Income Research + Management is a Boston-based, privately owned, investment grade fixed income asset management firm. IR+M delivers strong performance and consistent results through a rigorous, bottom-up security selection process and strives to provide best-in-class client service to our 800+ institutional and private wealth clients.
Founded in 1987 and located in the heart of Boston’s financial district, IR+M employs 180+ full time professionals and currently manages $85+ Billion in assets. IR+M has a fast-paced, open office environment that is driven by a motivated and collaborative workforce. We offer industry-leading benefits, as well as a challenging, collegial, and rewarding workplace with high levels of employee engagement.
Open Position: InvestmentProduct Associate
The Investment Product Associate will join a dynamic Investment Product Management Team (I-PMT), which is responsible for the development and oversight of the firm’s product management and communication efforts. The position reports to a Sr. Investment Product Specialist and works closely with a team of Investment Product Analysts. This position offers regular interaction with Senior Management, Portfolio Managers, Client Portfolio Managers, and Research Analysts. Additionally, the Investment Product Associate will have exposure to all aspects of buy-side fixed income management.
Serve as an internal resource for market and investment-related questions
Establish an understanding of portfolio positioning
Assist with a variety of client/consultant data requests
Provide competitor intelligence on performance, risk analytics and pricing, and market trends
Collaborate on communications collateral, including portfolio and market commentary, thought leadership, and other presentation and marketing materials
Establish strong working relationships with members of the Client Service and Investment Teams
Required Skills and Experience:
3+ years of investment management industry experience
Solid understanding of fixed income markets
Experience working in a product, consultant, or client service capacity
Strong written and verbal communication, as well as analytical, skills
Strong project management and problem-solving skills
Ability to work well across teams and functions
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; familiarity with eVestment and Bloomberg considered a plus
Bachelor’s degree; CFA or progress towards CFA preferred
About Income Research and Management
IR+M is a privately-owned, independent, fixed income investment management firm that serves institutional and private clients. Our investment philosophy and process are based on our belief that careful security selection and active risk management provide superior results over the long-term. By combining the capacity and technology of a larger firm with the culture and nimbleness of a boutique firm, we strive to provide exceptional service for our clients and a rewarding experience for our employees.