GLG is seeking candidates to join our Client Solutions Team in Japan. Associate in our Private Equity and Corporation practice work directly to support and manage research inquiries coming from our client firms based in Japan.
The Associate is responsible for coordinating and executing short and mid-term client projects and activities.
Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to) :
Support the client facing team. The Associate will provide project support to the client facing team who manage multiple projects on a day-to-day basis.
Execute time sensitive projects for GLGs clients to enable our clients to make more informed and confident investment decisions.
The Associate is tasked with fulfilling time sensitive research requests by analysing client requests and building and qualifying primary populations of topic experts.
Assist in the programming of live / virtual meetings. The Associate is responsible for organising and hosting small group conversations between GLG Council Members and GLG clients, and programme private meetings for GLG Council Members at client offices.
Enhance the GLG Councils and Membership Network. The Associate is to develop relationships with GLG’s most respected thought leaders across sectors, as well as recruiting new senior executives and leading consultants into the GLG Councils through research, networking, and direct outreach.
Work towards growing GLG client relationships. The Associate will develop relationships with GLG clients, who are leading investment professionals across APAC, via in-person client meetings, project execution, and telephone interactions.
The Associate is expected to work closely with our Sales and Business Development team to grow revenue and ensure the retention of existing accounts as well as collaborate with other GLG professionals to develop and execute a wide range of products for GLG clients.
An ideal candidate will have the following :
Bachelors degree, or higher
Up to 5 years of work experience in client-facing, account management, business development.
Ability to multi-task and prioritise activities effectively, while ensuring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong go-do attitude and track record of business growth / turnaround
Successful track record of working in fast paced, client service environment
Passion for problem solving
Outstanding communication skills and willingness to call and engage senior professionals
Excellent communication (oral and written) skills in English and Japanese
Understanding of the business climate. Interest in working across industries subjects ranging