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Internship in Sales International Assistant

Date:  01-Aug-2022

Brussels, BE, 1040



Degroof Petercam Asset Management (DPAM) is an independent active asset management firm part of a family owned group with its origins in 1871. DPAM is a sustainable investor, pioneer and innovative in responsible and sustainable investing. DPAM has a strong focus on research with a proprietary in-house fundamental and quantitative analyst team, supporting the firm’s asset management activities. DPAM manages investment funds as well as discretionary mandates on behalf of institutional clients, for a total amount of about € 36 billion, as of end of June 2019. To support the strong growth of Degroof Petercam Asset Management, we are looking for a f/m

Your Position

As Management Assistant, your main tasks will include:

  • Managing sensitive matters with a high level of confidentiality and discretion especially decisions directly impacting the global operations of the company;
  • Sustaining a daily calendar of meetings and events, organizing complex calendars and schedules as well as resolving any scheduling issues;
  • Conserving the CEO's time by reading, researching, collecting and analyzing information as needed, in advance.
  • Preparing presentations, agendas, reports, and other documents by using where possible the correct templates;
  • Arranging internal and external meetings: schedule calendars, book rooms, prepare and send agenda of meetings, follow-up after meetings, … ;
  • Minute-taking and assuring presence at meetings;
  • Organizing and following-up on travel arrangements and documents (flight and train bookings, hotel reservations, etc.) and preparing related expense reports;
  • Handling telephone calls: taking clear messages, identifying key persons to transfer calls, assessing urgency and giving appropriate answers to standard questions; following-up to ensure our high level of client service is maintained;
  • Reviewing and processing emails and inquiries on own initiative and prioritize actions to be taken; keeping databases up to date and managing the filing of documents;
  • Completing ad hoc projects and executing additional duties as assigned by the CEO, sometimes even outside office hours;

Your Profile

  • Bachelor or even Master degree combined with a proven experience as Management Assistant ;
  • Fluency in written and spoken in French, Dutch and English;
  • Creative and enjoys working within an entrepreneurial environment.
  • The ability to exercise good judgment in a diversity of situations, strong administrative and organizational skills, great follow-through skills and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities;
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines;
  • Highly professional, clear and assertive in both written and spoken communication;
  • The ability to function well in a high-paced environment;
  • Advanced user in Word, PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Discrete, with the ability to handle confidential information;
  • Pro-active and hands-on; motivated and flexible;
  • Both a team player but also happy to work in an independent and autonomous way;
  • You like to work in a dynamic team and are not resistant to change;
  • You are interested in the financial sector, having experience in the sector is not considered as a must.

Our offer

Our company offers a stimulating environment for those who want to be challenged intellectually. You’ll be stretched, because we count on you to share our ambitions and to come up with solutions for complex matters. The impact of our work goes beyond profit. Looking at our business from a broader perspective, we influence our entrepreneurial networks to invest in the economy and, ultimately, in society as a whole. In other words, working at Degroof Petercam also means contributing to economic development, today and for generations to come.

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