Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, the firm’s 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors, offering a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—more than $1.7 billion — to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
The primary responsibility of the Regional Associate is to provide sales support to prospects, clients, External and Internal Wholesalers within Intermediary sales. Individuals in this role are expected to have sales related conversations while responding to client requests for information. While these conversations are conducted primarily through inbound calls some outbound calling is required. This role will work closely with internal and external sales forces and other Regional Associates in support of the assigned territories.
Understand American Century's products and services to accurately sell our offerings to Intermediary sales clients and prospects. This will involve extensive telephone contact, primarily inbound, and documentation of activities in our client management database. Respond to e-mail questions from clients and ensure adequate coverage to capture all inbound inquiries. Qualify new leads and find opportunities through outbound calling to qualified and potential prospects and clients.
Utilize fund analysis and other research tools to strategically demonstrate and differentiate our product offerings. Continually build and maintain knowledge of American Century investment management, products, industry events, beneficial tools, and recent developments impacting clients.
Complete specific assignments from assigned Internal Wholesaler partners as requested and back-up support for internal Wholesalers as needed.
Participate in training and assist with special projects and task forces.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
One to two years financial industry experience preferred.
Completion of Series 6 and 63 required within 1 month of employment date.
Series 7 Preferred
Demonstrated interpersonal, investment analysis, written and verbal communication skills required.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Morningstar Principia and Zephyr StyleAdvisor, Outlook and Salesforce CRM software preferred.
To ensure a safe and welcoming work environment for all employees, clients, and visitors, A merican Century Investments currently requires all U.S. based new hires to have submitted proof of having received the final dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to the position start date unless they have obtained a reasonable accommodation.
Working Conditions: Extended sitting, ability to use a computer monitor for an extended period of time.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.
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