Fixed income eCommerce sales – German markets

Salary: £40 000 - £55 000 plus bonus
Location: London
Job Type: Permanent

Our client is looking for a German Buy-side Sales person to join the London-based European Sales Team. Your experience to date will include building and developing a sales pipeline, establishing new contacts within existing accounts and also developing relationships and identifying opportunities with new clients.  You will have the ability to build successful relationships with a range of clients and the tenacity to pursue opportunities and close deals. You will have a good understanding of Fixed Income products and have some insight into how products are traded electronically.

Main Responsibilities include:

- Develop and execute the buy-side sales strategy. Also partnering closely with European Client Services, Sales Support Team and Product Specialist Sales Teams
- Drive the development of the German-Buy-side  and Hedge Fund sales pipeline, developing a thorough understanding of the key drivers and priorities as well as sharing information and ensuring a close alignment to team goals
- Manage, build, and develop key relationships both internally and with the European buy-side customer base. Establishing yourself as a ‘go to’ person for German customer enquiries and information, educate others and provide presentations / demonstrations as necessary.

Essential Skills / Experience:

Good Fixed Income and derivatives product knowledgeUnderstanding of electronic trading/e-commerceExcellent communication and presentation skillsResults focusedCommitment to achieving high standardsTeam-player; effective communicatorSkills: 
 
1. German speaking
2. Sales/support background
3. PC and Internet systems
4. Verbal and written presentation skills 
  
Fluency in German ( Native ) and  English is essential.
  
Competencies:
 
A sound understanding of market dynamics.  Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with staff and external clients. Ability to influence others to achieve results in a collaborative manner. Self motivated, proactive and an ability to work under pressure.

If you feel you have all of the above then please do send through your CV. Alternatively you can contact me directly on 0207 553 9370 or russellleiter@ec1partners.com