Business Development Manager, Financial Services
The Business Development Manager, Emerging Growth at GLG will be deployed in support of client relationships, strategic positioning, and as a thought partner in client negotiations and executing complex projects.
Investment firms seek to better understand a variety of companies, situations, assets, and price dislocations. For each client, GLG deploys a highly-skilled engagement team tasked with understanding their objectives, and crafting a solution in support of their investment diligence and betterment of the fund. GLG’s work enables our clients to make better decisions, to work more effectively and productively; and, to benefit from the intelligence and experience of our 400,000+ experts (The Councils).
Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Key performance metrics for this role include contract value growth from existing clients, new business, pipeline development, and the adoption of new product/service offerings. The Business Development Manager will report directly to a Emerging Growth segment leader on GLG’s New York Business Development team and is expected to work closely with Research professionals.
Candidates for this position should have a demonstrated ability to be creative and commercial and/or a track record of overachieving in a performance-based environment, preferably but not exclusively, in the financial services industry. Candidates should be comfortable articulating the value of GLG’s primary research platform vis-à-vis the broader landscape of professional services offerings in the marketplace at price points ranging from $50,000 to 400,000 in annual contract value.
Additional candidate qualifications include 2-4+ years of demonstrated success in one or more of these fields:
About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group
GLG is the world’s leading platform for on-demand professional learning. Businesses rely on GLG to learn from 600,000+ member-experts; clients look to address complex strategic challenges and make better business decisions within a rigorous compliance framework. Headquartered in New York City, GLG’s 1,500+ employees work from offices in 12 countries. Visit www.GLG.it.
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