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VP of Business Development

Position Description

The Vice President of Business Development’s primary focus will be to identify and develop new client relationships, making a significant contribution to the company’s continued growth.  This position will have a special emphasis on cultivating relationships with pensions, consultants, endowments and foundations wishing to make direct investments with hedge fund managers.  

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate new and existing client relationships.
  • Develop business development strategies designed to attract clients to our products that are consistent with our firm’s overall strategy.
  • Contribute to the development of effective marketing collateral and presentation materials.
  • Communicate Crabel’s philosophy and investment strategy.
  • Coordinate and participate in meetings and ongoing discussions with prospective clients.
  • Propose new products to meet market demand.
  • Maintain an industry presence by attending relevant events and conferences.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and news that may affect potential new business opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the alternative investment landscape as well as relationships with institutional investors.
  • Broad understanding of futures, forex and equities.
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience including direct experience marketing to an institutional client base.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful relationship building, development of new clients and superior achievement in meeting business development targets.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a desire to be a productive member of our team.
  • Proactive and results oriented. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong business acumen.
  • Technical aptitude to include quantitative skills.
  • Strong MS office skills.
  • Requires extensive travel, up to 80%.  Position may reside in any location.
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