Cross Asset Sales Trainee

Fixed term contract|London|Corporate and Investment Banking

Cross Asset Sales Trainee

London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

MARK Cross Asset Sales provides investors with multi-asset market solutions. It addresses the needs of Financial Institutions and distributors, offering bespoke services to support then in the design, marketing and after-sale service of their products. It also serves institutional investors with their asset liability management, financing, hedging or the optimization of their overall return. MARK Cross Asset Sales capitalizes on an engineering team to deliver cross asset expertise and better manage trading risk.


  • A fully coordinated global cash to structured Institutional & Distribution sales force with strong local footprint and coverage to offer optimum client service.
  • Cross-asset offer leveraging all channels – from voice, exchange to e-commerce – to offer clients a full and comprehensive product set from cash to derivatives in all assets, and from pre- to post-trade services.
  • Deep sectorial approach with asset specialists offering client-driven advisory and intelligent solutions, supported by leading cross-asset research.
  • A local organisation allowing deep knowledge of the local constraints of clients across all assets.
  • Specific client segment approach in order to ensure the most pertinent offer for each segment.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • To support the Sales in providing solutions and delivering a high quality of service to clients
  • To support the Sales analyst team with tasks in order to ensure the best service is offered to clients.
  • To learn about the day to day requirements of a Sales and Sales Analyst role and to learn about financial products.

Summary of responsibilities

  • To produce offering and marketing documents (term sheets, factsheets, marketing presentation)
  • To interact with the Marketing and Pricing/Structuring Teams (for pricing requests or marketing presentations)
  • To provide a high level of operational support to the sales (trades follow-up, on-boarding process, documentation, invoicing to distributors)
  • To assist in any ad hoc client requests – for example setting up valuation in Bloomberg
  • To submit credit risk requests (CVAR through iflow) and ensure follow up
  • To preserve integrity and accuracy of client database (iC)

Level of Autonomy and Authority

The trainee will take ownership of certain tasks once trained, ultimately though they are not a regulated role and will not be authorised to make any decisions or perform any certified activities. They will work directly under the supervision of the Sales Analyst team and BMO team.

Profile required


  • Technical skills, although existing knowledge with regards to financial products is not required, the candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to be able to understand basic concepts
  • Attention to detail
  • Well organised
  • To be able to prioritize tasks
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork
  • Able to work under pressure
  • show initiative
  • Interest in Financial Markets and global news.
  • highest level of integrity, be able to escalate topics if needed


Ideally previous experience working in Global Markets and involved in structured products.


Finance related undergraduate.

Masters and/or Business school a plus.



Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000HZ9
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/08/02
Publication date: 2021/06/03