Our client is a successful global asset manager, with a strong UK and global equities franchise. They are seeking a high calibre Equities Product Specialist. The role will act as an interface between their investment team and their distribution teams and clients.
Key responsibilities include; producing presentations and pitch material, writing investment related content and messaging for fund manager updates, market commentary and RFPs/RFIs, resolving fund manager queries, maintaining a thorough knowledge of key competition, market trends and the competitive environment and promoting equity strategies internally to the sales team. After 18 months the role is likely to become client facing, including helping to lead pitches and client update meetings.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter, possess excellent academics, exposure to equities from either the buy or sell side, good investment knowledge, a keen interest in equities and financial markets, excellent verbal communication and writing skills and the ability to prioritise and juggle multiple deadlines in a pressurised environment. The CFA is desirable.