27 May 2020

IG Graduate Programme 2020

As IG's Trainee Sales Trader Graduate your role will be to help deliver world-class and industry-leading support to our client base. We’re looking for people with a passion for providing excellent service and who have an interest in learning more about financial markets. This entry-level role is ideal for recent graduates with strong interpersonal skills seeking work in a fast-paced, challenging, and team-focused environment. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Providing front line support to our clients across phone, email, webchat, and social media
  • Answering queries from our client base on all of our products and platforms
  • Providing an execution-only phone dealing service (following relevant training and support)
  • Resolving trade disputes
  • Providing clients with technical support with our front-end platforms and chart packages
  • Proactively conversing with our clients about financial markets and our latest innovations
  • Conducting audit checks and client administration tasks
  • In doing so you’ll benefit from exposure to a vibrant, commercially driven environment, with development opportunities encompassing everything from client reactivation and retention, premium client service, and dealing roles.
Key Qualification Requirements:

You don’t need a background in finance to apply although this is desirable. We’ll provide on-the-job training and support to help ensure you quickly pick up the necessary knowledge and understanding.

What you will need is a genuine interest in working in financial markets, along with motivation levels as impressive as your aptitude for numbers and attention to detail – plus:
  • A degree-level education (or similar experience)
  • English at a native level (verbal and written)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • A logical and analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Confident to employ basic maths skills, particularly mental arithmetic. Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Literacy in MS Office

We're the market leader in financial derivatives trading, with a focus on innovation and advanced IT development.  We're also one of Britain's Top Employers, a ten-year trend we intend to continue.

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