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.

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

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, 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.

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.

Current Positions at Brandes

Positions in the United States of America

Operations Associate

This is an operations focused role which includes responsibilities in the areas of portfolio management and general support of the EMEA Client Portfolio Management team. The position focuses on assisting with the general management and servicing of client accounts, which includes responding to client requests for information and reports, rebalancing client accounts, and performing daily administrative tasks, and assisting with the oversight of the operational activities of delegates/partners (e.g., administrators, depositaries, governance service providers). The position will also assist with the creation of marketing materials and assisting relevant groups through the sales cycle. Other duties include general administrative support where needed in a small office environment.
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • PMCS - Dublin

Description

This is an operations focused role which includes responsibilities in the areas of portfolio management and general support of the EMEA Client Portfolio Management team.  The position focuses on assisting with the general management and servicing of client accounts, which includes responding to client requests for information and reports, rebalancing client accounts, and performing daily administrative tasks, and assisting with the oversight of the operational activities of delegates/partners (e.g., administrators, depositaries, governance service providers). The position will also assist with the creation of marketing materials and assisting relevant groups through the sales cycle. Other duties include general administrative support where needed in a small office environment.

Responsibilities

This role has a broad set of responsibilities in the areas of Client Services, Marketing, Portfolio Management and Sales/Administrative support.


Client Services:

  • Maintain knowledge of the individual clients and their investment policies, guidelines and associated restrictions.
  • Maintain list of key contacts and consultants for each client within Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software and update as appropriate; maintain client files including contracts, correspondence and other key documents.
  • Use system generated reports to analyse investment performance and prepare custom client reports, portfolio reviews and other presentation materials.
  • Investigate and assist in the resolution of issues affecting client portfolios; create and prepare correspondence to clients, consultants, and senior management in relation to same.
  • Assist the Client Portfolio Manager in drafting monthly and quarterly client commentaries.
  • Prepare custom reports and analyses regarding client’s portfolio for IPO’s, secondary offerings, special buy/sell analysis as well as other special account holdings analyses. Stay up to date on performance of peers within competing markets.
  • Assist in setting up new client accounts (segregated accounts or fund vehicles).
  • Interact with internal personnel and external consultants/clients regarding client services, marketing, operations and technical support.
  • Act as a liaison with vendors, delegates/partners and other departments in preparation of special client reports. Respond to client/consultant requests for information and questionnaires in a professional manner. This will include collecting and aggregating necessary data from appropriate areas within the firm.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

Portfolio Management:

  • Maintain familiarity of the weekly trading schedule, securities being bought/sold, allocations, and the appropriate model portfolios. Review daily trading activity and complete portfolio model comparisons.
  • Review proposed purchases and sales of securities for client accounts.
  • Prepare and enter trade orders into system with Portfolio Manager approval.
  • Research and resolve account discrepancies as reported by custodians (i.e., debit cash, trade errors, corporate actions, etc.).
  • Maintain a good knowledge of the trading system and trade settlement procedures.
  • Act as a liaison with transition managers for initial or subsequent deposits or withdrawals.
  • Create and prepare monthly and quarterly reporting to senior management and the Board.
  • Create and prepare reports for inclusion in regulatory filings and assist delegates/partners in preparation of reports.
  • When necessary, coordinate communication, administration, and follow-up on client accounts with other departments (i.e., Transitions, Operations, Trade Support, etc.).

Marketing:

  • Work with the sales and portfolio management teams in the preparation of marketing materials, including the creation of new slides/marketing materials.
  • Participate in the creation and update of business-critical reports for the CEO and senior management (AUM, sales, flows, CRM reporting).
  • Monitor Brandes EMEA website to ensure materials/links are up to date, accurate and relevant.
  • Coordinate with appropriate internal departments/external partners to produce/assist in the creation of reports and information needed by the EMEA team.
  • Maintain knowledge of BIP investment philosophy and rationale, products and services.
  • Maintain knowledge of marketing materials associated with our products and the servicing needs of consultants and clients.

