Contributor Relations Manager

Salary: $70,000 - $90,000
Location: New York, NY
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Our client are a leading provider of an innovative platform enabling clients to discover, track, budget, value and pay for research content.  A Contributor Relations Manager to secure distribution rights for research content from investment banks & independent research providers, as well as managing the relationship with content providers.

Responsibilities:          

 · Engage with Directors of Research, Heads of Operations, Heads of Sales  & other key stakeholders at investment banks & independent research providers in to pitch the value proposition across the client's product suite to secure distribution rights for analyst models, written research & events data.       

 · Manage all aspects of the relationship with contributors from initial  contact through contractual negotiations & contract execution, with on-going relationship management post contract signature.      

 · Liaise with operations team to ensure smooth handover for  on-boarding of research content.      

 · Work with operations & entitlement teams as escalation point when  necessary to ensure ongoing & timely contribution & entitlement response.      

 · Act as the central contact point & relationship manager for  designated sell-side accounts. 

Requirements:      

 · Solid working knowledge of financial market data, with experience & understanding of sell-side content distribution a plus. 

 · Sales (cold-calling, pitching) experience is key. 

 · Prior experience in a content or vendor relationship management role an advantage. 

 · Excellent verbal, written & interpersonal skills. 

 · Must be a self-starter, with a driven and positive attitude, with the ability to work as part of a team & on one’s own. 

 · Goal driven, with the ability to meet internal & external  deadlines. 

 · Bachelor’s degree or above. 

 · Four + years of work experience 

Please email jameslarcombe@ec1partners.com to apply.