Janus Henderson Investors Marketing Assistant in London, United Kingdom

Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.

We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.

We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.

Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.

Corporate Title: Marketing Assistant, Investment Trust Marketing

Location: London

The Department

The Investment Trust department is responsible for Janus Henderson’s managed investment trust business which represents £7.7bn of assets under management for 13 investment companies plus the investment portfolio of The Law Debenture Corporation.

The department is split into 3 teams: the company secretariat, sales and marketing. Sales communicate with professional investors; marketing communicate with retail investors.

The marketing team (in which this role sits) currently has a headcount of 4 people and covers 3 core disciplines: public relations, content production/distribution and digital marketing.

Overview of the Role

Our aim is to promote the 13 investment trusts managed by Janus Henderson (see www.hendersoninvestmenttrusts.com for the details) and their respective fund managers to both prospective and existing Retail investors, with the hope of informing existing investors and persuading prospective investors to invest.

Designed as an entry-level position, this role focusses on the administration required to support the smooth running of the marketing operation, and with time should provide a solid foundation of experience for an up and coming financial services marketer.

The role has arisen after the previous incumbent left to travel Australia. In the short term, this role will report to the Head of Investment Trust Marketing, but will in due course move to a (yet to be appointed) Marketing Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining the investment trust pages within the Janus Henderson UK websites. This includes uploading documents, videos and articles, and ensuring all product information is correct and up-to-date.

  • Distributing content (articles and videos) to media agencies and third party content platforms.

  • Checking and uploading/distribution of monthly factsheets.

  • Distribution of Annual/Half Year Reports in response to ad-hoc requests, maintaining a supply of same for distribution.

  • Subtitling and Compliance of quarterly fund manager videos.

  • Arranging AGM livestream web-hosting, email invitations, and Compliance of video recording.

  • Ad-hoc email invitations through using email broadcast software (e.g. Trust TV, podcasts etc.)

  • Inputting invoices to budget spreadsheet and processing of invoices in online software.

  • Collating and distributing press cuttings internally and to clients.

  • Collating and inputting monthly management information, e.g. RD:IR reports, website data etc.

  • Social media administration (uploading posts, sourcing images etc.)

  • Events admin (sourcing presentations, booking venues etc.)

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned.

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • In preference has studied a marketing, or marketing related, undergraduate course.

  • Good Microsoft skills, specifically Excel.

  • Excellent organisational/time-management skills.

  • Previous experience of online content management/email systems would be an advantage, although is not essential.

  • Good written and verbal communications skills.

Competencies Required

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A willingness to learn in a practical environment.

  • A keen interest in retail marketing.

  • Keen attention to detail and a ‘right-first-time’ approach.

  • Experience in consumer-facing industry preferable.

  • Can work in a team environment, but also on own.

  • An interest in investing would be beneficial. Experience of investing for oneself is a bonus.

  • Excellent execution, focused on meeting deadlines and ensuring that work is of the highest quality.

  • Confident, with great communication and interpersonal skills since the role will require interaction and collaboration across the business.

  • Ability to work with 3rd parties, including suppliers.

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

Compliance Requirements

At a minimum the role requires the individual to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first and always act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles

  • Understand and comply with any federal, state, and foreign laws and regulations applicable for the role, and seeking the guidance of Compliance if this is unclear at any time

  • Understand and comply with all relevant Janus Henderson policies applicable for the role, and seeking the guidance of the relevant policy owner if this is unclear at any time.The individual in the role is ultimately accountable for his/her own actions and is responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.