Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Morgan Stanley, Lockheed Martin and Zurich North America are hiring

A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks.

Zurich North America is on the hunt for a director of private equity. The hire will play a key role in identifying and investing in private equity funds, co-investment and occasionally in secondary LP opportunities. He or she will be sourcing, screening, analyzing and performing due diligence on potential investments and work on other projects closely related to investments. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, finance, law or accounting or a professional certification. Also required is eight or more years’ experience in corporate finance, transaction finance, investment management or consulting, of which four or more years’ experience should be in private equity investing. The position is in New York.

Morgan Stanley is searching for an investor relations/business development analyst/associate. The hire will support the head of investor relations and business development for Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners. Responsibilities will include supporting all aspects of the investor relations, business development, marketing, pre-marketing and fundraising process. Candidates should have one to three years of experience at a private equity/real estate/infrastructure/human resources platform; however, Morgan Stanley will also consider applicants from a wealth management background. The position is in New York.

Hudson Gate is looking to hire an associate to join its investor relations team. The successful candidate will focus primarily on investor relations but will have longer-term business development opportunities. He or she will interface directly with the leaders of the firm. Applicants should have two to five years of financial services experience, including investor relations at a private equity firm or investment banking. Also required is an understanding of the financial markets, including private equity. The position is in New York.

Lockheed Martin is seeking a private equity investment analyst. The hire will provide support to administer and manage the private equity investment program. Other key responsibilities include assisting in the development of private equity asset class allocation and implementation strategies; researching, sourcing and completing due diligence on prospective fund and co-investment opportunities; and preparing materials for committee approval of investments. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field; and a minimum of three years of relevant investment experience. The position is in Bethesda, Maryland.