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Sales Manager - Financial Software - £95k Basic + Double OTE - London

 

Our client, an award winning software firm is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated Sales Manager with direct work experience in a sales environment, preferably experience in selling big-ticket technology solutions into the financial services industry including brokerage houses, prime brokers, banks, hedge funds and other asset managers.
 
Main responsibilities
 
Identification, contact, qualification and development of viable new accounts and/or expanding existing accounts within an established and defined territory 
Requirement gathering, presentations, demo of software
Manage the communication and internal coordination of the Company’ support infrastructure: sales support and executive team to insure customer education and satisfaction 
Create awareness and demand for company solutions 
 
Desired Experience
 
Minimum 4 years prior sales experience with some experience in the capital markets or financial technology industry
Previous exposure to capital markets, trading or risk management in any of the areas of foreign exchange, equities, fixed income or other derivatives
Proven expertise to develop relationships from a cold call or networking activity
Exceptional ability to motivate and influence the sales team,  key client contacts and decision makers 
Strong contacts throughout the financial services industry including front, middle and back offices on the buy-side and the sell-side – an advantage
A proven record on selling complex solutions and services at all levels – an advantage
Experience of having sold sophisticated technological solutions in the financial services industry. Knowledge of  derivatives across asset classes including foreign exchange, equities, interest rates, commodities and credit risk derivatives - an advantage
 
Personal attributes 
 
very personable, outgoing & energetic
strong written and oral communication skills are a must
strong proactive ability to approach customers and “cold calling” capabilities.
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills required
 
Language skills
 
The candidate must be fluent in English, any other European language would be a plus. 
 
Travel
 
Some travel will be required, and importantly the applicant MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK, and be able to travel freely throughout EMEA region if required.
 
Please apply on the link or send your CV to chris@chrispinhunter.com 0207 112 8189 / 0754 5555 891
 

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