Associate

Bluestem Asset Management, LLC
Charlottesville
VA
United States
Posted on: 
08/07/2019
Company Information
Company Profile: 

Bluestem Partners is invested globally with a highly select group of long/short equity, credit, special situations and long-biased investment partnerships. Bluestem’s objective is to generate superior, long- term absolute returns, net of all fees. Risk, defined as the chance of permanent capital impairment, is managed by extensive due diligence conducted on each investment and with vigilant efforts to broadly diversify the sources of profitability.

Bluestem began investing July 1, 2003, and total assets under management are approximately $1.5 billion. Bluestem’s limited partners are locked up for rolling three year periods.

Michael Bills, a former Senior Managing Director of Tiger Management and the former Chief Investment Officer of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, leads Bluestem’s team of eight in Charlottesville, VA.

   

Position Information
Job Responsibilities: 
  • Evaluate and diligence prospective hedge fund investments
  • Build relationships with the smartest investors and allocators globally
  • Analyze, underwrite and monitor co-investments
  • Maintain our extensive database of hedge funds
  • Lead other market or portfolio research projects
  • Produce manager performance and strategy allocation analysis
  • Pursue independent projects of interest to the associate and relevant to Bluestem
Qualifications: 
  • High integrity
  • Passion for investing
  • Reliability, diligence, and a strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to reflect, and commit oneself to constant improvement
  • Creativity in the continual pursuit of excellence
  • One to four years of experience in investment banking, equity research, asset management, private equity or related field
  • Desire to live in Charlottesville, VA

   

Compensation: 

Competitive compensation (salary, performance bonus, healthcare, and retirement benefits) offered.

Other Information: 

We are seeking an associate to join our team to assist in the evaluation and monitoring of our global hedge fund portfolio, as well as underwrite and monitor co-investments. Due to our small size, collaborative, and merit-based environment, she/he will have the opportunity to make significant firm-wide contributions and will be involved with almost all investment decisions.

The ideal candidate would be a smart, motivated, free thinker who aspires to be a great investor. She/he should appreciate working with an extremely collaborative team and also enjoy working independently. They should welcome the chance to travel domestically and internationally to better understand our investments.

This opportunity offers exposure to an elite group of global fund managers and an experienced and thoughtful investment team. This is not a ‘hard’ two year program. Strong performers will have the opportunity for advancement at the firm.

This is not a ‘hard’ two year program. Strong performers will have the opportunity for advancement at the firm.

Type of Position: 
Full-Time
MBA Required: 
No
Years of Experience Required: 
1 - 2 years
Application Information
Contact Email Address: 
Application Instructions: 

Interested candidates should send their resume to Melissa Collier at mcollier@bluestemllc.com.

Application Due Date: 
12/07/2019