Marketing Strategist, Alternatives Platform

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Aug 2022
Closes
03 Sep 2022
Ref
16210546
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

About the Role

The Alternatives Platform Marketing lead is a critical role on the Global Marketing team. We seek a skilled professional who combines strong alternatives marketing expertise, strategic marketing experience, a client perspective, and a commercial lens to partner with business leadership and product management, other members of the marketing team, portfolio managers, fund sponsors, legal & compliance and our client group to effectively position and communicate our alternative investments capabilities. This individual will be responsible for developing the overarching marketing strategy and executing tactical marketing plans in coordination with key stakeholders.

This role is part of a global marketing function with locations in Boston, London, Singapore, and Tokyo. This individual will partner closely with our EMEA and APAC marketing teams, our products marketers, as well as with our channel marketers who are aligned with our global client-facing teams. Global Marketing also includes teams dedicated to content creation and management (writing/editing/proofreading, readership optimization and content tagging), public relations, design (digital and print), marketing operations and project management, digital marketing, and events.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Facilitate strategic discussions with business partners to identify marketing priorities, and define near- and longer-term marketing strategies to support these priorities;
  • Ensure the marketing plans are focused on maximizing results by highlighting Wellington's competitive advantages and amplifying them;
  • Develop and drive integrated marketing programs and tactics, collaborating with colleagues to develop and implement, and ensuring alignment with strategy, timeline, and budget;
  • Stay current with internal and external investment trends and marketplace dynamics (competitor analysis, topics of interest);
  • Understand what content is most impactful for each of the audiences in our channels and how best to increase client and prospect engagement;
  • Partner with analytics to improve the effectiveness of marketing programs, helping to make insightful, data-driven marketing decisions;
  • Mine data-driven metrics for marketing ROI and unique client preferences and buying behavior;
  • Generate innovative ideas to promote our alternatives brand and capabilities;
  • Ensure brand consistency through all marketing channels.
  • Closely collaborate with global privates marketing and global sustainable investing marketing colleagues
  • Collaborate with Client Services Group and product management on sales training and support, as well as dissemination of new materials
QUALIFICATIONS

Specific qualifications include:
  • Previous alternatives investing marketing experience (10 years)
  • Development of integrated marketing plans, including paid and earned media, public relations, social, thought leadership, email, website and event tactics
  • Strong technical industry, product and investment knowledge
  • Ability to both create content and provide strategic marketing input
  • Ability to tell 'stories' through content that will engage a variety of audiences, allocators and portfolio companies
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and intellectual curiosity
  • Global mindset; experience in working across borders (particularly in continental Europe and Asia), time zones and cultures
  • Flexibility and the ability to partner effectively with others, seek a wider audience, build consensus, influence, and act decisively
  • Strong collaborator and influencer - ability to engage with multiple stakeholders and quickly build relationships
  • Effective communication skills, including interpersonal, verbal, and written
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Sense of humor and passion for working in a creative and collaborative environment
  • Ability to prioritize work, aligning with both strategic firm-wide priorities and AUM goals
  • Grace under pressure; ability to adapt, "roll up sleeves" and get things done
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .

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