Institutional Sales Associate

April 10, 2018

About Argent Capital

We foster an open, challenging environment where daily contributions to process improvement are expected and valued. Our focus on achieving collective goals through the hard work put forth by all members of the team is paramount to our culture and our success as an organization.  

Overview of Position

The Institutional Sales Associate will be charged with new business development responsibilities utilizing Argent’s proven sales process. The primary role will be prospecting, growing the pipeline, meeting with prospective clients, and qualifying opportunities for future business.  The position involves an intense focus on sales and generating new leads. Exceptional communication skills, influencing and negotiation skills, self-motivation, tenacity, and follow through are integral to success. Equally important is the ability to collaborate and demonstrate team orientation while working closely with other key Argent team members and leadership.  

Primary Goals and Supporting Responsibilities

  • Prospecting and generating unique leads
    • Actively meets with prospects, including self-generated leads and prospects currently in Argent’s pipeline
    • Actively adds viable prospects to the pipeline
  • Cultivating relationships
    • Establishes relationships with prospective clients and maintains positive working relationship with referral sources
    • Entertains prospects and clients as appropriate
    • Develops and maintains effective network in the St. Louis community and greater region
  • Tracking leads
    • Utilizes Argent’s process and technology platform update team members and leadership about the status of the relationships with prospects
    • Actively communicates intelligence to Argent team members and leadership to develop strategies for winning new clients
  • Market research
    • Stays attuned to the marketplace and industry changes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educational Background
    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or a related field.
  • Experience
    • 1+ years of experience in the field or a related area is preferred.
    • It is preferred that the candidate will possess a general understanding of investment concepts and terminology, financial markets, and stocks.
  • Skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel is preferred.
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills.
    • Exceptional organization, prioritization, and time management skills.
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Mutual Fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. The Argent Small Cap Fund invests in smaller companies, which involve additional risks such as limited liquidity and greater volatility than larger companies.

You should consider the Argent Small Cap Fund’s investment objectives, risks and charges and expenses carefully before you invest. The Funds’ prospectus, which can be obtained by calling 1-888-898-5288, contains this and other information about the Funds. Please read the prospectus carefully before you invest. You may also print the current prospectus from this website under “Fund Materials”.

The Argent Small Cap Fund is offered only to United States residents, and information on this site is intended only for such persons. Nothing on this website should be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell shares of any Argent Small Cap Fund in any jurisdiction where the offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

The Argent Small Cap Fund is distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.