Tax Supported Mid-West Director
Fitch Ratings - Chicago, IL

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US Public Finance: Director Position in Chicago, Mid-West Tax-Supported

The individual will market to municipal issuers, investment bankers, financial advisors and other municipal bond markets participants in the Mid-West region with the goal of elevating Fitch’s USPF rating business profile and visibility, and generating new ratings business opportunities.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop relationships with above noted constituents via regular interaction.
  • Market to municipal issuers, investment bankers, and financial advisors to advocate the value of using a Fitch rating on municipal bond and other securities.
  • Persuasively present, through written and personal interfaces with issuers and bankers, our analytical products and services.
  • Negotiate fees and mandate letters for all types of rating services
Requirements
Job Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree is required – MPA, MPP or MBA a plus
  • 5+ years experience, preferably in some area of the municipal capital markets, with a focus on marketing and/or sales
  • Knowledge of municipal bond markets, the credit rating industry, and local governments
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Word, Powerpoint, Excel
  • Travel Required
Skills Required
  • Highly self-motivated, and able to generate marketing ideas
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work with broad range of personalities
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Team-oriented/flexible

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Because governments can have lousy credit, too, Fitch Ratings issues ratings for some 17,000 banks, financial institutions, insurance...