Life at MKM Partners
Independence. Creativity. Knowledge. Performance. Diversity. Outside of the Box Thinking. Integrity. Dedication.

If you are looking for a few words to capture the qualities of the professionals at MKM Partners, these would top the list, and are precisely what we’re looking for as we continue to build our firm. Our employees have been the foundation of our success.

As part of our growing team, you will be challenged to deliver value to our clients every day. You will work in an exciting, fast-paced environment that values insight, integrity, and judgment. We strive to develop our human capital by offering teach-ins, TED Talks, and other forums strategically designed to enhance our employees’ technical skills and understandings of market dynamics. We have built a culture that demands hard work — and rewards it.

If you have the energy and drive to succeed among the industry’s top performers, we invite you to explore career opportunities with us.

If you are interested in working at MKM Partners and wish to submit a general application, please email careers@mkmpartners.com so we can review your candidacy.

Open Positions

MKM Partners is looking to expand its Institutional Equity Sales team across a number of geographies. We are seeking candidates who have expertise in the financial markets and understand how to effectively disseminate value-added research to the buy side . In addition, candidates should have excellent relationships with Portfolio Managers, Research Analysts, and other professionals at institutional accounts. Ideal candidates should work well in a fast-paced team environment with a demonstrated ability to cross-sell and cultivate/develop relationships. Candidates should have four to eight years of experience in Equity Sales with a track record of success. Please find a full overview of the role and qualifications here. Please send your resume and a cover letter to EquitySales@mkmpartners.com with “Institutional Equity Salesperson” in the subject header for consideration.

MKM Partners is looking to hire a Institutional Equity Junior Sales Associate for the New York office. This is an entry level role with excellent exposure to the financial markets and provides a strong career path in Institutional Equity Sales, as well as many opportunities for longer term career development and advancement. The ideal candidate should work well in a fast paced and team environment supporting senior members of the sales team while delivering the various resources of the firm to our institutional clients. In this role, the candidate will learn about MKM Partners actionable and unbiased economic, technical, derivative, event-driven and fundamental research products, as well as our trade execution abilities in both the US and foreign markets. Please find a full overview of the role and qualifications here. Please send your resume and a cover letter to EquitySales@mkmpartners.com with “Institutional Equity Junior Sales Associate” in the subject header for consideration.

MKM Partners is looking to hire a SPAC Analyst. The candidate will be responsible for analyzing and publishing reports on SPACs at various stages (i.e., from pre-IPO through post-closing of the business combination), producing pro-forma valuations, monitoring the SPAC universe, and communicating ideas to institutional clients. The position will require collaboration with our Senior Capital Markets Analyst, Event Driven Analyst, fundamental research analysts, and the institutional equity salesforce and traders. Candidates should have 4-15 years of related work experience. Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@mkmpartners.com with “SPAC Desk Analyst Application” in the subject header for consideration.

MKM Partners is looking to hire a Capital Markets Analyst/Associate. The candidate will be responsible for analyzing and publishing reports on IPOs, producing models/comps sheets, monitoring the IPO pipeline, and communicating with institutional clients. The candidate will work closely with the Senior Capital Markets Analyst, fundamental research analysts, and the institutional equity salesforce and traders. Candidates should have 4-10 years of related work experience. Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@mkmpartners.com with “Capital Markets Analyst/Associate Application” in the subject header for consideration.

MKM Partners is looking to hire an Associate/Vice President of Corporate Access for the New York or Stamford Connecticut office. The ideal candidate should leverage our existing relationships with corporate access partners as well as expand origination efforts with new management contacts within various sectors. We are seeking a candidate that will help design a corporate access plan, market MKM’s capabilities, and maintain relevant systems. The position requires organization, strong communication skills, as well as display an interest and understanding for the financial markets. Please find a full overview of the role and qualifications here. Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@mkmpartners.com with “Associate/Vice President of Corporate Access Origination Application” in the subject header for consideration.

MKM Partners is looking to hire a Finance Associate. This is an entry-level role for the Office of the CFO and will report directly to the VP of Finance to support day-to-day accounting responsibilities. This position will provide excellent exposure to the financial markets and offer a strong career path in accounting with opportunities for longer term career development. The candidate will develop a deep understanding of broker-dealer accounting, as well as a comprehensive knowledge base of equity research, sales, trading, compliance, IT, operations and business management. Please find a full overview of the role and qualifications here. Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@mkmpartners.com with “Office of the CFO | Finance Associate” in the subject header for consideration.

MKM Partners is looking to hire a Junior Sales Associate for the Quantitative Survey Group (“QSG”), an alternative/primary research group within MKM Partners. This role is an entry-level/junior role that will provide excellent exposure to the financial markets and a strong career path in Alternative Research Sales, as well as many opportunities for longer term career development and advancement. The ideal candidate should work well in a fast paced and team-based environment while delivering the various resources of the firm but with a focus on delivering QSG alternative research to our institutional clients. This position may be located in our New York, Stamford, or Chicago offices. Please find a full overview of the role and qualifications here. Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@mkmpartners.com with “Quantitative Survey Group | QSG Junior Sales Associate” in the subject header for consideration.

MKM Partners is looking to hire a Supervisory Analyst/Compliance Officer. In this role, your responsibilities will include reviewing and approving research, assisting with implementing supervisory policies and procedures across the research platform and assisting with supporting the firms overall regulatory compliance program. You will be required to assist in a variety of administrative tasks and special projects, while interacting with stakeholders across all departments including research, sales, trading, compliance, IT, operations and business management. Please find a full overview of the role and qualifications here. Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@mkmpartners.com with “Supervisory Analyst” in the subject header for consideration.

MKM Partners is seeking experienced and motivated Sales Traders with strong buy side relationships to join our team. The ideal candidate will be able to leverage our award winning research, execution services, and various other products to provide maximum value to our clients. In addition to a robust fundamental research platform, our firm provides a full suite of content including Economic, Technical, and Derivatives Strategy as well as Proprietary Studies, CSAs, Fixed Income, etc. We are looking to expand our New York, Stamford, and Chicago offices. Please send your resume to careers@mkmpartners.com for consideration.

MKM Partners Internship Program

The MKM Summer Associate Program offers undergraduate students from highly selective colleges and universities the opportunity to work on challenging and meaningful projects in several areas of finance including Equity Research, Sales and Trading, and Macroeconomics. The program also includes various leadership development seminars with MKM employees and industry experts.

Curriculum

Internship positions at MKM Partners are matched with the interests and skill set of each student. Ideal qualities for prospective interns include demonstrated leadership abilities, strong quantitative skills, and the ability to work in a team environment.

Interns are assigned a supervisor who will oversee their work responsibilities and projects for the duration of the program while also being paired with a mentor outside of their departments to provide additional coaching and development.

Throughout the summer program, interns also participate in an ongoing leadership development seminar. Interns will participate in weekly sessions that allow them to meet and network with MKM employees and executives, including MKM Co-Founders Tom Messina and Steve Messina. Speaker topics include MKM’s business strategy, career management, specific products and the financial services industry as a whole.

The Speaker Series

As part of the curriculum, in addition to presentations by MKM Partners’ department heads and strategists, the Speaker Series includes presentations from MKM’s valued clients and respected members of the financial community.

Please see below a video where MKM’s Internet & Capital Markets Analyst Rohit Kulkarni speaks about the IPO markets, one of the many topics discussed in the Speaker Series.


MKM Partners provides equal opportunity employment to all its current and prospective employees.