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Business Development Analyst

New York, New York
Asset Management

Job Description

The Firm:

Newton Investment Management is an active investment management firm, using thematic ideas about the long-term investment landscape to create and manage strategies that help secure our clients’ futures. We think on a global basis, with our single London-based investment team working collaboratively across asset classes and regions. We build bold solutions, designed to meet the real-world challenges our clients face, and we manage them responsibly in the broadest sense – through embedding environmental, social and governance considerations, and engaging on issues that affect our clients. Those clients are based around the world, and include pension funds, corporations and charities and, via our parent company BNY Mellon, individuals. With offices in London and New York, we have $72.8 under management (as at 31 December 2017), including assets managed by Newton Investment Management Limited as dual officers of Newton Capital Management Limited and The Bank of New York Mellon. News and other information about Newton are available at and via Twitter: @NewtonIM.


Our employees are bright, inquisitive, thoughtful and collaborative. They are highly motivated to deliver performance and service to our clients.  We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice, with a flexible working environment and a commitment to diversity and opportunity among our employees.  


Newton is a professional, friendly and collegiate place to work. We look to attract individuals who are keen to work as part of a team, in a meritocratic environment, and who are driven to help make the organization a great place to work. 


The Opportunity:

Newton Investment Management North America LLC is the US business development and client service arm of Newton.  The US business is a strategic focus of the firm. Newton has the ambition to grow the US business to a material part of the overall business (currently roughly 15% of the total firm assets).

The US business focusses on two core functions. 1) Portfolio Specialists have in depth knowledge of Newton investment strategies and markets and represent our investment team across clients and prospects. 2) Institutional Sales / Client Directors work with our institutional clients and prospects to understand their investment needs and provide solutions to meet their investment goals.  

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team which is a key focus of the firm. We are looking for an entry level business development analyst to support the US client facing team. This is a great opportunity to gain experience within the buy side client facing business, deepen existing knowledge of equity, fixed income and multi-asset investment strategies, build knowledge across institutional and intermediary channels and be part of a growing, dynamic and global team.

The primary responsibility for this role is to provide broad support to the client-facing team. This will include coordination and project management with various groups in our London headquarters, including but not limited to portfolio management, performance, presentations, compliance, and marketing. Organizational, Analytical and Relationship building skills will be important. Occasional trips to London may be required. The Analyst will work closely with two Associates who work alongside each of the two core business lines. The role is a support role and will include some administrative functions; however, the role will expose the Analyst to various elements of the client facing business and if successful, lead to an associate level position in one of the business lines.     


  • Generate and review Management Information reports and business plans, which will require use of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Work closely with associates and client facing team and contribute ideas across business strategy, client campaigns, and the use of technology.
  • Use systems such as eVestment and Morningstar to run market analyses, attribution, and competitor analysis to help the wider group and sales teams deepen their understanding of Newton strategies.

  • Draft, coordinate, review and ensure timely delivery of new business and client presentation materials via DotApprove for the Institutional, Intermediary and Client Relations teams, with support from the London-based presentation team.

  • Provide deliverables to our distribution partners and clients on a monthly, quarterly, and ad hoc basis including, presentation updates and other marketing materials.

  • Attain an in depth understanding of Newton’s investment strategies. As the Analyst’s product / investment knowledge and presentation skills improve, greater interaction with our distribution partners and clients will be required.

  • Work closely with compliance to ensure external materials are reviewed by UK, US and Canadian compliance colleagues and facilitate edits where necessary. Continuously update new business procedures to stay aligned with regulation.

  • Be a general point of contact for the institutional sales team, the relationship management team, and the intermediary sales team during travel. Assist with general queries and requests from clients, consultants and internal groups.

  • Ensure Salesforce remains current and functionality is optimized. Participate in internal investment meetings and review meeting notes to help summarize key points for SalesForce.

  • Provide overall support to the team; this support includes handling inbound calls/requests, portfolio manager travel coordination, and overseeing of office deliverables. 

  • Be proactive in streamlining processes throughout the office. Work with various internal groups and team on ad hoc requests and projects.

  • Monitor and coordinate standard Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and Requests For Information (RFIs) with Newton RFP/RFI teams.

  • Work with marketing team to ensure availability and distribution of marketing material. Assist with campaign communication.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: BA/BS
  • Experience: 0-2 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 0-2 years of experience within financial industry  
  • Strong base knowledge of investment industry and markets 
  • Interest or progress towards advance certifications or degrees such as CFA, CAIA
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products with expertise in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Heavy use of general technology to make team more efficient
Key Characteristics
  • Team player and problem-solver
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills 
  • Highly motivated and energetic
  • Analytical / technical skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic and sense of ownership



BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 33471
Job: Asset Management
Organization: Newton-HR06148
Requisition Number: 1905780