Sales Support:

  • Work with the sales team to identify top prospects in the region, including researching databases and other online sources.
  • Develop strong knowledge of analytical tools such as Morningstar Direct, Evestment, Axioma and others to assist the sales team in the analysis and construction of peer group analysis (UCITS funds and Managed account solutions).
  • Maintain a peer group analysis on priority one strategies.
  • Assist the relevant sales group throughout the sales cycle.
  • Assist in the completion of Request for Proposal (RFP) documents.

Administrative/Team Support:

  • Provide back up support for other members of the EMEA team who are out of the office.
  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of departmental procedures.
  • Answer incoming phone calls and satisfy client/consultant requests, or forward to the appropriate person.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings.
  • As a member of a small office, you may be asked to provide assistance on tasks outside the responsibilities mentioned above.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience on the operational/administrative side within a financial services role.  Perseverance, accountability, effective time management, and a mindset of always looking for new opportunities will lend to success in this role.  Also important, are excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to work in an entrepreneurial/small office setting with an eye for efficiency.

Positions in Asia-Pacific

Operations Associate

This is an operations focused role which includes responsibilities in the areas of portfolio management and general support of the EMEA Client Portfolio Management team. The position focuses on assisting with the general management and servicing of client accounts, which includes responding to client requests for information and reports, rebalancing client accounts, and performing daily administrative tasks, and assisting with the oversight of the operational activities of delegates/partners (e.g., administrators, depositaries, governance service providers). The position will also assist with the creation of marketing materials and assisting relevant groups through the sales cycle. Other duties include general administrative support where needed in a small office environment.
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • PMCS - Dublin

Description

This is an operations focused role which includes responsibilities in the areas of portfolio management and general support of the EMEA Client Portfolio Management team.  The position focuses on assisting with the general management and servicing of client accounts, which includes responding to client requests for information and reports, rebalancing client accounts, and performing daily administrative tasks, and assisting with the oversight of the operational activities of delegates/partners (e.g., administrators, depositaries, governance service providers). The position will also assist with the creation of marketing materials and assisting relevant groups through the sales cycle. Other duties include general administrative support where needed in a small office environment.

Responsibilities

This role has a broad set of responsibilities in the areas of Client Services, Marketing, Portfolio Management and Sales/Administrative support.


Client Services:

  • Maintain knowledge of the individual clients and their investment policies, guidelines and associated restrictions.
  • Maintain list of key contacts and consultants for each client within Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software and update as appropriate; maintain client files including contracts, correspondence and other key documents.
  • Use system generated reports to analyse investment performance and prepare custom client reports, portfolio reviews and other presentation materials.
  • Investigate and assist in the resolution of issues affecting client portfolios; create and prepare correspondence to clients, consultants, and senior management in relation to same.
  • Assist the Client Portfolio Manager in drafting monthly and quarterly client commentaries.
  • Prepare custom reports and analyses regarding client’s portfolio for IPO’s, secondary offerings, special buy/sell analysis as well as other special account holdings analyses. Stay up to date on performance of peers within competing markets.
  • Assist in setting up new client accounts (segregated accounts or fund vehicles).
  • Interact with internal personnel and external consultants/clients regarding client services, marketing, operations and technical support.
  • Act as a liaison with vendors, delegates/partners and other departments in preparation of special client reports. Respond to client/consultant requests for information and questionnaires in a professional manner. This will include collecting and aggregating necessary data from appropriate areas within the firm.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

Portfolio Management:

  • Maintain familiarity of the weekly trading schedule, securities being bought/sold, allocations, and the appropriate model portfolios. Review daily trading activity and complete portfolio model comparisons.
  • Review proposed purchases and sales of securities for client accounts.
  • Prepare and enter trade orders into system with Portfolio Manager approval.
  • Research and resolve account discrepancies as reported by custodians (i.e., debit cash, trade errors, corporate actions, etc.).
  • Maintain a good knowledge of the trading system and trade settlement procedures.
  • Act as a liaison with transition managers for initial or subsequent deposits or withdrawals.
  • Create and prepare monthly and quarterly reporting to senior management and the Board.
  • Create and prepare reports for inclusion in regulatory filings and assist delegates/partners in preparation of reports.
  • When necessary, coordinate communication, administration, and follow-up on client accounts with other departments (i.e., Transitions, Operations, Trade Support, etc.).

