DST Systems Sales Executive, Financial Solutions - Western Region in United States

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Role Overview

The External Sales Executive is an integral part of the ALPS Sales Team. He/she will be responsible for direct sales of ALPS solutions into a list of Investment Management firms in the under $50 bln AUM segment. In addition, he/she will support the National Sales Director and other Sales Team members across both the ALPS organization and broadly across the entire SS&C Sales Organization. Utilizing your strong organizational, relationship and communication skills, you will work to ensure that ALPS’ solutions align with the needs of the prospective clients for purposes of building long lasting business partnerships.


  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of ALPS’ suite of solutions

  • Identify, nurture and manage sales opportunities for new firms within your territory/account assignments

  • Participate and support road shows, conferences, networking events and meetings with broader ALPS’ team

  • Coordinate and support all aspects of the sales process

  • Prepare internal and client facing materials for and participate in meetings

  • Coordinate and review questionnaires, RFPs and RFIs, provide feedback and input based on understanding of the firm’s products, as well as the client’s needs

  • Strive to meet and exceed the needs of the client

  • Create a Strategic Sales Methodology/Process for new relationships and opportunities

  • Manage leads, accounts and opportunities in Sales Reporting system

  • Create ‘Deal Sheet’ document

  • Create Pricing Analysis

  • Create Proposal

  • Coordinate Prospect Visits (agendas, attendees, etc)

  • Prepare PowerPoint Presentations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Marketing or related field

  • 7-10 years of related financial services experience

  • 35%+ travel

  • Advanced MS Office skills

  • Sales reporting experience preferred

  • Knowledge of various investment products and processing requirements including mutual funds, collective investment trusts, closed end funds, ETFs, etc

  • Effective written, listening, and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy



Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.