Product Analyst

Nashville, Tennessee
Base salary + plus bonus and benefits
11 Nov 2021
11 Dec 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Product Analyst partners with both investments and distribution to promote and drive the growth of the business for AB. The Product analyst supports the efforts to serve as product champion for specific Fixed Income products, as well as focuses on various channels and/or regions to ensure advisor support, product advocacy and competitive insight.

Job Description

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as first point of contact for Global Sales (Regional Consultants / Managers, Institutional Associates / Advisors, etc.) for the specific products, as assigned, but with broad exposure to the full array of fixed income strategies at AB.
  • Partner with Investment Management to create and update a strong, consistent suite of core product marketing and client-service materials, in collaboration with marketing colleagues. In addition, seeks broad feedback from investment management and distribution to identify areas for improvement.
  • Build a presence and deep understanding of the investment process, market outlook, and become a strong advocate for the services (e.g. Portfolio Specialist)
  • Explain portfolio performance and positioning by conducting attribution and risk reports in coordination with the portfolio management team
  • Create new sales ideas/ways to advocate product
  • Understand overall region/channel strategies to communicate priorities to broader team and members of investment management
  • Collaborate with the Global Product Management Team to define focus areas, business development initiatives, areas for training
  • Support Learning & Development for regional training initiatives
  • Assist on/review RFPs, and answer advisor/relationship manager questions on specific sales opportunities
  • Identify areas for thought leadership that connect with product responsibilities
  • In addition, the Product analyst is responsible for the following in their respective platform:
    • Review and update prospecting decks, fact sheets and product overviews for products on the fixed income platform
    • Write market commentary and updates
    • Update internal sources (e.g. Salesforce, the Loop, etc.); works with data team to ensure accuracy of database information
    • Partner with RFP team to respond to inquiries
    • Respond to incoming client inquiries and internal requests



Job Qualifications & Key Attributes

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Familiarity with fixed income instruments and experience in the investment-management industry


  • Interested in the capital markets, and finding creative ways to connect with our clients & prospects globally


  • Ability to work effectively under pressure while multitasking, adhering to tight deadlines and maintaining strategic relationships with internal partners


  • Excellent communication skills, highly detail-oriented and organized


  • Marketing and messaging skills, with the vision to create and maintain a compelling story for the firm’s fixed income business and individual products


  • A team player with highly developed interpersonal skills, including collaboration, negotiation and consensus building


  • A desire to interact with internal clients and to guide their product knowledge and support our sales efforts


  • Current CFA or progressing towards preferred


Client Group Overview


The Client Group has a presence in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is composed of five main areas:


  • Sales & Client Services works with financial intermediaries and institutions to offer diversified investment solutions that help clients build and preserve their wealth


  • Business Development is a conduit to the firm’s investment teams and supports our clients and internal business partners through investment-platform and product content, messaging, competitive analysis and education


  • Product Strategy & Development designs, develops and manages the firm’s global lineup of investment services and considers clients’ evolving needs to identify new opportunities


  • Marketing promotes the firm and its services by creating, packaging and distributing content and messaging to engage diverse audiences through digital platforms and initiatives, strategic campaigns, and events


  • Business Transformation looks to evolve and scale our business, leveraging digital and data, to drive top-line growth and improve profitability

People of color, women, and those who identify as LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. AB does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed,  ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law.  AB’s policies, as well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants, based solely on job-related criteria.


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