Italian Senior Business Developer - Credit Research

Senior Sales Executive, Investment Research Analysis, Southern Europe - Italy, Italian Speaking Swiss Region, Spain and Portugal. London based

Salary package: Upto £110K base plus a generous OTE based on target and accelerators

The Company

Our client is a leading independent research provider of fundamental and quantitative analysis to both buy-side and sell-side participants across the global credit, debt and equity markets. The company provides added value that helps their clients reach informed considered and profitable investment and risk management decisions across their investment portfolios.

Our client is now enjoying the next phase of strategic growth and is offering a very exciting opportunity to join the talented London based team in Senior Sales Executive role. The company is one of the most respected and established London City based financial research firms, the role forms a key component in the multi-cultural team, with offices in London, New York and Singapore.

The Role and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Senior Sales Executive to be responsible for Southern Europe - Italy, Italian Speaking Swiss Region, Spain and Portugal. London based. Must be ITALIAN

Southern Europe is a well-established region and boasts many significant large clients for the business. The role with be responsible for driving the growth of new business revenues across the Buy Side in the Regions, in particular targeting Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds and Pension Funds. You will need to be comfortable cold calling and qualifying prospective clients, researching and maintaining the CRM database, reading and communicating internal research. Travelling as often as is required in the regions.

The Senior Sales Executive will also be responsible for managing an existing portfolio of client accounts which generate significant revenues, developing new business within these accounts and further expanding the business footprint across the client accounts.

This position would ideally suit a Sales Professional with 5-8 years minimum sales experience in Financial Data / Research Solutions Sales, Risk Analytics or Fixed Income / Credit Sales into the Buy Side, across EMEA. A live contact network would be highly advantageous in this role.


A native Italian speaker is essential for this position. Fluency in Spanish would also be a distinct added advantage. Fluent English is also required,

What's in it for you?

  • This is an excellent and very rare opportunity to join a truly successful player with exciting constantly evolving Solutions and Services.
  • Play a vital role in the key strategic growth of the business.
  • Responsible for an important and established region.
  • Working with a talented and dedicated team, dynamic leadership with a mature outlook.
  • Your career will develop at a high profile level and be well rewarded.

If you have the required skills, experience, drive and ambition to succeed, and would like to join this exciting growing company, based in the London City office, with European travel, please contact me ASAP. Edward.manley@harringtonstarr.com or call office: +44 (0) 203 587 7007