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Graduate FX Broker

£25,000 + Bonus (OTE £45k+)

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Ben Taylor

As Give A Grad A Go's Sales Manager, it's my responsibility to lead our team of expert Graduate Recruitment Consultants. I make sure that our sales team is reaching its full potential, offering both graduates and clients the best possible service.

My area of expertise

I work primarily with corporate clients in the Banking & Finance sector. My graduate jobs tend to include FX Broking, Trading and Wealth Management roles.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Having been on the graduate job hunt for a while, I originally came into the Give A Grad A Go office to discuss potential career opportunities. I was really taken aback by the fantastic working atmosphere and cameraderie at Give A Grad A Go, and when Cary called a few hours later to invite me in for a trial, it felt right. 7 years later, here I am!

The worst job I've had

Before I worked at Give A Grad A Go, I did have a few interesting graduate jobs – probably the most challenging was working in the energy industry. It was interesting to learn about energy, but setting margins for huge corporate energy tenders was definitely a bit out of my comfort zone!

If you’re looking for FX broking graduate jobs and you want to work within a highly successful foreign exchange company, then this FX Broker opportunity could be for you! They have been regarded as the world’s most accurate forecaster of GBP/ USD and EUR/USD currency pairs by Bloomberg – and are now looking to expand their team with an ambitious graduate who wants to learn more about the exciting world of foreign exchange!

Company profile

In this FX Broker graduate job, you will be joining this hugely successful foreign exchange specialist that has been revolutionising the way the international payment solution sector manages foreign exchange transactions. With years of valuable experience in their team, they have transacted more than $10 billion in 2017 alone for both corporate and private clients globally.

Job description

As a FX Broker, you will be joining this young company as the newest member of the Foreign Exchange broking desk. You will be taken through their graduate training scheme to build, refine, and hone your understanding of the FX market. Once trained you will be responsible for liaising both with new and existing clients, helping to secure and retain funds. To be successful in this role, you must have excellent communication skills as you will be acting as the face of the company, delivering first class customer service to its clients.

Key responsibilities

In this FX Broker graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Sourcing and generating new business
  • Developing relationships with existing and new clients
  • Managing corporate accounts
  • Orchestrating the smooth opening of new accounts
  • Maintaining a focus upon goals and results whilst striving to exceed targets
  • Delivering top quality customer services and relationship management throughout all trades
  • Developing a solid understanding of both the financial and foreign exchange sectors
  • Exhibiting high levels of patience when developing new business connections

So, what are we looking for?

  • Flawless communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent telephone manner for speaking with clients over the phone
  • Proven record of working and thriving within a target driven environment
  • Ability to work well within a tight-knit team
  • Offer insight into further enhancing the company's smooth running and reputation
  • Commitment to providing first class customer service

What else is on offer?

  • A great starting salary of 21,000 rising to 25,000
  • Excellent bonus and additional earning to be made
  • A vibrant and bustling young office
  • Amazing new offices in the heart of the West End
  • Exposure to working with director level entrepreneurs in the financial service.

If you think this FX Broker graduate job in London is the perfect opportunity for you to kick-start you career within the Finance sector - then waste no time and apply today!

 
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In this Wealth Management Consultant graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

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