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Citi Markets - Equity Salesperson - Hong Kong

Intermediate (3-6 years)


Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Capital Markets
  • CRM
  • ECM
  • Equities
  • Equity Analysis
  • Fund Accounting
  • Hedge Funds
  • Market Research
  • Sales

Job Description

Citi Markets - Equity Salesperson - Hong Kong

Location: APAC-HKG-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Principal Responsibilities

  • Market to Institutional Clients, and form robust relationships
  • Provide an informed view on our research, balancing local markets and products with global trends and exposure.
  • Market and sell our insightful and original market research on major companies and sectors within Asia’s equity markets especially HK and China markets.
  • In addition, provide insights into major global themes and how they impact Asia’s corporates.
  • Maintain and develop a personal client franchise by building strong relationships with our key buy-side customers by continuously providing insightful commentary on our research product and market dynamics.
  • While our product is highly fundamental, we seek to find a balance between long only and hedge fund accounts.
  • Work closely with the research team to increase their exposure to key buy-side analysts, PMs and CIOs with Global investment mandates.
  • Build close and cooperative relationships with equity research and sales trading staff.
  • Help drive the business’s focus on large cap equities, whilst retaining a keen focus on industry expertise that will allow broader insights into small and mid-cap companies within our key sectors.


Professional Qualifications

  • A history of solid, if not outstanding academic achievement, ideally with distinction would be advantageous.
  • Languages
  • High quality written and spoken English are essential. Asian language skills would be an added benefit.
  • Fluent Mandarin would be an added benefit

Work Experience

  • A thorough understanding of Asia’s economies and capital markets and a perspective versus its peers globally.
  • A strong historical record of successfully selling ‘in house’ research is absolutely a must. A strong ‘research-oriented‘ salesperson is our primary requirement, not a ‘trader’.
  • The successful candidate should have 5+ years of relevant experience with direct responsibility for equities sales.
  • Ideally, the candidate will have a number of strong existing relationships, commensurate to his/her experience.
  • Ideally, the candidate will have Asian markets experience, and a strong understanding of China.
  • Client interaction on a regular basis, presenting ideas and articulating them effectively in order to gain business.
  • Strong written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate his/her ideas clearly and concisely in English.
  • Account management skills that effectively bring both macro and micro information together.
  • A strong ability to add value through the generation of ideas and strategies.
  • Comfortable working in a stressful environment.

Personal Characteristics

  • A driven, highly organized, confident individual who can represent Citi well to its external client base.
  • An articulate individual who can successfully communicate with research, sales & trading teams, verbally and in writing.
  • Able to address the overall picture whilst demonstrating a detailed approach to individual companies.
  • Must display confidence and demonstrate a strong ability to think laterally.
  • A self-motivated, self-starter with an appropriate level of humility.
  • Ideally, someone with strong commercial acumen who is not afraid of working in a boutique environment.
  • A team player that is driven and anxious to advance his/her career within a leading financial institution.
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelNon-specified
LanguageEnglish, Mandarin (Putonghua)
CitibankFinancial Services, Retail and Commercial Banking

50/F, Champion Tower 3 Garden Road Central, Hong Kong

directions_walk12 mins walk from Admiralty Station