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Janus Henderson Investors Product Marketing Production Senior Associate in London, United Kingdom

We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.

The department

Distribution is responsible for the marketing, promotion and ongoing development of our product offering, for both institutional and intermediary channels globally. Distribution is a trusted partner to our clients and we enable investment solutions through active management. Areas within Distribution consist of Sales, Global Marketing, Global Product and Investment Trusts.

Janus Henderson’s global product marketing function is responsible for developing and implementing product marketing strategy, including articulating our firm’s unique product capabilities across multiple asset classes, vehicles, regions and channels. It is embedded within the global marketing, product and distribution function.

Overview of the role

This role is responsible for monthly and quarterly production and maintenance of existing core and custom product marketing collateral (e.g. presentations, brochures, profiles) for an assigned product set, ensuring the highest standards in quality and timely delivery to market. This role is primarily tactical in nature, with some strategic initiative work. Working in a highly collaborative fashion, you will interact closely with Product Marketers, Product Specialists, Content, Channel Marketing and Distribution personnel. Our ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced culture, is accustomed to managing multiple projects to tight deadlines and has an interest in the market and investment products. The role will support various global institutional and intermediary businesses.

Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Conduct the scheduled updating of existing core product marketing collateral (with a primary emphasis on product presentations) in a timely and accurate manner for an assigned product coverage

  • Be responsible for gathering information, including data and copy, and deciphering how the information will show in the produced materials

  • Ensure accuracy, appropriateness and quality reviews of presentations and other marketing material from a product, audience, internal best practices and a regulatory perspective

  • Have a basic understanding of regional regulatory and compliance requirements for financial promotions and marketing materials

  • Utilize knowledge of industry and company product information to determine which data is most appropriate for usage

  • Work with the team and more senior staff to deal with complex products, larger clients, accounts, projects, analyses, or internal relationships

  • Partner with management to train and help more junior members of the team grow

  • Lead global team initiatives with minimal supervision

  • Perform product change management duties by asking appropriate follow-up questions and recognizing the implications of changes across multiple records and/or resources

  • Adhere to production and file retention processes in order to maintain accurate recordkeeping of electronic files in accordance with department and regulatory requirements and to ensure the appropriate tracking of all key project milestones

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Supervisory responsibilities

  • No

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Significant marketing experience preferably within the financial services industry or equivalent required

  • Significant experience in a production-oriented role required

  • Good asset class knowledge preferred; emphasis in alternatives, multi-asset and complex investment products a major plus

  • Institutional and/or intermediary experience preferred

  • Multiple vehicle (Separate/Segregated Account, Mutual Fund, UCIT, OEIC, SICAV, VIT, ETF, etc.) marketing experience a major plus

Competencies required

In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:

  • Takes accountability for assignments from inception through completion ensuring accuracy, consistency and timely delivery

  • Good project management capability

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and high volumes simultaneously

  • Strong computer skills including MS PPT, Word and Excel

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with ability to work across all levels of the organization

  • Familiarity with the financial marketplace and distribution process is a major plus

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Strong ability to chart financial and/or complex data

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Strong understanding of industry regulatory and compliance requirements

  • Experience with proofreading, fact checking and an editorial eye

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:

  • Annual performance appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned compliance training

Compliance requirements

At a minimum the role will require you to:

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

  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required

  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required

  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

Janus Henderson (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 at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson 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 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.

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