Product Manager, Mutual Funds and ETFs
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work. A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
The Product Manager will support the department with expertise across the 7 Dimensions of Product Management which includes: product expertise, competitive/industry knowledge, supply/demand, regulatory and risk management, innovation, product partner relationship management, and systems, tools and processes. Including:
* Developing proactive strategies in support of desired department results
* Providing product partner relationship management to ensure there is alignment in sales, marketing and communications with firm objectives, guidance and philosophy
* Developing and implementing initiatives that are required to meet complex client situations, department, divisional, and firm objectives
* Developing base level product enhancements and supporting new product development initiatives
* Support/lead product shelf management strategies
* Providing subject matter expertise in Mutual Funds and ETFs
* Bachelor's degree preferred
* Canadian Securities Course required or to be obtained within 6 months of hire
* Working towards required industry specific/department designations or certifications
* 5 + years of financial industry experience (in respective product or industry experience)
* Must possess product/technical knowledge and understanding of current tax, regulatory or other pertinent changes that affect the product line or discipline
* Strong personal initiative and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to juggle multiple priorities, coordinate multiple tasks and monitor one’s own progress
* Ability to interpret sales and other reports (internal and external) and act on them as appropriate.
* Critical thinking skills and sound judgment to resolve problems is required
* Ability to create and deliver professional presentations internally and externally
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint