ETF Sales Execution and Institutional Strategist
State Street Global Advisors is seeking an individual to join our ETF Sales Execution and Implementation Team responsible for defining and leading our sales execution support function across SPDR America's distribution channels. This an exciting opportunity to join a team passionate about being experts on ETF liquidity and promoting the expanded use of ETFs in the institutional investor community!
The individual in this role is expected to work closely with the Institutional Sales Team to provide ETF product and execution expertise to buy-side institutional clients including asset-managers, asset owners, and hedge funds across the Americas. The role requires strong interpersonal skills for significant client-facing and public speaking responsibilities.
The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the US ETF market with direct capital markets experience. The candidate should also possess strong multi-asset knowledge related to equities, fixed income, and associated derivatives (options, futures, swaps, etc.). Additionally, this individual should be able to apply this knowledge to effectively deliver investment strategy through a capital markets lens. Primary Responsibilities:
Skills and Qualifications:
- Provide clients and prospects, internal and external client facing salespeople and/or institutional investors with ongoing education, updates and facts about our ETFs.
- Act as main point of contact for ETF execution strategy expertise and education for institutional ETF sales teams and their clients.
- Provide product expertise related to ETF mechanics including creation/redemption, pricing, and operational nuances of fund structure.
- Build relationships with institutional buy-side trading community.
- Contribute to thought leadership and white papers.
- 5+ years of industry experience, preferably with direct ETF trading or related derivative trading experience.
- Motivated individual with a positive attitude.
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely on complicated investment topics.
- Outstanding in research and writing skills.
- CFA and/or MBA strongly preferred.
- Strong technical skills (Excel, Bloomberg, etc.) required. Programming experience preferred.
- Current securities licenses (Series 7 and Series 63) required.
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