About Bridgewater

Bridgewater Associates is a premier asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for the most sophisticated global institutional investors.

Our investment process is driven by a tireless pursuit to understand how the world’s markets and economies work — using cutting edge technology to validate and execute on timeless and universal investment principles.

Founded in 1975, we are a community of independent thinkers who share a commitment for excellence. By fostering a culture of openness, transparency, and inclusion, we strive to unlock the most complex questions in investment strategy, management, and corporate culture.

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Our Culture

Bridgewater’s unique success is the direct result of our unique way of being. We want an idea meritocracy in which meaningful work and meaningful relationships are pursued through radical truth and radical transparency. We require people to be extremely open, air disagreements, test each other’s logic, and view discovering mistakes and weaknesses as a good thing that leads to improvement and innovation. It is by continually striving together for the highest levels of truth and excellence that we create meaningful work and meaningful relationships. Within this culture, Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority because it is essential to finding the best talent in the world, enabling our idea meritocracy, and creating an environment where all types of people can thrive. We have a full-time team as well as affinity networks that work on these issues - If you would like to learn more, please let your Bridgewater recruiter know.

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About the Research Agenda Management Team

The Research Agenda Management team lies within the center of Analytics, reporting into the Investment Engine Department Heads, and is a team responsible for managing our investment priorities with the CIOs, Investment Committee, and Asset Class Teams. This team is responsible for managing research holistically: setting priorities, strategically managing our research projects and pipeline, and managing the day-to-day coordination and touchpoints across the CIOs, IC, and teams. The management coordinator role is at the center of that, focused on managing complex calendars and partnering with many stakeholders across the organization to ensure research is achieving its goals and we are making progress across the organization.

About Your Role

As the Research Analytics Management Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the team’s processes and ensuring the team is hitting its strategic goals. To do this well, you will partner with the team’s Program Manager as the ‘air traffic controller’ of the team. You will be responsible for a variety of administrative, operational and project management activities. You will help set goals, brainstorm execution, project manage multiple initiatives, and coordinate directly with the team and internal stakeholders ranging from administrative assistants to senior leaders. You will be the first point of contact for coordination requests, vetting them, and filtering them against fluctuating priorities to manage and achieve time sensitive goals.

Without the Management Coordinator position, the team doesn’t run. You must be highly organized, detail-oriented, calm under pressure, and great at time management. You must communicate professionally, enjoy problem solving, and thrive in a dynamic, relationship-driven environment.

You will drive the following responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of Research and help execute on his responsibilities, including by managing his calendar and helping him prioritize accordingly
  • Design and run the research agenda operating model
  • Understand the goals and priorities of the research department and partner with Investment Committee members, Senior Investors, and support teams across the department on how to visualize achieving both near term and long term goals
  • Synthesize and set the weekly and monthly priorities for the research agenda team
  • Manage the research calendar holistically and become the central point person of the research workflow, inclusive of landing key meetings, managing agenda, meeting locations, general operations, etc.
  • Collect and maintain project updates from all teams weekly and use them to set the goals for the following week
  • Run central documentation system that enables us to keep meticulous records of key project milestones, meetings and decisions


You will be a click for the role if you:

  • Possess excellent organizational skills and an ability to juggle multiple responsibilities/tasks/priorities with minimal error
  • Can navigate and deal with many complex competing priorities across calendars and scheduling, knowing when to escalate for help or make tradeoffs as needed based on priorities
  • Have strong stakeholder management, able to work with many different stakeholders and roles across the org and ultimately communicate well, clearly, always in a timely manner
  • Can deal with a fast-paced environment and stay on top of it, keeping the team organized and aware of what’s happening as needed
  • Have strong attention to detail and both verbal and written communication skills
  • Are willing to stay connected, with the expectation of occasional work being done outside of standard business hours based the demands of the business


Minimum Qualifications

  • 4-year degree from an accredited undergraduate institution
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to juggle multiple responsibilities/tasks/priorities with minimal error
  • Ability to anticipate and independently avoid or solve problems
  • Agility; capable of adapting to unexpected changes and rapidly evolving situations
  • Willingness to stay connected, with the expectation of occasional work being done, outside of standard business hours
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Word
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Physical Requirements

For most of our roles, Bridgewater offers remote work flexibility, with most employees required to work on campus as their principal work location, a minimum of two days (and in some cases three days) per week with the option to work offsite on other days.

Compensation Band:

The wage range for this role is $110,000 - $175,000 inclusive of base salary and discretionary target bonus. The expected base salary for this role is between 80 - 90% of this wage range.

Why Choose Bridgewater?

It takes all types to make Bridgewater great. We seek a diverse group of innovative thinkers and push them to engage in rigorous and thoughtful inquiry. We develop people through an honest examination of their abilities and performance, enabling personal growth and professional development. We strive to provide you opportunities that will challenge you and unlock your potential.

One of our core priorities at Bridgewater is to enable our employees to build a great life and career, and we believe our benefits are an important extension of that philosophy. As such, currently Bridgewater offers a competitive suite of benefits including:

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered and access to additional concierge medical services
  • 401(k) plan with generous employer match
  • Paid time off, including fully paid parental leave and a competitive PTO package
  • Workplace flexibility and access to back up childcare
  • Financial assistance for family building support, including adoption and egg freezing
  • Workplace wellness, including on-site gyms, free meals and healthy snacks, and meditation rooms
  • An engaged and active community that includes many company events, affinity networks, and extracurricular interest groups § For a full list of Bridgewater benefits, click here.

Bridgewater reserves the right to change its current benefits program at any time, in a manner that is consistent with applicable federal and state regulations

This job description is not a contract and confers no contractual rights, privileges, or benefits on any applicant or potential applicant. Bridgewater has the right to change any and all terms of this job description, including, but not limited to, job responsibilities, qualifications and benefits. Nothing in this job description constitutes an offer or guarantee of employment. Please note that we do not provide immigration sponsorship for this position.

Bridgewater Associates, LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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