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Janus Henderson Investors Senior Manager, Channel Marketing 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

The Global Marketing team resides within the Distribution organization and is responsible for the marketing, promotion and ongoing development of our product offerings and services to direct investors, 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.

The Janus Henderson Portfolio Construction and Strategy (PCS) team is situated within Global Marketing and provides educational insights to our clients through proprietary analytics, thought leadership, and frequent in-person engagements. The client benefit is a better understanding of their own asset allocations and the sharing of our firm’s knowledge and insights

This role reports directly to the Head of North America Channel Marketing. A successful marketer for Portfolio Construction & Strategy (PCS) combines a sophisticated, creative, proactive and analytical skillset with a strong suite of communication and collaboration skills.

Overview of the role

As the global marketing resource for Janus Henderson’s PCS services your primary responsibility is to build and execute a long-term strategic marketing plan for PCS, partnering closely with members of the PCS team, Sales and other marketers across the Global Marketing organization.

You will lead/partner all global marketing efforts in support of PCS, including messaging development, digital presence, lead generation, events, content roadmap and campaign efforts. While not directly responsible for all elements previously stated you will be expected to proactively set the strategy, partner with organization leads and drive the execution. You will help your peers and colleagues understand our PCS offerings and overall strategy so that PCS becomes a regular part of global marketing planning activities and campaigns from the onset.

You will be the go-to resource for our global team of asset allocation and portfolio implementation subject matter experts on all marketing and promotional activities. You will communicate with global PCS team members, Sales and marketing peers. You will be expected to be highly collaborative and have the ability to develop strong partnerships with a variety of individuals across the Distribution organization.

You will need to not only set the strategy but drive the completion of the marketing plan, some of which will be clearly outlined, and some of which will be relatively unstructured and require you to apply your own judgement and intuition in order to successfully complete.

Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Create and execute the marketing plan: develop a marketing vision to support PCS’s overall business growth objectives and lead all aspects of the day-to-day implementation across marketing activities.

  • Develop global collateral, digital experiences, and campaigns that assist with the promotion of our PCS intellectual capital and capabilities.

  • Build brand awareness, in coordination with our Brand Team, by helping develop all aspects of the branding strategy for PCS.

  • Partner closely with our Events, PR/Communication, Content and Social Media Teams to drive promotional activities that build our PCS brand.

  • Work closely with Sales and become a “trusted partner” to help drive regional and in some cases, territory specific plans, to proactively promote PCS with targeted clients.

  • Break down barriers, solve cross-functional issues, build strategic relationships and gain consensus for marketing strategies through a highly collaborative approach and partnership mentality.

  • Measure the success of marketing initiatives to determine ROI.

    Supervisory responsibilities

  • No

    Technical skills and qualifications

  • Experience in the asset management industry

  • Excellent track-record as a marketing professional with tangible results

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence through all levels of an organization

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required; master’s degree preferred

    Competencies required

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

  • Extensive PowerPoint skills

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

  • Annual performance appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned compliance training

  • Annual attestation (Knowledge and Competence in-scope roles only)

    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.

    For those in scope of Knowledge & Competence (MiFID II)

  • Knowledge of financial markets, financial markets function and the impact of economic figures and national/regional/global events on markets

  • Understanding of issues relating to market abuse and anti-money laundering

  • Annual attestation

    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.