Business Development Director - Precious Metals

Michael Page Sales
London, South East England
11 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity for a capable and motivated professional from a financial services background with at least 5 years experience building relationships with wealth managers, family offices, IFAs and HNWI client business. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with a proven track record in driving sales. You would need to be an ambitious individual with excellent communications skills that wants to be challenged further.

Client Details

Part of a world leading precious metals group operating in the physical bullion markets. They offer a wide range of bullion investments products which includes bars and coins for investors plus other gift products such as a high carat jewellery items both directly through their shop in London, as well as via a state-of-the-art online web shop. They also offer clients storage in safe deposit boxes and custody services at their vault here in London or indeed at our overseas branches.

Their clients include private customers, high net worth individuals / family offices and institutional investors. Their group of companies generates an annual turnover in excess of 1.8 billion Euros from our global team of 140 market professionals. The business has been extended more recently with the purchase of a gold and silver refinery in Germany, along with metals fabrication facilities, plus enhancements to our logistics facility near Frankfurt.

They currently operate in Germany, Switzerland, Singapore, Spain and most recently here in London.

As one of the fastest growing, high profile and most prestigious companies in our field, they are looking to further expand their services by increasing their global footprint amongst private and institutional investors here in London. To support and strengthen our activities they are pleased to offer this exciting new position to join their small and professional team.


The role will be to develop business in line with the agreed sales strategy which will include identifying external opportunities within the sector and then living them through campaigns. In this role you will be extremely influential in developing the future direction and strategy of the business.

Physical gold is a niche market which provides clients with wealth protection and portfolio diversification during periods of macroeconomic uncertainty and it is a sector that increasingly resonates with our target sector.

It is a young, fun and ambitious business and needs someone who can become central to shaping the next phase of our growth and the exciting journey that lies ahead.


The Role :

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in private banking or wealth management

  • Create and manage campaigns under the guidance of the CEO

  • High level networking skills

  • To build a visible pipeline of client deals

  • To build deep familiarity with our product range

  • KPI's will include new client sales

  • Occasional International travel

  • Languages would be an advantage

Personal Qualities:

  • Articulate with excellent presentation skills

  • Having a friendly and engaging personality

  • Comfortable working with HNWI clients and family offices

Job Offer

Salary between £75.000 - £120,000 depending on experience