Junior FX Sales Trader

Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 plus bonus and benefits
Call: 0117 321 0588
email: nick@REDLANDSEARCH.COM


This top tier US bank is looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can.  Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, they seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client’s financial well-being.

The Junior FX Sales / Trader supports a team of FX Sales / Relationship Managers in the management and expansion of existing client relationships.  This position assists in researching and resolving client inquiries to support high levels of client satisfaction with the organisation’s services and products.

Some of your key responsibilities include:    

1. Sales / Relationship Management      

  • Obtain price quotes from FX Traders and coordinate trade orders, on behalf of clients.

  • Track profitability on trade orders from clients.

  • Build overall credibility and foster trust with clients.

  • Support the FX Relationship Managers in meeting client service expectations.

  • Establish and maintain appropriate contacts within client organizations and internal departments.

  • Assist FX Relationship Managers in preparing for client meetings.

  • Track client activity and prepare market research, as needed.

  • Generate reports and performance trends on existing portfolio of client accounts.

 

2. Client Service           

  • Partner with internal departments to ensure a consistently high level of client satisfaction with services and products.

  • Serve as an escalation point for client service issues and deliverables.

  • Assist in the preparation of client presentations.

  • Assist in researching and resolving client inquiries and issues, in a timely manner.

  • Prepare and distribute reports and correspondence to clients, as needed.

Education level and/or relevant experience(s)

  • Bachelors degree in finance or related discipline, or equivalent work experience required.

  • Experience working in the financial services industry.

 

Knowledge and skills (general and technical)  

  • Strong relationship management and client service skills.

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills.

  • Knowledge of international currency markets, including impact of economic and political factors preferred.

  • Knowledge of foreign exchange trading instruments preferred.

  • Knowledge of emerging trends in the industry.

  • Strong organization, research and prioritization skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, while meeting deadlines.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Eligibility to work in the UK a must.

What We Offer:

  • Direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world

  • Opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself within the Firm

  • A culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective

  • High-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind

  • Rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage

  • Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others