We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.
PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.
In this role, as part of the Strategic Initiatives Client Marketing (CM) team, you will support a team that's responsible for the development of multi-year marketing programs and audience activation efforts for strategic initiatives across the US Wealth Management and CM Americas (including US Institutions, Latin America, and Canada) businesses.
In this role, a Marketing Associate will have a unique opportunity to: Play a meaningful role in helping to grow our business with a focus on exciting business priorities Gain exposure to email marketing, product marketing, brand marketing, content marketing, paid media marketing, social media marketing, partner marketing, and influencer marketing Identify high-impact tactics for deepening client relationships and driving business results Be part of a culture that values, recognizes, and rewards your hard work Access professional development in the form of mentoring
This role may be based in Newport Beach, CA, Solana Beach, CA, or Austin, TX.
About You: If the following describes you, let's talk!
You challenge the status quo - rejecting "good enough" and resourcefully imagining new ways to build a better mouse trap
You're a "big picture" thinker - grasping how projects support business objectives and how you play a meaningful role in our success
You're a problem solver - quickly gaining clarity on desired outcomes, understanding root problems, and identifying the best solutions
You're a standout teammate - enjoying helping others perform at their best and achieve their fullest potential
You're intellectually curious - beyond just knowing the answer, you want to understand the "why" behind the answer
You thrive in a fast-paced environment - staying organized while juggling multiple priorities concurrently
You're self-motivated - raising a high bar for yourself and reaching beyond the bare minimum of what's required
You have a keen attention to detail - you've already identified two typos in this job description
You share PIMCO's values of Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility, and Excellence, which allow us to bring the best to our clients and each other
Key Responsibilities: As a Marketing Associate on the Strategic Initiatives CM team, you will be responsible for supporting our efforts to reach clients and drive engagement and business results for PIMCO's strategic initiatives (including alternatives, municipal bonds, separately managed accounts, model portfolios, and ETFs). Supporting these efforts may entail:
Assisting with end-to-end management of email marketing campaigns, including planning, targeting, set-up, testing, execution, reporting, and optimization
Champion continuous advancement of our email marketing capabilities, including making improvement recommendations related to personalization, template, list buildout, etc.
Identifying ways to grow our email lists organically (i.e., not through bought or rented lists)
Assisting in the design and drafting of collateral (e.g., emails, pitch books, handouts, brochures, website landing pages, etc.) that effectively engages target financial advisors and institutional audiences to drive leads, revenue, or retention activities
Updating collateral, as needed, to support more effective client conversations
Collecting and analyzing quarterly performance metrics for marketing activities, preparing performance reports for stakeholders, and making recommendations based on findings
Collaborating with partners across sales, sales strategy, product strategy, compliance, and the broader marketing team (e.g., brand, design, digital, editorial, product marketing, partner marketing, and data analytics) to effectively execute the marketing strategy
Understanding industry best practices, regularly sharing competitor trends, and serving as a regular source of creative inspiration for marketing tactics based on findings
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
Minimum of 2 years of experience in the financial services industry, preferably within marketing
Exceptional organizational and project management skills
Strong, active listening, open-ended questioning, and note-taking skills
Flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and business demands
Excellent communication skills and comfort with presenting to various stakeholders
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as the Adobe platform
PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Life insurance and travel coverage
401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office