Legg Mason Stamford , CT 06901
Seeking a Global Multi-Asset Class Product Marketer for Legg Mason's Multi-Asset Strategies to help position Legg Mason's capabilities in multi-asset and multi-product strategies. Here, you will research competitive trends in multi-asset strategies and drive marketing initiatives related to those strategies while ensuring a clear and compelling marketing message, including investment process, portfolio positioning, and rationale for each covered portfolio. Collaborating heavily with other Global Marketing and Communications (GMAC) colleagues, you will act as a liaison on asset class specific matters between our affiliate's marketing teams and GMAC's US and International Editors. You will also liaise with Product teams, Product Specialists, Compliance and other departments to help with content and address any potential issues. Must be able to think outside the box about marketing more complex and act nimbly, adjusting as business needs evolve.
The Product Marketer acts as the central marketing authority for multi-asset strategies and has a strong understanding of the markets related to their respective strategies. Incumbent must be perceived as a credible source of investment information pertaining to their covered strategies and have a solid understanding of all content available globally to promote the respective strategies.
Reporting to the Global Head of Content, you will primarily interact with the Legg Mason (LM) product specialists, our investment affiliate's marketing and product specialist teams, and GMAC's client experience and editorial teams.
Location may be Stamford, CT or New York City; our Stamford office is located next to the Metro North train station.
Develop core messaging in collaboration with our investment managers (our affiliates) for multi-asset and multi-product investment strategies, including asset allocation models, multi-asset mutual funds and separately managed accounts, and sub-advisory mandates sold through Legg Mason's Global Distribution organization
Ensure global content is consistent with core messaging
Obtain intimate knowledge of the investment philosophy and process of each strategy supported including detailed understanding of current investment themes within the portfolio, knowledge of portfolio holdings, risk attributes of the strategy, past and current positioning of the portfolio, near-term outlook for the strategy, and performance attribution
Collaborate with LM's Editors and Writers and play the lead role in creating and reviewing relevant collateral, landing pages, social media, and emails concerning multi-asset strategies
Liaise with LM product specialists and our affiliates to ensure all data and responses regarding a given product are accurate and appropriate
Proofread and conduct quality assurance of electronic and print materials
Execute on other projects, as necessary
Solid understanding of economic and financial concepts and capital markets required
Experienced in financial services and products, capital markets, and economic trends
Communicates effectively in writing and speaking
Listens actively; recognizes and reinforces good ideas
Thinks creatively and strategically first, then thinks tactically
Builds relationships through effective collaboration
Strong attention to detail and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
Creative thinker able to turn concepts into compelling messaging for various audiences
Likes to solve problems/multi-dimensional thinker
Thrives in a fast-paced environment, juggles multiple priorities
Willing to constructively challenge status quo
Readily acknowledges mistakes and learns from them
Holds oneself accountable; goes the extra mile to get the job done
Open to new ideas
Experience & Qualifications:
Demonstrated success in the development of multi-faceted, comprehensive product strategy or marketing campaigns in asset management
Bachelor's degree; CFA and/or MBA desired
8+ years' experience in asset management. Experience in a product specialist or product marketing role preferred
Series 6 or 7 licensed, if not, must achieve within 1 year of employment
Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.
What's in it for you:
A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance (click here to learn more)
Extensive paid time off, including extensive paid parental leave for all full-time regular employees with one year of service
A culture where continuous improvement, innovation, and growth are top of mind
Working for a Company that believes diversity and inclusion is paramount
Learning and development: our learning culture encourages and supports learning and development, both on a professional and personal level
Working alongside the industry's best and brightest; we hire people just like you every day!
Company-provided Care.com membership
Discounts to area fitness centers, large retail chains, cell phone providers, tickets, and more
Dress for your Day dress code -- jeans and sneakers are acceptable if your day permits it