Vice President, Marketing Manager - Defined Contribution

New York, USA
Jan 03, 2018
Jan 05, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Description

PIMCO is a global investment solutions provider with more than 2,200 dedicated professionals in 12 countries focused on a single mission: to manage risks and deliver returns for our clients. We are recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients around the world. 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.

The firm is seeking an experienced marketing manager to lead development and execution of a strategic marketing plan focused on the Advisor-sold Defined Contribution business. In addition to developing and vetting the strategic plan, responsibilities will include development of highly effective campaigns, messages, and material in support of PIMCO's products and strategies specific to the Defined Contribution (DC) business. This person will report to the head of Defined Contribution Marketing in mid-town Manhattan. This team is part of PIMCO's Global Marketing organization.

The Marketing Manager is responsible for partnering with key stakeholders within the DC business to understand the key business objectives and needs of the advisor channel and to develop the strategic marketing plan aligned with those goals and needs. The ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated interest and experience in partnering with a business function, in addition to proven DC marketing expertise. This is a strategic role that will also require focus on the execution and prioritization of the specific deliverables identified in the marketing plan. This role will also serve as a communications "hub", connecting the needs of the channel with marketing resources.

  • Lead development of strategic marketing plan. Manage and prioritize the list of deliverables and calendar of events, as specified in the plan.
  • Manage one associate with the responsibility of project management, distribution and periodic updates of new and existing content for the DC team.
  • Leverage existing marketing constructs, assess and establish appropriate, recurring communications constructs for the DC team.
  • Enhance PIMCO's visibility as a leader in Defined Contribution (internally and externally), leveraging paid media, digital and social tools.
  • Gather and analyze metrics for all marketing related activities, prepare reports for key stakeholders, and make recommendations based on findings

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in financial services marketing, with specific experience and proven track record in DC marketing and prior management experience required
  • Deep knowledge of DC competitive landscape, industry events and media outlets
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills at all organizational levels, strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure and ability to manage multi-faceted initiatives
  • Strategic thinker, independent problem-solving skills, ability to drive consensus
  • Ability to make creative contributions that influence campaigns and apply analytical skills to measure success and inform future initiatives.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects effectively

  • PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family. These benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage from your first day of employment.
  • 401k Savings and Retirement Plan
  • Work/Life Programs such as Flexible Work Arrangements, Parental Leave & Support, Employee Assistance Plan, and Educational/CFA Certification Reimbursement Programs.
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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