• Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IG Group
  • 2019-06-20

New Business Consultant

  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full time
  • 20 Jun 19

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has recently launched a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers on-exchange limited risk derivatives via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, October 2016)

New Business Consultant

Job Title
New Business Consultant

Job Description

Role Responsibilities:

Sales to prospective IG clients
On-boarding of new clients to IG, introducing them to our platform and acting as their first point of contact
Converting sales leads into funded accounts
Achieving quarterly targets

Person Specification:
Ability / Expertise


Strong background and work experience in client support and sales
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to adapt communication to the audience
Proactive individual who is results-oriented
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative work style
Strong work ethic and positive attitude
Must be flexible and able to adapt in stressful situations

Qualifications

Essential:
- Degree educated
- Right to work in USA

Desirable:
- Series 3 exam passed
- Financial sales experience

Personal Attributes

This will be a busy role in a team so the successful candidate's behaviours will need to strongly aligned to our values:
• Champion the client: customer service is a passion, cultivates trust, has clarity and communicates well, works with pace and momentum
• Lead the way: innovative and resilient, strong learning agility and curiosity
• Love what we do: Conscientiousness - has high self-discipline, carefulness, thoroughness and organisation, Flexible and adaptable

Number of openings
1