Structured Products Marketing Trainee

 London, United Kingdom       Permanent contract        Corporate and Investment Banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

The candidate will join the Product Marketing Team, part of the Engineering Department, within the Global Markets Division of SGCIB. Product marketing sits at the heart of engineering teams, providing all stakeholders with the tools to better serve clients:

 - Providing sales with the support to ensure proper client understanding of our investment and hedging solutions: product presentations, educational brochures and videos, sales trainings, management of product websites

-  Helping engineers/structurers to convey their ideas and solutions with sales: product mapping, product analysis / backtesting, internal communication emails

- Deploying new digital tools internally and externally to simplify sales life and provide more interactive marketing tools to clients

Summary of the Key purposes of the role

-          Assisting sales in providing tools for their clients: marketing material, excel files

-          Assisting engineers in developing the new product offer

-          Ensuring correct regulatory standards alongside compliance and legal teams

Summary of responsibilities

-          Assisting dedicated sales in servicing institutional clients, private banks, wealth managers, distributors and corporate clients

-          Drafting marketing presentations, brochures, factsheets for cross-asset structured products

-          Past performance simulation and scenario analysis for derivative products using excel and VBA

-          Liaising with pricing and structuring teams in developing the product offer

-          Good knowledge of SG research publication and of market news and ability to summarise it in marketing presentations

-          Ability to work with Bloomberg and other data bases

-          Ability to learn quickly and implement new digital tools (video editing, website management, marketing newsletters)

Level of Autonomy and Authority

All marketing production will be review by a permanent member of the team

Profile Required


-          Financial markets & derivatives knowledge

-          Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office pack (power point, excel and word are essential, VBA desirable)

-          Excellent command in spoken & written English (all presentations, brochures are written in English)

-          Rigorous & Attention to details

-          Teamwork

-          Ability to Work Under Pressure

-          Organizational skills: Time management & ability to deliver

-          Innovation skills: Proactively propose innovative marketing

-          Communication: Ensure flow of information between the marketing team and covered sales team

-          Leadership: Ability to manage projects

Work Experience

§  A first experience (internship) in derivatives / structured products (sales, structuring, research, etc)  would be desirable


Higher Education is a prerequisite. The candidate needs to have a Degree in Business Studies, Economics or any Science Degree


Fluent English

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 Societe Generale, 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.

Job code: 19000VBH
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 17/01/2020
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Structured Products Marketing Trainee

Permanent contract   |   London   |   Corporate and Investment Banking