Sales Research Associate 


Location: Wrotham Business Park, Barnet, Outskirts of North London 

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 depending on experience + Commission 

Start Date: November 2023 

Our client is seeking resilient graduates who are willing to work hard for
their Sales Research team. They provide technology consulting services for
leading investment banks, asset managers and hedge funds and is the perfect
place to kick-start your career in the Capital Markets technology industry with
excellent progression opportunities. You will be supported by senior
members, who all have extensive knowledge and experience in their field.
They are seeking serious individuals who display high levels of professionalism. 

Who is the company? 

  • Our client is a Capital Markets technology consultancy, providing
    niche services and products to sell-side and buy-side clients since
  • With a focus on pricing and risk, Phi Partners brings the latest DEVops
    thinking which specialise in specific vendor solutions ( Including
    Summit, Sophis, Murex, Orchestrade, Front Arena, Adaptiv, and Active
    Pivot),to the major capital markets Vendor Solutions. 
  • They maintain a base in the world’s most significant financial centres,
    with headquarters in the City of London and a substantial nearshore
    delivery capability in Bucharest, Romania. They are also active in key
    financial centres around the globe including Toronto, Frankfurt and
    Hong Kong. 
  • They are trusted by more than 60 financial institutions worldwide to
    drive their capital markets technology transformation projects.
  • The Management & Business Development Office is home to C-level
    executives sat in the same room as the Research and Sales Teams.
    This makes it the perfect environment for new graduates as it offers
    unique mentorship opportunities, including oversight from an
    experienced fintech CEO. 
  • Our client is currently entering an expansion phase following an
    impressive record year of new business development which has allowed
    increased headcount and R&D. 

What is the role? 

  • Our client is seeking sales research associates to join their expanding
    team. The role will involve extensive research of the Capital Markets
    IT sector, from a client, technology and resourcing perspective. 
  • Your role will begin within the recruitment sector which will naturally
    progress into the field of sales. Your role will involve identifying
    potential candidates, recruiting individuals for Phi on a permanent or
    contract basis to then contract them out to clients. 
  • Throughout your journey with the company, you will receive 3 months
    intensive, on-the job training on recruitment, research and sales
  • This will enable you to master a market from a resourcing and
    business development perspective, which after some time will
    develop into a vertical sales responsibility. 
  • After you have developed a strong sales skillset within their practice,
    there will be a progression into a regional sales management role.
  • Pursuing these lines of business will provide exposure to
    decision-makers in some of the top financial institutions around the
    world including Tier-1 Investment Banks, Development Banks and
    Asset Managers. 
  • Working hours are Monday – Friday in office between 7:30am –

Why should you apply? 

  • Fantastic competitive salary with commission as well as excellent
    perks after probation period including a free gym membership, private
    medical insurance and a phone contract. 
  • Excellent progression opportunities with every employee gaining a
    chance to become a partner of the business after long-term
    commitment and employment within the company. 
  • Car allowance, stock options and further benefits available within
    future growth opportunities.
  • Their office is situated in an historic country park on the outskirts of
    North London just 30 minutes from Central London and is surrounded
    by 300 acres of parkland and lakes. The estate has been used to film
    Vanity Fair, Agatha Christie’s Poirot and the Kingsman film series. 

Who is best suited to this role? 

  • A degree in Economics, Finance or Accounting is ideal however
    applications are open to degree holders from any background. 
  • You must have 1 to 2 years of experience in Sales or Recruitment. (Beneficial to be within IT consultancy however not essential)
  • You must be a driven, hardworking and ambitious individual who can
    display these qualities and has the potential to rapidly progress within
    this department. 
  • You must be a resilient individual who can handle rejection whilst also
    displaying high levels of professionalism.
  • As a consultant, you need to have the stamina to progress through the
    various stages of career development in a highly challenging and
    competitive environment. 
  • You must have the right attitude to hard work with punctuality and
    organisation being key.
  • You must be an organised individual with an excellent ability to
    multitask, prioritise tasks efficiently and handle large workloads.
  • You must display clarity of thought, as well as strong attention to
  • You must be able to maintain high standards of accuracy and
    demonstrate initiative & self-discipline.
  • Languages of interest corresponding to growing markets at a native /
    professional level would be French, but an excellent
    command of the English language is the only essential language

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