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Business Development Associate - Institutional

Tokyo, Japan


Guidepoint’s Business Development teams are continually expanding to adapt to the explosive development in client business for corporates, institutional investors and consulting houses. Our Asian presence has been growing rapidly since 2009.

Guidepoint is seeking qualified candidates for a Business Development Associate to join our Singapore office. The Associate will be responsible for building a pipeline of prospects within the financial markets in Australia.


  • Prospect targets via email and telephone and schedule meetings 
  • Map companies to identify target groups and job functions
  • Help create and develop a robust pipeline of qualified prospects
  • Research target industries, sub-sectors and companies in order to understand their information/research needs and pain-points
  • Generate engaging content for meetings with prospects and effectively articulate our value proposition
  • Develop a strong knowledge and understanding of the competitive landscape
  • Provide client/prospect feedback to sales and management

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  • Bachelor’s degree and strong academic record required
  • 1-3 years of sales, business development, banking, business consulting and/or account management experience.
  • Experience in creating business intelligence content for corporations
  • Demonstrated understanding and/ or knowledge of the financial services sector
  • Client-centric mindset with drive to achieve results and deliver excellent service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Mature communicator capable of handling high-profile clients
  • Ability to think creatively and prioritize business development opportunities
  • Ability to utilize superior analytical and critical thinking skills


  • Dynamic and independent work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Collaborative and supportive team that is results-oriented
  • Opportunity to learn important and fundamental skills such as business acumen, sales, communication, negotiation, research and ability to prioritize
  • Centrally located office

About Guidepoint:

Guidepoint is a leading research enablement platform designed to advance understanding and empower our clients’ decision-making process. Powered by innovative technology, real-time data, and hard-to-source expertise, we help our clients to turn answers into action.

Backed by a network of nearly 1.5 million experts, and Guidepoint’s 1,300 employees worldwide we inform leading organizations’ research by delivering on-demand intelligence and research on request. With Guidepoint, companies and investors can better navigate the abundance of information available today, making it both more useful and more powerful.

At Guidepoint, our success relies on the diversity of our employees, advisors, and client base, which allows us to create connections that offer a wealth of perspectives. We are committed to upholding policies that contribute to an equitable and welcoming environment for our community, regardless of background, identity, or experience.


Client-provided location(s): Tokyo, Japan; Hong Kong
Job ID: 7277909002
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • FSA
    • HSA
  • Work Flexibility

    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Founder led

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