VP, Hedge Funds

New York, NY, United States

VP, Hedge Funds  


Job Summary

Hedge Funds seek to better understand a variety of companies, situations, assets, and pricing 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 500,000+ Council Members.


The VP on the Hedge Funds Team will be responsible for identifying and establishing commercial relationships with new hedge fund accounts and growing existing relationships.   In addition to sales acumen, candidates should have a conversational understanding of finance, securities markets and be comfortable articulating consultative services to sophisticated investment professionals.


Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Design and lead account strategy & planning in collaboration with Research and Product teams
  • Build trust-based, value-added relationships with senior decision makers by understanding their evolving priorities
  • Generate ideas for broader applications of GLG within client research process
  • Schedule, prepare materials, and run client meetings and calls
  • Source, qualify and manage a new business pipeline and close opportunities


Goals and Expectations

  • Achieve new business, cross-sell and upsell goals
  • Exceed productivity targets
  • Embrace GLG’s values


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5yrs+ professional experience, 3yrs+ in sales required
  • Proven success selling services and solutions under a commission structure
  • The ability to build lasting relationships with institutional investors
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Proficient in PowerPoint and Excel


We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also:

  • Possess a passion for persuasion, especially around complicated and intellectually challenging issues
  • Are self-motivated
  • Act with the highest integrity and professionalism in all endeavors
  • Think creatively about commercial opportunities
  • Exhibit attention to detail
  • Express a strong desire to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time


About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world's leading platform for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from a membership of more than 500,000 experts. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group convenings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Global, technology-driven, and nimble, GLG’s 1,400 employees work in 22 offices in 12 countries.


We believe strongly in our mission- and values-driven culture. Our core values drive our success. They are: learning & curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.


To learn more, visit www.GLG.it.


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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.