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Company: AlphaSights
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-09-16
Job specializations:
  • Business
    Business Analyst, Business Development, Business Operations, General Business
  • IT/Tech
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Summer Associate 2020 - Hong Kong

AlphaSights is the world’s knowledge partner, comprised of ambitious professionals committed to accelerating progress for our clients and our people alike. From the moment you join us as an Associate, you’ll have significant autonomy and personal responsibility. You’ll receive training and professional development opportunities to help you excel in your role. Hard work, drive, and a commitment to delivering results will put you on a path to becoming a Manager in around two years from joining us, and a Vice President in around five. 

All along, you’ll be working in the company of like-minded, driven colleagues from across the globe: we work as one global team that’s dedicated to growing our business, improving ourselves, supporting one another, and celebrating wins together. Our alumni go on to join some of the world’s most prestigious companies or pursue further study at top graduate schools.

About AlphaSights

AlphaSights provides global investment and business professionals with on-demand access to business expertise across all industries and geographies. Through AlphaSights, decision makers from investment management, private equity, management consulting, and corporates connect with a dynamic network of industry experts that provide qualitative and quantitative market insights, industry expertise, and execution support. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and our global team of 700+ professionals in nine offices on three continents, we support our clients 24/7 around the globe. AlphaSights regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. Learn more at alphasights.com.

The Role

As a Summer Associate on our client service team, you’ll act as the connection point between our clients and industry experts. Your role is to focus on clients’ knowledge gaps and identify specialists with the knowledge that can address them. Thinking quickly and critically, you’ll conduct surface-level research on companies and industries to identify the precise experts around the globe who can answer our clients’ questions. You’ll spend considerable time reaching out by phone to experts to assess whether their expertise is a relevant match to the client request you’re working on and you’ll connect qualified experts to our clients in real time. Working on several client requests at the same time, you’ll need to learn effective prioritization to efficiently identify and qualify highly relevant expertise.

This is a fast-paced, communication-intense role with a clear focus on effectiveness and revenue generation. Summer Associates develop skills in negotiation, professional communication, project management, and commercial execution which pave their way to successful careers in commercial and operational leadership.

What We Look For

We’re not as concerned about what you’ve studied because we’ll teach you how to be successful in this role, but you should have an interest in working in a business-oriented capacity. You’ll need to bring a client-first attitude and be results-oriented, driven, and emotionally intelligent. You’ll need to embrace our entrepreneurial, fast-changing, and highly collaborative environment and demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Requirements

  • Penultimate year’ students (Class of 2021)
  • Strong academic credentials in any major
  • Evidenced success in a professional and/or extracurricular field
  • A natural curiosity and an ambition to expand your horizons
  • Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in a relevant Asian language is a plus
  • Start Date: mid June, End Date: mid August
  • Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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