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Senior Associate, Investor Relations & Business Development

The Voleon Group, United States or Remote

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Duration: Full-Time


Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multi-billion-dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future. 
 
Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced finance and technology professionals. You will be working with strategies that are at the forefront of machine learning and statistical trading. The strategies have been carefully designed to generate non-correlated returns. Our firm and its strategies are the product of many years of meticulous research and craftsmanship, and you will lead the way in bringing them to investors.
 
In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, unparalleled access to our experts and founders, a beautiful modern office, daily catered lunches, and more.

As a member of our Investor Relations and Business Development team you will be responsible for helping to maintain and grow Voleon's institutional investor relationships. Reporting to the Head of Investor Relations and Business Development, you will work closely with our seasoned sales and relationship management team to strengthen our partnerships with some of the world's leading institutional investors. You will also support our senior sales professionals' work to identify and pursue new business development opportunities. This role is a means to make a difference: you will help us better serve our existing partners and connect potential future investors to one of the world's leading quantitative investment firms.

This role is based either in Berkeley or in Connecticut (in proximity to New York City).

Responsibilities

  • Partner with our senior sales/relationship managers to build and strengthen existing Voleon investor relationships by providing outstanding client service
  • Partner with our senior sales/relationship managers in their work across the sales cycle from sourcing new opportunities to closing investments with both existing and prospective investors
  • Independently manage select existing investor relationships with oversight from our senior team
  • Maintain a robust relationship management ecosystem - including but not limited to relationship coverage plans, sales pipelines, and strict CRM tracking processes
  • Collaborate with colleagues across functions including Research and Investor Operations to enhance Voleon's investor reporting and research content 

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in an institutional sales or relationship management role (or a sales-focused operations role) at an institutional asset management firm
  • Track record of supporting senior colleagues in growing existing relationships and closing new business
  • Eagerness to work in diverse teams
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and CRM systems
  • Must be able to travel at least 30% of the time (when it is safe to do some post-COVID)
  • Series 3 license or willingness to pursue within the first three months of employment
  • Bachelors Degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • CFA or CAIA 
“Friends of Voleon” Candidate Referral Program
 
If you have a great candidate in mind for this role and would like to have the potential to earn $7,500 if your referred candidate is successfully hired and employed by The Voleon Group, please use this form to submit your referral. For more details regarding eligibility, terms and conditions please make sure to review the Voleon Referral Bonus Program.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 
The Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Vaccination Requirement

The Voleon Group has implemented a policy requiring all employees who will be entering our worksite, including new hires, to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine.  This policy also applies to remote employees, as such employees will be asked to visit our offices from time to time. To the extent permitted by applicable law, proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. This policy is part of Voleon’s ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and community, and to support public health efforts.


About The Voleon Group

Co-founded in 2007 by two leading scientists, The Voleon Group combines an academic approach to research with an emphasis on scalability and risk management to deliver cutting-edge technology at the forefront of the finance industry. Many of our leaders and employees hold doctorates in statistics, computer science, and mathematics, among other quantitative disciplines. We are committed to exemplary performance in all aspects of our research and operations, while maintaining a culture of intellectual curiosity and flexibility. Voleon’s CEO holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford and previously founded and led a successful technology startup. Our Chief Investment Officer/Director of Research is a Statistics faculty member at UC Berkeley, where he earned his Ph.D.

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