Research Associate - Graduates welcome!

eRecruit Solutions Ltd.
London, South East England
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Associate to join this Hedge Fund Manager Research team, the ideal candidate will either be a new graduate, or degree educated with up to 3 years' experience.

The organisation is the leading provider of data and intelligence to the alternative assets industry. Clients include some of the world's largest fund managers and investment banks firms who rely on their services daily.

Your main focus will be on contacting and forming relationships with hedge fund managers in order to obtain detailed information on their hedge fund activities. You will be monitoring and liaising with contacts at a set group of fund managers and you will be representing the company when engaging with these industry experts.

The Research Associate will be responsible for the following:
- Telephoning and emailing fund managers to obtain valuable, private information
- Establishing and maintaining professional, working relationships with key industry experts both locally and globally
- Using the "house style", you will produce detailed company profiles based on information you obtain
- In support of the database, you will contribute commentary and analysis towards critical research reports, blogs and publications

The ideal Research Associate:
- Educated to university level. A financial academic background is not required; historians, linguists and neuroscientists form part of the ranks!
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Excellent research abilities; you should exhibit persistence, patience and a keen eye for detail in order to successfully gather valuable information
- You will have a proactive attitude to solving problems, investigating anomalies and a desire to resolve issues
- You should possess strong writing skills and a clear understanding of how to successfully compose reports and analysis
- Fluency in a European language (especially French, German or Italian) is desirable

Salary & Benefits:
A salary starting at £24,000 per annum along with a quarterly performance bonus scheme worth upwards of £2,000 per annum for 'on track' performance. Consistently high-performing team members can expect elevated performance bonuses and other benefits such as the opportunity to travel.

- An interest-free season ticket loan on completion of probation (which is normally 3 months)
- Pension plan
- Cycle to work scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- A Share scheme - with an annual allocation to those with over 1 year of service
- Sponsored study to undertake professional training or to gain qualification relevant to your career progression
- Free gym/ pool membership
- A motivated and supportive environment with a high performance culture

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