Product Consultant, Product Strategy

Job ID
2017-1245
Category
Sales & Marketing
Jersey City
NJ

Overview

About Lord Abbett:

 

Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent firm with a singular focus on the management of money. Over the course of our history, we’ve earned a sterling reputation for our leadership, influence, and innovation in the asset management industry. Today, our independent perspective, our commitment to active management, and our intelligent product design continue to make us relevant to individual and institutional investors.

 

From the very beginning, we’ve recognized that our people are our greatest asset. As an investment-led, investor-focused firm, we value intellectual curiosity, teamwork, and collaboration across the organization.

 

We’re looking for people with a keen interest in working for a trusted leader in the asset management industry, a desire to expand their knowledge, and a passion for delivering a client experience that exceeds expectations.

 
Now that you know our history, are you ready to be a part of our future?

 


 

Responsibilities

include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop a deep understanding of Lord Abbett investment products
  • Partner with the Investment, Relationship Management, and Sales teams, to provide consistent product messaging both internally and externally
  • Participate in quarter-end processes, including the writing of commentaries, positioning bullet points, and market outlooks
  • Perform detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis on products and competitors
  • Understand markets, products, and competitive landscape to support Relationship Management and Sales in preparation for meetings with professional buyers
  • Train internal staff to increase awareness and understanding of investment products
    Participate in idea generation of product content to be included in marketing materials and review accuracy of product content throughout materials

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent writing and quantitative skills
  • CFA designation, or progression towards the CFA designation, preferred

 


Personal Characteristics Required:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive approach to work assignments
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Interest in capital markets and investment products
  • Ability and willingness to develop strong presentation skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational/time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of ownership/accountability

 

 

Lord Abbett is an equal employment opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.   All employment decisions at Lord Abbett are based solely on the applicant’s relevant experience, skills and qualifications.

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