Internal Wholesaler, Advisor Solutions Group - Chicago
Are you a dynamic, quick-thinking self-starter with a real passion for the financial markets, exceptional interpersonal skills and interest in a career in sales? We are looking for a professional with strong communication skills who has the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and successfully increase the sale of GSAM products by connecting with Financial Advisors. The Regional Consultant (internal wholesaler) position is a fast paced, challenging sales role for self-motivated and driven sales professionals.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world's leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies. We help our clients navigate today's dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.
Regional Consultants sit within our Advisor Solutions Group, which is part of GSAM Third Party Distribution (TPD) Sales Channel. TPD is responsible for serving clients and driving sales via financial intermediaries, including banks, broker/dealers, independent financial advisors, RIAs, retirement platforms, insurance companies and asset managers. Within TPD, the Advisor Solutions Group's goal is to be a top provider of wealth management portfolio solutions to our clients. We achieve this through offering world class portfolio management, superior value-added and thought leadership tools, and pre-eminent client service for our advisors and investors.
As part of the Advisor Solutions Group team, Regional Consultants are dedicated to increasing the sale and awareness of GSAM products through telephone presentations, calling on Financial Advisors and selling mutual funds, separately managed accounts and retirement products.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
- Conduct proactive telephone sales presentations to top tier clients and prospects, highlighting the GSAM products and value proposition
- Partner with Regional Directors (external wholesalers) to manage an assigned territory within the U.S., driving sales and assets through execution of a defined territory plan and sales process
- Build strong relationships with advisors through telephone interaction (limited travel to client sites)
- Effectively profile advisors to understand their practice, clients and investment process so that we can better identify and meet their needs, as well as position Goldman Sachs products / services
- Provide portfolio construction and practice management support to Financial Advisors, helping them strengthen their client relationships and grow their business
- Execute consistent follow up with advisors to advance the sales process and deepen advisor relationships
- Demonstrate organized, efficient and effective territory management and phone skills on a consistent basis
- Apply detailed-oriented follow-through in all tasks, displaying ability to prioritize and multi-task
Basic QualificationsSKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
- Bachelor's degree and strong academic background required
- Minimum of two years' work experience
- Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
- Passion for sales and the financial markets
- Strong understanding of sales process
- Exceptional organization and time management skills
- Ability to leverage technology and apply to commercial environment
- Series 7 and 63 licensed or obtained within 3 months of joining
Preferred Qualifications• Financial services industry and sales experience
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