Advantage Futures

Business Development Representative

The position reports directly to a Business Development Team Leader. Individual is responsible for soliciting new business for Advantage Futures and converting prospects into revenue-generating accounts.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: increasing sales revenue across the organization; mastering all aspects of Advantage’s products and services; and understanding and continually improving Advantage’s sales process. This will be achieved by developing and qualifying leads via independent sources; converting leads to revenue-generating accounts; maintaining a detailed and comprehensive prospective client database; diligently following up on leads; preparing and sending proposals to prospective clients; processing complete and accurate account paperwork on behalf of prospective clients; working with Marketing to expand the Advantage Futures profile in the marketplace; fulfilling all Compliance, Operational and Risk Management-related tasks for account management and new account responsibilities; coordinating business activities with Risk Management, Compliance, Operations and IT departments; and assisting other Advantage salespeople in their business development and client service efforts.

Salary and Title commensurate with experience.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years sales experience in the Futures Industry
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Book of business preferred but not required
  • Professional Certifications – Series 3 (within 30 days of employment; study materials and classroom review provided.)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to mine leads, cultivate prospects and generate revenue-producing clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with prospects, clients and colleagues
  • Strong client service focus to maintain current relationships and encourage referral business
  • Ability to attend various industry functions to expand knowledge and network with prospects
  • Strong work ethic and desire to succeed
  • Ability to work with changing priorities and a diverse group of people
  • Exceptional presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to create flawless letters and client proposals
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Salesforce, etc.)

To apply for any of the positions, please submit your resume and inquiry to:

Tammy Plutz, Human Resources Manager
Careers@advantagefutures.com

The Department of Labor issued new regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act, which has increased guidance and expanded coverage. Please click here to view this notice.