Graduate Associate

Position Overview

We're looking for the best of today's talent. You may have tons of experience or you may have none. But, if you're intellectually curious, a team player, and eager to find a "career home," this might be the place for you. Our Graduate Associate program pulls raw talent and grooms them for a fast-track role within the agency environment. Over the course of six months, you get hands-on experience working with clients and account teams, across paid, owned, earned, and social media channels. We take our work and ourselves seriously, but always enjoy having a good time and creating a fun and lively environment.

General Job Duties:

Our Graduates work directly with the founders of the firm supporting various daily functions including: administrative responsibilities, traditional public relations, social media, advertising, digital, marketing and content programs activity for clients, research, event support and more.

Our ideal candidate:

The Graduate Associate position is ideal for someone entrepreneurial at heart and looking for real, hands-on experience in helping to build and establish a growing agency.  Other key characteristics:

  • Based in the greater NYC area
  • Graduated from top schools with high GPAs
  • Intellectually curious individuals with a demonstrable interest in finance and financial communications
  • Entrepreneurs and go-getters
  • Compelling individuals who see themselves doing something important and aren’t scared by hard work
  • Self-starters, team players, organized, professional and committed
  • Excellent writers and communicators
  • Resourceful and able to multi-task
  • Able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Interested in financial services and technology
  • Experienced in the Communications industry (agency or in-house) 

During your 6 months with us you will receive:

  • Ongoing training on topics such as Series 7, Bloomberg Terminal
  • Macroeconomic coaching with our Chief Economist, Milton Ezrati
  • Seminar time with Dr David Cowen, CEO and President of the Museum of American Finance
  • Grounding in the basics of PR, Marketing, Social Media Communications and Advertising
  • Active client and new business development work
  • Experience managing at least one Vested event

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Program, you will receive:

•A $5,000 signing bonus

•A full-time job offer with competitive salary and benefits package

•Sponsorship of your Ivy.com membership

•Use of the agency’s Uber and Starbucks accounts


See Inside the Office of Vested

Vested is a new communications firm for a new financial industry. The company's integrated communications approach merges deep financial expertise with creativity and results. Over the last 15 years, Vested has worked with financial brands to make outsized impressions. Whether it’s managing clients’ social media profiles, PR programs, digital ad campaigns, or content marketing programs, Vested is focused on delivering outside-the-box results.


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