Invesco is one of the world's leading global investment managers, entrusted with managing $1.2 trillion* in assets on behalf of clients worldwide. We are the 6th largest US retail asset manager and the 13th largest investment manager globally, and our more than 8,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. We are purely focused on managing a comprehensive range of active, passive and alternative investment capabilities, which we draw on to provide customized solutions aligned to client needs, our most important benchmark.(*As of May 31,2019)
Job Purpose (Job Summary):
The Senior Wealth Management Intermediaries (WMI) Investment Marketer is a strategic marketer that helps set the external marketing strategy for, and leads the execution of, investment marketing programs focused on the most immediately commercial opportunities for our retail focus products including ETFs, mutual funds, alternatives and UITs. The Senior WMI Investment Marketer will deliver breakthrough approaches that influence and engage clients and prospects along the customer lifecycle and journey in support of our retail focus products through digital, social, paid, earned and owned channels. With the retail distribution landscape changing dramatically and quickly, this is a critical position within Americas Marketing, an organization responsible for driving sustainable client demand by transforming the way clients engage with us. Based on deep product knowledge, the WMI Investment Marketer will serve as brand managers for our focus retail strategies, managing how their value and benefits are expressed across all marketing touchpoints to drive increased revenue. The role will partner with the Segment and Acquisition Marketing teams, product and sales teams always seeking to put the client at the center of everything they do, simplifying complex product strategies/concepts and demonstrating their differentiated value in delivering a superior investment experience. The Senior WMI Marketer must bring deep product knowledge, including ETFs, mutual funds, alternatives and UITs, as well as understanding of how best to influence advisor and consumer decision making through face to face and digital engagements in support of our retail focus products.
Help drive the marketing strategy and execution of our retail focus products
Innovate the way we bring investment products, strategies and concepts to market exploiting all marketing touchpoints (digital, social, paid, earned and owned channels) to help drive revenue.
Continuously monitoring market trends and competitive landscape to develop and refine product positioning and product marketing programs to differentiate our solutions in a highly commoditized marketplace.
Serve as a strategic partner with WMI Segment Marketing and with Sales as, together, we set and deliver highly coordinated Distribution plans (Sales and Marketing) and selling systems in support of our focus retail products.
Must exude the passion for creating, thrive in a dynamic environment, and possess an enthusiastic willingness to roll up their sleeves to positively influence the client experience
Must possess key agile elements: focus on customer centricity, cross functional collaboration, increase speed to market and continuous testing/learning.
Assist marketing directors with other projects as needed
Work Experience / Knowledge:
A 3+ year proven track record creating innovative marketing campaigns/programs with a focus on digital as well as significant investment product knowledge: including ETFs, mutual funds, alternatives and UITs
An understanding of the product development and buying decision process for the retail marketplace
Experience collaborating within a transforming marketing organization, as well as with sales, product, corporate communications, legal and compliance
Ability to motivate, energize and drive results in an agile methodology environment preferred
Strong understanding of financial markets and investment solutions
Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:
Possess an intellectual curiosity that drives strategic thinking
Superior communication and influencing skills
Ability to work in nimble, test and learn, iterative environment
Team player who is open minded, flexible and willing to incorporate other people's opinions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proactive problem-solving skills that lead to innovative thinking and resolutions
Ability to make decisions based on analysis and data
Strong organizational skills and detail orientation
Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)
FLSA (US Only): Exempt
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.
Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.