Graduate Membership Recruiter 2018 - German speakers

London, GB

GLG is the world’s largest membership network for one-on-one professional learning, comprising more than 500,000 thought leaders and practitioners, including business leaders, scientists, academics, former public sector leaders and the top subject matter specialists. We serve users at more than 1,400 client companies in 40 countries. These clients include Fortune 500 companies in nearly every sector and the leading professional services firms and financial institutions.

The EMEA Corporate Markets team, based in London, serves users at the leading corporations in the EMEA region, including some of the world’s largest Industrials, Technology and Life Sciences companies. Our state-of-the-art office space in London is located in One Fitzroy Place, in the heart of one of the most vibrant neighbourhoods in London, Fitzrovia. Our teams based in London work with clients and industry executives across the EMEA region, meaning our London team regularly use their language skills in their day to day roles, particularly French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Mandarin, Japanese, Danish and Finnish.

Research teams are the engine of GLG. We work across industries, becoming the experts on our experts, helping our clients find the insight they need from leading doctors, academics, scientists, policy specialists, strategists, executives and other professionals with years of on-the-ground experience. And then we propose creative learning solutions – from phone consultations and one-on-one meetings to surveys, roundtables, reports, and site tours. We also welcome our experts and other guest speakers to teach us what they know – because our learning mission extends to ourselves as well as our clients.

GLG is seeking new and recent graduates to join as Membership Recruiting Associate on our Corporate Markets team here in London, who have a strong interest in excelling at best-in-class client service in a fast growth, and team-oriented environment.

Membership Recruiting Associates know how to make the right connections with the right people. They focus on identifying top professionals who can provide industry insight and knowledge to our clients, the world’s leading financial investment firms, professional services firms, and corporations, as they seek to learn more about the world around us. Membership Recruiting Associates explain to industry professionals what it means to work with GLG and recruit them into GLG’s professional membership network, the GLG Councils. In addition, they manage the relationships with new Council Members and serve as a liaison between them and our Client Service professionals within GLG. Membership Recruiters spend the first six to nine months focused on recruiting new experts into GLG’s global membership and learning client service skills. They are promoted to Senior Recruiting Associates after achieving specific quantitative and qualitative goals. They will be expected to work more autonomously by being a thought partner to Client Service professionals within GLG by helping to facilitate custom learning solutions and expanding their level of contribution to account management responsibilities. Senior Recruiting Associates are also expected to close coach and mentor new/less tenured team colleagues across all best practices. In addition to building a consistently strong network of regional specific experts for GLG’s other creative learning solutions (one-on-one meetings, roundtables, reports, and site tours). Furthermore they are expected to contribute to improving new and existing workflows and/or system improvements.

Membership Recruiting Associate thrive in a fast-paced environment, multitasking between various projects. They are curious individuals who are excited about a communication-driven role. Whether it is successfully communicating GLG’s business model to a current CEO of a major company or composing a professional biography to present to a client, the Membership Recruiter role is an exciting entry-level position in a growing global firm.

GLG’s Corporate Markets team is currently looking to add a German Speaker to its team in London.

In this role, the Membership Recruiting Associate will also collaborate with international GLG teams and will be exposed to the research interests of clients' respective regions.

As a Membership Recruiting Associate, each day presents a variety of research objectives requiring critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills. You will learn to master a client relationship workflow while developing business acumen, time-management skills, professionalism, and communication skills. In our open and collaborative work space, you will communicate with colleagues across multiple GLG teams in a friendly, idea-sharing, and support-driven manner.

Membership Recruiting Associate responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting new experts to join our global membership through targeted and timely outreach by phone, email, and other methods
  • Interacting with GLG’s experts on a daily basis to understand their capabilities and knowledge on specific client requests
  • Supporting more senior team members on all aspects of client engagement, including researching topics and industries relevant to our clients
  • Learning our compliance policies and procedures to protect the integrity of client engagements
  • Developing relationships with senior executives to support a broad range of premium products, such as roundtables etc.

After achieving the goals of a Membership Recruiting Associate within six to nine months, key Senior Recruiting Associate responsibilities include:

  • Continuing to recruit new experts to join our membership through targeted and timely outreach by phone, email, and other methods
  • Maintaining accountability and responsibility for client projects and the overall client experience
  • Work more autonomously by being a thought partner to Client Service professionals within GLG by helping to facilitate custom learning solutions and expanding their level of contribution to account management responsibilities
  • Close coach and mentor new/less tenured team colleagues across all best practices.
  • Build a consistently strong network of regional specific experts for GLG’s other creative learning solutions (one-on-one meeting, roundtables, reports, and site tours).
  • Contribute to improving new and existing workflows and/or system improvements.

As a Membership Recruiting Associate, you will learn skills such as:

  • Excel in a fast-paced, metrics-driven, entrepreneurial, and challenging environment
  • Develop strong, transferable business skills – including client service excellence, written and oral communication, time management, negotiating, problem solving, project management, and the ability to achieve business targets
  • Advanced executive communication (oral and written) by engaging senior executives and thought leaders from day one
  • Effective collaboration with colleagues on and across teams and superior time management skills

GLG seeks to attract employees from diverse personal, academic and professional backgrounds. We look for individuals who are passionate about our mission to transform how professionals learn and who embody GLG’s values: learning and curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.

The following requirements will strengthen your application: 

  • Full business proficiency in English & German;
  • Confidence in making at least 30 outbound calls per day;
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated oral and written abilities;
  • Demonstrated commitment and attention to detail;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and desire to learn about new topics;
  • Appreciation for the role data and metrics play in growing a business successfully
  • Ability to build and manage relationships across the full professional spectrum including senior colleagues and extremely senior outside professionals;
  • Strong desire to work in a collaborative environment;
  • Demonstrated ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility and autonomy over time;
  • Undergraduate or graduate result of 2:1 or higher. 

Start Date:
- Immediate

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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