Senior Account Manager - UK Buyside
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With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.
Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions. Role: Senior Account Manager - UK Location: London Department Overview:
Fitch Solutions, a division of the Fitch Group, is the distribution channel for Fitch Ratings products, and focuses on the development of fixed-income products and services and bringing to market a wide range of data, analytical tools and related services Responsibilities :
In this high-profile sales role, you will be part of the Western European team. This role will be based in London and responsible for leading the sales effort for Fitch Solutions across the UK.
You will be responsible for selling a suite of products and services within Fitch Solutions that includes:
- Ratings Data & Research
- Fundamental Data & Analytics
- Country Risk & Industry Research
- ESG Products
This is a direct sale, target-based performance position offering base salary and commission. You will be expected to set and drive the account strategy to increase revenue for your book of business.
Utilising your extensive network of financial institution contacts across the region you will be responsible for growing the Fitch Solutions business by pitching and negotiating effectively at different levels of seniority. Qualifications and experience:
- It is essential that you have significant number of years of sales/business development experience within the fixed income and risk management arena.
- You will come with a good knowledge of the UK market with a proven track record in developing new business and growing revenue streams, achieving goals consistently years after years.
- You must understand rating agencies environment and also of risk management requirements in strategic decision making, risk identification, risk quantification/ quantitative modelling processes.
- Demonstrate team work, co-ordinating with team members, customer success and sales support teams across your territory.
- Ability to form clear account plans to strategically grow your book of business.
- Given the nature of this position, we are seeking an articulate, personable and energetic self-starter.
- It is essential that you have excellent communication skills
- You must be self-motivated and able to generate ideas and demonstrate initiative, tenacity and perseverance.
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.
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