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Account Manager - Private Equity

Salary £37,000 - £40,000
Location Anywhere in the UK, Oxford Circus
Job Type Permanent
Size 500+
Job overview
In this Account Manager job in London, you will be joining the world’s insight network. An exceptional company, with offices across the world, their client list boasts most of the fortune 100, the largest tech companies, global banks and law firms, 300+ social enterprises, and many more. In your role, you will be working with a prestigious and sophisticated client base at leading financial institutions, including some of the world’s largest Private Equity funds, Hedge funds and Mutual and Sovereign funds!

Looking for Account Manager roles, Relationship Development jobs or Private Equity opportunities in London? A global financial and information services company is now looking for a relationship-oriented person to join their London team as an Account Manager - apply today!

Company profile

In this Account Manager job in London, you will be joining the world’s insight network. They connect decision-makers to the right experts so they can act with the confidence that comes from true clarity and have what it takes to get ahead. Their network of experts is the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise. An exceptional company, with offices across the world, their client list boasts most of the fortune 100, the largest tech companies, global banks and law firms, 300+ social enterprises, and many more.

Account Manager - Job description

As part of the client management / private equity team based in London, you will be working with a prestigious and sophisticated client base at leading financial institutions, including some of the world’s largest Private Equity funds, Hedge funds and Mutual and Sovereign funds. This is a key role within the company, you will be autonomously responsible for delivering projects to clients, building relationships with their council members and working with senior colleagues to maximise the company’s growth and impact. You will have both the opportunity to progress quickly and to also work in a collaborative environment.

Account Manager - Key responsibilities

In this Graduate Account Manager opportunity in London, your tasks will involve:

  • Learning the workflow through extensive training
  • Executing time-sensitive projects for GLG’s clients working within a specialised team – split by either by industry, region or investment strategy
  • Leveraging internal network to match Council Members with clients, based on the client’s needs
  • Daily interaction with internal experts over the phone to qualify profiles to ensure an exact fit for client projects
  • Maintaining accountability and responsibility for client projects and the overall client experience
  • Enhancing your knowledge of your clients by building strong relationships with them
  • Working with Business Development/Sales team to discuss content ideas and map out users and how to engage them in order to grow revenue and ensure retention of existing accounts
  • Collaborating with Events, Strategic Projects and Survey teams to pitch and execute a wide range of products
  • Collaborating with senior team members to program virtual and live content events
  • Preparation for and attendance of client meetings

Account Manager - Job requirements

  • A degree from university
  • 1-2 years’ experience within account management, client relations or financial services
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work proactively
  • Driven and motivated to succeed
  • Collaborative and able to work in a team
  • Additional European languages are beneficial but not essential

Account Manager - Benefits of the job

  • An excellent starting basic salary of £37,000 - £40,000
  • Performance-based bonuses, on average around 15% of base salary
  • Global tuition reimbursement to continue professional education
  • Clear development structure with good promotions
  • Opportunity to either be London based or remote working
  • Tailored onboarding plan to help you excel from day 1
  • A company that puts diversity at the forefront of thought with varied diversity networks
  • 24 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Private healthcare coverage and pension. Includes discounts on gym and sporting events
  • Opportunity to join a market leader

On the hunt for Graduate Finance jobs or Account Management positions? Looking to kickstart a career in Relationship Management in the Private Equity division of one of the world’s top firms? Apply for this Account Manager job in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Samuel Hickson
Key Account Manager