ighland Capital Management, L.P. is a multibillion-dollar global alternative investment manager. Founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada, Highland operates across a variety of asset classes and structures within the alternative landscape including hedge funds, separate accounts, distressed and special situations private equity, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), mutual funds, and ETFs. The firm’s diversified client base includes public pension plans, foundations, endowments, corporations, financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, and high net-worth individuals. Highland is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and maintains offices in New York, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Singapore, and Seoul.
Highland Funds seeks an external wholesaler to provide field sales coverage to new and existing relationships in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. The wholesaler will work with Independent Broker Dealer (IBD), Wirehouse, and RIA channels to sell liquid alternative mutual funds where Highland Funds are embedded.
The job requires the ability to establish credibility and build rapport with financial advisors as a spokesperson of the firm to promote the Highland Funds in an effort to increase and maintain assets under management. A high level of professionalism and diligence in meeting client expectations will be essential to increasing the quantity and quality of effective partnerships.