Engagement Coordinator

Position Overview: 

GLG is seeking a highly-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Project Support team in Austin, Texas.  Project Support Specialists (PSS) are responsible for arranging connections between GLG’s clients and selected Council Members, global key opinion leaders and senior industry executives acting in a consultative capacity.  To facilitate these engagements, the PSS will work closely with both client-facing GLG Research professionals and GLG’s sophisticated client base, which ranges from hedge fund managers to partners at private equity firms and project managers at top-tier consulting firms and Fortune 1000 companies.  As a PSS, you will develop a deep understanding of GLG’s business model and end-client markets as well as acquire incredible client service experience in a dynamic, high-intensity environment. As such, the PSS role is intended to be excellent preparation for other opportunities at GLG, including that of a client-facing research professional, in 12-16 months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate interactions between GLG clients and requested Council Members (experts)
  • Navigate requests with complex compliance requirements and client-specific preferences
  • Establish and build strong working relationships with Research partners
  • Successfully execute against project objectives, seeing each project through to completion
  • Align with and develop deep understanding of a specific end-clientmarket
  • Appreciate the urgency of competing projects and prioritize accordingly
  • Demonstrate adaptability in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Required Skills:

We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree from a tier 1 university with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Across all of our positions, we insist upon excellence, integrity, creativity, and high-level of professionalism.

The following factors will strengthen an applicant’s candidacy:

  • Demonstrate adaptability in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Superior communication and interaction skills, including demonstrated
    oral and written abilities;
  • Demonstrate commitment and attention to detail, ideally in a high-volume, fast-paced environment;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Passion for fast-paced learning, especially in a technology-enabled environment;
  • Passion for sales and conversation, especially a successful track record in phone sales or outreach;
  • Ability to communicate and manage relationships across the full professional spectrum including senior colleagues and extremely senior outside professionals;
  • Interest in building a business and in all business-building related activities.

    We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also:
  • Act with the highest integrity and professionalism in all their endeavors
  • Think creatively and focus on opportunities for growth
  • Express a strong desire to work in a team
  • Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing
    responsibility over time

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world's leading platform 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 a membership of more than 425,000 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 convenings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Global, technology-driven, and nimble, GLG’s 1,200 employees work in 22 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.

Other Highlights:

Salary/Benefits: Competitive base salary plus eligibility for, depending on the role, a year-end performance-based discretionary bonus with comprehensive benefits program and a generous vacation and holiday schedule.

Notes:  GLG does not allow employees to trade stocks or any other security that may present a conflict of interest or appearance of conflict of interest. Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. also requires that all employees sign a confidentiality and non-compete agreement with our firm. We conduct background checks on all prospective new hires. 

GLG is an equal opportunity employer.


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