Description of the Business Line or Department
The ETF Capital Markets Distribution Specialist will be expected to proactively grow business and manage relationships with sell-side ETF Sales & Trading desks (Brokers, Market Makers, Banks) and buy-side dealing desks in UK & Ireland.
The specialist will be expected to act as a Product and Trading specialist providing education and insight into ETF trading to investors in UK & Ireland (with the support of dedicated Lyxor teams).
The specialist will be expected to become the team’s go-to person for regulation relevant to capital markets topics.
The specialist will be expected to participate fully in the day-to-day duties of the team. e.g. responding to Authorised Participants’ requests, interaction with trading venues and data providers etc.
Develop and maintain relationships with sell-side trading firms to enhance the liquidity, visibility and distribution of Lyxor ETFs
Work with liquidity providers and brokers to ensure efficient trading of Lyxor ETFs both on-exchange and over-the-counter (OTC)
Interact with sell-side trading firms to identify the origin of traded flows
In partnership with other Capital Markets Distribution staff, design and execute strategy to secure new and replenish outstanding product seed
Provide the sell-side community and buy-side dealing desks with regular updates and insights on the Lyxor range
Educate investors on ETF trading and execution and provide insight on relevant developments across the industry (via one-to-one meetings, panel-events, client roadshows etc.)
Answer day-to-day investor queries (either directly or via local Sales teams)
Travel to visit sell-side trading firms and buy-side dealing desks across UK & Ireland
Manage relationships with external firms including trading venues and data providers when required
Develop and maintain a sound knowledge of regulation relevant to capital markets topics
On a daily basis, the specialist will be expected to help the other members of the team in:
Handling primary market related requests from Authorised Participants and market makers trading Lyxor ETFs
Overseeing day-to-day Primary Market trading activity
Monitoring real-time Secondary Market flows; both on exchange and over the counter (OTC)