Graudate Business Development - Wealth Management - £18,000

London (South), London (Greater)
£18000 - £38000 per annum
24 Feb 2014
24 Mar 2014
London Office
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Founded in 1999, our client is a well-established publisher and events company for the wealth management industry, writing and arranging events for the advisers of high net worth individuals and family offices. Typically, these advisers are private asset managers, bankers, investment managers, stockbrokers and practitioners such as lawyers, accountants, trustees, financial planners and residential property buyers. Based in St James’ Park they have a 20-strong team with operations in London, Switzerland and Singapore.
Internship description
This is a graduate job. Salary: £18,000 (£38,000 OTE).

Key responsibilities of the role:

•The job will focus on daily and weekly online news services, but will also include copy sales for the well-respected industry directory the hiring company publish.
•All the company’s products and services are in the exciting growth sector of wealth management.
•This person will take responsibility for selling subscriptions to the different wealth management products available with both new and existing clients.
•As a reliable and trustworthy source of finance industry news this is a relatively easy sell.
•The role will largely involve emailing and telephoning existing subscribers to see if they wish to renew their subscription, and canvassing companies for new subscriptions and copy sales.
•Reporting directly to the business development manager, this individual should work closely with both the editorial team and external resources servicing the company.

Day-to-day activities will include:

•Renewing and generating new subscriptions to the three main publications, products and services.
•Understanding processes for renewal and generating new business as quickly as possible.
•Achieve and exceed monthly and annual subscriptions targets.
•To establish and gain knowledge of the wealth management industry quickly
•Get to know and build meaningful relationships with existing clients to ensure retention and increased revenues.

Key candidate requirements for the role:

This role most suits a recent university graduate looking to develop a career in the finance sector for an industry leader in financial information and publication. The role will bring with it very competitive earning potential, incredible industry contacts and a gateway into London’s wealth management scene.

Key personal attributes:
The ideal personal will fulfill the following criteria: reliable, honest, diligent, team- oriented, articulate, determined, persistent, ambitious, organised, an interest in the financial sector.

Key candidate requirements:
•You have telephone based customer services/sales experience with a proven track record (ideally in subscriptions).
•You have excellent communication and telephone skills.
•Results driven and expect to reach and exceed targets.
•Highly organised in their approach.
•Ready to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the wealth management industry.
•Able to take responsibility and show accountability.
•You are commercially aware.

The perks of working for this company:

•Working at this company will open doors in the industry; the successful candidate will make very impressive industry contacts in PR, media and asset management.
•There will be company lunches, spa days, Selfridges vouchers, Starbucks provided on an ad-hoc basis.
•You will have the opportunity to attend and help manage prestigious company events.
•Full training and support provided across the board.

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