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Derivatives Solutions Specialist

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Job Purpose

Derivatives Solutions Specialists work on positioning ICE as the market leader in providing OTC Derivatives Data, Valuations & Analytics solutions to investment banks, asset managers and hedge funds, as well as HFAs/Custodians, Accountants, Corporations and Corporate Treasurers.  It is quota bearing and encompasses a variety of business development activities aimed at increasing the breadth of clientele in this business area.

The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, be determined and persistent in their approach and have the capacity to thrive as a role-player in a dynamic, team environment.

The primary function is new business development, which includes both prospecting for new leads, as well as qualifying and managing incoming leads from elsewhere within the ICE Fixed Income & Data Services Sales and Marketing Organization.  In aid of this, Solution Specialists actively engage with clients to understand their requirements and challenges, articulate how ICE Data Derivative’s solutions serve client needs, and work hand in hand with relevant internal teams to advance all aspects of the sales cycle, from prospecting to contract.


Generate new business by identifying and prospecting new logos, as well as upselling and cross selling into existing clients across the ICE network
Perform warm calls to existing clients as well as cold calls to prospects
Conduct outreach, both remote and on-site, to promote the value proposition of ICE products and services
Position and demonstrate ICE products and services with the overall objective to grow revenue and ensure ICE maintains a dominant position in their respective markets
Develop and nurture a network of client relationships
Garner a deep understanding of organizational groups and business priorities of assigned accounts
Collaborate with sales, account management and inside sales to identify opportunities and deliver value-added solutions to enhance our clients’ business
Develop internal relationships across the wider ICE network, including cross-selling opportunities
Maintain clear records of activity including CRM, Call reports, Service Requests and Monthly Activity Reports
Will need to travel across the region on a regular basis (min once a month)
Knowledge and Experience

Sales experience of non-standardized products/services, where extended sales processes required a range of skills and interactions to close
3+ years of experience either working at, or facing off with, tier-1 financial institutions
Strong market knowledge in at least one of the following asset classes, with solid familiarity in others:  Commodities | Equities | Fixed Income & Interest Rates | Foreign Exchange | Credit Derivatives
A solid understanding of what departments/desks/individual roles are within banks/funds
Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills
Strong presentation skills & analytical skills
The capability to forecast and manage a monthly/quarterly pipeline
The ability to work both collaboratively within a team environment, and independently where required
A self-motivated, patient problem solver with a strong willingness to learn

This role offers work from home flexibility of up to 3 days per week.

Base Salary Range for New York Candidates

The expected base salary for this role is between 125,000 – 150,000 USD.  The base salary range does not include Intercontinental Exchange’s rewarding and uncapped sales commission incentives. While we provide this range as general guidance, at ICE we compensate employees based on the skillset and experience of the individual.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or veteran status, or other protected status.

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