Sales Director - Europe - United Kingdom - 36853


Job #: 36853
Title: Sales Director - Europe
Job Location: , - United Kingdom
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: bonus + commission
Employer Will Recruit From: Worldwide
Relocation Paid?: NO


Great growth opportunity with a leading global provider of financial technology, expanding in United Kingdom and Europe. Build out new territory, lead strategy. Long-term potential to build team and serve as player-coach.


Sales Director – Europe.

United Kingdom (Other locations in Europe will be considered)


Requires: Minimum 10 years of proven sales success with fintech solutions and services, network in European buy-side marketplace. Credit hedge fund network is a plus. Experience building out a new territory is a plus. Pipeline buildout process is a must.


Note: This role may lead to a player-coach or sales leadership role over time.


Our client is a leading provider of financial technology solutions and services to the alternative and traditional investment and hedge fund industry. The company seeks a proven hunter within new-logo sales to drive the execution of sales strategy in Europe. Primary sales prospects could be alternative/hedge fund managers, traditional asset managers and / or asset management arms of insurance companies.


Responsibilities of the Sales Director - Europe:

  • Meet and exceed new-logo revenue goals
  • Serve as an individual contributor and build a Regional Sales Team over time
  • Conduct business research on prospects, opportunities, and segments and come up with and execute a comprehensive new-business acquisition strategy
  • Become familiar with the company’s technical platforms, Managed Services and Consulting offerings and how they create value
  • Perform product demonstrations and presentations
  • Represent the company at relevant industry events and conferences
  • Provide regular and accurate reporting back to CCO and various Business Line owners
  • Understand, monitor, and communicate competitor activity throughout the market, identifying key strengths and weaknesses
  • Provide feedback to the company’s Corporate Marketing team on product positioning, marketing materials, and industry trends


Requirements of the Sales Director - Europe:

  • BA/BS degree, Master’s degree (or equivalent) preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of successful fintech sales experience with all or some of the following:  Security Master, Cloud and Hosted Solutions, Hedge Fund Technology, Reconciliation, Enterprise Data Management, Regulatory Reporting, Financial Technology, Technology Consulting, Treasury, Managed Services, Datawarehouse, P&L Attribution
  • Deep Buy-Side financial technology services background. Credit fund network /target market is a plus.
  • Extensive European network and relationships across the prospective alternative fund and asset management marketplace
  • Experience building out new markets
  • Structured sales pipeline builder with clear repeatable process
  • Willingness to travel regularly
  • Excellent presentation, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Proven leadership skills and sales success/quota track record
  • Ability to generate new business through prospecting
  • Ability to gain access and interact with C-level executives
  • Exceptional self-starter

Please make sure your CV clearly indicates your European new logo fintech solutions sales experience, including products sold, clients targeted and quota attainment.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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