Business Developer

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Acadian Asset
  • 28 Feb 18 2018-02-28

The Business Developer will lead and facilitate sales efforts to public pension plan investors in the U.S. market. This individual is responsible for understanding the investment agenda of institutional investors and effectively matching Acadian’s investment capabilities with the investment objectives for each prospect in the target market segment. This position will report to the Director, Americas Client Group. This position requires strong investment knowledge, the ability to handle diverse prospects with a variety of needs, and will require the individual to travel extensively.


  • Further develop Acadian’s business by building-off existing and new relationships to establish a network of contacts, engage in regular communications with these contacts and conducting presentations to and conversations with these groups and individuals.
  • Work closely with the distribution, client service, business services and investment teams at Acadian to develop a sales plan and to match Acadian’s investment capabilities with the needs of the target market segment.
  • Organize and facilitate Acadian’s participation at major seminars, conferences, summits, road shows, and conduct presentations at such events when appropriate.
  • Perform duties in a timely and efficient manner with strong focus on effective communication internally and externally.
  • Fully leverage CRM systems to maintain accurate and up-to-date sales/service records of all activities insuring that all relevant departments receive the necessary information to help facilitate and support the sales process for Acadian.



  • Preferably the individual should have a minimum of 8 – 12 years of experience within the investment industry, and have a solid understanding of the needs of institutional investors.
  • Strong investment knowledge, work ethic, presentation skills, written skills and team orientation.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA, CFA and/or graduate degree preferred.