Principal Financial Group Sr Asset Class Marketer (Equities and Principal Portfolio Strategies opportunities available) - #221845 in Des Moines;NY, Iowa

Job Area: MarketingBusiness Area: PGI OtherLocation: IA - Des Moines;NY - New York City;CA - El Dorado HillsCareer Category: Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularDate Posted: 2018-05-17


Do you want a career where you can make a real difference? At Principal ®, you can!

We work with a greater purpose in mind - to give people the financial tools and confidence to live their best lives. We take that to heart not only for our clients but also extend that to our employees.

By choosing to work at Principal, you will be a part of making a difference in the lives of customers and in communities. In addition, you can make a difference in your own life by joining a company that cares about its employees as much as it cares about its customers.

We currently have two Sr. Class Marketer opportunities, one working with our Equity boutique and the second position would partner with our Principal Portfolio Strategies boutique.

In this role, you will create, position, and set the strategic direction of product related content and communications across the various product platforms (i.e. US and International mutual funds, SMAs CITs ad ETFs).

Additional responsibilities include;

  • Create boutique specific and customized investment oriented thought capital and marketing collateral.

  • Ensure consistent, timely content integration, planning and utilize various communication platforms including print (i.e. white papers, brochures, presentations) and digital (i.e. web sites, social media platforms, e-mail marketing, mobile marketing).

  • Act as asset class/boutique expert, advocate for asset class/boutique needs and serve as main market contact for assigned boutiques/investment teams.

  • Partner with product management leadership, investment boutique stockholders, and work closely with the marketing communications and channel marketing teams to execute and prioritize strategic projects.

  • Provide training and development to lesser experienced team members.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and five years' work experience in a financial services organization, in marketing, communication or related field, required.

  • Requires the ability to understand and drive the creation of product related marketing and communication strategies across the various product platforms.

  • Knowledge of the financial services market and products is required. Must be able to build and maintain strong relationships and negotiate.

  • Strong abilities in the areas of problem solving, project management, decision making, and communication (verbal and written), skills required.

  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent planning, and time management skills.

  • Must be able to manage expectations, attend to details, handle multiple projects, and prioritize effectively.

  • Travel may be required up to 10% of the time.

Investment Code of Ethics

You will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers personal trading activities for you and members of your household.

Visa Sponsorship

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.