Associate - Business Development

M&G Real Estate

We are not your average Real Estate investment business and our unique culture is just one aspect that makes us stand out from the crowd. We offer a supportive environment that encourages innovation and creativity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance. You will be joining one of Europe's leading Investment Management firms where you can expect real responsibility and recognition from day one. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of career opportunities, whilst small enough to treat you as an individual and tailor training and development to your specific needs.

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Associate to provide business support to M&G Real Estate's capital raising function on a global basis in the capture and conversion of institutional new business and be involved in aspects of investor due-diligence and business development campaigns.

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing new business related material, external client presentations, RFPs and DDQs, and due diligence follow-up for institutional investors.
  • The coordination of material and due diligence questions for institutional investors, prospects, and consultants and providing relevant updates about the investment philosophy, process and performance of specific institutional real estate products.
  • Producing PowerPoint presentations for new business opportunities and maintain any such slide library that is in use.
  • Supporting the updating and maintenance of corporate and fund profiles on UK, European and US consultant databases and other real estate database search engines.
  • Assisting with the production of DDQs and RFPS for new business opportunities.
  • Assisting with the coordination the production of M&G RE's institutional new business pipeline and related management reports.

What we are looking for:

You will have relevant investment management industry experience; preferably real estate knowledge, strong writing and communication skills with ability to deal with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels as well as the ability to manage and prioritise multiple projects simultaneously. You should also possess good computer, research and analytical skills, with knowledge of PowerPoint, Word and Excel, be self-motivated and have the ability to work on own initiative to strict deadlines.

M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.