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Business Development Associate

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: aa02112017
  • Sector: Buy Side, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 02/11/2017
A fast-growing mid-size Swiss institution is looking to expand their global fund sales team based in Zurich and looking to hire an aspiring business developer/relationship manager.  The ideal candidate will have up to 5 years fund sales experience in Switzerland within investment management. 

Our client offers a diverse selection of investment solutions including long only, hedge funds, convertible bonds, credit, and managed futures; managing over 200billion USD of their institutional and wholesale clients. 

With this opportunity, the firm offers an exceptional opportunity to grow internally into either a senior sales or relationship management position.  The role comes with a competitive salary, as well as a strong bonus potential.   

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with senior sales and relationship managers to increase assets from institutional clients across Switzerland.
  • Responsible for identifying and developing new business and investors.
  • Generate existing client reinvestments
  • Provide efficient client management solutions as one of the first points of contact for clients needs.
  • Available for occasional travels to attend sales pitches, client meetings, industry events, conferences, etc.
  • Learn about a variety of investment products with the perspective of developing a long-term buy-side career. 
Skills / Experience:
  • 3+ years experience working in asset management sales. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of investment funds. 
  • Fluency in German, French and English in order to work with all clients.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • The ambition and desire to pursue a career in buy-side sales or relationship management. 
 

If you feel you are the ideal candidate for this opportunity, please forward a copy of your CV to Alexandre Alsayed – alexander.alsayed[@]selbyjennings.ch


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