Director of Institutional Trading / OTC Trader

New York, NY

About itBit

itBit is a global exchange and custodian offering institutional and retail investors a regulated platform to buy, sell and hold crypto assets. In 2015, itBit obtained a New York State trust company charter and became the first regulated Bitcoin exchange in the U.S. As a regulated financial services company based in New York City, itBit is focused on meeting the sophisticated needs of institutions, active traders and other bitcoin trading professionals.


Job Description

We are looking for a Director of Institutional Trading / OTC Trader with experience in sales & trading or client relations for the New York City office. You will work with all front office departments to help current clients with different services, acting as a market specialist.  Our ideal candidate understands exchanges, trade execution, market dynamics and has a desire to work at a fast growing financial technology startup.


Role Responsibilities

  • Match up buyers and sellers of bitcoin for OTC transactions
  • Assist new institutional customers in account opening and set-up
  • Managing existing clients with their bitcoin trading needs
  • Coordinating and structuring transactions between different counterparties
  • Identify new trading opportunities on behalf of existing clients  

Skills & Requirements

  • 2+ years in business development, sales & trading, or other front office roles at a financial services company
  • Ability to manage clients in a fast paced environment
  • Managerial skills to work with both the business department and the technology department
  • Must demonstrate initiative and follow through on directions with minimal supervision
  • Accurate and detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • Background in finance or economics
  • Understanding and passion for Bitcoin is helpful

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