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9fin • London

Account Executive

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first – No mandatory office days, use office as often as you wish

Core hours 10–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

The world's largest asset class, debt, operates with the worst data.

Technology has revolutionized equity markets with electronic trading, quant algos and instantaneous news. However, in debt capital markets, the picture is completely different. It still behaves like it’s in the 1980s; trillions of dollars of trades are placed over the phone, news is slow, and corporate credit information is imperfect and scattered.

Our mission is to change this.

9fin's proprietary technology delivers fast and comprehensive financial, credit, legal & ESG analysis. Our clients are able to make faster, more informed decisions, win more business and most importantly, save time.

Our fast growing list of clients include 9 of the top 10 Investment Banks, leading Asset Managers, Hedge Funds and Law Firms.

The opportunity

The Sales Team is at the forefront of building client relationships and driving revenue through enhancing clients work flow. This role focuses on bringing new clients and cross selling within existing accounts. There is a high degree of collaboration between other teams to execute the sales growth strategy; enhance our high quality, high functioning, great looking, easy to use products; and to produce a top tier customer experience.

This is an opportunity to join a highly motivated and driven team within an exponentially growing business, servicing the largest financial market in the world, giving you the opportunity to accelerate your Sales career.

What you’ll work on

Every day is different, but here’s an example of the kind of things you’ll work on:

  • Identifying new sales opportunities within new and existing client logos
  • Building a reliable and repeatable sales pipeline
  • Running successful and well-managed trial processes
  • Building a clear understanding of 9fin’s value proposition and communicating this to clients via demos
  • Negotiating and closing new business, delivering the best possible price points
  • Clear record-keeping and forecasting via Salesforce
  • Sharing ideas with senior management to help shape the sales team’s processes and inform best practices
  • Collaborating with product and engineering teams to ensure 9fin’s product is optimised for the client

Requirements

This role will be a great fit if you have:

  • Relevant Account Executive experience (Capital Markets, B2B Sales or Business Development)
  • A strong knowledge of financial markets would be ideal, and a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships within buyside, sellside & advisory community
  • A track record of consistently achieving and exceeding targets
  • Ability to plan and prioritise important tasks and work with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills conveying messages accurately and concisely
  • Team player, but also able to work effectively alone (help is always at hand if you need though!)
  • Existing relationships / network within the Leveraged Finance community would be beneficial

Benefits

We’re a scaling start up and we enjoy sharing our success, when the company succeeds, we always reinvest that in our people. We also offer huge amounts of responsibility, an abundance of opportunity for growth and a platform to truly excel.

Financial & Insurance

  • Competitive Salary(our salary bands are benchmarked at the top end of the market)
  • Equity options
  • Pension (your minimum contributions are 4% with 9fin matching up to 7%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Paid sick leave with Income Protection for long periods of illness
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Season Ticket Loan & Cycle to Work schemes

Time off

  • 25 holiday days per year
  • Local public holidays (with the ability to exchange them for alternative days)
  • Hybrid working model, to allow you the flexibility to decide how, where and when you do your best work
  • Work abroad for up to 3 months a year
  • 1 month paid sabbatical after 5 years of service
  • Enhanced parental leave & flexible working arrangements available

Training & Culture

  • Professional learning and development budget
  • Quarterly team socials
  • Summer and Winter company social events

A note from the hiring manager

Now is an exciting time to join 9fin. In 2020 we had a handful of clients and an untested product, but thanks to the efforts of the incredible engineering and content teams, we’ve made huge strides in the last three years. We now find ourselves with a game-changing tech platform and huge opportunities across the world’s biggest financial institutions. We need driven and ambitious sales professionals to help us break into new markets, launch brand new product lines and unlock 9fin’s massive potential. It’s a great opportunity to become part of a fast-paced and high-achieving team, with plenty of room for growth as 9fin push from start-up to scale-up and beyond!.

9fin is an equal opportunities employer

Don’t meet every single requirement? At 9fin we are dedicated to building and promoting a fair and inclusive workplace where everyone can flourish, reach their full potential and truly belong. We recognise diverse teams allow a more creative and productive environment. So, if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t perfectly align with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be who we’re looking for - for this role, or perhaps another.

Company benefits

Share options
Open to part-time employees
Health insurance – Vitality (lots of other perks!)
Enhanced maternity leave – 18 weeks full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 4 weeks full pay
Work from anywhere scheme – work abroad for 3 months a year
Personal development budgets – £1250 a year to spend on L&D
Dental coverage
Matched pension contribution
Financial coaching – A 1:1 finance consultation with our benefits broker
Dog friendly office
Open to compressed hours
Hofy home office set up
Enhanced WFH tools
Mental health days
Compassionate leave
Women’s health leave
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced sick days
Season ticket loan
Bank holiday swaps
Shared parental leave
Cycle to work scheme
Annual pay rises
Life insurance
Equity packages
Sabbaticals
Skilled worker visas
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Location
98%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
88%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
77%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
75%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
90%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
86%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
67%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
83%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
85%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
87%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
72%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at 9fin

Company employees

150+

Gender diversity (male:female)

63%M 37%F

Office locations

London, New York

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024

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