Trainee Salesperson

  • Market Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • R.J. O’Brien Limited
  • 18 Sep 17

R.J. O’Brien is the industry’s largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm, with more than 500 employees and offices in 4 countries. R.J. O’Brien celebrated its 100th anniversary year in 2014 and remains the oldest futures brokerage firm in the United States and the last surviving founding member of CME. R.J. O’Brien is the home where successful people who truly care about clients, the industry, and the integrity of their company can enjoy a successful career with multi-faceted rewards.

A trainee salesperson is required for derivatives sales, specifically, futures, options and cfds. The successful candidate will be selling execution and clearing services to individual traders, banks, hedgers and other institutions. We require a hungry, determined, resilient and focused individual to develop within the role over a period of a couple of years.

Duties & Responsibilities
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Employee’s duties would include developing new relationships and building existing client base
• The employee will not be authorised to give investment advice in accordance with the FCA Rules
• The employee will be selling and arranging Direct Market Access for customers using the online platforms of RJOUS and/or RJOUK and will also be involved in the selling of phone broking and clearing services
• The employee will be registered and authorised with the FCA to carry out regulated activities in accordance with the designation of the controlled function CF30, Customer Function

Qualifications:
• No prior experience needed, role would suit a junior level candidate.
• Full training will be provided. The successful candidate will be required to study for and take FCA exams.
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Adaptive to changing environment; able to multi-task
• Strong communication and great people skills a must
• Must have a strong desire to be a self-motivator and goal-setter
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not essential