Business Development Associate

Business Development
Los Angeles
Posted 4 months ago

Known for its unique entrepreneurial culture that values teamwork and transparency, Intrepid offers highly motivated professionals substantial career advancement and exceptional income potential. As a valued member of a collaborative team, you will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to client engagements and take on important leadership initiatives within the firm, resulting in a high level of job satisfaction while building a solid foundation for your investment banking career. Our culture values the development and well-being of our team-members and fosters strong camaraderie throughout the firm, resulting in some of the highest retention rates in the industry.

Intrepid is a specialty investment bank and provides M&A, capital raising and strategic advisory services to entrepreneurs, family-owned companies, private equity sponsors and major corporations, through dedicated banking teams with deep industry sector experience and over three decades of experience. The firm is based in Los Angeles, with additional offices in Menlo Park, New York, Chicago, and Charlotte. Intrepid is the middle-market advisory arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MUFG), the 6th largest financial group in the world.

The qualifications of the candidate will include:

  • Four year college degree
  • Four year minimum work experience in business development capacity (preferably in financial services industry) with track record of interfacing with C-Suite executives
  • Process oriented, disciplined, and experienced in using CRMs to report on lead development and prospecting activity
  • An understanding of M&A, private equity and investment banking
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional, positive communication style
  • Highly proactive, results oriented, competitive, can-do attitude
  • Good listener, great team player
  • Ability to engage with prospects, develop relationships, and work seamlessly as a bridge for introducing senior bankers into these relationships
  • Excellent computer and organizational skills
  • Ability to work comfortably in an unstructured environment

Intrepid Investment Bankers provides M&A, capital raising and strategic advisory services to entrepreneurs and middle-market companies in various industry sectors. We are looking to add a highly-talented individual to our business development team to assist our senior bankers who lead various industry groups and also work on executing buy-side retained search mandates for the firm’s Buy Side practice.

The individual we are seeking will be responsible for: (i) sourcing and evaluating investment banking prospects through phone, email, and in-person efforts; (ii) building and managing the investment banking prospect pipeline for select industry bankers; (iii) building and maintaining relationships with leads and prospects; and (iv) working closely with the industry lead bankers to execute various marketing initiatives, involving social media, industry trade conferences and networking events, and (v) executing buy-side target searches for institutional private equity sponsors and strategic acquirors retaining the firm to help identify, contact, qualify and introduce them to qualified acquisition targets. The individual will not be involved in providing advisory services to such clients, as such services will be strictly provided by the firm’s investment banking professionals.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.







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