Careers at Brandes

At Brandes We Value Diversity

Brandes is committed to promoting inclusion and diversity. We especially value the benefits that diversity of thought and different experiences can bring to our work. We have a long history of seeking such diversity within our organization. Across our firm and in the different locations where we operate, we seek to establish a culture that values inclusion and diversity, provides equal opportunity for career development and meets or exceeds all of our obligations in these areas—including accessible workplaces, gender equality, and community involvement. We seek to hire and develop colleagues who bring a diverse perspective and rich life experiences and who share our long-term vision to build a strong and enduring firm. We are committed to making employment decisions that focus on a person’s qualifications, talents and potential contributions. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which employees feel empowered to share their perspectives and raise issues without fear of reprisal.


Our Commitment

Brandes Investment Partners is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, reproductive health decision-making, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, alienage, political activities or affiliations, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, medical condition or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

How to Apply:

To apply for a posted opening, please submit a cover letter indicating position of interest and current resume or CV.

Electronic submission to: careers@brandes.com

Mail to:
Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.
Attention: Careers at Brandes
4275 Executive Square, 5th Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037

Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. will not request credit information or reports (or other sensitive information) from a job candidate via email.  Please report any suspicious emails from Brandes at  Careers@Brandes.com.


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Best Places to Work

In December 2023, Brandes was recognized as one of the honorees on Pensions & Investments' Best Places to Work in Money Management list for 2023.


Current Positions at Brandes

Positions in the United States of America

MBA Intern - Hybrid

Successful candidates will provide effective, efficient valuation of companies, analysis of industries, and general support of the research process.  There is an opportunity for hybrid work, but there is an expectation that the majority of the work will be completed in the office.

 

    • San Diego, CA
    • Investments

Description

Successful candidates will provide effective, efficient valuation of companies, analysis of industries, and general support of the research process.  There is an opportunity for hybrid work, but there is an expectation that the majority of the work will be completed in the office.

 

The base salary for this position is $125,000 annually. 

Responsibilities

Work in conjunction with other team members and under the day-to-day supervision of the relevant team leader.

Collect industry data through extensive reading and field research.          

  • Readings include annual and other periodic company reports, third-party research, trade journals, various periodicals, books, journals, and electronic sources, such as databases and news and wire services.
  • Field research includes visiting relevant industry sites such as corporate headquarters, manufacturing sites, trade shows, and conventions.

 Synthesize collected data to address research hypotheses and establish intrinsic value estimates.

  • Tools include time series analysis; relationship among time series; financial modeling; scenario analysis; and country risk analysis.  

Job Requirements

Completion of the first year of an MBA program

Experience in a complex analytical role

Knowledge of accounting and finance coupled with basic knowledge of business strategy, operations, and marketing issues.

Quantitatively driven

Intellectually curious

Passion for investing

Fluent in English.  Other language skills preferred

CFA preferred

Knowledge of Benjamin Graham's value investing philosophy preferred

Positions in Asia-Pacific

MBA Intern - Hybrid

Successful candidates will provide effective, efficient valuation of companies, analysis of industries, and general support of the research process.  There is an opportunity for hybrid work, but there is an expectation that the majority of the work will be completed in the office.

 

    • San Diego, CA
    • Investments

Description

Successful candidates will provide effective, efficient valuation of companies, analysis of industries, and general support of the research process.  There is an opportunity for hybrid work, but there is an expectation that the majority of the work will be completed in the office.

 

The base salary for this position is $125,000 annually. 

Responsibilities

Work in conjunction with other team members and under the day-to-day supervision of the relevant team leader.

Collect industry data through extensive reading and field research.          

  • Readings include annual and other periodic company reports, third-party research, trade journals, various periodicals, books, journals, and electronic sources, such as databases and news and wire services.
  • Field research includes visiting relevant industry sites such as corporate headquarters, manufacturing sites, trade shows, and conventions.

 Synthesize collected data to address research hypotheses and establish intrinsic value estimates.

  • Tools include time series analysis; relationship among time series; financial modeling; scenario analysis; and country risk analysis.  

Job Requirements

Completion of the first year of an MBA program

Experience in a complex analytical role

Knowledge of accounting and finance coupled with basic knowledge of business strategy, operations, and marketing issues.

Quantitatively driven

Intellectually curious

Passion for investing

Fluent in English.  Other language skills preferred

CFA preferred

Knowledge of Benjamin Graham's value investing philosophy preferred

Positions in Europe, Middle East & Africa

MBA Intern - Hybrid

Successful candidates will provide effective, efficient valuation of companies, analysis of industries, and general support of the research process.  There is an opportunity for hybrid work, but there is an expectation that the majority of the work will be completed in the office.

