company plans to require all employees in the US to be fully vaccinated if and when such requirements becomes enforceable. S&P Global will also follow other state and local vaccine requirements which may apply.

40 - Sales (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), SLSOUS402.1 - Middle Professional Tier I-Ou Sales (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 270416
Posted On: 2022-02-03
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
More Information on S&P Global
S&P Global operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in New York, NY. S&P Global was founded in 2022. It has 26747 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 12 open jobs at S&P Global, click here.
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