Sales Associate Switzerland

To further strengthen and expand our Sales Team at RobecoSAM, we are looking for a

Sales Associate Switzerland (80-100%)

based in Zurich and reporting into the Head of Sales Switzerland.

RobecoSAM is looking for a service-oriented and motivated sales support specialist. You will be part of the Swiss team and work in close partnership with the sales managers to develop and maintain meaningful client relationships.

The Swiss team services a diverse client base across banks, independent financial advisors, pension funds, insurance companies and family offices. They are invested across the firm’s various key capabilities: sustainability, credit, quant and fundamental equities. It’s our mission to achieve high client satisfaction.

As a Sales Associate, your key responsibilities include supporting sales managers to reach the overall team targets and support business development activities. We further want you to take ownership and responsibility for supplying the required services to clients (be it reactive or pro-active). In your role, you’ll cooperate and liaise with the various internal departments such as marketing, investment division, legal & compliance, client servicing, RFP team, onboarding, etc. Being client focused and having a clear understanding about the client needs is required.

As part of your role you:

  • Will be responsible for day-to-day query's and source material requested by pro-spects and clients
  • Support Sales Managers in sales activities including business development (i.e. RfPs, on-site visits, pitch book preparation) as well as cross selling
  • Help troubleshooting problems and take leadership on ad-hoc projects
  • Act internally as a single point of contact for allocated clients along with the Sales Manager
  • Understand our product offering across RobecoSAM & Robeco as well as our USPs
  • Oversee the implementation of new client relationships or changes with existing cli-ent mandates (incl. IMA)
  • In case a sales manager is absent act as a back-up in giving (where possible) a first reaction to a client question

Please send your application to:

RobecoSAM Human Resources

Josefstrasse 218
8005 Zürich

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We ask you to make a difference to the team by participating in department meetings, engaging colleagues across different functions, pro-actively identifying challenges and sharing ideas. We are looking for an intellectually curious colleague who is passionate about working for a global leader in Sustainable Investing.

Ideal qualifications and skills required:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree and/or industry designations (CFA, AZEK, CAIA, etc)
  • Minimum of two years of work experience in Asset Management, Banking or Fi-nance
  • Experience in sales support or related areas is a plus
  • Passionate about sustainability and investment management
  • Client centric with excellent relationship-building skills
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Native German or French as well as fluent in English
  • Swiss work permit
  • Driven, motivated and pro-active team player
  • Analytical & structured
  • Strong attention to detail
  • And… just a nice person to work with

To fulfil this role, you will need to be able to work comfortably in both group environments and individually.

About RobecoSAM

Founded in 1995, RobecoSAM is an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainable Invest-ing. We offer a comprehensive palette of products including in-house asset management, sustaina-bility research, active ownership and engagement, and customized portfolio benchmarking solu-tions. Our investment strategies are designed to make a measurable environmental or societal im-pact. RobecoSAM is a member of Robeco since 2007.

About Robeco

Robeco is an international asset manager with EUR 146 billion Assets under Management (March 2020) which is offering an extensive range of active investments. Research lies at the heart of everything we do, with a ‘pioneering but cautious’ approach that has been in our DNA since our foundation in Rotterdam in 1929. We believe strongly in sustainability investing, quantitative techniques and constant innovation. Our mission is to enable our clients to achieve their financial and sustainability goals by providing superior investment returns and solutions.

Interested? Please send us your complete job application including CV and copies of your work references and diplomas to Please also include a statement of motivation outlining why you would like to join RobecoSAM, and more specifically, illustrating your interest in asset management.


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