Global Sales & Marketing - Distribution Management

Summer Analyst

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Placement and duration

The Investment Management Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week program consisting of one week of training and nine weeks working within a specific IM group. The majority of opportunities are in our New York offices, but there may also be select positions in suburban Philadelphia. During the 10-week program, Summer Analysts experience the work, culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley by performing a role similar to a Full-Time Analyst.

Working closely with the Global Client Engagement (Global Sales & Distribution & Marketing), Distribution Management seeks to drive increased penetration and distribution of MSIM products, solutions and capabilities, utilizing data and analytics, through, but not limited to:

  • Planning and Budgeting: Development and execution of well-defined client, market, channel and product distribution strategies informed by industry analysis and periodic client demand assessments. Fostering a culture of accountability through creation of an enhanced client, market and product planning and budgeting process.
  • Execution and Transparency: Driving increased transparency with respect to client engagement activities undertaken by Global Sales & Distribution and investment team professionals through CRM enhancements, usage protocols and comprehensive reporting. Developing resources, forums and controls for Global Sales & Distribution and investment team professionals to enhance product knowledge and ensure consistent sales practices.
  • Accountability and Continuous Improvement: Review of capital raising activity relative to budgets at a regional, channel and product level. Ongoing review and enhancement of product, market and channel distribution strategies. Ongoing review and refinement of client segmentation and client plans.

Training program

Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s training program consists of a curriculum designed to equip Summer Analysts with the fundamental skills they need in order to be successful. The program is one week long and includes a Firmwide orientation, business overviews, professional development, technical training and networking events. A speaker series is also a part of the overall


Distribution Management is looking for a Summer Analyst to:

  • Support its growing sales effort by:
    • Creating analyses and presentations relating to business goals, initiatives, and progress versus benchmarks
    • Understanding IM’s business and specific channel needs to most effectively respond to requests
    • Maintaining team information in CRM systems and preparing analytical reports for senior management
    • Running various daily and ad hoc reports to assist senior management in making strategic decisions

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • Current Junior (class of 2019) in a 4 year bachelor’s degree program with superior academic performance
  • Demonstrated interest in global financial markets
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments at once and meet associated deadlines
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience in financial services industry preferred


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Application Process & Deadlines

Students must apply online at If Morgan Stanley recruits on your campus, you may also be required to apply through your school’s on-campus system.

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