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Business Development Executive. London

Business Development Executive. London

Competitive Base plus OTE Commission

Our client is a young start-up consultancy company with a wealth of technical and development expertise, specialising in developing and supporting low-latency java based solutions for Hedge Funds, Investment Banks, and Trading Companies. The business is based in the UK with customers in London, US and Europe.

The Role

Our client is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and proactive Business Development Executive with a “commercial” mentality and a genuine live network of contacts up to CTO/COO level across the Financial Markets Trading Community in either or both The Buy and Sell Side.

Key Responsibilities include;

  • Identify, qualify and confirm new business prospects meetings with CTO/COO level across the Financial Markets Trading Community in either or both The Buy and Sell Side in; London, New York and mainland Europe
  • Qualify inbound leads, generate and qualify outbound calls and leads
  • Respond to RFI’s & RFP’s, and provide presentations, after training.
  • Follow up customers’ interest regarding solutions and articulate value proposition
  • Attending relevant events and seminars relevant to sales activities.
  • Achieve defined performance targets.

Experience and Skills required;

  • BA, B.Sc. or Master’s degree in business or finance, desirable although not essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, tenacious, entrepreneurial, energetic and flexible.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of FinTech experience in Sales, Pre-Sales or as a Business Analyst, ideally from a Consultancy, Software Solutions, Trading Platform Vendor, or SAAS Provider.
  • Knowledge of financial markets and experience with electronic trading solutions or software
  • Knowledge or background in Java Technology (not at developer level) and ''Off Heat Memory'' is highly desirable
  • Strong interest and passion for Financial Technology
  • A team player with strong focus on results
  • Must be adaptable – part of a small Sales Team
  • Occasional travel to clients outside UK may be required

What’s in it for you?

  • An exciting and challenging role within the financial technology sector.
  • Be a part of a high paced leading edge company with friendly, supportive and highly skilled colleagues.
  • Be part of a company that focuses on technological innovation
  • Exceptional opportunity for personal growth and fulfilling career potential in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be part of a company where contributions are recognised and achievements are rewarded and celebrated.

This is an urgent requirement, my client wishes to hire ASAP!

Interested? Please contact without delay Antonio.Ciarleglio@harringtonstarr.com Call direct line: +44 (0)973 432 428 for a confidential conversation. ** Interviews Are Taking Place Now!! **