The successful candidate will develop and implement an effective sales strategy to raise assets, spearheading the firm’s marketing efforts from initial investor contact through allocation. The Marketer will manage and expand the firm’s global institutional investor base of funds of hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, pensions, and family offices. Duties include leading the overall marketing process, presenting the firm and strategy to potential investors, frequent investor outreach, identifying and researching marketing leads, creating and updating marketing materials, maintaining our investor database, and occasional travel. The successful applicant will work closely with the firm’s Principals.
As a representative of the firm to the hedge fund marketplace, the candidate must be able to both understand and communicate the firm’s investment models, performance attribution and research ideas. Excellent written and verbal communication are a must, as are attention to detail and being highly organized. The position requires an outgoing personality, skill in relationship development, and a desire to understand client needs.
The successful candidate will have 8+ years of professional experience, including 4+ years of relevant financial industry experience, ideally with exposure to hedge funds, CTAs, commodities or managed futures, and experience in sales, marketing, or investor relations, with a track record in helping raise assets. Masters, CAIA, or CFA is preferred, as is a Series 3 License.
Your application should include a resume (a cover note is preferred but optional). Please carefully answer the application questions regarding your professional objectives, compensation expectations, anticipated date of availability and willingness to relocate to Portland, OR.
Compensation is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes base plus bonus. We sponsor H-1B visas for new hires who currently hold an eligible US visa (e.g. F-1, H-1B).
Founded in 2001, JEM is an award-winning company that has pioneered a unique niche. Media coverage has included feature articles in the Financial Times, Institutional Investor's Alpha, Advanced Trading, Bloomberg Markets, and U.S. News & World Report. Portfolio Manager John Moody was named a 2009 Rising Star of Hedge Funds by Institutional Investor, and JEM won the 2018 HFM US Hedge Fund Performance Award for Best Quantitative Strategy under $1B, was ranked among the top 15 CTAs globally by RCM Alternatives for 2013-2016 and 2018, and was nominated for Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards in 2012 and 2013.
J E Moody & Company LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.