Morgan Stanley Apprentice

Macro Research Associate Apprentice (COO Team)

Location: London
Job type: Apprenticeship (18 months)
Salary: £21,000


We believe capital can work to benefit all of society. We make this belief a reality by putting clients first, leading with exceptional ideas, doing the right thing, and giving back.

This role sits within the Macro Research Division. We are looking for an ambitious, self-starter to work on and or support some key strategic initiatives. The Associate role reports into our Chief Operating Officer.

A typical day

  • Facilitating and supporting EMEA Client Connect efforts (1) Analysing and cross checking templates and distribution lists are accurate (2) Liaising with publishing analysts throughout each campaign
  • Managing EMEA based cycles of a key weekly global publication (1) Confirming author – authors change on a rotational basis depending on current market trends and themes (2) Facilitating authoring team has required access and meets key deadlines (3) Managing client inbound to publishing author
  • Managing the weekly Pipeline Publication database
  • Ad hoc analysis (1) Gain in depth knowledge of internal databases (2) Run ad hoc analysis on: Interactions with different clients of the Firm and readership of research reports that have been published
  • Evaluate, establish and formulate process around Broker vote capture and maintenance (1) Outreach to other parts of the division on their process
  • (2) Identification and tracking of which and how our clients are performing broker votes (3) Working with technology and data teams as appropriate

You must have

  • Five GCSE grades C – A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • Three A levels at grades A*-C (or 240 UCAS points or new tariff equivalent)

Skills needed

  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • Resilience
  • Highly motivated, stay one step ahead & think outside the box
  • A fantastic can-do attitude & commitment to deliver the best service to clients
  • A competitive spirit with the will to win
  • An excellent communicator (verbal & written)
  • Team player with strong organisational skills
  • Ability to deal with multiple deadlines & priorities under pressure
  • Resourceful, a self-starter who is reliable & punctual
  • Build & sustain strong professional relationships
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications (exceptional Excel Skills)
  • Keen to learn or has a basic understanding of Research & Equities