Channel Marketing Manager

  • Excellent
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • William Blake Consulting Ltd
  • 07 Aug 18 2018-08-07

Excellent opportunity to join a growing firm within a role that is newly created due to the growth of my clients EMEA business

The role holder is responsible for delivering marketing communications support to the business, ensuring that the portfolio managers and investment strategies are appropriately positioned by the business target markets in EMEA. The individual will ensure that marketing communications are in place for priority funds (focus funds and new fund launches) list and that all roadshow and events engagement is appropriately managed.

They will also ensure that the businesses delivery across the marketing function is of appropriate quality and delivered to our SLAs (across RFP/Presentations/investment content, marketing communications, events and press). 

The role holder will be responsible for communicating to portfolio managers and sales and marketing team around priorities based on revenue goals and retention objectives, as well as supporting new product launches and regularly communicating relevant updates on changes within the business. The role holder will manage projects between departments and will proactively identify issues and take the lead in coordinating satisfactory resolution.

Role accountabilities:

  • Co-ordinate activity at -sponsored events and roadshows, including presentation packs and other related sales material.
  • Monitor activities to ensure resources are used effectively
  • Take the lead on marketing communications initiatives to support the business, such as for product campaigns or PR, co-ordinating activity across the businesses broader marketing team, working closely with the business development team
  • Supporting the achievement of the businesses business objectives with expansion into new markets/launching new products via a variety of platforms
  • Maintain a range of corporate and product literature, ensuring that content is appropriate, current, up to date and consistent with other communications
  • Support project activity, including fund launches/changes and regulatory changes
  • Provide relevant management reporting to summarise activity, impact and recommendations to increase impact
  • Actively identify issues between teams when they arise to seek swift resolution e.g. delays in delivery etc.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Strong writing skills to support the development of marketing and investment communications programmes in order to strengthen positioning of the business
  • Investment management experience and investment knowledge
  • Event coordination/fund manager roadshow experience
  • Solid understanding of asset management industry and associated audiences
  • Proven ability to develop compelling content and ability to restyle for use across a multitude of different mediums and audiences
  • Understanding of fixed income and absolute return products

Personal qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proficiency at prioritisation, proven experience with managing multiple tasks simultaneously, and the ability to operate under scheduled deadlines
  • Confident working with colleagues of all levels
  • Able to plan and roll out projects and campaigns
  • Attention to detail and emphasis on consistency and quality of message
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues easily and amicably
  • Proactive, resilient and energetic
  • Team player with proven ability to build strong and productive relationships