Research Associate

Job Summary:

• Role: Graduate Research Associate, Full time
• Location: City of London
• Salary: Market competitive plus bonus scheme
• Start Date: Flexible

Job Description:

Magellan Advisory Partners is looking for a Graduate Research Associate to join an innovative team supporting Senior Consultants across their portfolio of Asset Management clients.

In this position, you will have the unique opportunity to learn about specific asset classes, such as Fixed Income, Equities, Private Markets and Multi-Asset, in addition to understanding the intricacies of the investment management industry.

You will help the team deliver high quality research and consultation for global client assignments, working directly with Senior Consultants, who will mentor you throughout your journey and invest in your career development.

Research Associates will be responsible for supporting executive search Consultants in their day-to-day functions, this includes research projects, asset-class mapping, and senior client hiring assignments.

As Research Associates learn the fundamentals of executive search, there will be opportunities to specialize in specific asset classes or segments which you find most interesting.

Magellan will offer continual support to equip you with the best skillset possible for you to progress and prosper within the firm.

Magellan Advisory Partners offers the chance to gain extensive knowledge and develop expertise in the asset management industry, whilst offering you the ability to connect with senior industry leaders globally.

What are we looking for?

Successful candidates will be commercially minded, ambitious individuals who love to challenge themselves. They will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, while having the ability to interact credibly with individuals from all levels of
global organizations.

• Highly organized, outstanding time management skills and ability to prioritize.

•Excellent writing skills and ability to produce high quality, well-structured documentation for clients.
• A genuine passion for financial markets.
• A strong desire to deliver excellent outcomes for clients.
• Proficient in all areas of MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
• Grade 2:1 or above

Key Responsibilities:

• Undertake in-depth industry research across multiple asset classes and investment firms.
• Interact with senior investment professionals.
• Help co-ordinate client assignments and prepare project updates.
• Assist in championing key industry initiatives, such as diversity & inclusion and ESG/Sustainability.
• Develop strong asset management industry knowledge and identify industry/sector trends.

To apply, please contact Kemal Okan by clicking the button below and attaching a CV and Cover Letter.

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Placement Intern

POSITION: Executive Search Intern (Year in Industry)

LOCATION: London (The City)

What are we looking for?

Someone who is comfortable talking on the phone and has strong communication skills.
A confident and ambitious individual with a willingness to get involved in projects.
Someone with an interest in Financial Markets or Executive Search.
An individual who is confident and has good technical skills in Excel.
Someone who enjoys a variety of tasks with a broad range of responsibility.

An individual who is self-assured, confident and a self-starter, with plenty of initiative. An individual with emotional intelligence, empathy, and the ability to establish rapport easily. An individual who has good project management skills,
attention to detail and an enquiring mind.

About Us

Magellan is a specialist Executive Search practice in the Asset Management industry, focusing on Senior hires on behalf of many of the largest Global Asset Management firms. You can find out more about us and what we do on our website below:

We are looking for an Intern to work as an Associate. In this role, you will be supporting the Consultants and Researchers in their day-to-day roles.

This function offers both operational and research responsibility, giving you an insight into how a successful city firm operates; as well as an in-depth understanding both of top-level headhunting, and the City in general. Some of the responsibilities for the role might entail (not exhaustive):

• Being the first point of contact for telephone calls and conducting telephone-based research.
• Conducting desk research into Companies and People using a variety of web-based information sources.
• Organizing and producing think pieces on the market through qualitative and quantitative research.
• Producing Marketing material and Client Research Reports for Consultants/Researchers in preparation for

If you are a successful intern there is the opportunity of being offered a permanent role.  All of our other Interns have been able to use the knowledge they gained to find successful jobs in the City or within Executive Search.

Application process:

The first step is to send a CV with a covering letter.

The covering letter should demonstrate your interest in either Financial Services or Recruitment.

Please send this by e-mail with “MAP Intern 2024” in the Subject Line to

SALARY: £20,000 + Bonus

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