Product Executive - Global and Thematics Equities

Employer
Schroders Investment Management
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 04, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
11684771
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Who we're looking for
We are looking for Product Executive to support the Global and Thematic Equities Investment Directors based in London and New York as well as the wider Investment team. The role will be full time and based in London.

About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. We offer flexible working appropriate for a client solutions focussed role.

The team
Schroders Global Equities team manages over $45bn across a range of global, international (Global ex US) and thematic product offerings. The team applies a consistent philosophy built around unanticipated growth and earnings revisions as the driver of outperformance through the cycle. We benefit from the breadth and depth of Schroders' research that marries local knowledge with global perspective while thoughtfully integrating ESG and alternative data into our analysis and decision-making.

What you'll do
The role will involve acting as a link between the Investment and Distribution functions with respect to promoting the products by representing the investment management team through marketing support and the development of supporting product materials.

You will have to be self-motivated, detail orientated and should have the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Key tasks include but are not limited to:
• Assistance with preparation of client presentations and new business pitches, client reporting, marketing material as required by liaising with Investment Directors, Investment team and other internal teams etc
• Support business growth from prospective clients as well as continued servicing of existing clients by responding to product/portfolio related enquiries in a prompt and helpful manner
• Working closely with the Investment Directors and the Business Development team to complete high quality client focused and accurate RFPs, RFIs, DDQs etc. within the agreed deliverable timeframe. Edit standard and/or writing bespoke material to suit the client/prospect's requirements
• Writing, updating and maintaining product language and data in the RFP database
• Ensuring core data in area(s) of expertise/responsibility is kept up to date and accurate in accordance with agreed processes and proactively updating systems, internal sites and databases with product specific information
• Production of accurate and effective written materials to be used in RFPs, marketing material, investment reports etc
• Involvement with strategic projects and initiatives (ESG, new product launch etc.)

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
• A good feel for, and interest in, investment issues across the markets covered by the desk
• Excellent written communication skills and strong quantitative skills
• Ability to synthesise information, creating economies of scales across products where appropriate
• Good IT skills essential, proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Excel & Powerpoint)

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
• Minimum of degree level qualification
• IMC/CFA (or equivalent) desirable but not required
• Familiarity with Tableau, eVestment, Qvidian, Aladdin, FactSet, Eikon and/or Bloomberg would be useful

What you'll be like
• You will be keen to work as part of a team as well as be able to work on your own initiative with limited direction
• Highly organised with the ability to manage tight deadlines in multiple priority environments
• Thorough, accurate and excellent attention to detail

We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.

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