Associate, Defined Contribution Marketing

New York, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Oct 12, 2019
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full 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 $1.84 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,700 employees in 17 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:

We are seeking a Marketing Associate to join the Retirement and DC Marketing team, responsible for developing and executing high quality campaigns for broad branding and thought leadership initiatives in both the Retirement and Defined Contribution (DC) industries.

The marketing associate will help with the development, implementation and measurement of integrated marketing projects, specifically on the strategic planning, infrastructure and execution of the flagship DC research project - the DC Consulting Study. Additionally, the marketing associate will be responsible for tracking and measuring all activity (web, media, sales, etc.) relevant to these projects, presenting them to leadership and recommend areas of opportunity for further development. This position is located in mid-town Manhattan. It will be part of the Global Marketing function.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide day-to-day execution and project management for priority marketing campaigns, supporting Retirement and DC initiatives
  • Interface with global colleagues across channels, including stakeholders in client management, product management, compliance, technology, and all marketing departments (brand, design, digital, channel, editorial, messaging and content)
  • Manage the development and production of marketing materials across a fully integrated communications platform
  • Update, maintain and improve webpages
  • Focus on quality control and quality process implementation, including project post-mortems
  • Prepare marketing metrics reports using Google Analytics, Domo, and other data sources, and work with internal digital marketing team to develop and maintain campaign reporting dashboards
  • Coordinate closely with the global marketing function and resources to ensure strict adherence to PIMCO's brand standards and to harness best practices across geographies and business channels
  • Keep abreast of industry and competitor best practice and make recommendations

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with a preferred major in Business/Finance or Marketing (or liberal arts with relevant industry experience)
  • A strong background and/or interest in retirement and market research is important, with a desire to learn about PIMCO products
  • 2-3 years of experience in financial services, asset management, investment banking, or market research, supporting the marketing function. Relevant industry experience coupled with client-facing responsibilities will also be considered in lieu of marketing experience
  • Knowledge of financial promotions regulations in the U.S. and key non-U.S. jurisdictions beneficial.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel as well as the Adobe platform

  • Exceptional organizational and program management skills, including the ability to multi-task and manage a large number of ongoing initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on assigned responsibilities through commitment to quality, impeccable attention to detail, and use of effective interpersonal and communication skills, including managing cross-functional teams effectively to ensure deadlines are met
  • Inquisitive self-starter, ability to flourish within the firm's demanding, fast-paced, and highly focused environment with shifts in priorities as business needs dictate
  • Strong ability to acknowledge and adapt to diverse styles, and cultures
  • Quick learner and adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills
  • High emotional intelligence, flexible, and resilient
  • Demonstrated competence in thinking strategically, analytically, conceptually, and innovatively, including the ability to synthesize and analyze data
  • Experience working with global teams in different time zones
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate unstructured processes and simultaneously manage responsibilities of multiple-concurrent work streams and competing demands


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing 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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