Associate Director, Consultant Relations

Job ID
[2018]-1324
Category
Sales & Marketing
City
Jersey City
State
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 part of our future?

 


Job Overview:

The Associate Director, Consultant Relations will be responsible for guiding and directing relationships for regional and boutique consulting firms across each firm’s three key business units: executive management, research and field consultants. This individual will work in concert with the Head of Institutional Consultant Relations.

 

Responsibilities

  • Engaging with all three business units of regional and boutique consulting firms: executive management, research and field consultants in order to retain current endorsements/assets and win additional endorsements/assets
  • Collaborating with the Institutional Directors to ensure effective communication between the two teams around Lord, Abbett’s products and institutional strategy
  • Planning and prioritizing investment professional roadshows based on consultant demand and product relevance/readiness
  • Providing input and feedback from the consulting firms to Lord, Abbett’s Product Strategy team in order to help ensure relevant product development and accurate messaging
  • Participating in reviews in order to help client facing investment professionals improve their presentations
  • Coordinating with Central Information Services (CIS) to effectively leverage client data in order to gain an informational advantage re: metrics like activity, flows, and AUM

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in the asset management industry
  • Proactive, collaborative team player
  • Organizes, plans, and manages several concurrent initiatives with varying priorities
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • High sense of urgency and degree of initiative and self-motivation
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and follow-up skills
  • Resourceful with excellent problem-solving

 

 

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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