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Alternative Trading Desk Consultant

Hartford, USA
Closing date
Feb 24, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Opportunity

As a member of the Alternatives / Structured Investment team you will assist with the management development of the Structured Investments eco-system on the MassMutual Wealth platform for our +7,000 financial advisors and clients. You will lead projects and provide strong analytical support to teammates in a fast paced, innovative, and collaborative environment. You will provide subject matter expert on Structured Investments and provide sales support and a seamless trading experience that is tailored to complex strategies and the needs of HNW clients.

The Team

Alternative and Structured Investment Products by themselves are worth little: financial advice for a client and their loved ones is worth everything. Our mission is to enable advisor practices, agencies, and MassMutual to thrive in the HNW space by providing open architecture solutions and expertise to:
  • Help clients protect the ones they love
  • Help clients achieve their dreams
  • And help them grow and transition wealth through wise investing

The Impact:

The Alternatives Trading professional will focus on proactively enabling advisors with Alternatives and Structured Investments Product solutions to assist them in driving growth. You will work in partnership with the Alternatives team, Trading Desk, and financial advisors on the full range of offerings across the platform.
  • You will assist with curating the Structured Notes calendars and coordination of custom notes.
  • You will provide pre- and post-trade technical support to advisors and their trading assistants and educate and adhere to procedural requirements in collaboration with the trading team.
  • Accept accountability for a seamless client onboarding experience while collaborating with trading and operational areas
  • You will develop new and existing relationships with investment banks, third-party distributors, and distribution partners to advance the product category for the firm
  • You will drive process improvements, in part by leveraging technology
  • Develop presentations with for significant data and analysis for internal meetings and projects
  • Apply broad understanding of portfolio management, investment solutions and how Alternatives and Structured Investments are integral building blocks for holistic planning.

The Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Series 7 at time of application or must obtain within 90 days of hire
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in a trading, business development, or relationship management in the financial market industry
  • 4+ years of experience selling or supporting financial solutions within an advisor channel
  • 4+ year of experience working with Microsoft Suite (Work, Excel, PowerPoint)

The Ideal Qualifications
  • Advanced experience with structured notes
  • Experience with more complex investments and solutions designed for HNW clients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong desire to solve problems
  • Demonstrated client service skills with stakeholders and clients
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to successfully operate in fast paced environment
  • Strategic mindset and ability to work in a cross-functional and collaborative environment

What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team
  • Regular meetings with the Alternatives / Structured Investment Product team
  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
  • Access to mentorship opportunities
  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us and share the specifics of the assistance you need.

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