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Hybrid Wholesaler at Vivaldi Asset Management

Job Type: Full-time
Wage/Salary: Dependent on experience
Location(s): Chicago, IL

ABOUT VIVALDI

Vivaldi Asset Management, LLC is an SEC-registered investment adviser which, together with its affiliates, has approximately $2.7 billion of assets under management. Founded in 2013, Vivaldi specializes in structuring and managing both single and multi-strategy registered public funds. Vivaldi prides itself on its ability to combine rigorous research and risk management processes with disciplined portfolio construction and management. Vivaldi is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

HYBRID WHOLESALER JOB DESCRIPTION

Vivaldi Asset Management is seeking a new member for our growing sales team. The ideal candidate will be a motivated and energetic self-starter who works well in a fast-paced environment. You will play an integral role in maintaining current relationships and developing new business within a defined territory; the ability to create and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with clients is critical to this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop new business within a defined territory spanning investment advisors and broker-dealers
  • Schedule client meetings and conference calls for distribution team
  • Serve as internal support liaison to external team members on all sales activity
  • Conduct consultative and relationship-building sales calls with potential and existing client advisors and RIA firms
  • Provide sales and marketing information to contacts as requested and answer any questions subsequent to client meetings
  • Proactively maintain contact with advisors to keep them apprised of fund products, platform developments, and industry intelligence
  • Partner with Vivaldi Asset Management’s distribution team to develop and execute sales plan strategies to capture revenue and AUM growth
  • Participate in conferences & client-sponsored events
  • Leverage sales tools and take initiative in communicating with clients and potential clients on a variety of account-related issues

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • FINRA Series 6 or 7 (can be acquired)
  • 2+ years of financial services experience and industry knowledge
  • Demonstrates sales experience and skills
  • Exceptional leadership, team-management, interpersonal, social, and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to organize and execute multiple priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to be challenged in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM highly preferred

Contact: careers@vivaldifunds.com to apply.