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Sales and marketing jobs in finance involve advising clients on the right investment opportunities available to them and persuading them to take them up.
Financial sales people usually focus on one particular group of products such as government bonds, equities or derivatives. They will be able to identify the needs of each individual client and propose the solution that is going to meet their requirements.
Larger investment firms employ research-sales professionals who will sell their employer’s research expertise. While other institutions offer the mixed services of a sales person and trader who will recommend products to clients and then execute the trades on their behalf.
The most successful sales people are in constant communication with their clients from the moment the markets open, or even before.
They start their day reviewing financial publications, reports and research, using all the resources available to them to keep constantly updated on changes to the market.
People looking for a financial sales jobs should be outgoing and self-confident, with outstanding interpersonal skills, even under immense pressure. They should be passionate about financial markets and have the ability to understand complex financial products, reacting quickly to changing market conditions.
The Role of a Financial Marketer
A financial marketer’s role is to develop new opportunities to sell financial products. This includes preparing marketing materials and business pitches to position the firm as it would like to be seen.
The financial marketer is concerned with managing a firm’s reputation by deciding how its brand name, products and services are portrayed to external stakeholders. This could be the media, its regulators, potential investors or its clients.
A financial marketing career can include sponsoring events, producing written collateral, developing corporate logos, determining the pricing and positioning of products, or researching markets for potential new products.
Financial marketers need to be strong written and oral communicators with the ability to network, build relationships and discuss complex financial issues with authority.
Sales and marketing jobs are all about finding the need and filling it. And for those that succeed, the rewards can be considerable.