Marketing Associate

Munich, Germany
05 Mar 2022
10 Mar 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Part Time
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

The firm is seeking a Marketing Associate to join the Munich Marketing team to help manage the translation and development of local language marketing collateral. The successful candidate will report to the Vice President, Channel Marketing Manager Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe and will work closely with multiple internal stakeholders, including the central EMEA Marketing team based in London and global marketing team, as well as managing external vendors.

This role is a 6-month part-time 50% contract position based in Munich.


  • Assume primary responsibility for reviewing & editing German translations for all marketing collateral including thought leadership, website, emails, videos and brochures across various marketing platforms.
  • Coordinate with compliance to ensure all materials produced are fully compliant with regulations.
  • Provide events marketing support for PIMCO and external industry conferences to enforce the protocols on brand and messaging governance to ensure the deliverables are on brand and messaging is aligned.
  • Assisting with various marketing projects and activities around delivering and developing marketing programs to support our business as required.

Position Requirements:


• Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or business related disciplines

• Professional qualification in finance is a plus

• Proficiency in spoken and written English and German (native)


• Deep understanding of financial markets with 2 to 4 years' industry experience in wholesale marketing / institutional marketing in the asset management industry in Germany

• Minimum of 1 year of marketing experience within the financial services industry

• Strong written and editing skills in the financial sector

• Demonstrate the ability to organize and communicate information effectively in writing

• Experience in managing and reviewing translations, multiple suppliers and production house

• Extremely detail oriented and organized

• Demonstrate above average interpersonal communications

• Have a client-focused orientation; knows who the internal and external clients are

• Actively listen and ask questions to determine and meet customer needs

• Demonstrate proficiency with technological tools

• Focus on specific goals, and demonstrate a sense of personal accountability and urgency for achieving results

• Foster a sense of teamwork, assisting others when needed/required

• Ability to learn, understand, and adapt evolving digital marketing technologies and tactics

• Ability to negotiate and work effectively as a manager across business channels and external vendors

In addition to displaying a strong commitment to PIMCO's culture, values and approach, personal characteristics for this role include:

• Work effectively independently and as a team player within local team and wider organization with an equally entrepreneurial spirit

• Flourish in a challenging, fast-paced, professional environment with frequent shifts in priorities as business needs dictate

• Maintaining a strong commitment to quality and attention to detail; ensuring that the work product is delivered completed, accurately, and on time

• Self-motivated, excellent communication and relationship building skills

• Putting high value in working in collaboration as a team to find common goals for the business and the firm.

• Resilience and flexibility to work in a small regional team yet with many global stakeholders


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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