Japanese Speaking, Graduate Associate Program (2023 Start)

AlphaSights Shanghai

-Graduate Associate Program, Client Service Team -Available Start Dates: September 2022 Looking for a commercial role where you have autonomy and the ability to make an impact up front? Do you want to work in a high-performance, high-support environment where you manage blue-chip client relationships? If so, the Graduate Associate Program is for you.



Employment Type
New Graduate Jobs , Full-time

Work location

Japanese ☆☆☆☆☆, English ☆, Chinese ☆☆☆☆☆

Expected annual salary

The Associate Role

You’ll act as the connection point between our clients and industry experts. Your role is to understand the knowledge our clients need and identify the industry professionals with the precise expertise to meet those needs. You’ll spend considerable time on the phone and email reaching out to people and assessing whether they possess the knowledge our clients seek. Once you’ve found the right expert, you’ll connect them with our clients across a variety of formats (interviews, in-person meetings, surveys, etc.). This is a fast-paced, sales-oriented role where you’ll work on several client requests at once. There is a clear focus on results and revenue generation — leading to transferable skill development in project management, sales, negotiation, client relationship building, and more.


-0-2 years work experience -Bachelor's degree, with strong academic credentials and noteworthy extracurricular activities -Fluency in Mandarin, Japanese, and English is essential * Are you hesitant to submit an application because you're not sure if you check every box? Apply anyway! We’d love to hear from you and see how you can drive impact in our firm. *Please note that unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor visas for this position.

The Interview Process

1. 10-15 minutes Phone Interview with recruiter 2. First round video interview with recruiter 3. Second round interview with client service management 4. Final round interview with leadership 5. Interview Process Outcome

What We Look For

-Results Orientation: A clear focus on results, ability to look at every angle of a problem, and come up with actionable solutions. You’re motivated by meeting monthly targets. -Drive: Enjoy setting ambitious goals and embrace a whatever-it-takes mindset. You enjoy challenging yourself and have an innate curiosity about the business world. -Adaptability: Ability to pivot quickly, think on your feet, and embrace ambiguity and change with confidence, rather than self-doubt. -Humility: You approach every day with a growth mindset. A better version of yourself is always on the horizon. -Empathy: You seek to understand others’ experiences and perspectives and want to build lasting, trust-based relationships.

An enriching experience

-A competitive financial package, including base salary and monthly bonus -A comprehensive benefits package Bright and driven peers that will push you to work hard and celebrate successes -High responsibility and autonomy early in your career to work with our blue-chip clients -A vibrant community built from the ground up that includes people of diverse backgrounds and experiences

Accelerated growth

-The opportunity to gain transferable skills helpful in this role and beyond -The chance to manage your own team within 2-3 years and run your own multi-million book of business within 5-6 years. -Learn more about our commercial career paths https://www.alphasights.com/careers/?locale=en#career-building

AlphaSights Shanghai