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Sales Development Associate

Requisition ID:  46445
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Business Development & Sales

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Apr 1, 2024

Fitch Solutions is currently seeking a Sales Development Associate based out of our New York office.

The Sales Development Associate will assist with the initial research, outreach, and ad-hoc duties of the sales cycle. In this fast-paced role, the role will be responsible for prospecting, qualifying leads, contacting leads, and more.


What We Offer:

  • An excellent opportunity to join a growing team and exceptional opportunity for personal development where the chosen candidate will make an immediate impact.
  • Great opportunity to join a global leader in credit research, credit risk information, and strategic data solutions


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Identify prospects and key players for Sales Specialists or Account Managers
  • Perform research on companies and/or key players to identify sales opportunities for Sales Specialists or Account Managers.
  • Partner with Sales Specialists or Account Managers to execute initial outreach strategies via phone call, email, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Partner with Sales Specialists or Account Managers to execute large phone calling or emailing campaigns. This will require high volume out-bound calls or high volume out-bound emails to reach prospects or clients to offer demos, schedule appointments, etc.
  • Engage prospects or current clients in intelligent, professional, conversations via email and phone.
  • Consistently schedule pre-qualified appointments and product demonstrations for Sales Specialists or Account Managers. 
  • Perform demonstrations when needed.
  • Perform ad-hoc duties and requests as needed.


What You Need to Have:

  • 1 -3 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Extremely self-motivated with a diligent work ethic
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills including demonstrable evidence of the ability to credibly interact with, and influence, senior level executives


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Fearlessness – willingness to cold call and cold-email without hesitation while also driving value
  • Familiarity with Salesforce highly valuable
  • Team player – willing to “get your hands dirty” to meet a team goal
  • A strong desire to learn and grow as a person, but also within your career


Why Fitch?

At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.

We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics to support informed decisions.  We help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.


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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.


Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $75,000 and $90,000. Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch. 




Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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