Equities Application Specialist - London

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Posted Sep 11, 2012 - Requisition No. 34428

The Role

We are currently looking for a qualified professional to join our growing market specialist group in London. Applicants should possess a deep body of knowledge and experience in the Equity financial markets. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter, comfortable in a demanding and client-driven environment and have both strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing high-level analytical expertise to clients, our sales force, and product developers.
  • Directly impacting company revenue by working with the sales floor to meet prospective clients in the Equity space and assist in high level positioning of our Equity product and selling Bloomberg terminals.
  • Influencing the direction of our product by providing feedback to Bloomberg's business managers on user demand, market practices and product enhancements
  • Furthering the knowledge of our sales force through intensive internal training and seminars.
  • Building a community of Bloomberg users within the Equity market space and co-ordinating and speaking at events and focus days to position Bloomberg's product in the context of new market trends/regulations.
  • Educate clients by presenting at local and regional seminars, professional market events and industry conferences.
  • Discuss Equity Sales and Trading tools to the target community.


  • Minimum 7 years experience in the Equity financial markets, preferably at sell side institutions.
  • Substantial experience in and/or knowledge of the Equity Trading and Sales space.
  • CFA and/or CPA a plus
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships
  • Exemplary presentation, training and communication skills
  • In depth knowledge of the Equity trading space post Mifid a big plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Bloomberg functionality for Equity Sales and Trading

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

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