Junior Sales / Trader - Commodities

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate and Investment Banking

Junior Sales / Trader - Commodities

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate and Investment Banking


•    Provide sales coverage for Commodity futures with a primary focus on LME Metals 
•    Provide overall care of client accounts to insure customer satisfaction
•    Identify potential customers and means of developing new business
•    Remain current on services and products offered throughout the firm
•    Develop and increase execution business 
•    Assist customers in the formulation and implementation of various strategies
•    Efficient, timely, and accurate execution of orders
•    Report fills to clients and ensure correct trade details are passed to support areas
•    Recognize and act on additional sales opportunities
•    Close sales independently and as a team
•    Maintain and develop relationships with clients 
•    Market the firm’s services to existing clients and new prospects
•    Cross sell firm products to existing clients and new prospects
•    Liaise and reconcile trade activity with clients and operations to ensure proper trade settlement
•    Confirm transactions with clients
•    Compile and report daily trading execution volumes
•    Ensure distribution of email, IM, mail, and telephone messages
•    Work with other team members on trade ideas and create spreadsheets as required
•    Prepare both internal and client power point presentations

Profile required


•    Ability to travel to clients as required
•    Excellent math, analytical, and communication skills
•    Ability to remain focused during highly stressful market conditions
•    Must be able to multitask and have excellent organizational and follow-up skills
•    Must possess excellent sales ability/experience
•    Recognizing and developing new sales opportunities

Regulatory Skills:
•    Needs to have a good understanding of the regulatory framework and rules of market exchanges and policies
•    Needs to understand the regulations applicable to the performance of the role
•    Needs to build a good working relationship with Compliance and other control functions 
•    Must have unquestioned integrity, propriety, and accountability


•    Computer skills that include Word, strong Excel and the ability to learn latest versions of other market related technical programs
•    3-5 years market experience
•    Extensive knowledge of the financial services industry and markets
•    Fundamental economic analysis with both Micro and Macro focus
•    Bachelor’s degree (Business Administration, Finance or Economics majors preferred)

 FINRA Licensing: Series 3 registration

Why join us

Business insight

Within Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking, the Global Markets Division brings together the Research, Investment and Risk Management Solutions, Execution, Prime Services, Equities, Fixed Income, Futures and Currencies & Commodities structuring capabilities with the objective of providing investors with one integrated multi-asset market solutions team.  The Global Markets platform committed to long-term client relationships through value added services and smart solutions. The business uses an advisory and innovation mindset, focused on client needs, with the world leading financial markets engineering team.  Global Markets is a leading player in derivatives, unrivaled equity derivatives expertise and #1 in listed derivatives, cross-asset and economic research.  Our prime services' offering is a unique combination of execution, clearing, custody and financing services.

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: 21000BT8
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/06/21
Publication date: 2021/04/12