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GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group), Project Support Specialist, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10403

Fri, June 26, 2015

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Position Overview:  

GLG is seeking a highly-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Project Support team in Austin, Texas.  Project Support Specialists (PSS) are responsible for arranging connections between GLG’s clients and selected Council Members, global key opinion leaders and senior industry executives acting in a consultative capacity.  To facilitate these engagements, the PSS will work closely with both client-facing GLG Research professionals and GLG’s sophisticated client base, which ranges from hedge fund managers to partners at private equity firms and project managers at top-tier consulting firms and Fortune 1000 companies.  As a PSS, you will develop a deep understanding of GLG’s business model and end-client markets as well as acquire incredible client service experience in a dynamic, high-intensity environment. As such, the PSS role is intended to be excellent preparation for other opportunities at GLG, including that of a client-facing research professional, in 12-16 months. 

Key Responsibilities: 
• Facilitate interactions between GLG clients and requested Council Members (experts) 
• Navigate requests with complex compliance requirements and client-specific preferences 
• Establish and build strong working relationships with Research partners 
• Successfully execute against project objectives, seeing each project through to completion 
• Align with and develop deep understanding of a specific end-clientmarket 
• Appreciate the urgency of competing projects and prioritize accordingly 
• Demonstrate adaptability in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment 

Requirements: 

We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree from a tier 1 university with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Across all of our positions, we insist upon excellence, integrity, creativity, and high-level of professionalism. 

The following factors will strengthen an applicant’s candidacy: 

• Demonstrate adaptability in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment 
• Superior communication and interaction skills, including demonstrated 
oral and written abilities; 
• Demonstrate commitment and attention to detail, ideally in a high-volume, fast-paced environment; 
• Strong problem-solving skills; 
• Passion for fast-paced learning, especially in a technology-enabled environment; 
• Passion for sales and conversation, especially a successful track record in phone sales or outreach; 
• Ability to communicate and manage relationships across the full professional spectrum including senior colleagues and extremely senior outside professionals; 
• Interest in building a business and in all business-building related activities. 

We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also: 

• Act with the highest integrity and professionalism in all their endeavors 
• Think creatively and focus on opportunities for growth 
• Express a strong desire to work in a team 
• Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time

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