William Blair & Company is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago, and has office locations in 11 cities, including London, New York, Shanghai, and Zurich. Department
Debt Capital Markets
ResponsibilitiesDevelop strong and long-term relationships with buy-side clients by understanding their investment style and needs.Have a comprehensive knowledge of our new issue products. Coordinate with underwriter to solicit orders that maximize our pricing strategy.Effectively represent our inventory items to clients. Relate customer inquiry to trading desk and fellow salesmen. Query clients for bond sale opportunities that correspond to other salesmen’s needs. Attend and contribute at sales meetings.Participate in other projects as requested by management. Additional Info
Three to five years institutional bond sales experience from a top brokerage firmFive to ten years work experienceBachelor degree, MBA preferredSeries 7 and 63 licensesStrong marketing, business development and selling skillsExcellent organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skillsAbility to work in a team environmentThorough knowledge of product marketing, client service issues and organizational operationsIn depth knowledge of the bond markets
As a William Blair & Company associate, you’ll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.
William Blair & Company, L.L.C. is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.