Open Roles

Associate (Australian Market), Connections

Company Description

Third Bridge was founded on the belief that human insights drive intelligent investment decisions.

To make the right investment decisions, our clients require access to the most relevant experts and their insights – we enable this through private consultations and exclusive content drawn from expert interviews.

Our clients consist of some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms, who are serviced by a team of over 900 employees located across eight global offices.

Third Bridge operates in a global, multi-billion-dollar market with double-digit annual growth and has consistently received accolades for Great Places to Work and the top 100 fastest growing companies.

Job Description

Connections is a fast-growing, performance driven environment. Our Associates target, source and screen relevant industry specialists, who our clients could speak with to help them make better informed business decisions. As a client focused company, our client’s needs drive our work and as an Associate, you can expect to work on multiple requests that span a wide range of industries and geographies on any given day.

Responsibilities 

  • Conduct a cursory review of industries in order to understand the gaps in our clients’ knowledge and identify the most relevant individuals (practitioners and often C-level executives working at the heart of their industries) to take part in a 1:1 consultations with our clients via phone 

  • Engage with these individuals to understand whether they are the right fit for our clients

  • Persuade relevant individuals to take part in a consultation with our client and negotiate terms

  • Set up consultations - scheduling, contracts, compliance requirements

  • Develop and strengthen relationships with existing Third Bridge industry contacts and build new ones with experts you have identified

  • The work is fast paced – you will be working on multiple requests on any given day, all with tight timelines, and spanning a wide variety of industries across multiple geographies, which you will need to understand at a high level. We look for individuals who are excited by a hands-on, high performing and resulted-oriented role

  • You’ll need to think on your feet and adapt your communication style as you speak on the phone with people across industries and levels

  • As part of a global team, teamwork is essential - you’ll be collaborating with others locally and internationally when executing on projects, across time zones

Development

Our comprehensive onboarding program includes both classroom-based and on-the-job learning that will teach you the fundamentals of our business, how our clients think, and how to explore a multitude of industry sectors in order to uncover key drivers and interesting research angles for our clients. You will learn how to use public research tools to identify industry specialists and hone your communication skills to engage with industry specialists/senior professionals over the phone.

Qualifications

What we look for:

  • Individuals who will thrive in a hands-on, high performing role with a focus on results 

  • Strong academic credentials and/or experience in a customer focused role

  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail, even under pressure in order to adhere to our compliance framework and high-quality standards

  • The ability and drive to go above and beyond for our clients to exceed their expectations

  • With a culture centered around feedback and open communication, we look for people who are open to continuous professional development

  • Fluent in spoken and written English is a MUST

  • Study or working experience in Australia is a PLUS

Additional Information

What can you expect

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible career and development path, with opportunities to gain a wide range of transferable skills

  • Comprehensive onboarding and training programme and in the first 2+ years there is access to our; Client Engagement Programme, Emerging Leaders Programme and Manager training Programme 

  • Study support programme to the value of HKD 8250 per year, which can be used for any learning programmes you feel would be beneficial for you. 

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Pension scheme

  • 15 days annual leave(increasing with tenure)

  • 2 days off per year for community/corporate responsibility activity

  • 2 Personal days per year for your wellbeing

  • Opportunity to actively participate in our 4 employee led committees who cover our commitment to Diversity, ESG, Charity and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • In-office perks and regular social activities