Business Development Associate (New York, NY)

Position description

Rhodium Group is a privately-owned independent investment research firm, specializing in the provision of China-focused macroeconomic research to institutional investors and other clients. The firm is currently planning to expand its sales team and is seeking a highly motivated self-starter. This is an exciting opportunity, with an excellent book upon which one can build a career in institutional sales, with an attractive compensation offered to the right individual with a strong business development track record and demonstrated interest and competence in the field of macroeconomic research.

Key Responsibilities

The right individual will start by providing account management support for institutional clients, before proceeding to source and develop new relationships within the North American investment management industry within the first year. RHG’s client base consists of large global asset managers and hedge funds.

qualifications & requirements

  • 2 years experience or more in sales and account management.
  • Self-motivated, driven professional who is able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven track record in developing commercial relationships with senior professionals, preferably within the financial industry.
  • An understanding of and interest in financial markets, economics, policy making and politics.
  • Capabilities to execute all stages of the sales cycle, including initial phone contact, meeting prospects, placing trials, relationship management and negotiating closing agreements.
  • Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills including sales presentations.
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, economics, or political science preferred.
  • Strong commitment to teamwork, preferably with experience of working as part of a global team, matched with the ability to work creatively and independently.

Recruiting Process

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Indicate that you are applying for the position of Business Development Associate (New York, NY), and your availability.

About Rhodium Group

Rhodium Group analyzes disruptive global trends using policy experience, quantitative economic tools and on-the-ground research. The firm is known for its path breaking studies on China’s economic development, global energy/natural resource markets and policy dynamics, and cross-border direct investment, as well as work on India’s emergence and advanced economy restructuring. RHG’s primary economic and policy research is the foundation of its client advisory services for the financial, corporate, non-profit and government sectors. RHG has offices in New York, California, and Hong Kong, and associates in New Delhi. To learn more, visit


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