Associate (French Speaker) London 2024

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The GLG Client Solutions team serves many of the world’s leading professionals, powering great decisions by connecting them to insights from GLG’s global network of experts.

GLG is seeking a Client Solutions Associate to support GLG’s Private Equity business in EMEA. As part of the wider PE Team based in London, the Client Solutions Associate will be responsible for supporting on Client projects, including finding and onboarding experts for research projects across a range of industries and sectors.

This is a key role within GLG, working with senior members of the team to fulfil Client research projects as well as building relationships with industry experts. At GLG, you will have the opportunity to build your career, and to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment.

Specific responsibilities include 

  • Individuals in this role will be responsible for contacting and pitching to potential new experts, using effective communication and recruiting techniques in a fast-paced and competitive environment
  • Ideal candidates have a high degree of confidence and are motivated to exceed weekly, monthly and quarterly quotas
  • Partner with and fulfil time-sensitive recruiting project requests for GLG Managers serving Private Equity clients
  • Exhibit strong business communication and recruiting skills
  • Learn to leverage GLG’s platform and network to identify and recruit world-class experts from across multiple sectors & industries
  • Collaborate closely with senior team members to expand the search and scope of recruiting populations to drive successful client outcomes
  • Work closely with sector-specialized Managers to deepen existing client relationships through the provision of highly specialised expert insight

Ideal candidate will have the following

  • High motivation to exceed personal weekly, monthly, and quarterly commercial targets
  • Confidence in making outbound cold calls when needed and various other outreach methods
  • Experience gained in a role where you have had outreach experience would be beneficial
  • Ability to professionally manage resistance and consistently close recruits
  • Ability to quickly digest and implement feedback and coaching
  • Polished and persuasive verbal and written communication
  • Successful track record managing multiple, simultaneous complex tasks and working in team environments, either during education or within a professional environment.
  • Full business proficiency in French and English; another modern European language would be a bonus

Career progression

After achieving specific quantitative and qualitative goals (conversion of recruits, consistent quality end-to-end delivery), Associates typically progress onto a client-facing Senior Associate role. This depends on business need and individual performance.

What we offer

  • Competitive base salary plus quarterly commission programme and annual bonus with comprehensive benefits (including healthcare coverage, a contributory pension plan, 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays)
  • Global tuition reimbursement to support GLGers who want to continue their professional education
  • A great team atmosphere with socials, off-site activities and sports teams to join
  • An opportunity to contribute to GLG’s Social Impact Partners Programme

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.

DEADLINE 8th April 2024