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Cambridge Associates is a leading global investment firm. We work with endowments, foundations, health care organizations, pension plans, and private clients around the world to build investment portfolios that help them meet their objectives within a set of risk parameters unique to each organization. We offer a variety of services to provide portfolio management services that complement the institution's own resources. Committed to independence since our founding more than 40 years ago, we are motivated only by what is best for our clients.
Our clients trust the experience, leadership, and integrity of our investment professionals. With more than 1,200 employees in ten locations around the globe, this extensive network helps us to identify and access the best global investment opportunities all over the world for our clients' portfolios.
The Global Business Development Associate will focus on institutional and private client business development opportunities in Asia. The associate will work with Investment Directors in Singapore and business development colleagues globally, to support all aspects of business development within Asia. This position requires strong communication and interpersonal skills as the associate will communicate directly with investment professionals at endowments and foundations, pension plans, government funds and family offices as well as internally with CA investment teams, and senior management of the firm.
Start date: April 2021
Research business opportunities in the region; work in partnership with Investment Directors on new business development efforts
Participate on calls to fully understand the needs of prospective clients and ensure those needs are reflected in any presentations to those prospective clients
Help create, produce, and submit high-quality Request for Proposal (RFP) responses; prepare responses to follow-up questions
Draft communications to prospects
Prepare content and exhibits for presentations and proposals as needed
Work with investment teams on any preparation or follow-up with prospective clients
Coordinate preparation for prospective client meetings, whether at the institution's offices or at the offices of Cambridge Associates
Support follow-up efforts to ensure that client or prospective client's questions or issues are being addressed in a timely manner
Maintain information in CRM system to ensure accurate tracking and analytics
Work across the Global Business Development group on cross-company initiatives
BA/BS and 1-5 years of business development experience in the investment management or broader financial services industry
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize responsibilities
Self-motivated and collaborative; able to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Fluency in Mandarin required to liaise with Mandarin speaking clients and prospects
Progress toward or interest in the CFA or CAIA program is a plus
Must be eligible to work in Singapore without sponsorship
All applications must include a resume AND a cover letter in a single PDF document for consideration.
Cambridge Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity and inclusion are essential elements of our culture. We are committed to fostering an environment where individual perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences make the firm a great place to work, and result in a more satisfying client experience.