Product Strategy Associate-835315
At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries. For more than 70 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.
The primary objective of the Regional Product Strategy Associate is to assist in conducting research to support new product development, identify product gaps and opportunities, provide industry and competitor research, and analyze pricing strategies within the US Retail and Institutional markets.
What are the ongoing responsibilities of the Regional Product Strategy Associate?
Product Research & Development
Collects and analyzes information from relevant sources, enabling market, regulatory, industry, competitor, and investment trends to be identified.
With guidance, provides research and analytical support to identify product opportunities.
Under direction, captures recommendations for product ideas within specific channels or areas.
Assists in documenting investment strategy, objectives, risk profile, pricing, and product features.
With guidance, completes Global Product Committee (GPC) proposal documentation, including capturing product attributes and key features (investment goal and strategy, benchmarks, pricing, etc.) for new products and mandates.
Client Engagement & Partnership
Solicits, gathers, and summarizes feedback from distribution teams on proposed product changes.
Undertakes research and analysis to assist in determining expected client demand for product changes or launches.
Supports drafting presentations and training materials for an internal audience.
Provides support to distribution teams and researches and provides answers to questions related to product development lifecycle (e.g., timing of product changes, launches, mergers, and closures). Defers complex queries to senior colleagues.
What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
0-2 years related experience
Experience with Python, SQL, Tableau desired
Strong knowledge of industry data (eVestment, Morningstar. Lipper, Simfund etc)
Excellent organizational and project management skills.
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
What makes Franklin Templeton unique?
In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.
Highlights of our benefits include:
Three weeks paid time off the first year
Medical, dental and vision insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match on your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, up to the IRS limits
Employee Stock Investment Program
Tuition Assistance Program
Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
Onsite fitness center and recreation center*
- Only applicable at certain locations
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United States-New York-New York