Business Development Executive Business Development Executive …

Lutyens Advisory
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Lutyens Advisory
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Posted by:
Sophie Carless • Recruiter
Posted by:
Sophie Carless
The firm is looking to hire an experienced Business Development Executive who will have primary responsibility for growing the firm’s asset base. The position will report directly into the Founder/CIO and one of the Senior Partners within the firm. You will play a key role in building upon and maintaining the existing client base. The position will be London-based with some international travel. This firm seeks an open-minded, intellectually curious and motivated colleague, capable of working independently and as part of a team. They value life and work experience and recognize the benefit of differing perspectives, from all backgrounds.

The position will have the following key responsibilities:

  • 7+ yrs of relevant experience 
  • Take charge of all business development activities for the fund and related vehicles.
  • Contribute to the fundraising strategy, targeting investors in the charities, family office, UHNWI and institutional segments.
  • Build out a pipeline, convert existing leads into new business and build upon the existing client base.
  • Liaise with the current investor-base and keep them updated on the portfolio.
  • Contribute to marketing materials and the development of new products to attract the right calibre of investors and ensure that the offerings are commercial and competitive.
  • Attend business meetings and organize roadshows with potential investors.
  • Manage relationships with consultants and advisors.


The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • 5-8 years of experience working at an alternative investment manager, a traditional asset manager or in a sales/capital markets role at an investment bank, prime broker or other financial institution.
  • A good understanding of the charity, endowment and or family-office areas is a particular value. Existing relationships in these areas are an advantage.
  • Sufficient technical understanding of major asset classes and investment procedures, to discuss strategies with investors.
  • Understanding of the needs and decision-making processes of the target client base. Ability to communicate how an offering can fit within that framework.
  • Persuasive yet conservative manner and a desire to work with integrity and pride.
  • Hands-on approach with a smaller organisation, displaying initiative and self-starter mentality.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and an ability to work independently.
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