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Western Union FX Analyst Trainee in Paris, France

Job Title: FX Analyst Trainee

Requisition #: 1903030

The Opportunity: Are you ready to be a part of a global team, working for a dynamic company in an attractive sector?

We’re seeking a FX Analyst Trainee (6-month internship contract), based in our La Défense, Paris office . In this role, you will support the Senior FX Analyst France and help him to develop and improve inputs from this critical team member for the business.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Redefine business-oriented proprietary content to catch more revenue and developing digitalization of WUBS content to increase visibility and brand awareness of WUBS.

  • Understand and interpret regular events and announcements impacting FX prices, to educate and inform buying decisions

  • Identify events or react to market volatility, and leverage these topical developments to produce targeted alerts

  • Responsible for assisting the GTM teams with ad-hoc analysis and PowerPoint presentations that will deliver on our value proposition for FXS clients in France.

  • Support ad-hoc market research and analytics requirements that will deliver our VP for FXS clients/prospects.

  • Responsible for assisting the content development and campaigns that will deliver on our value proposition for PP clients.

  • Support the design of marketing content materials that will be sent or presented to our FXS clients/prospects.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Educated to a master’s degree level

  • Highly self-motivated, open-minded, curious and confident

  • Fluent English, and excellent writing/presentation skills, as well as ability to use technology (e.g. MS Office, web conferencing, search engines, Reuters, reporting tools and sales automation platforms such as Salesforce)

  • Financially astute with knowledge of business needs/concerns, as well as the commercial impact of global news and events.

  • Some acquaintances with financial and macroeconomics topics.

What will make you stand out:

  • You have worked in FX or Financial Services before

  • Experience in business to business and solutions sales

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay, benefits and, mobility

  • Unparalleled experience, working for a market leader in FX payment solutions

  • The chance to share your ideas and contribute to the development of our products

  • A diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

The Payments Business Unit of Western Union is one of the world's leading providers of international business payments and foreign exchange. With access to over 130 currencies, we enable companies of all sizes as they move money across borders via a financial network that spans over 200 countries and territories. We’re disrupting fintech with our groundbreaking digital B2B platform, WU EDGE, which helps companies spend less time handling international payments and worrying about foreign exchange exposure, and more time growing their businesses. And we’re just getting started!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together on teams. Who knows, your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.