About the Firm
Sands Capital is an independent, employee-owned investment management firm based in Arlington, Virginia that manages approximately $45 billion in client assets. Sands Capital’s strategies employ a fundamental, bottom-up research process that aims to identify high-quality growth businesses in concentrated portfolios that we can own for the long-term. We invest across the business lifecycle on a global basis, from early-stage private businesses to leading public companies.
Identified below are Core Values the firm holds in high regard and believes are critical for high-performing teams at Sands Capital:
The Research Associate (“RA”) will support our experienced team of Portfolio Managers and Analysts to help conduct research on the macroeconomic, (geo-) political and currency trends that are relevant for our existing investment opportunities across both developed and emerging markets. The RA’s primary focus will be supporting our ongoing macro research on the approximately 25 key geographies and directly support the macro research efforts of our Global Growth and Emerging Markets Growth strategies. A RA who excels in his/her role will have increased input into the investment decision making process and will take on greater responsibility for planning research projects and managing junior staff members. Additionally, this candidate will be expected to have an interest in the application of ‘macro’ research in a private sector setting and, hopefully, over time build some finance and investment expertise. International experience and language skills are highly preferred.
The Research Associate is responsible for:
Successfully completing all research projects by:
Executing on functional tasks by:
Developing a strong team dynamic by building and sustaining effective and supportive working relationships within and between sectors by:
Research Associates are expected to work for 3-5 years before returning to graduate school or leaving to pursue other professional opportunities.
Necessary Skills and Qualifications
To be considered, candidates must submit a cover letter and resume that specifically outlines your qualifications for the position and why you want to work at Sands Capital. Please address the following topics in your cover letter:
If you wish to apply for this position, please apply through our careers site at http://sandscapital.com/careers/
We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.
Sands Capital Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer.