Investment Marketing Assistant, Fund Management, Fluent German required

Round Pegs Recruitment
Little London, UK
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

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Marketing & PR
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THIS ROLE REQUIRES FLUENT GERMAN (WRITTEN & VERBAL) & at least 6 months financial services marketing/sales support experience. These are non-negotiable.

A leading fund manager is seeking a Fluent German (verbal & written) Marketing Assistant to join their growing EMEA Channel marketing team.

The marketing team is responsible for building the brand, building product awareness and helping to drive sales in tandem with the firm's sales operation. The team is tasked with using all aspects of the marketing mix and is responsible for marketing to intermediated, wholesale and institutional segments across the UK & EMEA. You will be working directly with the Switzerland, France & Benelux Channel Marketing Manager as part of a 20+ strong channel marketing team.

This role is to support the growth of the business in the region, and primarily that of the Swiss, French and Benelux channels. You will work closely with the wider Channel marketing team, as well as the wider marketing team, to deliver the company's wholesale marketing strategy and operations: create and assist in the delivery of marketing communication, advertising and campaigns, and ensure timely delivery of collateral.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist the marketing manager in producing, updating or localising content that supports the sales strategy, in English and local language where appropriate
  • Work with the wider marketing functions to ensure successful delivery of campaigns and advertising activities
  • Work with compliance to ensure that all marketing materials are compliant with all regulatory and reporting requirements
  • Support digital communications, working closely with the sales teams and the digital teams
  • Support the translation process and proofread translated materials
  • Ensure the different websites are accurately updated and maintained
  • Monitor, measure and report the effectiveness of marketing activities
  • Provide support with industry events as required (e.g. marketing materials, banners, merchandise etc.)
  • Manage and track invoices within marketing budget
  • Understand brand, regulatory, compliance, GDPR, TCF and financial requirements
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

The role requires:
  • Fluent in English and German - written and spoken - essential
  • Additional language would be a plus (French)
  • Degree in Marketing preferable
  • Good planning and project management skills
  • Able to work independently on small and moderately complex projects
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Prior experience in a marketing role
  • Knowledge of the asset management industry a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of an effective team
  • Understand the need to prioritise and manage expectations
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships and developing good level of networking skills (internal teams, stakeholders and peers, and external third parties)
  • Client centric approach through all marketing work
  • Deadline driven

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