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Deputy Chief of Staff



People & HR, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Who You’ll Work With:

Under the leadership of the Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Initiatives, this role will provide strategic executive-level support for the CEO of AllianceBernstein and partner with members of the Operating Committee (OC). The Deputy Chief of Staff plays a critical role in enhancing the CEO’s productivity through organization and preparation for key engagements, synthesizing and prioritizing information flow, coordinating with leaders across the firm, executing follow-up, and managing an array of projects to drive critical organizational initiatives.

What You’ll Do:

  • Cultivate strong relationships with all Strategic Business Unit (SBU) Heads (across Investments, Distribution and Corporate functions) and other leaders across the firm to support firmwide initiatives and change management efforts

  • Organize and prioritize OC and executive leadership meeting content/agendas to ensure CEO and senior management are focused on meaningful and timely opportunities and risks, including meeting coordination, prepping presenters, guiding focus areas, and strategic planning

  • Support communication with the Board of Directors including writing quarterly and ad hoc memos, proposing and seeking consensus on Board discussion topics, preparation with presenters, documenting and owning meeting follow-ups, and facilitating engagement with Directors and senior management across the firm

  • Drive cross-SBU projects with an enterprise-wide mindset; identify and implement ways to improve cross-SBU collaboration

  • Own CEO presentation and communication content, inclusive of standing meetings with Equitable (EQH) CEO, Board Chair, and Directors, as well as internal and external speaking engagements

  • Manage projects requested by CEO and the executive leadership team including exploring topics of importance to the business, obtaining background information on emerging issues, interfacing with internal and external stakeholders to gather information, as well as gathering resources as needed

  • Develop strong partnership with the Chief of Staff of EQH to seamlessly coordinate and deliver upon joint initiatives and EQH requirements, including business reviews and Board presentations

  • Serve as a linkage, providing connection and information flow to/from the office of the CEO to various leaders across AB and constituencies outside the firm

  • Partner closely with Investor Relations and Corporate Communications to drive messaging

What We’re Looking For:

  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a similar role; 10 years in the Asset Management industry

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of the industry and the firm

  • Exceptional process management skills; ability to multi-task and work well under pressure

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with senior leadership, consensus builder; highly collaborative

  • Proven ability to build relationships and leverage extensive contacts across AB

  • Highly professional, demonstrates good judgement and discretion

  • Diligent, strong work ethic; highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Intellectually curious and strength in ability to analyze and problem-solve

  • Adaptable to change; strong ability to navigate ambiguity; independent thinker

About AB

We are a leading global investment management firm offering high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, retail investors, and private-wealth clients in major markets around the globe. With over 4,000 employees across 57 locations operating in 26 countries and jurisdictions, our ambition is simple: to be the most trusted investment firm in the world. We realize that it's our people who give us a competitive advantage and drive success in the market, and our goal is to create an inclusive culture that rewards hard work.

Our culture of intellectual curiosity and collaboration creates an environment where you can thrive and do your best work. Whether you're producing thought-provoking research, identifying compelling investment opportunities, infusing new technologies into our business or providing thoughtful advice to our clients, we are fully invested in you. If you're ready to challenge your limits and empower your career, join us!

Salary Disclosure (Insert only if roles are to be located or posted in NY, California, Washington, Colorado,)

In accordance with applicable law, the minimum and maximum base annual salary for this role is as follows:

Base Salary Range: $150,000.00 to $200,000.00

Actual base salaries may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors. Base salary is just one component of total compensation at AB, which may include, depending on eligibility, commissions, year-end incentive compensation, short- and long-term incentives and Department-specific awards. In addition AB provides a variety of benefits to eligible employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, sick and vacation time off

AB does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law. AB’s policies, as well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants, based solely on job-related criteria

well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants, based solely on job-related criteria

New York City, New York