Marketing:

  • Work with the sales and portfolio management teams in the preparation of marketing materials, including the creation of new slides/marketing materials.
  • Participate in the creation and update of business-critical reports for the CEO and senior management (AUM, sales, flows, CRM reporting).
  • Monitor Brandes EMEA website to ensure materials/links are up to date, accurate and relevant.
  • Coordinate with appropriate internal departments/external partners to produce/assist in the creation of reports and information needed by the EMEA team.
  • Maintain knowledge of BIP investment philosophy and rationale, products and services.
  • Maintain knowledge of marketing materials associated with our products and the servicing needs of consultants and clients.

Sales Support:

  • Work with the sales team to identify top prospects in the region, including researching databases and other online sources.
  • Develop strong knowledge of analytical tools such as Morningstar Direct, Evestment, Axioma and others to assist the sales team in the analysis and construction of peer group analysis (UCITS funds and Managed account solutions).
  • Maintain a peer group analysis on priority one strategies.
  • Assist the relevant sales group throughout the sales cycle.
  • Assist in the completion of Request for Proposal (RFP) documents.

Administrative/Team Support:

  • Provide back up support for other members of the EMEA team who are out of the office.
  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of departmental procedures.
  • Answer incoming phone calls and satisfy client/consultant requests, or forward to the appropriate person.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings.
  • As a member of a small office, you may be asked to provide assistance on tasks outside the responsibilities mentioned above.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience on the operational/administrative side within a financial services role.  Perseverance, accountability, effective time management, and a mindset of always looking for new opportunities will lend to success in this role.  Also important, are excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to work in an entrepreneurial/small office setting with an eye for efficiency.

Positions in Europe, Middle East & Africa

Operations Associate

This is an operations focused role which includes responsibilities in the areas of portfolio management and general support of the EMEA Client Portfolio Management team. The position focuses on assisting with the general management and servicing of client accounts, which includes responding to client requests for information and reports, rebalancing client accounts, and performing daily administrative tasks, and assisting with the oversight of the operational activities of delegates/partners (e.g., administrators, depositaries, governance service providers). The position will also assist with the creation of marketing materials and assisting relevant groups through the sales cycle. Other duties include general administrative support where needed in a small office environment.
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • PMCS - Dublin

Description

This is an operations focused role which includes responsibilities in the areas of portfolio management and general support of the EMEA Client Portfolio Management team.  The position focuses on assisting with the general management and servicing of client accounts, which includes responding to client requests for information and reports, rebalancing client accounts, and performing daily administrative tasks, and assisting with the oversight of the operational activities of delegates/partners (e.g., administrators, depositaries, governance service providers). The position will also assist with the creation of marketing materials and assisting relevant groups through the sales cycle. Other duties include general administrative support where needed in a small office environment.

Responsibilities

This role has a broad set of responsibilities in the areas of Client Services, Marketing, Portfolio Management and Sales/Administrative support.


Client Services:

  • Maintain knowledge of the individual clients and their investment policies, guidelines and associated restrictions.
  • Maintain list of key contacts and consultants for each client within Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software and update as appropriate; maintain client files including contracts, correspondence and other key documents.
  • Use system generated reports to analyse investment performance and prepare custom client reports, portfolio reviews and other presentation materials.
  • Investigate and assist in the resolution of issues affecting client portfolios; create and prepare correspondence to clients, consultants, and senior management in relation to same.
  • Assist the Client Portfolio Manager in drafting monthly and quarterly client commentaries.
  • Prepare custom reports and analyses regarding client’s portfolio for IPO’s, secondary offerings, special buy/sell analysis as well as other special account holdings analyses. Stay up to date on performance of peers within competing markets.
  • Assist in setting up new client accounts (segregated accounts or fund vehicles).
  • Interact with internal personnel and external consultants/clients regarding client services, marketing, operations and technical support.
  • Act as a liaison with vendors, delegates/partners and other departments in preparation of special client reports. Respond to client/consultant requests for information and questionnaires in a professional manner. This will include collecting and aggregating necessary data from appropriate areas within the firm.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

