TRAINEE: Cross Asset Derivatives Marketer

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 23 Mar 18 2018-03-23

TRAINEE: Cross Asset Derivatives Marketer


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Societe Generale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

SG CIB is a leading player in Derivatives and provides global services in this domain. The bank launches a significant part of the structured products sold in Europe, in the United States and in Asia.

This position will serve as a primary liaison between the Japan Marketing Team and the Sales / Engineers desks. The marketer will evolve on a trading floor designing and marketing financial products in Japan and other Asian countries, linked to any asset class. This position is at the crossroads of many different services: link between clients, sales people, financial engineers and Sales team. It includes contact with other departments (Marketing, Engineers and Sales worldwide).


Main Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and produce detailed commercial presentations, term sheets, economic studies, and other digital marketing supports to institutional clients and/or potential investors
  • Produce marketing material in cooperation with sales and pricing teams, including simulations of investment scenarios and product performance analysis
  • Liaise with Legal and Compliance departments to develop and maintain Asian compliant marketing and sales documents
  • Liaise with external vendors to facilitate marketing needs, including distribution and creative designs
  • Assist with timely production of contributed articles for Retail distribution
  • Assist with strategic market watch and Competitive analysis (data analysis & statistics, build market awareness and knowledge of the dynamic financial world, competitors' new releases and new developments)
  • Act as a webmaster, administrating website and undertake website evolution


  • Hold a Bachelors or Masters degree in Financial Engineering, IT, Economics or similar
  • An emphasis on product development and marketing of investment products and / or structuring of capital markets transactions appreciated\
  • Strong Financial and Mathematic skills are required
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Creative thinking / idea generating mindset
  • Ability to manage complex processes dealing with multiple internal and external resources
  • Very good knowledge of VBA (or other programming languages) and Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word).
  • Good communication skills necessary to interact with Sales and Engineers on the floor
  • Previous experience within financial services is a plus
  • Fluent English and Japanese (written and oral) is mandatory

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.