Sales Analyst Cross Asset Solutions – Institutional Sales

International Volunteer Program|Frankfurt am Main|Market Finance

Sales Analyst Cross Asset Solutions – Institutional Sales

Frankfurt am Main, Germany International Volunteer Program Market Finance


At Societe Generale, you will be joining the Global Markets division (MARK) of SG Corporate and Investment Banking. MARK offers a cross-asset approach along all its offerings : Research, Investment & Risk Management Solutions, Execution and Prime Services to asset managers, pension funds, companies, private banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, family offices, sovereign funds and distributors worldwide.

The candidate will work in the Frankfurt office for the Cross Assets Solutions Institutional Sales Team. The overall role of this team is to promote Cross Asset Solutions to institutional clients in Germany and Austria.

During your VIE, you will be in charge of these responsibilities:

•    Produce and develop detailed client presentations and termsheets for institutional clients 
•    Handle price requests 
•    Execute and book deals 
•    Take care of post-sales tasks (such as settlement and price publication)
•    Be main point of contact for Middle and Back office departments, legal and other support functions
•    Interact daily with Pricing, Structuring and Trading Teams
•    Client support: handle ad-hoc client requests

The candidate will learn about the different investment solutions that Société Générale offers to German/Austrian Insurance companies. He/she will get a better understanding of complex cross asset investment/hedging strategies that are being sold.

He/she will have a better understanding of the sales role on a trading floor and will learn more about the various teams (trading, structuring, pricing etc...) involved in the day-to-day business.

He/she will also learn the key skills that are required to succeed in such a role (communication, rigor, commercial curiosity...)

Profile required

Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Master’s degree from a Business/Engineering school or university, with a major in Market Finance
  • Previous experience on a front office desk (or similar) desirable
  • Good knowledge of different asset classes, financial instruments (in particular equity derivatives)
  • Very good command of MS Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Good command of VBA is a plus
  • Fluency in English mandatory, advanced level in German and French desirable


Personal Abilities & Competencies:

  • Great communication skills (written and orally)
  • Customer Care skills
  • Very good numeracy & analytical skills
  • Energetic and motivated
  • Able to work in an international environment
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

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

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Frankfurt 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. For further information, please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there 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.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 21000IID
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/08/01
Publication date: 2021/06/09