Portfolio Management:

  • Maintain familiarity of the weekly trading schedule, securities being bought/sold, allocations, and the appropriate model portfolios. Review daily trading activity and complete portfolio model comparisons.
  • Review proposed purchases and sales of securities for client accounts.
  • Prepare and enter trade orders into system with Portfolio Manager approval.
  • Research and resolve account discrepancies as reported by custodians (i.e., debit cash, trade errors, corporate actions, etc.).
  • Maintain a good knowledge of the trading system and trade settlement procedures.
  • Act as a liaison with transition managers for initial or subsequent deposits or withdrawals.
  • Create and prepare monthly and quarterly reporting to senior management and the Board.
  • Create and prepare reports for inclusion in regulatory filings and assist delegates/partners in preparation of reports.
  • When necessary, coordinate communication, administration, and follow-up on client accounts with other departments (i.e., Transitions, Operations, Trade Support, etc.).

Marketing:

  • Work with the sales and portfolio management teams in the preparation of marketing materials, including the creation of new slides/marketing materials.
  • Participate in the creation and update of business-critical reports for the CEO and senior management (AUM, sales, flows, CRM reporting).
  • Monitor Brandes EMEA website to ensure materials/links are up to date, accurate and relevant.
  • Coordinate with appropriate internal departments/external partners to produce/assist in the creation of reports and information needed by the EMEA team.
  • Maintain knowledge of BIP investment philosophy and rationale, products and services.
  • Maintain knowledge of marketing materials associated with our products and the servicing needs of consultants and clients.

Sales Support:

  • Work with the sales team to identify top prospects in the region, including researching databases and other online sources.
  • Develop strong knowledge of analytical tools such as Morningstar Direct, Evestment, Axioma and others to assist the sales team in the analysis and construction of peer group analysis (UCITS funds and Managed account solutions).
  • Maintain a peer group analysis on priority one strategies.
  • Assist the relevant sales group throughout the sales cycle.
  • Assist in the completion of Request for Proposal (RFP) documents.

Administrative/Team Support:

  • Provide back up support for other members of the EMEA team who are out of the office.
  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of departmental procedures.
  • Answer incoming phone calls and satisfy client/consultant requests, or forward to the appropriate person.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings.
  • As a member of a small office, you may be asked to provide assistance on tasks outside the responsibilities mentioned above.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience on the operational/administrative side within a financial services role.  Perseverance, accountability, effective time management, and a mindset of always looking for new opportunities will lend to success in this role.  Also important, are excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to work in an entrepreneurial/small office setting with an eye for efficiency.

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

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 diverse 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 competitive and meet the needs of our employees and their family members.

Health Care

  • Medical (HMO, PPO and PPO + H.S.A), dental and vision plan options
  • Full fertility coverage on all medical plans
  • Domestic partners (same and opposite sex) eligible for health benefits
  • Virtual primary, dermatology and mental health care
  • Hospital indemnity plan/lump sum payment for hospital childbirth fees
  • FSA plans with extended time to incur expenses

    Life Resources

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

    Financial Wellness

    • 401k plan with discretionary employer match
    • Profit sharing plan – annual discretionary employer contributions
    • Educational reimbursement program
    • Financial consultants/support through EAP plan
    • Life/AD&D insurance coverage
    • Critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity, short and long-term disability coverage
    • Investing with Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.
    • Employer contributions to Health Savings Accounts annually

    Health and Wellness

    • Life assistance program
    • Monthly 25-minute wellness seminars
    • Subsidized fitness classes and personalized training sessions
    • Fitness challenges
    • Onsite gym facility
    • Ergonomics support
    • Complimentary healthy snacks and drinks onsite

    Career Development

    • Internal mobility
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • CFA sponsorship

    Benefits are updated as of 2/2022

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