Charles Schwab Fixed Income Specialist, Regional Bond Desk in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago - IL, IL150SW, 150 S Wacker Dr, 60606-4111
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Fixed Income/Regional Bond Specialists (RBS) build relationships with clients and key partners, focusing their efforts on education, advice and sales. Typical client needs in the Fixed Income Markets can range from basic information and trade execution, to highly complex portfolio analysis with High Net Worth clients and organizations. The RBS works to identify and understand client goals and objectives and recommends appropriate investment vehicles to meet the client's income needs, including portfolio and asset allocation. Specialists work closely with field partners to develop and assist with sales strategy, call campaigns and workshop delivery. The RBS utilizes multiple business intelligence applications to uncover and execute upon sales opportunities. The RBS is assigned three or more branches and will be based in Chicago. There is typically less than 25% travel in this role, although frequency may vary depending on market conditions and strategic priorities. In addition, specialists will answer general account inquiries, and have a complete and thorough understanding of products and services offered throughout the company.
What you’ll do:
This position is a sales role and the candidate will be responsible for individual production targets for sales of fixed income products. This role requires a high level of engagement with clients, peers and partners. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of all fixed income markets, technical analysis, income strategies and general portfolio analysis. Applicants should also have a strong understanding of all fixed income products including treasuries, municipal and corporate bonds, separately managed accounts, fixed income mutual funds and ETFs.
What you have:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Series 7 & 63 required, 66 preferred
3 + years of sales experience in financial services
Excellent Sales & Communication abilities
Strong Organizational & Time Management skills
In depth knowledge of all Fixed Income Products
Ability to effectively use Excel, Word, PPT, Bloomberg & Reuters CFP and/or CFA highly desired.
What you’ll get:
Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life
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Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: FINRA Series 66, FINRA Series 63, FINRA Series 7
Relevant Work Experience: Business Development and Sales-2-5 yrs, Financial Services-2-5 yrs
Position Located In: IL - Chicago
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Expiration Date: Sunday, August 5, 2018