Investment 20/20 Sales Support Trainee
This is an exciting opportunity to join Jupiter's sales team as part of the Investment 20/20 programme. Investment 20/20 is an industry wide initiative designed to create more entry level opportunities into the industry and to provide you with the skills and experiences to help you start your career.
You and your fellow cohort will join the company on 27th August 2019.
As a Trainee on the Investment 20/20 programme you will receive:
- A one-year contract in your desired role.
- A dedicated line manager focused on supporting your development.
- A buddy from a previous intake.
- A two-day induction providing you with useful information to help you start your career.
- On-the-job training.
- Structured soft skills and technical training.
- Invitations to Investment 20/20 industry and social events.
- Invitations to Jupiter's Sports, Social and Arts events.
- A salary of GBP21,000, plus benefits (incl. non-contributory pension, medical insurance and study leave for company approved qualifications).
You will also participate in a charitable fundraising project and have the opportunity, through our Ambassador Programme, to return to your school, college or university to raise awareness of Jupiter and the Programme.
In addition, we provide our employees with a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes physical health and financial wellbeing initiatives and family friendly policies, as well as Company support to make a difference to the charities that are important to them. We also offer a structured learning and development programme and sponsorship towards relevant qualifications. Our employee resource groups (including LGBT+ and Women in Technology), Sports and Social, Arts and Charity Committees also provide further support to our employees.
The sales team is responsible for the distribution of Jupiter's funds and strategies across a wide array of client types and geographies. The team looks to originate new business and expand Jupiter's footprint with new and existing clients. The sales team are the vital link between clients and the wider Jupiter organisation and partner across the firm to better develop relationships and associated revenue opportunities.
We are looking for an individual to actively support both our clients and the wider sales team.
The scope of the role is broad but would include regular client contact and subsequent reporting; scheduling and management of client facing meetings; collation and production of Management Information from platform providers as well as sales/asset reporting for both clients and internal teams.
The role will require regular liaison across wider Jupiter teams including RFP, Marketing, Fund Management and as such the ideal candidate will be a strong communicator with a "team player" mentality and a keen attention to detail.
The Ideal Candidate
Jupiter's Investment 20/20 Programme is aimed at:
- School/college leavers
- Recent graduates
If you have the following attributes, then we want to hear from you.
- Keen willingness to learn
- Team player
- Strong numerical skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Highly organised - ability to prioritise workloads
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
We are looking for the best candidate for each Investment 20/20 opportunity and have no requirements in terms of educational institute attended, subjects studied, previous experience, or grades achieved. You will, however, need to demonstrate in your application form how you have developed (either personally or academically) the required skills and attributes for the role.
The application process will consist of:
- An online application form,
- A telephone interview,
- A face-to-face interview.
Further details about the recruitment process can be found on our careers' website.
Please note that adjustments to the recruitment process can be made, if required for medical reasons. Please provide details, if changes are needed, on the application form when requested.
About the Company
Jupiter is one of the UK's leading investment management companies with just over 500 employees and GBP42.7 billion worth of assets under management (as at 31st December 2018).
Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and Spain.
The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground's Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities. The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.