The Role

We are seeking a talented individual to join Schonfeld as Director, US Fundamental Equity (FE) Business Development. This role serves as the first point of contact for any potential Portfolio Manager (PM), Associate PM, and Analyst. This person will have experience recruiting on behalf of a US Fundamental, long-short business on the buy-side over multiple years. Responsibilities include being a brand ambassador, proactively knowing industry updates, managing relationships over multiple months and years, and acting as the bridge between candidates and Schonfeld. We expect this person to be enthusiastic and entrepreneurial and thrive working in a fast-paced environment as a member of a team.

What you’ll do

  • Recruit US Fundamental Equity talent to the firm including PMs, Associate PMs, and Analysts
  • Run sourcing process including mapping, target lists, and relationship maintenance
  • Interacting with candidates throughout the full life cycle recruiting process – from initial call to becoming an employee of the firm
  • Be the go-between in negotiating contract terms with candidates
  • Work with existing internal and PMs and analysts to promote Schonfeld culture and facilitate dialogue with senior management
  • Represent the firm to external counterparts, specifically Sell Side and Agency partners

What you’ll bring

  • 3-7 years work experience in a business development role
  • Experience in a high-volume, fast-paced work environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with CRM systems, Backstop preferred
  • Passion for the role and industry
  • Clear and polished communicator
  • Thoroughness and strong ownership of work streams and processes
  • Good team player with a willingness to participate and help mentor others
  • Self-starter
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong culture carrier

Who we are 

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a global multi-strategy, multi-manager investment platform that harnesses the transformative power of people to perform in all market environments. Our dynamic culture inspires better outcomes for our team, our investors, and our partners. We aim to consistently deliver risk-adjusted returns, with people driving performance.

We specialize in four core strategies: Quantitative Trading, Fundamental Equity, Tactical Trading, and Discretionary Macro & Fixed Income. We capitalize on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets, drawing from a significant investment in proprietary technology, infrastructure, and risk analytics.

We invest through internal portfolio managers and external partner funds, pursuing alignment among investors, investment professionals, and the firm. Our footprint spans 7 countries and 19 offices.

Our Culture

Talent is our strategy. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority. We are teamwork-oriented, and collaborative, and encourage ideas—at all levels—to be shared. As an organization committed to investing in our people, we provide learning & educational offerings and opportunities to make an impact.

We foster a sense of belonging among all our employees with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. Our employees value diversity across identity, thought, people, and perspective which serves as the foundation of our culture. As a firm, we are committed to creating a hiring process that is fair, welcoming, and supportive.

The base pay for this role is expected to be between $150,000 and $200,000. The expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation such as a performance bonus and a competitive benefits package. Actual compensation for the successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of factors such as skills, qualifications, and experience.

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