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Senior Client Relationship Manager - Distribution, DC Coverage

Business Department:  Client Solutions

New York, NY, US, 10036 Broomfield, CO, US, 80021

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 96 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

Partners Group is seeking a Senior Client Relationship Manager to focus on business development with responsibility for marketing of proven private equity fund strategies to DC Plan clients. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to build the client base and for working with the Managing Director responsible for US Marketing for the firm. The successful candidate will contribute to product development strategies and will market products to institutional investors in the Americas. The position will be based in New York or Denver. Responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to develop targeted marketing plans
  • Executing on a calling program targeting key institutional prospects including pension plan sponsors, DC consultants, glide path managers and target date fund providers
  • Helping to develop products that support the needs of the DC market
  • Closing on commitments with DC prospects in the US
  • Maintaining ongoing investor relationships
  • Closely collaborating with other members of the US marketing team to meet the team's objectives
What we expect

The ideal candidate will be a fundraising professional with experience interacting with institutional clients. He/she should have the ability to develop marketing plans that target the DC marketplace and to successfully execute on strategies to close investments. Additional qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated experience within the defined contribution marketplace; experience within the custom and non-custom target date fund market would be particularly desirable
  • Demonstrated understanding of key DC decision-making constituents and influencers including pension plan mangers, human resources professionals and investment consultants
  • Experience with alternative investments, particularly private equity, not required but appreciated
  • The ability and credibility to pitch new investors and close business effectively
  • An organized and effective professional style, with strong communication and presentation skills
  • A well-developed understanding of investments
  • An understanding of the current fundraising market, including knowledge of terms, current investor concerns and competitors in the market
  • A track record of personal success; driven, self-motivated, determined; high energy
  • Unquestionable ethics and integrity; a strong team orientation and commitment to the firm
  • Willingness to travel

What we offer

Partners Group is a global financial institution that retains the culture, pace and agility of a start-up. As a growing firm, we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best talent, by offering a workplace where results are truly recognized and rewarded.  We offer a fantastic opportunity for you to grow:

  • Professional, international working environment
  • Challenging, rewarding career within a growing company
  • Collaborative environment, with on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities
  • Competitive benefits and wellness package, including medical, dental and vision coverage with employee premiums paid by the Company and subsidized for any dependents
  • 401k (Roth and pre-tax options) with company match
  • 25 vacation days and 12 holidays annually
  • One-month sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Competitive compensation package, including performance based annual incentives
  • Education assistance program
  • Lunch stipend


Make an impact on the organization by taking a lead role in the growth of our US business.  Our working environment is humble, inclusive and transparent, and the structure of the firm is flat.


At Partners Group, we thrive on new ideas for the benefit of our clients, our employees and our community.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and support diversity of perspectives.