ETF Sales Associate

Job Purpose:

  • SIG is looking to expand its sales operation in order to interact with a larger number of European buy-side entities actively trading in ETFs and options. The role will have a regional focus in Europe, concentrating on one of a number of regions, broadly defined by the language used in that region
  • As a SIG Sales Associate you will be expected to seek out potential new counterparties through a variety of means and develop those openings into actively trading clients. Assisting to maintain the client relationships will also be a key part of the role. The role will involve a significant amount of travel to visit existing and prospective counterparties as well as to attend selected industry events
  • As well as increasing trading flow from clients, you will be expected to enhance the brand and reputation of SIG as a market leader through outstanding product knowledge and a thorough understanding of trading ETFs and/or options
  • The sales project is a new venture for SIG and as such is an exciting opportunity for a successful candidate to be part of a project from the beginning.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Prospecting for new clients via market research, cold calling and networking.
  • Leveraging existing relationships with issuers, clients and other market colleagues to generate new leads
  • Organising meeting with prospective clients and delivering a sales pitch
  • ‘Closing’ sales leads, developing them into trading counterparties.
  • Working closely with the internal SIG sales trading team and market makers to promote our trading expertise to counterparts
  • Attending conferences and other marketing events to promote our market making service and the SIG brand
  • Traveling in Europe to visit potential new counterparties and maintain existing counterparty relationships
  • Finding new avenues for sales growth in the market.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in a similar client facing role
  • ETF and/or options product knowledge preferable
  • Efficient, organised approach to building a client base
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • An effective communicator and strong team player
  • Resourceful in solving problems
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • An additional European language is desirable.

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Company Information
  • Specialism Brokers / Trading
  • Address Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
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