AMD, Alternatives, Northeast and Midwest Specialist, Vice President

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-82736
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
Investment Management
Region
Americas
Division
Asset Management
Business Unit
Public Markets Client Business
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Asset Management

A career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world’s leading asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision, you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions, and building meaningful relationships with your clients. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals.

 

YOUR IMPACT
We are seeking a dynamic, quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for alternative investments. The ideal candidate is an alternative investment industry professional with a proven track record and strong communication skills who has the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and successfully increase the sale of GSAM alternative products. The senior alternative specialist position covering the Northwest or Midwest United States is a fast paced, challenging sales role for self-motivated and driven sales professionals.

 

OUR IMPACT
The Goldman Sachs Asset Management Division (“AMD”) delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.

This role resides in the Alternative Investment Solutions Group
within GSAM’s client business. The team is responsible for the sales, marketing and ongoing client support for the alternative investments offered by the firm through third party intermediaries such as banks, trust companies, broker-dealers, and registered investment advisors.  Additionally, the team helps produce alternative investment related thought leadership content for both investment advisors and end investors to provide education on the alternative investment space.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Manage a large sales territory in partnership with GSAM’s regional wholesaling partners in a thoughtful and productive way to serve internal and external clients and maximize commercial impact
  • Serve as a subject matter expert representing GSAM’s broad alternative investment solutions, including private equity, private credit, real estate, liquid alternatives and hedge funds
  • Establish, maintain, and grow relationships with alternative-focused advisors and capture investment placements
  • Consult and partner with other GSAM wholesalers who focus on GSAM’s broader investment capabilities to support and increase their alternative sales efforts
  • Execute consistent follow up with advisors to advance the sales process and deepen advisor relationships
  • Seek strategic opportunities to build meaningful scale in GSAM investment offerings as appropriate
  • Provide on-going training relative to our investment offerings to internal GSAM sales teams
  • Coordinate the development of product content to promote advisor engagement and sales activity
  • Serve as key point of contact for internal and external sales teams, providing content an expertise about the alternative landscape and GSAM funds
  • Partner with alts specific centers of influence at partner firms

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or equivalent), 7-10 years of financial industry experience
  • Series 7 and Series 63 licenses
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with alternative investment sales
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively with others
  • Strong work ethic and commercial perspective
  • Preference for a Northeast or Midwest based professional
  • Existing relationships in the territory preferred

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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