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Junior Sales - MSCI Analytics Products

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Position Overview: 

The Sales Support person is a member of the Americas Client Coverage team working closely with sales people to secure client interest and purchase of MSCI Products. This person is responsible for facilitating the sales process for MSCI data products, as well as Barra software and models within a territory, based on region and client type, such as Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Broker-Dealers, and Asset Owners and Consultants. This person plays a key role in the pre-sales process assisting the sales team in market research and analysis of prospective clients, competitors, and market outlook, as well as in prospecting for new clients. They will also work closely with MSCI Product Management and Client Services to identify solutions for clients utilizing multiple regression statistics, modern portfolio theory (including CAPM, multi-factor models, portfolio optimization models and equity & fixed investment process), complex financial theories, data terminals and financial management software engineering tools. The Sales Support person will also load client portfolios to our software platforms and prepare the analytics tools for product demonstrations for prospective clients. 

Scope of Responsibility /Expectation
  • Prospecting Researching the territory to identify potential new clients 
  • Pro-active outreach to prospective clients with the goal of setting up meetings for the Sales Specialists 
  • Pre-sales process management Set-up and participate in prospective client product demonstrations 
  • New product placement support 
  • Regular communication with USA-based Client Coverage team 
  • Pre-sales analysis, market analysis, competitor research. 
  • Answer detailed client inquiries about MSCI products and methodologies 
  • Work with other departments (Product Management, Marketing, Finance, etc.) to ensure that all client requirements are covered in product demonstrations 
  • This position may require occasional travel to our other offices for training 
Specific Knowledge & Skills
Sales Analysts require a deep understanding of the institutional asset management business, including fundamental and quantitative investment strategies 
  • Strong analytic and quantitative skills 
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships 
  • Ability to develop dialogue with prospective clients 

Desired Qualifications
  • 2+ of experience in the financial services industry
  • Experience in a sales development role including territory research, prospect identification and lead follow up 
  • Direct prospect outreach experience (cold calls and email) preferred 
  • MBA, MFE, Master's Degree and/or CFA charter holder is a plus 



For more than 40 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios.  Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research. 

Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research.  

MSCI serves 98 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking. 

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