Legg Mason

  • Internship - Legg Mason International Sales

    Job Locations IT-Milano
    Req. #
    2018-3056
    Division
    International Sales
    Position Type
    Intern
  • Position Overview

    Legg Mason is seeking an intern interested in supporting the International Sales function and the Asset Management industry to join our team in Milan on a 3 month fixed term contract. 

     

    This exciting position is ideal for the ambitious, analytical, self-starter who is interested in a career in asset management. 

     

    This position is 5 days a week (Monday-Friday) from either (09:00 - 13:00) AM or (15:00 to 19:00) PM.

    Key Responsibilities:

    In this role, you will be an important part of the Sales effort, supporting the regional Business Development Managers in deepening key relationships with top tier clients and prospects. The successful candidate will help manage day to day queries from external clients and the Sales team and RFIs periodic and spot requests. You will also be required to coordinate and follow up client meetings and help design and prepare marketing activities as well as assist with organising events across Europe. Moreover, you will be working closely and interacting with other departments within the organisation, including Operations, Data Management, RFP, Legal and Compliance.

     

    Additional Responsibilities Include:

    - Help on daily tasks supporting the overall sales activity
    - Keep clients up to date in terms of periodic reporting, presentations, factsheets, ad-hoc etc.
    - Update internal information systems.
    - Liaise with different abroad departments to gather the information needed by the Sales team
    - Agendas management, travel and venue booking
    - Logistic and Office management activities like liaise with vendor requests.
    - Market research

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to present ideas to a broad audience.
      Ability to interface credibly with individuals at all levels of seniority, both externally and internally.
      Outgoing personality with a team player attitude
    • Strong attention to detail and comfortable working with figures and numerical data
    • Excellent problem solver and ability to manage priorities
    • No experience is need it however candidates with previous working experience will also be considered
    • Excellent in Microsoft Office package, especially at ease with Excel, candidate must be comfortable in analysing large amount of data
      Language: Italian (Native/Bilingual), English (Fluent/Bilingual), other are an advantage but not necessary
    • A highly motivated candidate who demonstrates a strong client service mentality and a genuine interest in the Asset Management industry.
    • An organised individual with a methodical approach to work, excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise work effectively to meet business goals.
    • Strong team player who is willing to fit in a small and very dynamic team

    Company Overview

    Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.

    Data Privacy Notice

    Data Privacy Notice:

    Information Collected & Usage

    As the data controller, Legg Mason & Co (UK) Limited, Legg Mason Investments (Europe) Limited, or Legg Mason & Co., LLC, (collectively, “Legg Mason”), as applicable, take the security and confidentiality of your personal data very seriously. We explain below what personal data we may collect and how we use and safeguard that personal data.

     

    Usage

    Personal Data Collected

    To process your Application

    Your contact details and information relating to your employment history, education, and personal background, like professional skills and experience.  Further personal information may also be provided in your application documents.

    To help us to satisfy our legal and regulatory obligations

     Diversity information in the initial application process as well as credit history and criminal or civil background screening information as described below.

    To monitor our pathways to recruitment and the effectiveness of our online advertisements

     Your device's IP address

     Information Storage & Transfer

    By submitting your personal data, you agree to the transfer, storage or use noted here.

    Storage

    Transfer

    Your personal data will be retained by Legg Mason for six months, or longer in accordance with our legal obligations, including, but not limited to, our data and record retention policy.

    The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), including the United States. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, one of our group companies or for one of our (or our group companies') suppliers. These non-European Union countries may not have the same or equivalent data protection laws as the European Union.  If such transfer occurs, we will ensure that such processing of your personal data is in compliance with applicable data protection laws.

    If you are successful in your application, further information will be requested from you (including but not limited to credit history and criminal and/or civil background screening information). 

    This Privacy Notice is part of our larger Privacy Policy.  For further information, including but not limited to, Information Security, Changes to the Privacy Policy and Contact Information & Data Subject Rights Requests, please see our main Privacy Policy. If you wish to exercise any of the rights you have in respect of your personal data, including but not limited to, your right to access, amend/rectify, erase, port, restrict or otherwise object to our use of your personal data as described here, you should advise Legg Mason by email to privacy@leggmason.com

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