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IHS Markit Senior Sales Executive, Economics & Country Risk in Boston, Massachusetts

We are looking for a senior sales professional that will proactively identify, qualify and close new opportunities on behalf of the Economics and Country Risk business. This role requires experience selling to a diversified set of Fortune 1000 corporations and a strong background in selling research, information and consultative solutions. Successful professionals in this role must efficiently and effectively navigate industry bureaucracies, identify inherent challenges and position the benefits of the IHS Markit suite of solutions to the unique persona profiles. This role will be accountable for comprehensive account penetration, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with decision makers within the customer’s organization.

We’re looking for someone that can:

  • Promote IHS Markit and ECR solutions to senior executives

  • Quickly develop a strong understanding of the value proposition for ECR solutions as they relate to the end market

  • Inform and execute a comprehensive sales strategy to ensure they meet/exceed quota

  • Consistently deliver accurate new business forecasts

  • Provide an accurate view of territory development, using Salesforce as the primary tool for client interaction tracking and pipeline reporting

  • Partner with colleagues in Marketing, Product Management, Research & Analysis and Sales Operations to effectively support and strengthen your own sales initiatives


  • 7-10 years of proven sales experience hunting new business

  • Proven excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to build effective internal and external relationships

  • Experience within selling information (research, data, consulting services)

  • Solid presentation and proposal writing skills

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum

Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact ( or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct ( Right to Work EEO is the Law ( EEO is the Law Supplement Pay Transparency (

Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.