• Institutional Sales Trainee

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Req #
    Administrative Support
    Location Name
    (HTS) Chicago, IL - Chicago
    Company Name
  • Job Summary

    The Institutional Sales Trainee will provide administrative and operational support to a team of Sales people on the trading floor.  This is an exciting opportunity to learn the Institutional Sales role and progress into a junior sales position.

    Essential Functions


    • Answer client inquires over the phone and via email
    • Assist Institutional Sales team with daily activities
    • Troubleshoot trade problems, check hedges and confirm trades with clients and dealers back office teams
    • Maintain databases and files
    • Support the administrative needs of the office
    • Obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful in the brokerage industry

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree required (Finance or Econ preferred)
    • Must have or be willing to obtain Series 7 & 63 licenses within one year of hire
    • Desire to learn the Institutional Sales business
    • Strong PC skills including knowledge of MS office products and the Bloomberg Terminal
    • 1-2 years previous industry or sales experience preferred
    • Team player, comfortable working in a loud, fast-paced, deadline-drive environment
    • Ability to maintain a positive attitude even under extreme pressure
    • Ability to interact professionally with clients and colleagues
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Highly motivated, self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit interested in working in a competitive environment

    Hours: 6am-6pm

    About the Company

    At HilltopSecurities, we believe in building noble and collaborative relationships that enrich the financial future of individuals, businesses and communities. With an extensive portfolio of products, we deliver a broad range of investment banking and related financial services that help our clients achieve their definition of success. As a subsidiary of HilltopHoldings, which also encompasses PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending and National Lloyds Corporation, we have the financial strength and stability that has withstood the test of time. Our nationwide presence in 400 locations across 44 states provides our associates with extensive opportunities to grow their careers in a diverse organization that truly values relationship capital above all else.


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