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

Research Associate

This position is responsible for providing effective, efficient support to Analysts and Senior Analysts in all steps of the equity research process.

    • San Diego, CA
    • Portfolio Management & Research

Description

This position is responsible for providing effective, efficient support to Analysts and Senior Analysts in all steps of the equity research process.

Resume submission deadline is rolling. To be considered for this opportunity, qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to careers@brandes.com.  Please no third party candidates. 

It is important to note that unlike other positions at Brandes, assignments in the Research Associate Program are designed to provide a four-year job opportunity and employment with Brandes following the program is not guaranteed.

Responsibilities

  • Idea Generation – Create, maintain, and evaluate equity screens with the purpose of finding potential new investment ideas.
  • Information Collection – Collect, organize, and distill industry data from a wide variety of sources including company financial reports, presentations, third-party research, trade journals, periodicals, books, databases, and newswire services.
  • Security Analysis and Evaluation – Conduct historical financial analysis, build and maintain valuation models, and assist in the valuation process of individual equities. Participate in meetings with senior management teams from around the globe and interact extensively with sell side research analysts.
  • Report Writing – Clearly and concisely present the conclusions of the research process in written form, including drafting company descriptions, industry analyses, and valuation discussions.
  • Presentations – Verbally communicate and present company specific research in group settings, including fielding questions from internal investment professionals.
  • Other – Provide periodic support for client retention and marketing activities.  Assist in maintenance of the firm’s statistical databases. Maintain ongoing knowledge of departmental procedures. Perform special projects as needed. Maintain confidentiality of client information. Attend and participate in staff meetings

Qualifications

  • College graduate with up to 2 years of experience
  • Ability to think quantitatively and analytically
  • Business writing aptitude
  • Foreign language skills are valued, especially Japanese and Mandarin
  • Passion for investing
  • Accounting and corporate finance skills a plus

Positions in Asia-Pacific

Research Associate

This position is responsible for providing effective, efficient support to Analysts and Senior Analysts in all steps of the equity research process.

    • San Diego, CA
    • Portfolio Management & Research

Description

This position is responsible for providing effective, efficient support to Analysts and Senior Analysts in all steps of the equity research process.

Resume submission deadline is rolling. To be considered for this opportunity, qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to careers@brandes.com.  Please no third party candidates. 

It is important to note that unlike other positions at Brandes, assignments in the Research Associate Program are designed to provide a four-year job opportunity and employment with Brandes following the program is not guaranteed.

Responsibilities

  • Idea Generation – Create, maintain, and evaluate equity screens with the purpose of finding potential new investment ideas.
  • Information Collection – Collect, organize, and distill industry data from a wide variety of sources including company financial reports, presentations, third-party research, trade journals, periodicals, books, databases, and newswire services.
  • Security Analysis and Evaluation – Conduct historical financial analysis, build and maintain valuation models, and assist in the valuation process of individual equities. Participate in meetings with senior management teams from around the globe and interact extensively with sell side research analysts.
  • Report Writing – Clearly and concisely present the conclusions of the research process in written form, including drafting company descriptions, industry analyses, and valuation discussions.
  • Presentations – Verbally communicate and present company specific research in group settings, including fielding questions from internal investment professionals.
  • Other – Provide periodic support for client retention and marketing activities.  Assist in maintenance of the firm’s statistical databases. Maintain ongoing knowledge of departmental procedures. Perform special projects as needed. Maintain confidentiality of client information. Attend and participate in staff meetings

Qualifications

  • College graduate with up to 2 years of experience
  • Ability to think quantitatively and analytically
  • Business writing aptitude
  • Foreign language skills are valued, especially Japanese and Mandarin
  • Passion for investing
  • Accounting and corporate finance skills a plus

Positions in Europe, Middle East & Africa

Research Associate

This position is responsible for providing effective, efficient support to Analysts and Senior Analysts in all steps of the equity research process.

    • San Diego, CA
    • Portfolio Management & Research

Description

This position is responsible for providing effective, efficient support to Analysts and Senior Analysts in all steps of the equity research process.

Resume submission deadline is rolling. To be considered for this opportunity, qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to careers@brandes.com.  Please no third party candidates. 

It is important to note that unlike other positions at Brandes, assignments in the Research Associate Program are designed to provide a four-year job opportunity and employment with Brandes following the program is not guaranteed.

Responsibilities

  • Idea Generation – Create, maintain, and evaluate equity screens with the purpose of finding potential new investment ideas.
  • Information Collection – Collect, organize, and distill industry data from a wide variety of sources including company financial reports, presentations, third-party research, trade journals, periodicals, books, databases, and newswire services.
  • Security Analysis and Evaluation – Conduct historical financial analysis, build and maintain valuation models, and assist in the valuation process of individual equities. Participate in meetings with senior management teams from around the globe and interact extensively with sell side research analysts.
  • Report Writing – Clearly and concisely present the conclusions of the research process in written form, including drafting company descriptions, industry analyses, and valuation discussions.
  • Presentations – Verbally communicate and present company specific research in group settings, including fielding questions from internal investment professionals.
  • Other – Provide periodic support for client retention and marketing activities.  Assist in maintenance of the firm’s statistical databases. Maintain ongoing knowledge of departmental procedures. Perform special projects as needed. Maintain confidentiality of client information. Attend and participate in staff meetings

Qualifications

  • College graduate with up to 2 years of experience
  • Ability to think quantitatively and analytically
  • Business writing aptitude
  • Foreign language skills are valued, especially Japanese and Mandarin
  • Passion for investing
  • Accounting and corporate finance skills a plus

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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