RFP Associate

    • Jersey City, NJ

The Role

The RFP Associate will play an integral role in developing and delivering product information to prospective clients through responses to Requests for Proposals. This position requires outstanding teamwork and collaboration, with a strong emphasis on the ability to work closely with multiple departments throughout the organization. The ideal candidate will possess a high degree of intellectual curiosity and a desire to develop a working knowledge of capital markets, Lord Abbett’s investment products and the inner workings of the asset management business. 

We’ll trust you to:

  • Develop a deep understanding of Lord Abbett investment products
  • Develop compelling content for institutional and retail RFP responses
  • Partner with other teams throughout the organization to provide consistent messaging to prospective clients
  • Participate in development and maintenance of RFP language
  • Manage production of RFP responses from intake to delivery, including kick-off meeting, formatting, customization, collaboration with stakeholders, collection of supplemental materials, and packaging/delivery of final proposal     

You’ll need to have:

  • College degree
  • 5+ years of experience working within the investment industry
  • Familiarity with institutional RFPs
  • Knowledge of global institutional markets
  • Strong written/verbal communication and quantitative skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines


We'd love to see: 

  • Strong sense of ownership/accountability
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to meet stringent deadlines
  • Excellent organizational/time management skills
  • Self-starter; proactive approach to work assignments
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Interest in capital markets and investment products

Why Lord Abbett?

Lord Abbett is one of the fastest-growing global asset managers with approximately $200 billion in assets under management. We seek to hire a diverse group of talented individuals who are committed to driving our vision to be the most respected asset manager in the world. We are looking for candidates who value excellence, responsibility, transparency, and collaboration as much as we do. Our employees share a passion for excellence in serving our diverse range of clients – individuals, advisors, and institutions across the globe who rely on us to deliver innovative investment solutions that help them secure stronger financial futures.


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