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Sales Director

Job title: Sales Director
Location: London
Industry: Sales & Marketing
Reference: 16160
Contact name: Hannah Chowdhury
Job published: July 11, 2022

Job description

Sales, Hedge funds, London based

 

We are looking for a sales professional ideally with 3-7 years relevant experience to join our European team.  This role will be London based but some travel where appropriate in Europe is to be expected.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Personally undertaking and leading the entire sales cycle from cold calling (or occasionally from initial contact where there is a referral) through the stages of requirements definition, management of RFIs/RFPs, presentations, and closing the deal
  • Leading pitches and presentations
  • Maximising revenue opportunities for the company, and delivering to an annual sales quota
  • Commercial and contract negotiations
  • Providing feedback internally and keeping up to date information and reporting through Salesforce.com
  • Periodic representation at industry conferences
  • Problem solving; turning requirements into solutions

 

Qualifications

 

  • Ambitious and driven individual with the energy to seek and exploit new opportunities
  • In depth knowledge of electronic trading in equities and listed derivatives, while some exposure to other asset classes e.g. Fixed Income would be beneficial
  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent in Finance or Business
  • 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience in an electronic trading and/or order management role, preference with a vendor or bank and/or broker
  • Relevant, up to date hedge fund contacts in London and other European pockets e.g. Nordics
  • Foreign language skills would be advantageous but not essential

 

 

 

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