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Go To Market Associate - St. Louis

Thomson Reuters Exception 10/31/2017 9:39:48 AM St. Louis, MO United States of America
Job Description

As a Go To Market Associate at Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk Division, you will be working with top-tier professionals at the heart of the world’s leading source of intelligent information for financial businesses and professionals. With the support of a world-class training program, hands-on learning opportunities, mentoring and feedback, and numerous development opportunities, you will build a strong foundation for a career in financial services. Our Go To Market organization is responsible for demonstrating the value of our offering to our clients and maintaining and growing our client relationships.  As a Go To Market Associate, you are expected to make a personal impact right from the beginning of your career. Our team will work with some of the biggest clients in financial services, travel for the firm and handle increasingly important responsibilities for your regional client base.

The Magnitude of a Go To Market Associate’s job

As a member of this program, you will gain exposure to all of the divisions within the organization through networking and group learning activities.  The 18-month rotational program will prepare you for a successful client-facing career here at Thomson Reuters.

No matter what city you are located in, you can expect exposure to senior clients and major deals early in your career. You will play a key role as a Go To Market Associate, as your interactions with our clients will have a direct impact on developing our client solutions and account strategies. Our success relies on you building exceptional relationships with your clients and understanding their needs. We also expect you to help identify trends and patterns in the marketplace and encourage you to share your ideas.

Responsibility from the start

As a Go To Market Associate, you will:

  • Participate in rotations that allow you to learn all parts of the customer journey
  • Learn about the breadth and depth of solutions Thomson Reuters brings to the market
  • Develop transferable sales and relationship management skills
  • Create relationships and offer targeted training for new and existing end users to optimize their understanding of our products
  • Drive increased retention rate at assigned accounts
  • Provide customer feedback to Sales and product development teams and represent the Voice of the Customer – a driver for innovation and sales strategy

Training and Development

As a Go To Market Associate, you will participate in an intensive, multi-part training program that will have you engaging across Thomson Reuters. The training program will introduce you to our organization, our clients, products, services and business practices. Thomson Reuters professionals use a variety of interactive learning tools, including case studies, product and industry group presentations and hands-on role-playing sessions.

Training is interdisciplinary, and will expose you to the broader financial markets. Specific segments of the program focus on core skills such as relationship management, client engagement, presenting and communications. You will also develop an appreciation for the firm's culture and its strategy as a result of numerous interactions with senior executives during training.

Your career path

The Go To Market Associate program provides continuous training and networking opportunities throughout. As you develop your skills and experience here at Thomson Reuters, you will be asked to take on increasing responsibilities within the organization. The rotations within the organization prepare you to be successful in a variety of job roles across the sales teams.

What we look for

The work is fast paced, demanding and intellectually stimulating. We look for candidates with:

  • Excellent communication, relationship building and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines, and have the aptitude to synthesize large amounts of information and develop innovative solutions.
  • Adaptable, able to manage projects independently and ready to assume a high level of responsibility as a member of a team.
  • A well-rounded academic background, with coursework in finance or economics, is recommended, but we are open to all majors and have training to make sure you succeed.
  • Candidates must demonstrate academic strength, a preferred minimum GPA of 3.2, strong teamwork, communication skills and a high energy level.
  • An aptitude for engaging with clients is a must!

Be sure you can tell your story. Be able to demonstrate your aptitude, both scholastically and practically (former jobs, for example), and be ready to articulate how your background will enhance your career at Thomson Reuters.

* If you believe you can bring something special to this role, we want to hear from you. You may have a non-traditional career path, education or background. Thomson Reuters depends on diversity of thought and you could be just what we need.

*If you are interested in more than one location, you will have the opportunity to alert the recruitment team of your alternate choices. Please do NOT apply to multiple postings.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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St. Louis-Missouri-United States of America
Req #: JREQ093577
Locations: St. Louis-Missouri-United States of America
Job Function: Exception
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