Junior Originator - Debt Capital Markets Financial Institutions - (m/f/d)

International Volunteer Program|Frankfurt am Main|Corporate and Investment Banking

Junior Originator - Debt Capital Markets Financial Institutions - (m/f/d)

Frankfurt am Main, Germany International Volunteer Program Corporate and Investment Banking


As VIE you will provide support to the senior team members in all aspects of their activities, with a strong focus on the preparation of client pitches, daily updates as well as maintaining the databases of the team. You will closely cooperate with the other DCM support teams in London, Paris, Milan, Madrid and New York.

Your VIE missions will include the following responsibilities:  

  • Prepare frequent client presentations, written market and pricing updates and client marketing documents under the supervision of senior originators
  • Maintain and develop databases and tools to follow market activity
  • Conduct analysis on market trends, investor demand, transactions, etc…
  • Prepare internal analysis and presentations for the benefit of the full DCM Financial Institutions team
  • Assist in the execution of DCM mandates
  • Provide support on internal / administrative tasks (reporting, pipeline, budget, management presentations, monitoring of league tables, …)

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Frankfurt am Main is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space.

Please see Civiweb www.civiweb.com, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities. 

Profile required

Your profile:

  • Graduated with a Master degree from a Business/Engineering School or University in finance or economics
  • Previous experience (e.g. as trainee) in Debt Capital Markets, Securitization or Financial Engineering
  • Good quantitative & Financial skills
  • Excellent command of MS Office (Excel, Power-Point, Word)
  • You are fluent in English and have an intermediate level in German

Why join us

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

In terms of knowledge and experience, you will obtain expertise in: 

  • Practical insights into the functioning of capital markets
  • Understanding of fixed income products
  • Client relationship management
  • Managing short timelines & priorities, coping with pressure
  • Adapting to a multi-cultural working environment
  • Creative thinking 

Business insight

Your environment:

Société Générale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognized on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 149,000 employees, based in 67 countries, accompany 31 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.

Our SG DCM Financial Institutions Origination team in Frankfurt advises German and Austrian clients in their debt market funding and hybrid capital raising activities. In this highly competitive environment a close proximity to global capital markets and a deep understanding of our clients as well as the underlying industry dynamics are key.

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: 2100037Q
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/04/01
Publication date: 2021/02/02