Senior Sales Specialist - Data Governance

  • Experian
  • Hybrid (London SW1E, UK)
  • 17/02/2024
Full time Data Science Big Data Data Management Data Governance

Job Description

Discover the Unexpected

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. We’re passionate about unlocking the power of data in order to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Our 21k amazing employees in 40+ countries believe the possibilities for you, and the world, are growing. We’re investing in the future, through new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow. To do this we employ the brightest minds that share our purpose and want to make a difference.

Job Description

We’re currently looking for a Senior Sales Specialist to join a thriving, driven and supportive team within our Experian Data Quality function, covering several different sectors, supporting specifically on our Data Governance Proposition.

The Sales Specialist will focus on cross sell and upsell opportunities of data governance products in key sectors and bring insight to the business on what clients want helping us evolve our proposition.

Your focus will be on growing our client base, securing new prospects, and expanding the portfolio in the data governance market, but we will also look to you to expand our partner channel, running with some key strategic engagements. Within your discussions you will focus on having the client at the centre of all decisions, ensuring the solutions provided to the customer are fit for purpose and will deliver value both now and in the future.

You will be part of an established, successful and collaborative team who value and support each other to succeed. You will manage your time as well as participating in a variety of internal activities which range from meetings to sales driven incentives.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented salesperson, who enjoys building relationships and working win a target driven environment, to join our dynamic team as we grow our client base, focusing on delivery against financial target. Our product suite is broad and you will enjoy learning and showcasing new products and services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Achieve daily and monthly KPIs focussed on call activity, pipeline built and deals closed
  • Become an expert in Data Governance propositions
  • Work in collaboration with teams across the business including Customer Success, Pre Sales and Marketing
  • Contribute significantly towards the Experian Data Quality roadmap, providing competitor insight
  • Maintain and share a comprehensive understanding of products, competitors and use cases.
  • Achieve and exceed targets and forecast accurately.


  • Proven sales experience in a software or data company, with a good grasp on data governance
  • Ability to perform under pressure in a competitive environment
  • Commercially astute with an ability to influence and negotiate
  • Curiosity and intellect to build considerable knowledge and be considered an expert by clients, colleagues and industry peers.
  • Experience managing large accounts working in a matrix organisation
  • Proven Sales methodology training.

Additional Information

Internal Grade D

What we offer

Here at Experian, we believe that great work deserves great rewards. In return for your ideas, commitment and ambition, we'll give you a very competitive base salary and a range of benefits as soon as you join. On top of your salary, we offer:

  • Opportunity for a truly amazing career
  • 25 days' annual leave (plus the ability to purchase 5 additional days)
  • Competitive On Target Commission
  • A car allowance/scheme
  • Generous contributory pension
  • Opportunity to buy shares with the company Share-save scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Medical and Dental cover
  • Retail discount schemes

In addition to the above we will provide you with all the support, tools and opportunities to empower you to drive your own career development. Your portfolio of training will be structured, including opportunities to build your wider Experian network. Alongside a buddy and mentor, you’ll have regular access to business leaders for coaching and advice, while constructive feedback will enable you to continually measure your performance to aid greater personal development.

Our uniqueness is that we truly celebrate yours.

Experian's culture and people are key differentiators. We take our people agenda very seriously. We focus on what truly matters; DEI, work/life balance, development, authenticity, engagement, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... the list goes on. We’re an award winning organisation due to our strong people first approach.

Innovation is a critical part of Experian's DNA and practices, and our diverse workforce drives our success. Everyone can succeed at Experian and bring their whole self to work, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, colour, sexuality, physical ability or age. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at the earliest opportunity.

Could this be the role for you? Apply now to start your journey with Experian!

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