OTC Sales Trader - Digital Assets

London, United Kingdom
Competitive + Benefits
22 Jan 2023
21 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Keyrock was founded in 2017 and has quickly grown from 3 to over 100 people today. As an industry recognized liquidity provider and market maker, Keyrock is a leading European creator of algorithmic trading technologies in the digital asset space. With VC backing including Series B investment from Ripple, a constantly expanding global client base, and revenues growth 13x in 2021, Keyrock is one of Belgium's fastest-growing fintech companies.

We're currently active on over 80 exchanges and count numerous marketplaces and asset issuers among our clients, including some of the best-known companies in the crypto space.

Keyrock's beating heart is its technical team filled with crypto and DeFi natives, software engineers, digital scientists and Academics, who themselves are supported by university professors, industry-leading experts and a strong management team. Over the years Keyrock has become a company that is both idealistic and practical.

We are looking for:

... an experienced and driven OTC Sales Trader who will be be a Senior Member of our OTC desk activities. Your mission will be to research new commercial opportunities, pitch to and nurture relationships with clients and own execution of OTC trading operations.

Job description
  • Execution of orders for clients across all offered traded assets
  • Comprehensive coverage of digital assets markets
  • Contributing to the growth of the business via the identification of new trade opportunities and counterparties
  • Educate the clients about trading and investment opportunities
  • Work closely with trading, treasury and business development teams to respond to client needs
  • Provide market commentary and consolidate research views for both internal and external distribution
  • Recommend investment ideas based upon client's investment objectives, overall portfolios, relevant market exposures and relative value considerations

Background and experience
  • Have a minimum of 3 years professional experience
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to analyze complex information to identify the key issues/actions and drive resolution
  • Applicants with their own portfolio of clients will be strongly preferred

Competences and personality :
  • Highly driven to succeed
  • Good understanding of market dynamics in execution
  • Operational excellence
  • Experience in Crypto greatly preferred
  • Project management and communication skills including the ability to oversee implementation of complex projects
  • Highly knowledgeable and passionate about capital markets
  • Healthily competitive
  • Communicates effectively
  • Strong analytical capabilities under pressure
  • Highly personable
  • Polished and presentable
  • Team player
  • Able to thrive in an autonomous environment
  • Can dissect large amounts of information quickly and relay it efficiently to clients
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English

Our recruitment philosophy

We believe the most important aspect of our recruitment process is self-awareness: we are looking for people who have a clear understanding of themselves and what they are looking for in their professional career. That means that we expect to work with people who not only have the right skills, but who have also made the conscious decision to look for a company in our industry and with our characteristics.

Our offer
  • A competitive salary package with exceptional variable compensation upside, including benefits that you choose and manage according to your needs and those of your family (car/bike, meal vouchers, health insurance, 25 days off, etc.)
  • Autonomy in your time management thanks to flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely
  • The freedom to create your own entrepreneurial experience by being part of a team of people in search of excellence who all receive stock options from the first year
  • A ton of fun in a thriving and multicultural environment, with colleagues enjoying regular team building activities

Keyrock offers you both a career and a large range of benefits that we will gladly discuss in the course of the application process.

As an employer we are committed to build an inclusive, diverse and non-discriminating work environment. We welcome employees of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, creed and sexual orientation. We hire, reward and promote entirely based on merit and performance.

For this vacancy, Keyrock is accepting direct applications only, no agencies, thank you.