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Sales Trader

Salary £25,000 - £30,000 (Year 2 OTE £100k)
Location London, Marylebone
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
In this Sales Trader job, you'll join the securities trading desk of an international investment management business providing wealth management, investment advisory, securities trading and corporate finance. The role comprises 90% sales and 10% trading, with the potential for sponsored CISI qualifications.

Looking for Graduate Sales roles, sales trading jobs, or lucrative Broker jobs in London? Keen on joining a market-leading investment management specialist in the heart of London? Apply for this Sales Trader job in London today!

Company profile – Investment Management specialist

In this sales trader job, you will be joining the central London office of a global investment management business. They provide wealth management, investment advisory, securities trading and corporate finance to institutional investors, corporate clients, high net worth individuals and family offices.

You’ll gain mentorship and training from a tight-knit team drawn together from some of the world’s most renowned banks, investment houses and brokerage institutions.

Job description – Sales trader

In this sales trader role in London, you’ll be joining the securities trading desk in a varied role where you’ll be involved in generating business of the company among new and existing clients, as well as executing trades on their behalf. The role is split approximately 90% sales and 10% trading, with around 70% of your sales being from warm leads, and only 30% cold. This combines with an industry-leading commission structure to form a highly lucrative and rewarding career. You’ll build on your existing knowledge of fixed income bonds, working closely with the senior fixed income bonds trader.

You’ll also have the opportunity to gain additional qualifications such as CISI qualifications, paid for by the company. These will further boost your progression in a highly lucrative sales trading career, with potential to run your own trading desk.

To be successful in this role, you must have excellent communication skills as you’ll be interacting with ‘C’ suite executives, forging mutually beneficial business relationships. Pair this with a knowledge of securities, great attention to detail and a proactive and ambitious approach to your work, and there are no limits to your earning potential at this exceptionally exciting London-based investment house.

Key responsibilities – Sales Trader

In this Sales Trader job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Generating business from both warm and cold leads to the businesses investment and trading services
  • Carrying out trades on behalf of clients
  • Work closely with the expanding capital markets team to market and distribute primary transactions and support them in secondary markets.
  • Sourcing and generating new business through proactive prospecting and outreach
  • Developing lucrative business relationships through cold calling to corporate clients
  • Trading a range of international bonds and asset backed securities
  • Managing business accounts
  • Orchestrating the smooth onboarding of new accounts
  • Maintaining a focus on goals and results whilst striving to exceed targets
  • Delivering exceptional levels of relationship management and customer service
  • Developing a solid understanding of financial markets and securities
  • Exhibiting high levels of professionalism when developing new business contacts

Job requirements – Sales Trader

  • A university degree in a financial/economics based subject
  • Experience in a front office investment banking position, financial sales experience is a plus.
  • An understanding of fixed income bonds
  • Flawless communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Tenacity, ambition, and resilience
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Hunger to get stuck in and learn
  • 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
  • Commitment to providing first-class customer service
  • Must be highly motivated

Benefits of the job – Sales Trader

  • A competitive starting salary of £25,000 - £30,000 (Year 2 OTE £100k)
  • An industry-leading commission structure
  • An exceptional training scheme
  • Mentorship from highly successful trading professionals who will be your seniors and peers
  • A vibrant and bustling young office
  • Constant exposure to Director level executive

Are you a career-driven salesperson with an interest in Financial Markets? If you're looking for Sales jobs and trading jobs in London, apply to this sales trader job in London today!

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David Gibson
Recruitment Consultant