TRAINEE: Cross Asset Derivatives Marketer

Trainee|Hong Kong|Marketing / Communication

TRAINEE: Cross Asset Derivatives Marketer

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Trainee Marketing / Communication

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Produce marketing material in cooperation with sales and pricing teams, including simulations of investment scenarios and product performance analysis
  • Participate in the building of the product offering for each region and client segment
  • Implement automation tools to marketing presentations and historical simulations
  • Liaise with Legal and Compliance departments to develop and maintain Asian compliant marketing and sales documents
  • Strong focus on quantitative investment strategies

Profile required

Profile Requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelors or Masters degree in Financial Engineering, IT, Economics or similar
  • An emphasis on product development and marketing of investment products and/or structuring of capital markets transactions appreciated
  • Strong Financial and Mathematic skills are required
  • Previous experience within financial services is a plus
  • Very good knowledge of VBA (or other programming languages) and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Python is a plus
  • Ability to manage complex processes dealing with multiple internal and external resources
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Creative thinking / idea generating mindset
  • Good communication skills necessary to interact with Sales and Engineers on the floor
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin is mandatory

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Client - Sales and Marketing Strategy: I contribute to adapt our offer to our clients'/internal partners' needs 
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority  
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions  
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple    
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge  

Business insight

Environment: 

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA. 

Department Description

This position will serve as a primary liaison between the Marketing Team and the Sales/Engineers desks. The marketer will work on the trading floor, marketing financial products and strategies in Asia, linked to any asset class. This position is at the crossroads of many different services: a link between clients, sales people and financial engineers. It includes contact with other departments, globally.

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: 210000ZW
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2021/02/08
Publication date: 2021/01/12
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