UK Sales Support - Paid Internship

UK Sales Support - Paid Internship  

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Alquity Investment Management | Public profile »
Central London 
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1 - 4 Months 
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IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY in Business Development – UK Type: Internship
Location: Central London
Start date: ASAP
Compensation: £1,000pm + bonus
Reporting to: Head of Distribution – UK Duration: 3 months (with potential to extend)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to help with our business development activities in the UK.

The role will include:

• primarily phone calls to professionals to generate an on-going pipeline of high quality leads in UK from a list of warm and cold prospects. Previous telephone experience is desired but not essential
• presenting the Alquity brand to a targeted group of potential and existing clients (Financial Advisers, Discretionary Fund Managers, Private Banks etc.)
• high quality interactions with potential clients in which you build rapport and establish trust, before taking them through a fact-finding process that identifies their investment needs
• unscripted sales process but requires a solution-based approach to engage targets
• working in close partnership with the sales manager and the marketing team to ensure
high quality leads are handed over to the sales team efficiently and effectively
• use and maintenance of a CRM system
• delivering key performance targets, including number of qualified leads

• Be results driven and professional (must be able to provide proof of results achieved)
• Fluent oral and written English essential. Strong, clear and precise verbal and written communication skills
• Self motivated and excellent approach to work, ability to prioritise workload and deliver on targets
• Experience of liaising with clients on the phone, both incoming and outgoing would be an advantage
• Strong Microsoft Office skills and the ability to use web based CRM systems
• Ability to work well under pressure and hold a team player mentality
• Knowledge of the financial services industry and/or investment management sector would
be an advantage

Please tell us a few words about why you would like to work with us and send along with your CV to as soon as possible.
Please put your name and role in the subject of your email.