Business Development Summer Analyst London The Team
AQR is looking for exceptionally talented undergraduates to join our London office as Summer Analysts in the Business Development group.
The group works with AQR’s clients in North America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East to provide solutions to achieve their investment objectives.
AQR clients include a cross-section of the world’s largest institutional investors, such as public and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and foundations and endowments, as well as the private wealth community.
Provide support to senior members of the London team and broader Business Development group whose objective is to build and deepen relationships with institutional
Develop strong AQR product and asset class knowledge and aggressively demonstrate interest in the field.
Liaise with other members of BD & CS to update marketing materials and leverage the firm’s intellectual capital (e.g., coordinate the distribution of AQR white papers, webinars and analysis).
Complete Requests for Proposal / Information and Due Diligence
Interact with portfolio managers to help create and maintain up-to-date, high quality presentation materials.
Act as a point of contact for existing institutional investors and be responsible for marshaling the full resources of the firm to coordinate responses to all investor
Coordinate and participate in client meetings and conference calls with investors.
What You’ll Bring
A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business or a Science, Quantitative, or Engineering Program from a top university is
Liberal arts graduates with appropriate work experience will also be considered.
High proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
Who You Are
Hard working and eager to learn in a highly intellectual, collaborative environment
Well-organized and detail-oriented
Enthusiastic about developing and implementing ideas
Self-starter, able to work independently as well as within a team
Effective analytical and problem solving skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of finance and the investment management industry is highly desirable
About the Program
AQR’s 10 week internship experience features the Quanta Academy : Summer Term, a structured learning program consisting of educational, skill building and networking events.
Learning is the cornerstone of our culture and plays an active role in the internship experience through daily collaboration and interaction with employees at all levels, in workshops and classes, but mostly by working on projects that matter to the many clients we serve.