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Sales Traders support clients involved in various financial ventures. These professionals are in charge of placing orders, keeping up to date with market trends, carrying data analysis, and advising clients regarding a variety of issues. The best example resumes for Sales Traders highlight qualifications such as sales orientation, analytical thinking, research skills, networking and communication abilities, and teamwork. Those seeking to work as Sales Traders should be able to display a degree in economics or finance in their resumes.

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1

Institutional Sales Trader

Increased revenue, order flow, and institutional client base. Executed high volume of trades: Listed Equities, OTC, ADRs, Corporate Bonds, Pink Sheets, Bulletin Board, and Options. Identified potential profit opportunities for clients and firm.

  • Traded equity transactions in excess of 500,000 shares and $25M.
  • Improved customer service and increased direct order flow 45% from house accounts.
  • Distributed research analysis, increasing revenues 30% from institutional clients.
  • Implemented new trading system which reduced order execution turn around time.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration, Finance
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Senior Vice President Institutional Sales Trader/ New Business Model Originator

Increased account revenues by over 300% by leveraging key relationships

  • Managed blocked trades, risk, and mentored less proficient traders
  • Personally created and pitched zero-cost restructuring of Capital Markets Division to the executive board resulting in enhanced talent and increased productivity. Restructure garnered significant savings to [company name] and ultimate profitability.
  • Creating a revenue-generating trading desk from boutique research execution - block crosses increased over 70% trading P&L - results produced a consistent profit
  • Leveraging key contacts directly to find, hire, and negotiate compensation of bulge bracket Capital Market Manager, producers at zero fixed cost versus $300,000 the prior year
  • Delivering research to 300 new and existing clients to get a useable "Quick Read" at 6am versus 8:30am
  • Personal Initiative produced a net profit of $ 3,600,0000
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
3

VICE PRESIDENT, INSTITUTIONAL SALES TRADER

Helped establish and maintain relationships with over thirty institutional clients including hedge funds, investment advisors and banks located throughout the U.S. and London.

  • Contributed to the firm's growth by increasing our team's annual commissions by 27% to more than $1.4 million.
  • Retained 100% of institutional clients during my tenure as a sales trader.
  • Monitored, analyzed and distributed pertinent market information, research and news to clients and sales associates.
  • Achieved optimal trade execution by establishing strong relationships with position traders, floor brokers and third party vendors.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Finance
4

Institutional Equity Sales Trader, Vice President

Responsible for European clients trading Listed and OTC shares into the US market.

  • Increased business by more than 50% with the top 8 accounts by providing professional trading coverage and working closely with the research sales team.
  • Introduced 4 new clients that generated over $400K in commission business in less than 1 year.
  • Successfully advised clients on buy and sell points for their portfolio and trading positions by combining ING's fundamental research with technical analysis.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science
5

Equity Sales Trader

Led team to develop winning strategy to revitalize key accounts resulting in a 36 month volume increase of 200%.

  • Sold full range of equity services to fund managers at various types of private and institutional firms.
  • Promoted to take over key accounts and began building relationships with customer base and through my strong market knowledge and relationship management expertise, exceeded revenue targets and business goals to record level in first year.
  • Pioneered key accounts, building volume and executing transactions.
  • Advised on client package for Prudential Equity Research along with proprietary trading ideas.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Ncaa Division 1 Championship Game
6

Senior Vice President, Sales Trader: Convertibles

Responsible for covering 15 institutional accounts. Clients included a mix of hedge funds and long- only investment fund managers. Member of 12 person team, with concentration on sales and trading in convertible preferred securities and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC's).

  • Provided clients with analysis, evaluations, market insight, order flow, arbitrage and fundamental ideas, and order execution in the secondary markets.
  • Generated annual revenue of approximately $3 million which accounted for approximately 20% of overall desk revenue.
  • Marketed and executed several private exchange transactions of convertible securities for a range of small to large cap corporations.
  • Marketed and executed transactions in new issues of convertible bonds and preferred stock.
  • Marketed the IPO's and executed transactions of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies.
  • Member of team that consistently achieved a top 3 lead underwriter ranking and secondary trading of SPACs.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
7

Sales Trader

Substantially increased revenue through the acquisition of major accounts.

  • Responsible for the development and management of large-scale accounts that generated $5M+ annually. Handled all transactions pertaining to new issues.
  • Acted as a liaison between institutional clients, broker-dealer clients and over-the-counter traders to facilitate trade executions.
  • Developed and maintained trusting, long-term relationships with high-level executives from key accounts. Traveled nationally and internationally to entertain clients and generate new business.
  • Attended conventions to remain apprised of industry trends and establish new contacts.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
8

Stockbroker; Retail & Institutional Sales Trader

Managed team focusing on brokerage and sales of institution as well as foreign and domestic securities.

  • Established field services and initiated new customer contact; substantially increasing sales.
  • Expanded customer base by utilizing ability to effectively communicate over the telephone.
  • Consistently highest producer in sales force.
  • Supervised and trained five employees.
  • Acquired licensing in NASD Series 7, State series 63, and Insurance.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
9

Vice President, Foreign Exchange Sales Trader

Provided clients with diverse trading and sales expertise in the G-10 and emerging market currencies.

  • Significantly increased firm's global client footprint through introduction of new relationships and revitalization of existing accounts.
  • Developed proficiency in building firm's market reputation and maintaining profitable client relationships.
  • Demonstrated strong ability in combining product knowledge with a superior grasp of market dynamics to create revenue producing ideas.
  • Participated in the launch of a new foreign exchange prime brokerage division.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
10

Vice President- Equity Sales Trader

Fostered Stanford brand recognition and initiated key relationships to capture order flow from new institutional clients. Leveraged resources in the execution of sales to the customer and ensured transactions were in alignment with company's overall mission and strategic direction.

  • Increased year-over-year business by approximately 40%.
  • Developed lucrative book of business (80% hedge funds, 20% mutual funds) that generated nearly $20mm in revenue over six year tenure.
  • Built-out Institutional Trading Desk via collaborative interviewing and hiring of six Analysts and four Institutional Salespeople.
  • Integrated Policy Research Group into Stanford's fundamental research product.
  • ABN-AMRO, LLC - Trader/Market Maker - NASDAQ Trading
  • PIMCO Funds - National Accounts Manager
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
History

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