 

    • San Diego, CA
    • Investments

Description

Successful candidates will provide effective, efficient valuation of companies, analysis of industries, and general support of the research process.  There is an opportunity for hybrid work, but there is an expectation that the majority of the work will be completed in the office.

 

The base salary for this position is $125,000 annually. 

Responsibilities

Work in conjunction with other team members and under the day-to-day supervision of the relevant team leader.

Collect industry data through extensive reading and field research.          

  • Readings include annual and other periodic company reports, third-party research, trade journals, various periodicals, books, journals, and electronic sources, such as databases and news and wire services.
  • Field research includes visiting relevant industry sites such as corporate headquarters, manufacturing sites, trade shows, and conventions.

 Synthesize collected data to address research hypotheses and establish intrinsic value estimates.

  • Tools include time series analysis; relationship among time series; financial modeling; scenario analysis; and country risk analysis.  

Job Requirements

Completion of the first year of an MBA program

Experience in a complex analytical role

Knowledge of accounting and finance coupled with basic knowledge of business strategy, operations, and marketing issues.

Quantitatively driven

Intellectually curious

Passion for investing

Fluent in English.  Other language skills preferred

CFA preferred

Knowledge of Benjamin Graham's value investing philosophy preferred

Be an exceptional firm which provides superior investment advisory services in an atmosphere of accomplishment and enjoyment.

Our Values

  • Belief in Value Principles: We have great conviction in our investment process.  Independent thinking and independent ownership are critical in managing products and our business.
  • Ethics and Integrity: The firm has earned a reputation for conducting all facets of its business with the highest degree of integrity.  Employees place a high value on “doing the right thing.”
  • Focus on the Long Term: A clear, long-term vision for our strategies and our business guides decision-making.  Hiring and developing colleagues who share this vision is essential. 
  • Put Client Interests First: Client interests are the highest priority.  We have demonstrated our commitment to clients by closing equity strategies and providing exceptional service.
  • Respect: Various cultural elements contribute to a strong sense of respect shared between colleagues and constituents.

 

  • Teamwork and Humility: From the partnership to the investment committees to each department throughout the firm, working together is critical to long-term success.  There are no individual “stars” here.  Arrogant or egotistical behavior is not tolerated.
  • Work Hard, Appreciate Accomplishments, Enjoy Life and Each Other: We strive to work hard for the benefit of our clients and the firm and balance these commitments with rewarding personal lives.  In short, we work hard and play hard.
  • Build a Legacy: Maintaining a corporate culture conducive to the effective implementation of our business and investment philosophy is every colleague’s responsibility.  A solid culture allows us to continue delivering the service our clients have come to expect.

Benefits at Brandes are Wide-Ranging

It is very important to us to offer a comprehensive benefit package reaching a broad set of needs and interests. We are committed to supporting employees and families with their individual health needs as well as offering programs providing a level of financial comfort during emergency situations and chronic illness recovery.

The following summary highlights many of the available benefits in place to support entire wellbeing. We continually review our programs to ensure they are versatile, competitive and address the needs of our employees and their family members.

Health Care – For Your Specific Needs

  • Medical (HMO, PPO and PPO + H.S.A), dental and vision plan options
  • Fertility coverage on all medical plans
  • Domestic partners (same and opposite sex) eligible for health benefits
  • Telemedicine opportunities for primary care, dermatology and mental wellness
  • FSA medical plans with extended time to incur expenses
  • Pharmacy coverage embedded in each medical plan

    Work-Life Harmony

    • Global EAP Plan - counseling, legal assistance, parenting and elderly support
    • Mental wellness programs supported by our health carrier
    • Sick and bereavement leave
    • Paid maternity/parental leave
    • Vacation accrual, stock market holidays, and floating holiday

    Financial Health

    • 401(k) plan with discretionary employer match
    • Profit sharing plan – annual discretionary employer contributions
    • Educational reimbursement program for various interests and career aspirations
    • Financial consultants/support through EAP plan
    • Life/AD&D insurance coverage
    • Critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity (including lump sum payments for childbirth fees), short and long-term disability coverage
    • Investing with Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.
    • Employer contributions to Health Savings Accounts annually
    • Pet insurance for our furry family members
    • Transit plan for your commute

    Mind-Body Wellness

    • Life assistance program (EAP)
    • Citizen groups supporting the LGTBQ+ community, environmental initiatives and holistic health
    • 25-minute wellness seminars and guided meditations
    • Subsidized fitness classes and personalized training sessions
    • Fitness challenges
    • Onsite gym facilities
    • Ergonomics support for working safely onsite or at home
    • Complimentary healthy snacks, bars and drinks onsite

    Professional Career Development

    • Citizenship groups supporting womens’ career development and professional development
    • Internal mobility opportunities
    • Tuition reimbursement for courses to enhance knowledge
    • CFA sponsorship

    Benefits are updated as of 8/28/2023

    This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.