RFP Specialist RFP Specialist …

Eaton Vance Investment Managers
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Eaton Vance Investment Managers
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Not Specified

By joining Eaton Vance, you’ll become part of a company that has one of the best employee retention rates in the financial services industry. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and tremendous opportunities for growth and development. If you do not see a position that fits your career objectives, please return to this site in the future as our hiring needs will change. We look forward to your becoming a part of our continued success!

Basic Purpose

The RFP Specialist reports to the RFP Manager and works closely with all members of the RFP team. As Eaton Vance fully integrates with Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM), the Eaton Vance RFP team will join the MSIM Business Development Services (BDS) team. BDS supports Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s investment teams, consultant relations, institutional and intermediary new business acquisition efforts. The RFP Specialist will be responsible for the project management and completion of RFPs, RFIs and DDQs; collaborating with investment teams, sales and various stakeholder units throughout the business to manage their execution. The candidate will possess high initiative and the ability to work in a strong team environment. The optimal candidate must possess prior experience; be detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and be able to handle a heavy, deadline-oriented workload.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Respond to quarterly and monthly updates for retail mutual funds and separately managed accounts (SMA). This entails compiling detailed descriptions and data analysis of mutual funds and SMAs from available sources
  • Oversee completion of proposals/questionnaires, including compiling existing language, creating new language as needed, reviewing documents to ensure high quality, error-free final product and to ensure all RFPs/RFIs and DDQs are completed on a timely basis
  • Support all business channels from prospective clients, consultants and 3rd party intermediaries
  • Respond to ad hoc, non-RFP requests for written information
  • Provide updated content to database manager to keep database (Qvidian) current with the most accurate, up-to-date information
  • Acquire broad understanding of Eaton Vance/MSIM strategies and all applicable content and data resources
  • Develop increasingly specialized knowledge of products and understanding of performance
  • Interact with subject matter experts to obtain specialized data or content
  • Contribute to ongoing quality and efficiency improvements
  • Assume other responsibilities as required

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years experience in the financial services industry
  • Knowledge of Qvidian (or other RFP data management system), eVestment Alliance, Factset, Powerpoint, Excel, MSOffice applications
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently and within established guidelines
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Key Skills

  • Working knowledge of financial and/or investment management industry
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to focus on small details while maintaining larger picture
  • Ability to think and write from a prospect’s perspective
  • Ability to build strong, trusted relationships with sales, investment professionals and SMEs
  • Ability to work independently but also function as a key contributor in a collaborative team
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and deliver outstanding work products under tight deadlines

Key attributes include: commitment, team spirit, and collaboration

This policy applies to Eaton Vance Corp. and all subsidiary companies (the “Company”).

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. It does not discriminate against applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, citizenship status, military service, gender, gender identity or expression, registered domestic partner status, domestic violence victim status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Eaton Vance also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that a person has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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