Job Description

We seek to add a Talent Acquisition Professional to our recruiting team to support the discretionary macro business.

This person will contribute to the group’s growth by helping to identify and evaluate candidates to join our firm as portfolio managers and researchers. The ideal candidate will learn quickly and enjoy a high degree of autonomy in our fast paced, high engagement environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with existing talent acquisition team, candidates, and various other internal teams to assist in the full life cycle of the recruitment process
  • Manage relationships with a subset of our external recruitment firms
  • Collaborate in developing new strategies for sourcing and evaluating potential candidates
  • Survey the recruiting landscape to determine market trends and identification of talent
  • Develop long term relationships with a range of talented individuals in the space
  • Gather and outline objectives for each open position, working closely with Portfolio Managers and the head of the business to develop accurate job descriptions, screen candidates, and help formulate offers

Desirable Candidates

  • A high level of integrity
  • The ideal candidates will have an academic background in a relevant discipline, as well as sell-side or buy-side work experience in a macro-investing related field
  • BS or MS in finance, statistics, engineering, or computer science is preferred
  • 3+ years of industry work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and “emotional intelligence”; a demonstrated ability to build relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong oral communication skills, and the ability to perceive nuance in oral interactions
  • Strong written communication skills
  • The ability to independently manage multiple long-term and short-term projects simultaneously
  • Experience investing in hedge funds (for example, at a fund of funds or a consultant) is preferred
  • Experience on a sell-side desk focused on FX or rates would be a strong qualification

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