Legg Mason

Investment Strategy Analyst

US-NY-New York
Req. #
2017-2482
Division
ClearBridge Investments
Position Type
Regular

Position Overview

ClearBridge is looking to add to their Investment Strategy Team. The ideal candidate has a background and strong interest in the global economy and financial markets. Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills are prerequisites, and the ability to learn on the job would allow for responsibilities to grow.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the US equity markets and ClearBridge products
  • Perform market research in order provide useful market intelligence to the team
  • Provide insights into market and portfolios for the development of market commentaries and thought leadership pieces
  • Present to internal and external clients on ClearBridge’s viewpoint on the markets and portfolios
  • Work collaboratively with team members across the firm including sales, marketing, research and portfolio management

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required; CFA or advanced degree (or progress towards) preferred
  • 3-7 years of financial services experience
  • Knowledge and passion of U.S. equity markets
  • Strong analytical as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong relationship management capabilities
  • Able to work multiple projects at the same time
  • Technologically proficient and experience using Bloomberg, Factset, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Flexible, resourceful and proactive
  • Licensed (Series 7)                
  • Ability to travel on occasion required (with more travel as role progresses)

Company Overview

ClearBridge Investments is a well-established global investment manager with a legacy dating back more than 50 years and $127 billion in assets under management. We are committed to long-term results through active management. ClearBridge, an affiliate of Legg Mason (NYSE: LM), operates with investment independence from headquarters in New York and offices in Baltimore, London, San Francisco and Wilmington.

 

Led by the insight of proprietary, fundamental research and a team of Portfolio Managers with an average of 25 years of investment industry experience, our investment process provides clients with equity-focused strategies in a number of investment vehicles and personalized, value-added client service. Our strategies are oriented around three primary investment objectives: Low Volatility, High Active Share and Income Solutions.

 

The Firm fosters a warm and close-knit work environment and a culture that promotes career enhancement and development. For the past five years, ClearBridge achieved 1st and 2nd place in the Pension & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management survey.

 

ClearBridge is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits

ClearBridge offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit-sharing, paid time off, employee stock purchase plan, pregnancy leave, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

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