DWS: Investment Marketer / Assistant Vice President

DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with 819 billion of assets under management (as of June 20, 2019). Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS has come to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines. We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management – as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus – complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our strategic investment approach. DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with staff from 35 nationalities, speaking more than 75 languages rooted in 22 countries, we are local while being one global team.

Role Specific Description

Seeking an Investment Marketer to innovate, develop and implement integrated, high-quality marketing collateral (including, but not limited to, sales ideas, strategy and new business pitch books, investment profiles, digital and social media) to support and enhance the growth of DWS retail and institutional business lines.

What We Offer You

— We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office

— Retirement Savings Plans, Parental Leave, and other family-friendly programs

— Educational Resources including College Coaching, Sponsorship [Tuition and Test Prep] Programs, and Student Loan Refinancing

What You’ll Do

— Align, coordinate and execute the business’s overall strategic positioning, messaging and value proposition within area of product coverage by working closely with management, product and sales teams, as well as other areas of Marketing.

— Build and implement timely, results-oriented product marketing plans and programs to support the content creation, distribution and promotion within the assigned product line.

— Employ a digital first mindset for all content created, including development of Web content to engage various customer segments. (ex: video script production, web panels, strategy pages)

— Use deep knowledge of industry and internal compliance regulations to ensure all content is compliant.

Regularly monitor and assess product information needs in coordination with sales, specialist and investments teams, plan for upcoming events or campaigns and ensure the timely delivery of all required product marketing items.

— Regularly conduct product and industry research to support best-in-class product marketing materials.

— Initiate new, innovative product and practical solutions to capture sales opportunities and retain clients as marketplace needs shift and grow.

— Build and maintain strong, positive interpersonal working relationships with all applicable constituencies to accomplish departmental and firm-wide goals.

— Ability to integrate and communicate strategic ideas across various internal and external channels.

Skills You’ll Need

— Excellent writing skills; copywriting and editing background helpful

— Effectively and willingly implement editorial feedback

— Identify, assess and prioritize assignments and manage deadlines

— Effectively and professionally manage relationships with coworkers and internal clients

— Demonstrate technological familiarity and capability

— Understand the regulatory environment and compliance guidelines

— Bachelor’s in business/marketing/advertising and/or writing/communications

— Series 7 + Series 63 (advantageous)

Skills That Will Help You Excel

— Strong creative background and digital production knowledge

— Well organized, goal-oriented, ability to juggle many projects simultaneously

— Strong knowledge of investment product sales and distribution process

— Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member

Location: 222 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606