Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Investment Marketing - Washington, D.C. Area

Title: Investment Marketing (0641-009-711)
Location: Washington, D.C. Area
Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Investment Management firm seeks a Communications/Marketing professional with industry experience along with strong writing/editing skills to join their Business Development team.  Primary responsibility will be completing RFPs/RFIs/DDQs, including the writing/maintenance of accurate/compelling responses, while successfully managing time-sensitive processes in collaboration with colleagues. In addition, the candidate will be a valuable resource in reviewing/editing pieces produced across the organization (research papers, etc.) as well as drafting new copy for client communications/website/collateral materials.  Importantly, as an active member of the business development team, the candidate will collaborate seamlessly with other marketing associates to meet broader ongoing/periodic needs of the organization.

Assume lead responsibility for all facets of completing Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and drafting new communication/collateral material copy
Serve as copy editor for new firm-wide materials (research pieces/market commentary/etc.)
Maintain organized library of accurate/compelling/well-written narrative, serving as primary source of narrative for RFPs/collateral materials
Develop process by which functional areas across the firm review/update/sign-off on standard narrative, thus ensuring ongoing integrity of the information over time
Explore external applications to assist in RFP management/production (Qvidian, ProposalSoftware, etc.)
Collaborate seamlessly in all aspects of deliverables, including serving as a backup to fellow team members
Develop/produce/update all marketing materials, including standard and custom presentations, research, DDQs (Due Diligence Questionnaires), fact sheets, and Business Updates
Respond to RFPs/RFIs/Questionnaires
Coordinate/manage electronic and hardcopy mailings
Contribute to event/conference planning needs
Maintain external databases
Maintain internal relationship management system
Contribute to branding/digital/social media efforts

Undergraduate degree required (marketing, finance, journalism, or English disciplines preferred)
CFA designation preferred
5-10 years’ work experience in the investment industry, ideally focused on RFPs/communications, and a broad base of investment knowledge; 2+ years experience coordinating and managing large projects
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office products (Word/Outlook/PowerPoint/Excel)
Excellent communication skills with ability to understand complex material and explain technical concepts clearly/concisely/logically
Excellent proofreading/editing skills
Basic skills in graphics software InDesign preferred
Proficiency in database/contact management/RFP software
High integrity and willingness to work within a compliance-sensitive environment

If you are interested in this opening, please email us your resume as an MS Word attachment.
Thank you,

Emily Andrews
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
10 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60606
312-460-8111 x106

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