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Hedge Fund Sales Assistant (Intern)

KeyQuant, a quantitative and systematic investment manager, is seeking a Sales Assistant Intern for a duration of at least six months to provide support to the Sales Team in its Paris office. Start Date is: Immediately.

About KeyQuant

Specialized in quantitative and systematic investment management, KeyQuant was created in 2009 and is now one of the leading French asset managers in the space. With current assets under management of $300 million and 14 employees, we seek to offer an innovative work environment and an impeccable quality of service to our clients.

Both French and English are spoken at the office.

This opportunity is a chance for the successful candidate to evolve within one of the few systematic quant managers located in Paris. The position should provide plenty of opportunities to learn more about this innovative and fast changing area. It is also a chance to work within a human-sized team with a start-up mindset.

You must have a "Convention de Stage" from a French school/university.

Core Responsibilities

  • Support the team in their daily tasks
  • Produce quantitative analysis on funds
  • Keeping presentation up-to-date
  • Automating charts for pitchbook and ad-hoc presentations
  • Various ad-hoc projects
  • Creating and maintaining a competitor database
  • Creation and maintaining of an RFP database
  • Market analysis

Work Requirements

Must have a "Convention de Stage" from a French school/university

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Education: “Formation supérieure, type Grandes Ecoles de Commerce (2e année ou dernière année), universités (option Finance, 4e ou 5e année)"
  • MS Office: The position requires proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Time management: Demonstrated skill in prioritizing/handling multiple projects
  • Detail oriented: Paying attention to every detail on every page of a presentation
  • Experience: Ideally previous internship within a financial organization
  • Communication skills: Fluent in French and English (order of importance)
  • Statistics: Basic financial knowledge (Sharpe Ratio, Volatility, VaR, etc...)
  • Programming skills in VBA is a plus

Application process

Please send your application to job@keyquant.com with the following reference title: Sales Team application: Hedge Fund Sales Assistant (Intern) – Yourfirstname Yourlastname

Job location

20 rue Quentin-Bauchart, 75008 Paris, France

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