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Account Management & Business Development, Launch Graduate Program 2024 - Madrid, Spain



Sales & Business Development
Madrid, Spain
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Account Management & Business Development, Launch Graduate Program 2024 - Madrid, Spain

Mastercard Launch
There are some skills you can teach. And some you can inspire. Mastercard Launch gives recent graduates both—immersing emerging talent in an 18-month journey where they will challenge the status quo, engage in meaningful and practical sessions, drive Decency and Belonging, our mission to be a Force for Good and be the ultimate catalyst for personal and professional growth. The Launch program is for change makers, those who dare to be greater and who wish to make a real impact on the world. We invite you to bring your passion, share your talent and make the most of this truly Priceless experience.

What it is
A permanent opportunity but dedicated to an 18-month program that educates, inspires personal growth, and builds professional confidence to create a Priceless career with Mastercard. Launch will include development opportunities such as professional skills learning and networking and career conversations.

What you’ll do
Launchers will undertake 2x 9-month rotations to gain a broaden skillset and exposure to the business and different career opportunities within Account Management or Business Development.

Account Management teams include Retail & Commerce, Digital Partners and Financial Institutions.

Account Management involves setting sales strategies that are aligned with geographies and achieving sales goals that drive market share, volume and revenue growth. Also, partnering with customers to deliver customized solutions and comprehensive consulting support. Typical responsibilities include:

• Analysing customer business strategies and design tactical plans to enhance potential customers profitability relying on Mastercard products and services.
• Supporting Account Managers to complete routine business processes and execute initiatives across multiple business functions and on team activity management and performance tracking
•Ensuring to be up-to-date with the market and industry development, contribute ideas to enhance Mastercard competitive edge

Business Development teams include Industry Engagement, Digital Partners/Fintech and Public Sector.

Business Development focuses on growing revenue by identifying and pursuing opportunities with new or existing customers/markets. It also focuses on growing market share, market acceptance, the number of customer touch points, and MasterCard’s regional footprint. Typical responsibilities include:

• Using analytical and problem-solving skills to provide analyses and solutions that satisfy business needs and inform strategy development • Leveraging data tools to develop revenue and expense benchmarks and performance trends

Please specify if you have a preference in position or team as part of your application or if you are open to all. This information will be leveraged to best match applicants to the most suited route.

What you’ll need
• To be available to start from 2nd September 2024
• To be a Final Year Masters/Undergraduate Student studying e.g. Business, Economics, Engineering, Management or similar/related degrees.
• A passion/interest in Technology/Fintech • Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong strategic and conceptual aptitude
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects concurrently
• High-energy, can-do attitude, very strong sense of ownership and desire to succeed with commensurate analytical, technical, and strategic skills

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.