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Director OR Associate Director, Relationship Manager - Market Outreach

S&P Global London, United Kingdom
Posted 13 days ago Permanent Competitive
Director OR Associate Director, Relationship Manager - Market Outreach
About the Role:

Grade Level (for internal use):
The Role:

You will join a diverse, inclusive and professional Market Outreach team responsible for growing and maintaining relationships with the world's largest and most influential asset managers at S&P Global Ratings.

We are a global team of 26 individuals, an integral part of S&P Global Ratings with strong market presence. We value persistence, organization and ultimately exist to build long-term, strategic relationships with senior buy-side investors. The role can be located in either London or Frankfurt and can be, in part, undertaken remotely through flexible working with a requirement to be based within the office twice a week.

The Impact:

In this role, you will get to build and develop relationships with key market participants, primarily the largest buy-side investors based in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH), across all rating sectors. You will also share market insights gained from investor interactions with the analytical and commercial teams, providing feedback on investor perspectives and sentiment.

What you stand to Gain:

You will be partnering with senior stakeholders across high profile businesses including analytical and commercial practices, managing several investor communities, facilitating engagement and delivering relevant insights back into the business in a compliant manner.

In turn, you will get daily exposure to investors from the world's most influential asset managers including high profile Portfolio Managers and Credit Analysts. Given the nature of the role, you will be given every opportunity to sharpen your communication and influencing skills.

  • Development and execution of an outreach strategy to a portfolio of buy-side investor contacts based in the DACH region.
  • Organization of outreach activities including scheduling and hosting in-person and virtual events; 121 interactions, and other engagement with investor contacts in order to both facilitate engagement with the analytical teams and to generate actionable insights for the analytical and commercial practices.
  • Achieve Annual KPI targets of, for example, activity levels, engagement, and insights with the investor contacts. N.B (The position is not responsible for, or measured by, commercial targets such as revenue generated, or sales made).
  • Contribute to the development of priorities and understanding of market trends etc. that indicate opportunities or highlighting insights that may be valuable from an analytical or commercial perspective.
What We're Looking For:
  • A S&P employee would typically have 8+ years' experience of a similar background gained at financial institutions or at credit rating firm. We are happy to consider candidates for the Director level at band 12, or the Associate Director level at band 11
  • Excellent German and English communication skills to facilitate effective market interaction
  • Strong knowledge of the investor industry and regional market, latest developments/issues, and ideally an understanding of S&P Ratings' business and products
  • Flexibility to travel within DACH region for in-person meetings with investors and colleagues approximately for 3-4 days a month.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to connect and communicate with all (commercial and analytical) levels internally within an organization as well as externally at a senior level.
  • Comfortable in communicating with senior investment individuals.

About S&P Global Ratings
At S&P Global Ratings, our analyst-driven credit ratings, research, and sustainable finance opinions provide critical insights that are essential to translating complexity into clarity so market participants can uncover opportunities and make decisions with conviction. By bringing transparency to the market through high-quality independent opinions on creditworthiness, we enable growth across a wide variety of organizations, including businesses, governments, and institutions.

S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

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What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy (the Policy) that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to:" "and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person."

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster " describes discrimination protections under federal law.

20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), MRKTNG202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 298736
Posted On: 2024-05-07
Location: London, United Kingdom
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