RIS National Sales Director

Sales New York, New York


First Eagle Investment Management is an independent, privately-owned investment management firm headquartered in New York with approximately $101 billion* in assets under management. Dedicated to providing prudent stewardship of client assets, the firm focuses on active, fundamental and benchmark-agnostic investing, with a strong emphasis on downside protection. Over a long history dating back to 1864, First Eagle has helped its clients avoid permanent impairment of capital and earn attractive returns through widely varied economic cycles—a tradition that is central to its mission today. The firm’s investment capabilities include equity, fixed income, alternative credit, and multi-asset strategies.

*As of December 31, 2019

First Eagle is seeking a candidate for the RIS National Sales Director role covering the East Coast territory. The successful candidate will be responsible for the below responsibilities and have the following qualifications for this role:


  • Develop a thorough understanding of First Eagle products and salient positioning points for the retirement channel
  • Build relationships with assigned intermediaries in order to develop and expand distribution opportunities for the retirement business
  • Build product awareness within assigned intermediaries
  • Gain product placements within key fiduciary platforms and retirement 3(38) and 3(21) programs
  • Build and maintain a pipeline of sales opportunities
  • Partner with First Eagle retail and institutional teams to position products, build new and expand existing relationships
  • Support the sales efforts within select sales teams at key retirement platforms
  • Represent the firm in a professional and ethical manner in all interactions
  • Travel assigned territory
  • Meet and exceed sales goals
  • Assist in the ideation process for business building strategies including the development of value-add pieces and sales stories
  • Participate in industry conferences and deliver presentations on behalf of First Eagle


  • Undergraduate Degree; Advanced degree or industry designation a plus
  • At least 10 years of Defined Contribution sales experience preferred
  • Sales Management experience is a plus
  • Proven ability to build relationships with intermediaries and execute with both retail advisors as well as institutional consultants
  • Series 7, 63


  • Strong written communication skills and highly developed verbal communication skills with a strong customer service orientation
  • Collegial and collaborative team player with well-developed capacity for team-based sales
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with indisputable attention to detail and ability to make and implement decisions
  • Ability to build confidence and strong relationships with colleagues and internal stakeholders in addition to external counterparties
  • Strong sense of personal accountability
  • Resourceful, well-organized, highly dependable and proactive
  • Intuitive sense of honesty and highest ethical standards; unquestioned integrity; all actions and decisions are consistent with corporate values

The duties and responsibilities described herein are not a comprehensive list. Additional tasks may be assigned to the employee and the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.

First Eagle Investment Management, LLC (FEIM) is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.  Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at FEIM, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religious belief, including dress and grooming practices, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), or any other protected characteristic as established by law.