Senior Business Development Manager

Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) is seeking a Beijing-based Senior Business Development to oversee the development and growth of new Beijing clients, and to develop and maintain effective existing relationships. Senior Business Development will have direct responsibility for GLG’s focus on Beijing client relationships, including developing deeper relationships with existing clients, understanding opportunities to increase Research product coverage at existing clients, developing organized marketing activities and hosting GLG exclusive Events in Beijing, and growing GLG’s new client base.

Key Responsibilities:

GLG Senior Business Development in our client-facing offices are responsible for:


  • Growing GLG existing client relationships. Developing relationships with GLG clients, who are primarily lead investment professionals across Asia. This relationship development will stem from in-person client meetings, and telephone interactions. Senior Business Development develop deep relationships with key contact points at client firms, and identify suitable opportunities for cross-selling, upgrades and other revenue opportunities.
  • Strategizing, identifying and bringing on new clients in Beijing. Plan and prioritise personal sales activities and customer/prospect contact towards achieving agreed business aims, including sales and costs - especially managing personal time and productivity.
  • Hosting frequently held GLG events in Beijing. Hosting small group conversations between GLG experts and GLG clients.
  • Developing organized marketing activities. Plan and hold client optimization formal meetings and socials with prospects.
  • Team-wide collaboration. Work closely with other Business Development colleagues and sector-specialized Research Managers to deepen existing client relationships and identify new prospects.
  • Enhancing the GLG brand in Shenzhen. Developing relationships across the financial industry in Beijing, and acting as a mature, personable face of GLG in Beijing.

Required Skills:

Gerson Lehrman Group attracts employees from the most distinctive professional and academic backgrounds.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from a Top tier undergraduate institution
  • 5 years experience in Sales, finance, accounting or professional services and technical industries
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial / leadership skills, with clear focus on Sales and business profit
  • Outstanding communication skills and a team player
  • Experience interacting with senior executives
  • Native Mandarin skills and fluent English
  • Experience in China’s mutual fund industry


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, while leading others to do the same
  • Express a strong desire to work in a global team
  • Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time


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