Job Summary: The Contributions Market Specialist will be responsible for covering clients in West Africa. You’ll be building client relationships; working with financial institutions, market associations and government agencies. The purpose is to improve pricing transparency. You would achieve this by acquiring and maintaining the most relevant and accurate OTC pricing content available in the market. You’ll need to be on the pulse with market movements and highly motivated to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Play a lead role in expanding our business in West Africa
Communicate directly with various financial institutions to improve pricing transparency in the market by acquiring and maintaining accurate and reliable pricing and research content
Persuade market players to publish their prices and rates on the Bloomberg Terminal and play a pivotal role in the ongoing development of the product
Use your relationship management and sales skills to secure new sources of pricing and content
Ensure the existing content is of the highest quality and the most up to date technologies are put in place
Secure additional points of competitive advantage for the business as a whole and enrich the experience of Bloomberg customers around the world.
You will strive to maximise growth, usage and dependency on our product by building strong client relationships, understanding their needs and always moving fast
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a BA/BSc degree or equivalent work experience
Strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of financial markets
The ability to travel when required
Relevant experience in an account management or sales position
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Bloomberg L.P. was founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1981 with the help of Thomas Secunda, Duncan MacMillan, Charles Zegar, and a 30% ownership investment by Merrill Lynch. Bloomberg L.P. provides financial software tools such as an analytics and equity trading platform, data services, and news to financial companies and organizations through the Bloomberg Terminal (via its Bloomberg Professional Service), its core revenue-generating product. Bloomberg L.P. also includes a wire service (Bloomberg News), a global television network (Bloomberg Television), digital websites, a radio station (WBBR), subscription-only newsletters, and three magazines: Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, and Bloomberg Pursuits. In 2014, Bloomberg L.P. launched Bloomberg Politics, a multiplatform media property that merged the company's political news teams, and has recruited two veteran political journalists, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, to run it.