Sales Executive – Fintech, Front Office, Electronic Trading, Hedge Fund

Sales Executive – Fintech, Front Office, Electronic Trading, Hedge Fund

£50,000 - £70,000 + bonus + benefits

The company

A leading provider of front office systems used by hedge funds to trade across multiple asset classes is looking for a Sales Executive to join their team in London. My client has gone from strength to strength on the back of a growing product suite and a series of major recent client wins.

They are looking for someone that has a foundation of experience in trading systems sales that can target prospective hedge fund customers. You will have support from technical pre-sales and will be responsible for managing the end to end sales cycle.

The role

  • Cold-calling, networking, building and nurturing relationships with prime brokers and using existing contacts to generate prospects
  • Manage the sales cycle from initial contract through to deal closure
  • Work with pre-sales and senior management to complete RFIs and RFPs
  • Gain buy-in from client business and technology stakeholders where required
  • Build pipeline and close business in line with agreed annual quota
  • Provide input into the product team to support product development


  • Knowledge of listed products – equities, future and options etc.
  • Understanding of electronic trading
  • Knowledge of the hedge fund industry
  • Proven ability to generate pipeline and manage a sales cycle
  • Able to overcome objections and win business in a competitive market

What’s in it for you?

  • Sell a product that is seeing huge uptake from the market
  • Develop your business and technical knowledge
  • Earn lucrative bonuses to reward your sales successes

To be considered for this role please contact Lee Harding at Harrington Starr – lee.harding@harringtonstarr.com