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Sales Specialist, Trading Desktop Solutions

London Stock Exchange Group Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posted 13 days ago Permanent Competitive
Sales Specialist, Trading Desktop Solutions (German Speaking)

Data and Analytics Division

One of the world's leading providers of financial information - delivering high-value data, analytics, indices, market surveillance, and solutions to manage risk, workflow and data.

Through products and services including Workspace, Eikon, Yield Book, StarMine, Lipper and DataScope, we deliver over 200 billion data updates every day. The quality and integrity of our data give customers the confidence they need to make critical decisions, while our ESG database, covering over 10,000 companies, supports the transition to a more sustainable global economy.

Role Summary

As a Sales Specialist sitting within the Data & Analytics Business , you will be selling our desktop solutions (including our new platform called Workspace) into the trading & banking area (including investment, corporate, regional banks and financial institutions, IDBs, non-financial corporates, traditional asset managers, asset owners, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, etc.).

This is a flexible, tailored front-to-back solution that aggregates industry data, delivers proprietary analytics and automates critical trading and banking workflows. It has been built to harness the shifting trends in trading, as firms want to quickly embrace effective AI driven tools and coding into their workflows.

What will you be doing:

As a subject matter expert, you will be finding new business opportunities to sell our solutions to across Germany. You will lead on deal negotiations and you will collaborate closely with our Account Management team. The role works in close partnership with internal collaborators to proactively drive gross sales and revenue.

• Take opportunities from identification to close, including the management of all contractual, legal, and technical requirements.

• Understand the value propositions, competitive landscape, and key selling points of our solutions.

• Upbeat and proactive approach towards learning, pipeline generation and sales execution

• Demonstrate a mentality which is aligned with Customers' short and long-term strategic aims.

• Developing direct high level customer relationships (especially C-level) with decision makers and influencers with Customers and 3rd parties.

• Be able to demonstrate the services and position the strengths of our products.

• Plan and prioritize sales efforts to ensure that potential future leads are followed up at the appropriate time.

• Build and maintain pipeline of recurring opportunities and update information on items within our Sales Force.com tool, keeping orders and forecast current and accurate.

• Build an in-depth understanding of the activities, propositions and threats posed by our competitors in this space.

• Work closely with the business divisions to provide meaningful customer feedback and engagement opportunities.

• Provide regular and structured feedback on all activity and customer issues to Head of Sales for Trading & Banking.

Who are we looking for:

• Customer Centric Focus - Commercial/Customer Service Experience from within the financial markets

• Experience in a sales / account management opportunity within the financial markets, with a demonstrable understanding of the sell-side and trends affecting the industry

• Proven track record to identify and develop relevant key customer relationships.

• Excellent consultative sales skills and validated techniques for negotiating complex agreements.

• Thoughtful communication skills and the ability to perform in a high-visibility and pressured environment to win high-impact change programs with multiple touch points within the customer environment.

• Demonstrate collaborative style within a matrix hierarchy as well as proven thought leadership with external clients and strong teammate

• Determination, tenacity, self-motivation and willingness to put in the extra effort to succeed.

• Knowledge of the broader market and how LSEG serves it

If you are hungry and driven with a customer focus, with a good knowledge of how the financial markets operates, apply now so that we can consider your application!

We look forward to hearing from you!

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

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Job ID  R0083104
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