Global Investor

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
09 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2021
Ref
19119
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

GLOBAL INVESTMENT STAFF MEMBERMIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCo), to join a team of peers with a shared mandate--to seek out, partner with, and learn from the world’s best investors, with the goal of allocating MIT’s capital to the most compelling public and private investment opportunities available. All members of the investment staff sit on MITIMCo’s internal investment committee and are expected to formulate and voice independent opinions regardless of experience or tenure.  MITIMCo employs a generalist model and does not use titles, which aligns with its philosophy of group responsibility (successes and failures are borne as a team) and voices being weighed equally.  As a generalist team member, the responsibilities will include sourcing, evaluating, and allocating capital to a diverse array of opportunities around the world.  MITIMCo invests primarily in partnership with external investment managers, which means its role extends to evaluating both the people who run these firms as well as the assets they own. 

A full description is available at https://mitimco.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/GIS-Full-JD-Final-2020-1.pdf

Job Requirements

REQUIRED a bachelor’s degree in any discipline and ability to demonstrate knowledge of investment concepts.  Seek someone with a strong interest in investing, a team mindset, a love of learning, and a desire to make the greatest contribution possible to an important cause.  MITIMCo places a high value on diversity of thought in its meritocratic discussions and believes exceptionality comes in many forms.  MITIMCo is open to  applications from those whose background and experience doesn’t necessarily match what a typical institutional investor looks like.  Job #19119

To ensure consideration, your application should include a resume, cover letter, and succinct responses to three of the following five questions:

  1. Describe a time when you disagreed with a person in authority.
  2. What about investing interests you?
  3. How have you pursued learning opportunities outside of your normal job or school requirements?
  4. Describe a time when you faced a significant challenge. How did you face it? What could you have done better?
  5. Describe a business with which you’re familiar and that you believe is a great business. What characteristics make it a great business?
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