Business Development

Network Development Associates

Experience Level: Junior

GLG Network Development Associates are enthusiastic professionals who develop and grow the GLG

Networks. The Network Development Associate role is an exciting position with opportunities to work closely with business and investment leaders that are driving industry throughout the world. Network Development Associates will partner closely with client facing staff on custom client projects and strategic recruiting efforts designed to quickly put GLG Clients in touch with relevant key opinion leaders and senior level industry executives.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Efficiently identify and establish consulting relationships with professionals, business executives and industry experts best suited to participate in our highest priority client inquiries;
  • Grow the GLG Networks by recruiting key opinion leaders on a strategic/tactical mode, using recruiting campaigns, leveraging industry and professional lists, trade and business associations, referrals and other relationships;
  • Generate discussions with prospective industry leaders where needed and capture critical data in GLG’s extensive profile management systems;
  • Gauge clients’ needs and fulfil time-sensitive research requests for GLG clients by analysing client inquiries and identifying ideal target populations;
  • Understand clients research workflows and objectives, and thereby partner with clientfacing colleagues in growing GLG client relationships by utilization of best practices when dealing with prospective and current industry experts;
  • Develop a working knowledge of GLG's core industry coverage to improve project and product service quality. Develop awareness of broader industry trends/dynamics relevant to expert recruitment and client servicing;
  • Work on other projects associated with building and maintaining the GLG Networks

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Superior communication and interaction skills, including demonstrated oral, written and presentation abilities in a business-focused setting using a variety of communication channels (telephone, e-mail, in-person, etc.)
  • 0-3 years of work experience preferably working in customer service / sales / head hunting / recruitment / market research
  • A keen interest in learning about various industries and communicating with senior executives on a daily basis
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from a top tier university

 

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s insight network. Our clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of approximately 1 million experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world’s best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company’s culture.

To learn more, visit www.GLGinsights.com.

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO Policy Statement

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.