Council Manager

Singapore, SG

Position Overview:
Council managers are enthusiastic professionals who develop and grow the GLG Councils at a senior level. The role is an exciting position with opportunities to work closely with business and investment leaders that are driving industries throughout the world and develop and manage content on different industries for GLG Clients. The Council manager will work closely with client facing staff on strategic recruiting efforts and custom client projects designed to quickly put GLG Clients in touch with relevant key opinion leaders and senior level industry executives.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Lead and manage a small team of expert recruiting team to deliver all aspects of clients’ projects
  • Grow the GLG Councils in SEA by recruiting key opinion leaders through research, networking, direct outreach and relationship building;
  • Innovate and enhance GLG Council recruiting channels;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key thought leaders in GLG’s SEA Council across various sectors;
  • Work closely with GLG Research team to gauge clients’ needs, identify business opportunities and strategically align recruiting efforts accordingly, as well as drive content and product opportunities;
  • Build a working knowledge and network in one of GLG’s core industries (Technology, Media & Telecom / Energy & Industrials / Consumer Goods & Services / Legal & Regulatory Affairs) and develop awareness of broader industry trends / dynamics relevant to expert recruitment and client servicing;
  • Work on other initiatives associated with building the GLG Councils.

An ideal candidate will have the following: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English, any other SEA languages (i.e. Indonesian, Malay, Thai, Vietnamese, etc) are welcome
  • Bachelor’s Degree is a must, Master’s is preferred.
  • Three to four years working experience in financial media, investor relations, journalism or conference / tradeshow production.
  • Good understanding, awareness and interest in financial markets.
  • Strong drive and passion in building a team, naturally confident, entrepreneurial, dynamic, outgoing and have a natural network
  • Efficient multitasker and ability to work under pressure
  • Intellectually curious with a passion for learning.

We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also:

  • Act with the highest integrity and professionalism in all their endeavors.
  • Utilize superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Think creatively and focus on opportunities for growth, and lead others to do the same.
  • Express a strong desire to work in a team.
  • Respond effectively to management direction and clients’ needs.
  • Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time.

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s leading platform connecting professionals with expertise. We pair businesses and nonprofits in every sector with the largest network of experts from around the globe to drive smarter, faster decisions and help make the world work better. Our clients rely on GLG’s 650,000+ member-experts and almost 2,000 employees to provide 24/7 insight and exceptional service within our rigorous compliance framework. We bring the power of insight to every great professional decision. 

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Notes: GLG does not allow employees to trade public equities or debt.  All prospective new hires are required to undergo a background check.


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Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.