Consumer Content Leader- Public Equity

London, GB

Consumer Content Leader - Public Equity

London, GB

GLG Content Leaders serve as internal thought leaders around GLG’s capabilities in a given sector, driving innovative content and bespoke event programming for our clients and leading the growth of our Councils of key executives.     

You will be the right candidate if you are passionate about Consumer, Retail and/or Automotive industries (Consumer Goods & Services) and enjoy the challenge of programming and hosting in-person and virtual content for financial services clients. GLG works with many of the world’s leading hedge funds, mutual funds, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds so this is a unique opportunity to deliver custom insights and learning engagements to a highly sophisticated client base.

You take responsibility for the work you do and are proactive in seeking opportunities to grow. You care about engaging in meaningful, impactful work and you hold yourself to high standards.

At GLG, Consumer Goods & Services (CGS) covers a wide range of industries including beverages, food manufacturing, health and personal care, tobacco, retail, consumer services, leisure, hospitality, gambling, catering, luxury, discretionary and durable consumer goods, as well as automotive, including OEMs, part manufacturers and automotive services. Whilst candidates are not required to have deep experience in all these sectors, strong domain knowledge in at least some will be a definite requirement, as will the ability to quickly get up-to-speed on the other industries.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Building relationships with key thought leaders in the CGS space to develop cutting edge in-person and virtual event content, including roundtables, teleconferences, webcasts, store or facility tours, conference events, and panels.
  • Programming and hosting in-person and virtual events between CGS thought leaders and GLG clients, serving as a moderator for these discussions
  • Interviewing GLG council members for custom transcripts on key CGS topics for our GLG transcript library
  • Contributing to the design, development, positioning and marketing of our CGS solutions/products
  • Partnering with CGS-focused clients on bespoke solutions and contribute to new product innovation
  • Leveraging content for prospecting new clients in partnership with sales team and spearheading existing client user engagement in partnership with client solutions team
  • Building on existing industry expertise to become an internal expert on CGS across the following subsectors: beverages, food manufacturing, health and personal care, tobacco, retail, consumer services, leisure, hospitality, gambling, catering, luxury, discretionary and durable consumer goods, and automotive.
  • Work as part of a collaborative team to deliver results

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 6+ years relevant experience in Consumer specialist role within a market research, equity research or consultancy firm
  • Ability to program and host in-person and virtual events on industry themes and individual company names within the CGS sector, with a focus on content relevant to financial services clients that invest in publicly traded companies (Public Equity)
  • Ability to identify and engage senior CGS thought leaders for reactive/thematic content
  • Ability to connect the dots between trending topics and public equity investor priorities and then programming and hosting in-person and virtual events based on the market catalysts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to project professionalism and competence in front of clients. 
  • Successful candidate will be confident, persuasive, and able to communicate comfortably with unfamiliar topics and challenging client situations.
  • Ability to manage a large number of highly complex tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic, judgment and desire to work in an autonomous and fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Express a strong desire to work in a team

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s leading B2B platform connecting professionals with expertise. We connect thousands of clients to the largest global network of subject-matter experts across every sector. We bring the power of insight to every great professional decision. 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.

 

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.

 

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