U.S. Associate Director

Published: 19 March 2021

AIMA, the global trade association representing the hedge fund and private credit industry, seeks to add a U.S. Associate Director, based in New York, to engage and grow our expanding Americas membership.

Responsibilities:

The U.S. Associate Director will report to the Head of Americas and work closely with the U.S. Membership and Event Associate and Global Head of Membership to grow and engage the national membership.

The mandate is broad, but primary responsibilities include:

Membership development:

The objective is to grow the membership in the US thus contributing to meeting membership targets.

  • Respond to inbound interest in AIMA membership
  • Identify key membership prospects and follow up on insights from marketing campaigns
  • Call/meet with prospective members on a regular basis and manage sales pipeline
  • Attend industry networking events and internal and external conferences on behalf of AIMA.

Membership engagement:

  • Call/meet with existing members on a regular basis to provide updates on the association’s work and understand their key priorities
  • Support U.S. peer groups
  • Manage annual renewal process with the aim of meeting renewals targets in the region.

Event and digital content:

  • Contribute to regular series of ongoing practical webinars and roundtables
  • Identify ways for members to engage in AIMA’s content.

The successful individual will demonstrate most of, if not all, of the following:               

  • Sales instinct matched with strong account management skills
  • Experience in hedge fund and/or private credit industry and desire to grow this knowledge. Have the ability and interest to learn new, often technical, subject areas including investment, regulatory, compliance, and operational topics
  • Strong writer and confident presenter
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and short and long-term deadlines
  • Willingness to travel (post-COVID) for events and meetings as needed
  • Comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Be self-motivated, confident and possess a strong work ethic
  • Flexibility to pitch-in as needed as part of a small, collaborative team
  • The ability to work under pressure and to represent AIMA professionally and positively.

A bachelor’s degree and eligibility to work in the United States are required. This is an excellent opportunity for professional with 5-10 years industry experience to take the next step in his or her career in a relationship-driven and impactful role at an international organization with an excellent reputation globally.

All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Michelle Noyes at [email protected]