Working at Lightspeed

Sales/business Director

Location: Morristown, NJ


Lightspeed is looking to hire a Sales Professional that has an established professional network of relevant contacts or a thriving book of business. The Sales Professional will initiate, contact, and communicate with prospective clients to determine if Lightspeed Financial Services Group can provide brokerage services. Lightspeed is interested in partnering with like-minded, forward-thinking, ambitious Sales professionals and will deliver a very aggressive payout for success.


Successful applicants should have several years of experience in sales, trading, or support, ideally in Equities, Options, Futures, or Crypto markets. Candidates should have a wide network of contacts in trading or investment as well as a deep understanding of how markets work.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Bring an elevated focus to developing new business with Professional and Active Traders and Small Business Trading Units that directly align with Lightspeed’s product offerings.
  • Skilled prospecting and proactive outreach efforts are required
  • Identifies and pursues business development opportunities
  • Coordinates and supports meetings and presentations with prospective clients, primarily via phone and web-based meetings, with occasional onsite presentations.
  • May be requested to engage industry organizations on a local and national level to increase Lightspeed exposure.
  • Responsible for developing and sustaining a long-term relationship with clients

What you have

  • Bachelor’s degree is highly preferred
  • Brokerage, financial, or accounting experience within a corporate or brokerage environment preferred
  • Willingness to travel, as needed
  • Series 7 and 63 are encouraged, but not required.
  • Exceptional prospecting and proactive outreach skills.
  • Ability to think and act logically under pressure.
  • Excellent communication, listening, interpersonal, PC, client service, and analytical skills.
  • Highly creative, self-motivated, can work independently, and resourceful.



Lightspeed Financial Services Group is the home of professional traders. Lightspeed is a provider of equities, options, and futures brokerage services for active and professional traders. Headquartered in Morristown, NJ and with offices in Chicago our hallmarks of service, stability and technological know-how are recognized by traders across the United States. Lightspeed's combination of highly customizable, real-time ultra-low-latency solutions with world-class, expert service helps us keep traders at the top of their game, regardless of market conditions.

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