High Yield Trader
Wellington Management - Boston, MA

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The Company
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With US$719.8 billion in assets under management as of 30 June 2012, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. We welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

The Position
We are currently seeking a High Yield Trader. The position will be based in our Boston office, report to the Manager of US Fixed Income Trading and be primarily focused on trading in our High Yield book of business.

Principal responsibilities will include:

•Executing fixed income transactions for all relevant accounts under management, with an emphasis on High Yield;
•Gathering and disseminating market and sector information to appropriate investment personnel;
•Performing market and security analysis;
•Studying the marketplace for tactical opportunities and generating trading ideas consistent with investment strategies.

The successful candidate will possess:

•A minimum of 5-7 years of High Yield Trading experience;
•Strong quantitative, analytical and technology skills;
•Undergraduate degree is required with progress or completion towards a post graduate degree and/or CFA a plus
•Strong interpersonal skills;
•Strong organizational skills;
•Ability to be accurate under tight time constraints in a high-pressure environment;
•Ability to work in a team environment.

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