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The candidate will be an integral part of increasing the visibility of Fitch Ratings within the leveraged finance market. The candidate will have a client-facing role and promote Fitch's industry leading analytical content and credit expertise to enhance Fitch's franchise value. The candidate will also to cultivate and strengthen relationships with strategic High Yield fund managers.
The global team is tasked with raising the profile of Fitch research and ratings commentary to all market constituents and encouraging greater investor engagement with Fitch ratings, research, products and services.
The role will be based in New York.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the US Head of Investor Development, you will be responsible for high-level marketing of Fitch's rating platform and value proposition to key high yield investors. It includes among others:
Drive investor demand for Fitch rating though developing and maintaining relationships with senior contacts at influential buy side High Yield managers
Lead meetings, calls, and road-shows working closely with key stakeholders in Fitch's analytical and business teams.
Develop explicit investor support from investors in order to help win rating mandates and improve retention of existing rating clients.
Strengthen institutional relationships and work toward embedding Fitch's ratings and research in HY fund manager analytical workflows.
Identify rating opportunities in High Yield through investor dialogue.
Qualifications and experience:
10-15 years of experience related to high yield debt capital markets, debt syndications and/or sales.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain long term strategic, senior-level relationships.
Credit background with good understanding of leveraged finance.
Existing contacts and relationships with senior US high yield investors highly desirable
Strong marketing and interpersonal skills
Highly motivated with excellent communication and presentation skills.
Up to 50% travel may be required
Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.
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