Junior Sales Executive - German Speaking

JOB ROLE: Junior Sales Associate (Germany & Austria Markets)


COMPANY: Fintech


HOURS: Full time, Permanent - 9am - 6pm


SALARY: £35,000 - £45,000


LOCATION: Based in London, covering Germany & Austria Markets


BENEFITS:



  • Bright, genuinely sociable and friendly working environment in London's West End

  • Regular social events, lunches, annual winter seminar (skiing) in French Alps

  • Private health insurance, group pension scheme, life insurance, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme

  • Career development opportunities (horizontally and laterally)


DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT EXCLUSIVE TO:



  • Conduct market research to maintain awareness of current EMEA capital markets

  • Propose and implement creative ideas to approach new business (new leads, new clients, new markets)

  • Research and identify potential clients and markets, as well as identifying key decision makers

  • Review financial press daily, and staying abreast with FinTech developments

  • Grow your knowledge and maintain an in-depth understanding of platforms, and a sound understanding of the financial services & regulatory landscape

  • Seek and contact prospective clients to uncover new leads, opportunities and ultimately source new business across European financial institutions for the EMEA New Business sales team

  • Keep accurate records and notes within the team and in the company's CRM database

  • Maintain a healthy pipeline of contacts and leads to convert into sales opportunities

  • Work with the Sales Manager(s)/team head to advance these opportunities and close new deals o Depending on career progression, attend face-to-face meetings (with possible travel) where applicable and ultimately give prospect presentations


SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:



  • Ability to network and engage with new prospects

  • Tenacious approach and prospecting skills

  • Strong, polished and confident communication and presentation skills (both written and verbal - telephone, email and subsequently face-to-face)

  • Ability to articulate a complex value proposition credibly to a variety of prospective clients in financial institutions, including at C-level

  • Experience in managing complex lead generation and sales campaigns

  • Knowledge of financial services strongly preferred, though not essential

  • Fluent speaking, reading and writing in German

  • Highly educated and preferably a FinTech background and commercial track record [B2B]

  • Some experience in a commercial role within the financial technology industry (other relevant experience will be considered for motivated, high performers)

  • Motivated, competitive and driven but must also be a team player

  • A results-driven work ethic focused on proactive outbound activities, and following up leads to progress through the sales cycle

  • Comfortable with Lead Generation and new business prospecting

  • Positive and proactive can-do approach, initiative and tenacity

  • Keen to make a positive difference to the company's sales growth


If this company and position appeals to you then please apply by sending your CV on-line to the advert


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