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CONSULTΛNT ЯΞLΛTIONS/INVΞSTMΞNT SOLUTIONS GЯOUP INTΞЯN (SUMMΞЯ 2024)

 

Locations                             London

time type                             Full time

job requisition id               MFS-230521

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters – to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

MFS is a premier investment management firm with a rich history and a growing global reputation. Since 1924, when our founders invented the mutual fund, collaboration and innovation have fueled our success. When you join our team, you will be challenged by the work you do, and you will share your talents with a vibrant network of vested individuals to create an elite organization and build a rewarding career.

This internship experience provides participants with a meaningful, relevant work experience as part of their academic studies. In addition to daily responsibilities, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a series of structured activities designed to enhance their learning experience including:

  • Intern New Hire Orientation
    • Senior Leadership Speaker Series
    • Social & Networking Events
    • Presentation Challenges

At the conclusion of this position, interns will have increased their knowledge of investing, the mutual fund industry, employee engagement, and a firm understanding of how finance works at an asset manager.

The MFS Summer Internship program is a 10-14-week program, starting 4 June 2024 through to 30 August 2024. Students work full-time, Monday through Friday, 35- 40 hours per week and are paid hourly. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United Kingdom.

Consultant Relations

The Global Consultant Relations team are responsible for developing and expanding the firms’ relationships with investment consultants; this enhances relationships with existing clients and generates new business. The team also populates and reviews information on MFS’ investment strategies in global consultant and third-party databases. The intern will support the team in a variety of duties, which will include a project, and may be complex in nature.

Investment Solutions Group

The Investment Solutions Group conducts research, develops MFS’s views and delivers in depth analysis, insight, thought leadership and consulting on sustainable investing. The team is also responsible for developing and delivering on the strategic plan to ensure that MFS is adopting and promoting best practice in our marketplace. The work may be related to any/all client segments and will engage with teams externally and internally within MFS. The Intern will support the team in a variety of duties and projects which may be complex in nature.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Participates in administrative projects that are required of the Consultant Relations team and the Investment Solutions Group.
  • Interacts with CSMs, CSEs, Salespeople, Consultant Relations and RM/KAMs as needed.
  • Attends team meetings and calls to gain a strong understanding of the team’s workload, processes and procedures.
  • Assist in the day- to- day tasks carried out by the team, providing cover for colleagues on annual leave during the summer period.
  • Assist with the scheduling and arranging of onsite client meetings (presentation materials, refreshments, conference rooms).
  • Performs a variety of specialized duties, which may be complex or confidential in nature, to assist teams and ensure smooth and efficient operations.
  • Performs other duties as required. These may include assembling marketing materials, helping to prep for our conference season, amongst others.

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and passion for developing relationships.
  • Strong analytical, communication, organizational and project/people management skills.
  • Expertise in spreadsheet, database and word processing applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as highly motivated with minimal direction, and must have the ability to meet deadlines.

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At MFS, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply – you might be just the right candidate for this role or others.

What we offer:

At MFS, we view our employees as family — and like you, we want our family happy and healthy. That’s why we provide competitive benefits programs and family-friendly policies which support the work-life balance needs of our employees.

MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting.

If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email talent_acquisition@mfs.com for assistance.

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision, linked for your reference.  

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About MFS Investment Management

For almost a century, investors have trusted MFS to achieve their investment goals because we stay true to our convictions, and to who we are as active managers. We take the long view. We favor the strongest idea over the strongest individual. Our employees are aligned with what matters most to our clients: long-term vision, powerful risk-managed results and good decisions born from collaborative thinking. Robust integrated research is in our heritage and combining it with uncompromised information sharing is how we turn good ideas into great outcomes. Doing what’s right for clients is not a choice we make each day, it’s who we are.