Business Development and Operations Associate

An exciting opportunity exists at Quinlan & Associates, a leading independent strategy consulting firm specialising in the financial services industry.

We are currently looking for a full-time Business Development and Operations Associate to assist with the company’s operational and business development needs in 2022 and beyond.

Responsibilities

1. Business Development | 60%

Outbound (i.e. direct client outreach)

Work closely with the CEO and Partners to support all aspects of the end-to-end client engagement process, including:

• Identify: identification of target clients based on firm’s existing research and broader industry development under the direction of Partners, including required follow-ups with existing clients

• Contact: client outreach via email, phone, and/or in-person meetings, where appropriate

• Connect: setting up meetings / calls between existing / prospective clients and Partners

• Prepare: conduct background research to prepare required briefing materials, where needed

• Track: ongoing meeting / sales support, including meeting tracking and follow-up

• Consolidate: manage company database and CRM system, including required follow-ups

Inbound (i.e. building brand awareness)

• Update company website (e.g. uploading company research reports and media releases)

• Manage social media posts / pages (i.e. LinkedIn and Facebook)

• Connect with major industry conferences organisers to book potential speaking engagements • Organise and market company events (e.g. webinars)

• Manage inbound email and phone enquiries

2. Operations | 40%

• Provide internal administrative / operational support to the Partners and COO (e.g. internal meeting scheduling, PA duties, HR support, vendor onboarding, travel scheduling, office events, expense filing, etc.)

• Complete ad-hoc assignments as directed by the CEO WHAT WE LOOK FOR The minimum requirements for this role are:

• University degree with strong grades from a reputable university

• Up to 2 years business development and/or operations experience (note: fresh graduates will also be considered)

• Strong communication skills (both oral and written) in English

• Tech-savvy (proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with social media platforms is a must)

• Positive and proactive attitude, with a strong ownership mindset

• Outgoing and sociable personality, with strong interpersonal skills

• Creativity and lateral thinking abilities

• A good sense of humour

• The ability to work in Hong Kong

Please note that proficiency in Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese) is preferred but not required.

What we offer

We offer comprehensive on-the-job training, mentorship by senior finance and strategy professionals, and unmatched exposure to the world of management consulting. We provide our employees with a challenging and stimulating career and the chance to gain exposure to a diverse array of innovative clients across a variety of industries and markets. Most importantly, we pride ourselves on our unique company culture built around a collaborative, innovative, and fun working environment. Some of the benefits we offer include:

Who we are

Quinlan & Associates is a leading independent strategy consulting firm specialising in the financial services industry. We are the first firm to offer end-to-end strategy consulting services.

From strategy formulation to execution, to ongoing reporting, communications, and corporate training, we translate cutting-edge strategic advice into commercially executable solutions.

With our team of top-tier financial service and strategy consulting professionals and our global network of alliance partners, Quinlan & Associates gives its clients the most up-to-date industry insights from around the world, putting them an essential step ahead of their competitors. Quinlan & Associates. Strategy with a Difference.

How to apply

Required Documents:

• C.V.

• Cover letter

• Official Academic Transcript (unofficial or incomplete transcripts will not be considered)

Optional Documents:

Any additional references, qualifications, or test scores (e.g. CFA, CAIA, FRM, etc.)

Consultant / Senior Consultant / Associate

Business Development and Operations Associate

Hello,

How can we help?

Need some advice on a new business challenge? Or, want some insights to support your strategic plan? We are ready to chat.

QUINLAN & ASSOCIATES LIMITED | Level 19, Two International Finance Centre 8 Finance Street Central Hong Kong SAR
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.
Hello,

How can we help?

Need some advice on a new business challenge? Or, want some insights to support your strategic plan? We are ready to chat.

Interested in working with us?

Have a look at our careers page to see what it’s like to work at Q&A.