Associate, Sales - Institutional Equity Research Sales

Recruiter
Cowen
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jun 2019
Closes
05 Jul 2019
Ref
5950047
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Responsibilities
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of the Cowen research product and the US markets, in order to provide a superior level of support to both our sales force and clients
  • Liaising with equity research analysts, hosting corporates and participating in marketing and roadshow events which could involve significant overseas travel
  • Liaising with our research team to provide market and stock analysis
  • Maintenance of client contact details
  • Identify, prioritise and develop existing and new business opportunities
  • Monitor news stories and noteworthy events for specific assigned sectors and / or stocks, and to ensure that these are distributed as necessary
  • Ad-hoc projects as and when required

Requirements
  • A strong desire/interest to work in sales or have a demonstrable track record in sales.
  • Educated to degree level, preferably a science/mathematics or finance-based qualification.
  • Ability to use initiative, be proactive, and work efficiently without supervision.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to build strong and positive working relationships, internally and externally of an organisation.
  • Good level of organisation skills, proven ability to juggle many tasks at the same time whilst knowing how to prioritise.
  • Intellectual curiosity - a drive and enthusiasm to learn about all market sectors and industries.
  • Knowledge of global financial markets - market themes, general awareness of big news items, and basic knowledge of the sales/ trading/ investment banking functions of a bank.
  • Bloomberg experience preferred.
  • Any further financial qualifications useful (CFA Level 1, Investment Mgmt. Certificate, ACA).
  • Must be authorised to work in the UK.

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