Excelsior has been engaged to conduct a search for this innovative and dynamic global organisation. Our client is an exciting “new wave” alternative data & investment research provider, harnessing the power of next-generation big data and data science technologies, to estimate the performance metrics of public companies with shockingly accurate results. Consequently they are experiencing immense success selling their disruptive research solutions aimed at equity research analysts and portfolio managers, within the hedge fund and wider long-only buy side community. With clients, an office and team in Hong Kong already, they are looking to add a sales person to the local team, responsible for both managing clients and new client acquisition in the region.
Appropriate applicants need to be able to show:
- At least 2-5+ years sales experience, either working for a provider of research or data solutions to the buy or sell side.
- The ability to pick up solutions which are new and unique in the market.
- Interest in working for a high growth enterprise.
- An articulate, consultative and confident sales approach conducive for selling to asset / hedge funds (portfolio managers, heads of research, portfolio analysts and equity research analysts etc).
- Have the personal motivation and ability, to contribute to a dynamic and entrepreneurial team culture.
This sales position will be appropriate for a 'stand out' sales professional looking to advance their career selling a more 'unique' proposition, with proven sales potential and an untapped market to go after. Hence joining this company at this stage of growth offers a very rare opportunity to make sales and reap the high financial rewards of sales success and career growth satisfaction this will bring. Besides salary and sales commissions, equity in the company is also available; so all adds up to a very rare and superb life changing career opportunity for the right entrepreneurial spirited person!
Remuneration: High salary + commission + equity.
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Excelsior Search is a leading niche human capital consultancy specialising in recruitment solutions for technology companies, consultancies, data and research service providers for the global financial markets. With clear FinTech market focus and expertise, Excelsior offers a deep sector knowledge and capability that ensures its clients hire the finest industry talent, whilst allowing industry professionals to find the best career opportunities in this sector.
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Since 1999 Excelsior Search has been partnering with financial technology (FinTech), data and research providers to the global capital markets and investment industry. Whilst supporting immense technological change the past two decades, using our deep niche industry and specialist talent acquisition expertise we play a key role in helping our clients build high performing teams across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.
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We work passionately in close partnership with fintech companies to secure for them the very best talent available globally, delivering win-win solutions all round:
✓ The companies we partner with hire proven top performers whom can make a dramatic difference to their business i.e. by providing strong C level leadership, build great products and realise true sales potential.
✓ By only partnering with the best companies in the sector, we add significant value to the careers of the industry professionals placed and hiring executives, enabling top performers to shine and meet their own career goals and earning potential.
Companies we partner with
We recruit for providers of financial technology, market data, investment research and consultancy services. This also includes partnering with private equity & venture capital companies, fintech innovation labs & hubs playing an important role developing the fintech ecosystem.
Roles we fill
C level down and across all company functions; executive management, sales & business development, marketing & communications, client servicing & relationship / account management, systems implementation & consulting, product management, sales engineering, finance, legal & compliance.
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