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Working for Ruffer

Attracting people of the highest calibre who share our ethos

The quality of our staff is fundamental to the service at Ruffer and we have been accredited with the Investors in People Awards since 2000.

We are always keen to attract talented people who want to work for a privately–owned investment manager with a distinctive approach.

For those with career experience

If you are interested in a career at Ruffer, please send your CV and a covering letter to the relevant email address below.

We are particularly interested in hearing from graduates with between one and five years’ relevant experience, or those looking to make a career change, starting at Ruffer as an Investment Associate.

We receive a lot of email applications, so we will only be in touch if we have a suitable opportunity.

For careers in portfolio management

For careers in operations

For all other queries


Graduate recruitment

At Ruffer we look for curious and self–motivated graduates who have the aptitude and ambition to become one of our Investment Directors.

This role is perfect for an intelligent graduate who believes they will be able to build and maintain long–term relationship with clients.

We strive to foster an open and friendly working atmosphere and offer both in–house and external training. Progression at Ruffer is based entirely on merit.

For more information, see our graduate recruitment brochure here.

Applications for the 2018 graduate programme are now closed. 


Every summer, we take a small number of interns for a six week placement. 

We accept applications from students who are in their penultimate year of university and interested in pursuing our graduate recruitment programme. Applicants should be expecting to receive a minimum of a 2:1 from a leading university. 

Successful candidates will gain a unique insight into working for Ruffer.

Applications for the 2018 programme are now closed. Applications for the 2019 programme will open later this year.

Jonathan Ruffer


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