A small, progressive European asset manager with strong ESG principles is building out its UK business particularly in the wholesale market. We are looking to hire an experienced sales professional to focus on further developing UK relationships and servicing a portfolio of existing clients. The role will be focused predominantly on the wholesale market but will involve a broader exposure to UK rating agencies, platforms, and institutional clients. The position is based in London.
Business development: further developing the UK client base, particularly within the wholesale segment, with a focus on investors who understand and appreciate long-term investment strategy and distinct investment strategy and responsible investing style
Contribute to the UK business development, marketing, and client-servicing strategy, in coordination with the UK Investor Relations team manager
Raising awareness of the brand in the UK via the hosting of dedicated events, participation in targeted industry events and contributing to a targeted UK press strategy
Client servicing: manage existing relationships with UK investors, maintaining reputation for high quality servicing by relationship managers with a product specialist-level of knowledge
Monitoring UK platform relationships and helping in the proposition development by increasing range of funds, in conjunction with UK Investor Relations Support and Fund teams
Example of successful professional experience in a Sales/Business Development or Product Specialist role covering UK-based wholesale clients.
A good understanding of UK platforms, rating agencies and the institutional market is a plus
Strong product knowledge and technical understanding of equity funds and markets, proven ability to deliver a high degree of investor sales in an autonomous manner
Independent, committed and self-motivated person with excellent communication and teamwork skills
Strong organisation skills, ability to organise successful investor events
Demonstrated marketing skills, ability to formulate and execute strategy
Understanding and willingness to efficiently market the strategic investment approach and ability to achieve robust long-term client retention and business development results at above average profitability
Languages: Native English speaker. Good command of another European language would be an advantage but is not required for this position