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We're a rapidly expanding company with massive growth over the last few years. From just an office in London to ones in Sydney, Austin, Singapore and now Hong Kong. And we're looking highly motivated and enthusiastic new members to join our team.

Our success is powered by our people. We are driven and inspired and our workplace reflects that. Our culture is something we protect carefully. We are passionate about what we do. As a World First employee, you are immediately part of a fantastic culture where you are encouraged to work hard and play hard. We like each other and we like our jobs.

We're always interested in hearing from people who share our values - individuals who can put people first, who have energy, intelligence and enthusiasm.

Although a strong knowledge of the financial markets is an asset, it is not a necessity. We provide training and give you opportunities to develop and learn. We need all kinds of language skills on the team so, if you can speak a second (or third!) language, as well as English, tell us!

We're currently recruiting for:

The role:

  • Sydney CBD Based - Global Presence
  • Dynamic and growing organisation
  • Ensuring all client data on the system is accurate
  • Lucrative Package with Excellent Career Potential

Due to solid growth in the corporate business unit World First Foreign Exchange are looking to expand its corporate sales team by employing a new Junior Sales Person/Business Development Manager.

World First Pty Ltd is a subsidiary of World First UK Ltd. With over AU $10 Billion in group revenues and in excess of 30,000 transacting clients worldwide we are one of the leading foreign exchange service providers globally. Our services include spot foreign exchange contracts, international payments, forward contracts and a suite of alternative hedging strategies unmatched by our competitors.

We are looking for candidates who are hungry to seek out and ultimately win new business opportunities, interact closely with clients and provide a consultative sales approach to their needs.

To be a successful candidate for this role you will need:

  • At least 6 months to 1 years sales experience
  • Lead generation, meeting booking and cold calling experience
  • Strong track record in sales and high levels of motivation to be successful
  • Previous financial services experience and understanding of the foreign exchange markets preferred but not essential
  • A consultative, results oriented sales approach
  • Strong client focus/care
  • Demonstrate the ability to sell across all business sectors and identify new sectors
  • Ability to work autonomously

This is a great opportunity to join a strong, dynamic Australian office of a well-established and recognised UK brand, which is experiencing dramatic growth in the local market.

If you would like to apply for this role or advise us of your interest in possible future roles, please email your resume to recruitment@worldfirst.com.au

The role:
  • Sydney CBD Based - Global Presence
  • Entry Level Position
  • Excellent Career Potential
Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Ensuring that foreign exchange transactions are executed, confirmed and settled in a timely manner
  • Reconciling incoming and outgoing payments
  • Building positive relationships inside the business and with external clients
  • Resolving any issues or queries raised by clients
  • Handling queries with banking counterparties
This role would ideally suit:

  • A recent graduate or someone with at least 1 - 2 years experience in FX Settlements
  • An ambitious individual looking for a foot in the door on a career in finance
  • An outgoing person committed to providing a quality client experience
We are looking for:

  • The ability to work as part of a dynamic fast paced team
  • A keen interest in financial markets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A fast learner
Application procedures:

If you would like to apply for this role or advise us of your interest in possible future roles, please email your resume to recruitment@worldfirst.com.au
The successful candidates duties:
  • Lead generation, meeting booking and some cold calling
  • Developing a passion for FX markets and or Financial services
  • Supporting the team with research and helping identifying new sectors
  • Brand ambassador
What we look for in you:

You love talking to new people. The idea of making a sale really makes you tick and you don't shy away from cold and warm calling; in fact, you love it. Sourcing leads is something you can throw yourself into and converting leads into clients gives you a buzz, as does a target driven role and the opportunity to earn great rewards for your hard work and determination. You are competitive by nature and entrepreneurial in the way you approach things. You are ambitious, passionate and want to be successful. The financial markets interest you, but most importantly you love to sell.
This is a great opportunity to join a strong, dynamic Australian office of a well-established and recognised brand, which is experiencing dramatic growth in the local market.
Residency Requirements:

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only (inc. New Zealand Citizens)
Application procedures:

Please email your resume and cover letter to recruitment@worldfirst.com.au. Don't forget to tell us what days and hours you would be interested in working.
Key responsabilities:
  • Day-to-day management of new and existing private clients
  • Dealing with client queries and requests e.g. request from a client to draw down from a forward contract and sending automatic confirmations
  • Adding payment details (payees) on behalf of clients and setting up onward payments where appropriate
  • Booking exotic currency deals requested by clients
  • Liaising with other departments within the company to ensure a smooth client journey from start to finish e.g. Operations team regarding payment queries
  • General administration tasks, including but not limited to: overflow telephone calls, allocating payments, managing various spreadsheets for the team, preparing introductory packs for new members of the team
  • Researching and organising team events
  • Performing market research on what factors are impacting FX markets and scripting templates to update our client book accordingly
  • Management of client gifts and contact packs
  • Liaising with sales team to build tailored presentations for meetings
Skills and experience required:

  • You are someone who rolls up their sleeves and gets the job done
  • You have strong organisational skills and get everything done in a timely manner
  • You are happy to speak to clients, either on email or over the phone, to ensure a smooth customer journey
  • You have the ability to prioritise when busy to ensure the most important tasks are taken care of first
  • You have experience in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel software
  • You have good numerical skills
  • You are proactive and can come up with solutions on your own. At the same time, you are happy to ask for help where need be
  • You are positive, upbeat, and keen to contribute to the wider success of the desk
  • Some previous administration experience would be beneficial but is not vital
The World First dealing team is looking to expand their desk with a highly motivated and enthusiastic new member. The Dealing Assistant role represents a fun and challenging opportunity to co-ordinate and support the daily activities of a busy, rapidly growing team. The role would suit a dynamic graduate or second-jobber looking to start a career within a young, forward-thinking company.If you would like to apply for this role or advise us of your interest in possible future roles, please email your resume to recruitment@worldfirst.com.au
Duties: Tasks typically involve:
  • Day-to-day management of new and existing private clients
  • Meeting revenue and registration targets
  • Keeping up to date with financial markets, products and legislation
  • Booking telephone transactions, assisting with transactions booked via World First Online
  • Following up on 'non-dealt' registrations to ensure high conversion levels
  • Promoting our various FX products e.g. Forwards) and auxiliary services (firm orders, rate alerts, stop losses etc) to clients where appropriate
  • Liaising with support departments within the company to ensure smooth running and communication
  • General Customer service – all customers must feel valued and treated in a manner of first class service
  • Keeping up to date with financial markets, products, AML and AUSTRAC regulations
Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of customer service, sales or dealing experience
  • A motivated, self-starter who uses initiative
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • You will ideally have some previous experience or knowledge in financial markets
  • Team player
  • You possess excellent organisational skills and the details are important to you
  • Personable and good with people, including an excellent telephone manner
This is a great opportunity to join a strong, dynamic Australian office of a well-established and recognised brand, which is experiencing dramatic growth in the local market.If you would like to apply for this role or advise us of your interest in possible future roles, please email your resume to recruitment@worldfirst.com.au