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Associate Director (Business development)

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Job Title: Associate Director (Business development)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Contact Name: Ben Kinley
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Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Lawson Chase is working closely with a top Political Risk consultancy who are looking to appoint an Associate Director to head their Business Development efforts

About The Company

The company is an independent research and consulting firm specialising in political risk analysis with offices in New York, NY, Washington, DC, Singapore, Tokyo, Brazil and London, UK.


About The Role

The firm is seeking an experienced and motivated business development professional, based in their London office, to expand and manage our institutional clientele. 

You will be an experienced business development professional in institutional sales.


Skills & Experience

You will have a proven track record of managing and developing large-scale relationships with major institutional investors. Candidates with specific experience with global macro hedge funds, emerging and frontier markets investors, commodity trading, or large mutual funds and traditional asset managers will be considered. You will also have the ability to market macro and emerging markets products.  Existing industry client base and contacts are required and will be discussed in each stage of the interview process. You will regularly coordinate and liaise with cadre of country risk analysts to demonstrate capabilities and create value for clients investing in global markets. You will have excellent analytical and presentation (oral and written) skills.

You will have at a minimum an undergraduate degree; an MA or an MBA is preferred, but not required. Applicants are required to have a demonstrable interest in the company’s core political risk assessment competency and fluency with international affairs.  All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.


Company Benefits & Perks

  • An amazing mission -- to help our clients capitalize on the opportunities and manage the risks created by the impact of politics on markets around the world.

  • The opportunity to work with a talented and entrepreneurial team in a global environment.

  • Flexible work environment, with contemporary offices located in New York (Flatiron), DC (DuPont Circle) and London (Clerkenwell).

  • PTO bank of 23 days, 10 paid holidays and 2 summer Fridays.

  • A strong belief in work-life balance.

  • Competitive salary plus incentive compensation plan.

  • Rich benefits package – EG contributes 82-90% to medical and dental premiums, 100% employer-paid LTD, STD and life insurance, 401(k) plus fully vested employer match and pre-tax commuter benefits.

  • Business casual dress code.

  • Employee referral program that begins at $1000.

  • The firm is an equal opportunity employer.



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