Investment Specialist

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 16 Oct 17 2017-10-16

Buy-side firm looking for an Investment Specialist. The sales professional will need strong relationship building skills, product and capital markets knowledge, and intemediary sales experience.

Responsibilities

  • Drive sales by developing, maintaining, and deepening relationships with new and existing FAs; influence FA choices using a consultative sales process
  • Partner with Regional Director(s) to develop a business plan, manage a territory, and drive regional and corporate goals and objectives
  • Make proactive telephone calls to an assigned territory for scheduling, prospecting or relationship development purposes
  • Answer and convert inbound calls from the territory into additional opportunities to drive sales
  • Become a product specialist, by being knowledgeable about every Fund and able to clearly articulate Firm and product information within Firm guidelines, including investment philosophy, purchase/sales decisions, and holdings information
  • Demonstrate an understanding of all accounts/distributors, including specific rules of engagement for distributors and platforms
  • Use CRM system and other applications to research business, log activity, and run competitive analysis
  • Prioritize and manage daily, weekly, and monthly workload
  • Work as part of a close-knit team to support all sales and client service activities and goals
  • Limited travel in territory as well as work conferences when applicable

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must have Series 6 or 7 and 63