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Senior/Business Development Manager, Private Equity

Company: GLG
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior/Business Development Manager, Private Equity (Account Manager)
GLG is seeking a Senior/Business Development Manager to oversee and grow a book of key client relationships within the Enterprise Private Equity Business Unit.
In this role, you will drive commercial and account management best practices for the accounts within your book, partner with the service team leads to develop client-specific service strategies, renew annual subscriptions, identify cross sale opportunities for additional GLG products, and seek continuous improvement by ensuring you exceed commercial, development, compliance, and people goals. You will work at the forefront of innovation by collaborating with business leaders to develop, communicate, and implement leading business performance improvement, technology, and people initiatives.
You will also be responsible for deepening relationships with existing professionals while identifying new and potential GLG advocates within current accounts and prospective clients. To do this, you will regularly present GLG's platform and engage with top level decision makers to identify opportunities for thoughtful collaboration. You will leverage GLG's CRM tools to track and map client accounts and work collaboratively with your internal colleagues to deliver a differentiated solution to our clients
Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Accelerate the growth of GLG's Private Equity business as a key team member and leader
  • Negotiate annual subscriptions for existing clients and new buying centers across the full line of GLG's services
  • Directly work with PE professionals (from Associate up to Partner-level contacts) to increase awareness of GLG, engage them to drive successful investment outcomes, resolve business issues and challenges, deliver GLG solutions to meet their needs and add value to their investment process
  • Work creatively and collaboratively with internal colleagues-sales (including the Head of Sales), marketing, legal, service, research, finance, technology-to deliver solutions to solve complex business issues
  • Build account plans, set account growth objectives, and quarterback client service teams to achieve those objectives
  • Communicate GLG's mission, vision, and strategy and premium value proposition
  • Represent the core values that underpin GLG's culture

    At a minimum, you will have the following:

    • At least 3 years of experience in account management or consultative selling in B2B sales
    • At least 1 year of people management experience
    • Bachelor's degree or higher

      We would love if you also had most of the following:

      • The ability to build strong and lasting relationships with key decision makers in client firms and possesses a passion for problem-solving and delighting clients
      • Results-oriented focus and track record of business growth/turnaround
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, competitive, client service-oriented work environment
      • Experience with leading teams and success in global/cross-functional collaboration in a metrics-driven, entrepreneurial, and challenging environment
      • Ability to work well independently and be self-motivated
      • Superior verbal and written communication skills and a passion for persuasion, especially around complicated and intellectually challenging issues
      • A demonstrated ability to read and understand people
      • The highest level of integrity and professionalism
      • A demonstrated ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time
      • Understanding of private equity, financial services or corporate clients.

        What We Offer
        The base salary range for this role is $70,100 to $120,000. This role may also be eligible for incentive compensation.

        • Benefits for this role include:
        • Flexible paid time off. No pre-determined limits on vacation time, plus 10 company holidays.
        • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your first day of employment
        • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) plans with an employer match (subject to annual limits & vesting)
        • Access to free Learning & Development resources including LinkedIn Learning and Harvard ManageMentor
        • Tuition reimbursement program for eligible courses including language skills courses
        • Flexible / Hybrid working arrangements typically requiring 8 days per month in-office
        • Paid parental leave, adoption and surrogacy reimbursement
        • Formal nationally recognized Rewards and Recognition and service recognition programs
        • Free wellbeing support with the Calm app, Maven and EAP, and free long-term therapy & counselling assistance through Pathways.
        • Discounted pet, auto, and home insurance

          GLG is committed to fair andequitable compensation practices.Actual compensation is basedon several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depthof experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locationsdue to differences in the cost of labor.About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group
          GLG is the world's insight network. Our clients rely on GLG's global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of approximately 1 million experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).
          We serve thousands of the world's best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world's largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.
          GLG's industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company's culture.
          To learn more, visit .
          Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. ("GLG") is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: GLG, Austin , Senior/Business Development Manager, Private Equity, Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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