US Structured Notes Distribution

International Volunteer Program|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

US Structured Notes Distribution

New York, United States International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking


Within Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking, you will join the Global Markets Division, which 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 is 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.


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

  • Part of the Cross Asset Structured Notes sales desk in NY, act as back-up to Salespeople
  • Coordinate clients’ requests with the different teams at Societe Generale: Trading, Engineering, Middle Office and Back Office
  • Quarterback price requests received from clients, interpret these requests correctly and transmit them to the pricing team
  • Pre-confirm trades with clients, following executions
  • Address after-sales clients needs and assist manager with client relationships after sales
  • Assist in the management of the secondary market activity in collaboration with the Senior Sales Analysts (coordinating order management with the Traders and Sales
  • Track global hit ratio
  • Request Credit Risk approvals (liaise with the Risk department and COOs) and monitor existing credit lines
  • Monitor new product workflows, upkeep operational issues and improve processes
  • Familiar with sales handbook product quality guidelines and procedures
  • Kick off SCOW and KYC processes for new customers on-boarding and coordinate new clients’ sub-accounts openings with Client Support Unit. Provide overall care of client accounts to insure customer satisfaction
  • Identify potential customers and means of developing new business
  • Managing Client Relationship Management tools
  • Helping in producing valuation and performance analysis for client

Profile required

Your profile 

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Excel, MS word

    Desired / Plus:

  • Experience with Bloomberg and VBA


  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Very strong knowledge of Financial Markets and derivatives 
  • Strong client focus and a self starter
  • Superior people skills to ensure constructive dialogue and positive cooperation, both internally with product lines, and externally with clients
  • Deal-driven and highly energetic professional 

Experience Needed:

  • Previous experience/Internship in a Bank or commercial environment

Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s degree

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 NYC 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 18 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

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.

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

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, 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: 22000JLU
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/10/01
Publication date: 2022/06/22