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Inside Sales Account Executive

Sales (Corporate, Real Estate, Telesales, etc.)
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Bayan Baru, Penang

About The Job

If you’re ready for a great career opportunity, now is the time to join Clarivate. The role of the Inside Sales Account Executive is to uncover new business opportunities to achieve the desired new business targets in the assigned territory within the APAC region and develop new business potentials for the assigned Science product platform – an industry who owns and operates a collection of subscription-based product and services focused largely on analytics, including scientific & academic research, patent intelligence and compliance standards, pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence trademark, domain & brand protection.

This role will be located in the Penang, Malaysia office and reportsinto the GBC Commercial Sales Director. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of success in delivering sales results within a fast paced & highly competitive sales environment. This is a great opportunity for an energetic Account Manager to effectively renew & retain a list of existing accounts for the assigned business and pursue upsell opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:
• To achieve/exceed territory sales plan by achieving the desired new business targets
• Forecast accurately to your direct manager with constant communication throughout each month
• Work efficiently with customers, qualify & execute on new leads and to comply with a pre-defined Clarivate’s sales cycle process which includes the defined process of the CRM tool Salesforce
• Be constantly learning and improving upon your understanding of the relevant set of Clarivate products that are sold to the user base.
• Ensure you have a strong understanding of competitor products and services and how we can successfully position ourselves against them.
• Actively participate in team meetings and events and share best practices of your customer, product and sales knowledge to enhance team collaboration, resource virtualization & productivity
• Maintain adequate telephone and MS Teams meeting volumes as defined by Sales Management.
• Responsible for creating and updating account profiles, providing quotes and booking deals in
• Identify potential targets and contact lists for core job roles within existing clients
• Execute on quarterly initiatives, integrated marketing campaigns for verticals, blitz campaigns, etc.
• Assume responsibility to establish & maintain effective communication & coordination with assigned Field Account Manager & other functional team members

Ideal Candidate Profile:
• A self-starter who is not afraid of taking the initiative and generating their own ideas on how to find and grow new business
• Language Proficiency - Excellent in both English & local language of the assigned geographical market in verbal/written skills, preferably also equipped with good presentation skills
• Persistent and motivated to overachieve against target
• Excellent sales, account management and leadership skills• Great organization and time management skills
• General knowledge and understanding of utilizing SFDC
• The ability to establish & cultivate strong internal & customer focused relationships and work seamlessly within a matrix managed environment
• Desire to grow in your career and work in a fast-paced environment

Job Requirements

• Minimum 2-3 years of sales experience in related industry
• Previous experience related to pharmaceutical, biomedical, chemistry, biotech is a plus
• Experience working with end customers and local resellers & distributors
• 4-year undergraduate college degree in the pharmaceutical science, chemistry, ecology or biotech industry with relevant work experience in a pure hunter or hybrid sales role is preferable
• Fluency in both written and spoken English & Mandarin, or Japanese language (native or JLPT N1/N2), or Korean Language
• Curious, flexible and competitive
• Enthusiastic and energetic self-starter
• Ability to work independently and contribute in a team environment
• Proficiency in MS Teams,, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel applications is preferred.

Our Culture


It’s never been a more exciting time to join Clarivate as we build our brand new, state-of-the-art Global Business Center in Penang.  We offer a 9-week initial training program that will set you up for success as well as ongoing training opportunities that will take your career to the next level.  As a new and growing Global Business Center, our Penang location will provide an opportunity to accelerate and develop your career in numerous directions.  With an attractive base salary, a performance-based bonus and an opportunity to participate in our Customer Delight share program, it’s an exciting time to be joining us.  

We’re a values-driven organization and are looking for individuals who share and want to uphold our values:  Aim for greatness, Value every voice and Own your actions.  


Clarivate is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. We have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including the Web of Science™, Cortellis™, DRG, Derwent™, CompuMark™, MarkMonitor™ and Techstreet™. Today, Clarivate is on a bold entrepreneurial mission to help our clients reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing innovations. For more information, please visit

We employ more than 6000 colleagues in 43 countries.  Clarivate is a public company. We are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the tickers NYSE: CCC; CCC.WS.  

Clarivate is looking to stand up a world-class Customer Service organization with team members who have the perfect blend of strategic and creative thinking to support our global customers.