Business Development Analyst-Funds
Background to the Role:
The successful candidate will be a key member of the Team responsible for supporting the regional Sales Leaders with the successful implementation of the firm's European sales strategy. With a clear focus on achieving challenging targets in terms of AUM growth, this will be an interesting, challenging and fast moving role as part of a dynamic and expanding team. The role presents the right candidate with a fantastic opportunity to learn more about investment markets whilst coming to terms with the institutional investment sales process.
Job Summary & Purpose
Providing support to regional Sales Leaders on all aspects of business development activities.
Take ownership of RFP response coordination in addition to wider business development support via document drafting and PowerPoint preparation as required.
Support the completion of varied projects such as new product launches, marketing initiatives and new market penetrations.
Assist with pipeline management processes and new business prospecting activities as required.
Liaising with portfolio management teams, operational and consulting teams in relation to the production of appropriate business development collateral.
Collaborate to support the successful delivery of the firm's sales strategy with large asset owners via the organisation of prospect/client events, the delivery of marketing/sales materials and general sales support as required.
Ideal Candidate Profile
Strong work ethic along with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Capable of taking responsibility for deliverables within a small, dynamic and high functioning team
Proactive and goal orientated with the ability to develop positive working relationships across the organisation.
An interested in investment markets/products along with the motivation to learn more about the institutional investment landscape and sales process are key requirements.
Outstanding communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organisation and project management skills.
Ethical and hardworking with a focus on the achievement of results.
Third level qualification with a strong academic track record.
Candidates who are in the process of pursuing the CFA or the Actuarial qualification are welcome.
For a confidential discussion about this role, or to discuss similar opportunities in the funds/investment management sector, please call Sean Sweeney at Paragon Executive Intelligence on +353 (0)1 8746770.
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