Associate Program

Associate Program

Position Overview

GLG is seeking recent graduates interested in joining our Client Service Associate Program in Hong Kong.

Our Associates are front-line client service professionals and the engine of GLG. They work closely with our clients -- professionals at the world’s top corporations, investment firms, management consulting firms, and nonprofits -- on the critical decisions they make every day. These custom learning solutions include phone consultations and one-on-one meetings as well as surveys, reports, and site tours with leading experts and C-suite executives.

Our Associates work in teams across industries, connecting our clients to the insight they need from leading doctors, academics, scientists, policy specialists, strategists, executives and other experts with years of on-the-ground experience. Associates themselves develop expertise across industries and topics via their client service role.

The Associate Program begins with a Junior Associate training program that lasts approximately six to nine months. During this time, responsibilities will gradually increase, with an opportunity to be promoted to an Associate. Some of the key responsibilities include:

Junior Associate

  • Recruiting new members to join our Membership through targeted and timely outreach by phone, email, and other methods;
  • Engaging Council Members on a daily basis to understand their capabilities and knowledge on specific client requests;
  • Supporting senior team members on all aspects of client engagements; and
  • Learning our compliance policies and procedures to protect the integrity of client engagements.


As you progress to an Associate role you gain more autonomy by:

  • Executing custom projects across client firms – including consultations, surveys, and special projects;
  • Continuing to recruit new members to join our Membership;
  • Engaging with clients daily to understand their needs and provide exceptional service;
  • Maintaining accountability and responsibility for client projects and overall client experience; and
  • Collaborating with our Business Development team to grow revenue and ensure retention on existing accounts.


Associate Program and Personal Development

As a GLG Associate, you go through a number of personal development steps designed to support you to:

  • Excel in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and challenging environment;
  • Articulate GLG’s value proposition to engage the world’s top professionals;
  • Communicate with clients to assess and scope their research needs;
  • Develop strong actionable business skills – including time management, prioritization, communication, negotiation, problem solving, and project management;
  • Understand and utilize a broad range of products to creatively support clients;
  • Grow relationships with thought leaders and clients to provide exceptional service;
  • Collaborate closely with senior team members to program live event content for Asia as well as more broadly distributed virtual event content


GLG attracts employees from diverse academic and professional backgrounds. We look for individuals who are passionate about our mission to transform how professionals learn and who embody GLG’s values: learning and curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.

Ideal candidates not only embody GLG’s values, but also have:

  • Excellent communication skills in English and native Mandarin;
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated oral and written abilities;
  • Demonstrated commitment and attention to detail, ideally in a high-volume, fast-paced environment;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and insatiable desire to learn about new topics;
  • Passion for client service and building relationships across the full professional spectrum;
  • Strong desire to work in a collaborative environment;
  • Demonstrated ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility and autonomy over time; and
  • 0-2 years relevant experience in a client-facing or analyst role, or commensurate experience in consulting, finance, law, journalism, or other relevant field


About GLG

GLG is the world’s leading membership for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from more than 500,000 members and other experts. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group meetings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Headquartered in New York City, GLG’s 1,400 employees work from offices in 12 countries.  

We believe strongly in our mission - and values-driven culture. Our core values drive our success. They are: learning & curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity. 

To learn more, visit www.GLG.it

Notes: GLG does not allow employees to trade public equities or debt.  All prospective new hires are required to undergo a background check.


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