VIE - Clients & Markets

Experience level Early Careers
Job details sector Sales and Distribution

From a client perspective, AXA IM has relationships with Institutions (Pension Funds, Insurance Companies, Non-Profit organizations, Sovereign entities) and Distributors (Fund Selection Units, Private Banks, Financial Advisors, Networks).

The Clients & Markets team gathers, analyses information and data to support the decision-making process with regard to sales strategy, business development and product development.


The team is composed of three people based in Paris and London. Reporting to the Head of Clients & Markets, the main responsibilities of the VIE are:

Lead/contribute to client market research to help fine-tune the sales strategy

Follow client trends in the press or in competitor’s communication materials and synthesize the information into our internal publication, “Client Trends”

Update the market sizings to follow the evolution of our market share and help sales prioritization

Occasionally support salespeople by performing research for thought leadership and segment-related projects, providing support with presentations and other material

The work allows to develop a deep and transversal view on the asset management industry from a client perspective. Please note that this function is not related to investment or macro-economic research.



 What sort of profile are we looking for:

  • Graduated, or about to finish a master degree in Finance in University or Business School.
  • An interest in research 
  • Excellent analytic skill, shown by strong academic results
  • Fluent in English: good communication skills, orally and in writing
  • Highly motivated, team player, proactive, open-minded and dynamic
  • Ideally a passive understanding of either: Dutch, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, a Scandinavian language
  • An experience in financial markets and the asset management industry in particular is required


The VIE contract is accessible to any citizen of a country within the European Union, except UK citizenship as the VIE in based in the UK. Typically the VIE position offers an exceptional entry point into the asset management industry.   


Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €801bn in assets as of the end of 2019. We employ about 2,360 people around the world and operate out of 28 offices split across 20 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.

AXA IM is committed to building an inclusive culture, valuing diversity and supporting the career progression of all employees.