Graduate Position in Financial Services Events

ALC Group
30000.00 GBP Annual
10 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type

This role would be idealy for somebody who is extremely well educated and ambitious who wants to progress from this role into either an account management role or another role after about 12 months or so. Alternatively it could be somebody who wants to stay in this role and develop the responsibility under them as time goes on.

The Company:

  • Global media PLC

  • This division has been operating for 30 years and has been the most profitable or in the top 3 most profitable divisions of the company consistently

  • This division runs exclusive membership clubs as premiere six star events for very senior level asset managers to meet pension funds - the renewal rate is consistently in the 90s% and is on an annual subscription basis

The role:

  • Investor Relations Assistant for Europe and the Middle East

  • You will be speaking and liaising with pension funds across the EMEA regionto new and existing pension funds

  • You will be helping the team conduct research and keeping the CRM up to date

  • Various other administrative tasks

What's great about the opportunity?

  • You will get heaps of responsibility and autonomy that most roles would only give at a much more senior level

  • Career progression will be very quick if you want it to be as they are hoping this person will become an Investor Relations Manager in about 12 months, responsible for your own territory or you can develop into another role

  • Working with a fantastic international team

The requirements of the candidate:

  • It's 90% about personality: entrepreneurial, ambitious, well presented, bright articulate and very self-reliant as well as enjoying speaking to people on the phone and face to face

  • Very flexible in terms of style and approach as will be dealing with lots of different cultures and types of people

  • You must also be at least intellectually curious about financial services, even if you don't have a track record. A business/economics background would help but not necessary

  • Languages not required but could be an advantage

  • Some good phone experience in any business sector, both on the phone and face to face would be a good background

  • No financial services experience is required but it could be an advantage

Financial Package:

  • Up to GBP30K base salary for the right person

  • Good benefits including private healthcare, 25 days holiday and pension contribution by the company