AIM AVP - ETF Product Specialist

Allianz Life

Allianz Investment Management LLC (AllianzIM) is looking for an ETF product specialist/ account manager with sales experience to develop relationships and drive AUM growth across both retail and institutional distribution channels, including RIAs, broker/dealers, endowments, foundations, pensions, bank trusts, TAMPs, model portfolio providers, home offices, and consultants. ~crlf~This is an opportunity for an energetic and self-motivated person to work in an entrepreneurial environment to help shape the future of an emerging ETF business backed and supported by a large and financially stable insurance company. ~crlf~This person will be instrumental in orchestrating and executing a leading client service model and in delivering outcome based derivative ETF solutions (e.g. structured/ buffered outcomes). Key requirements include meaningful client servicing experience and a strong knowledge of ETF capital markets mechanics. Key personal characteristics include superior communication and presentation skills and an unwavering can-do attitude. ~crlf~~crlf~This position is based in Minneapolis, MN.

• Grow AllianzIM’s ETF assets by contributing both individually and collaboratively in the development and execution of the strategic business plan ~crlf~• Identify, develop, and grow client relationships to position AllianzIM as the ETF issuer of choice for outcomes based ETFs ~crlf~• Represent AllianzIM as an expert in ETFs generally, and specifically in derivatives based ETFs ~crlf~• Create and deliver effective content to clients through in-person, phone, and WebEx engagements ~crlf~• Support marketing efforts with thought leadership, investor use cases, product positioning, and both proactive and reactive messaging ~crlf~• Proactively identify product innovation opportunities and existing product positioning opportunities based on client interaction, industry trends, competitive advantages, and current market conditions ~crlf~• Address product inquiries and provide education to internal distribution and training teams ~crlf~• Work closely with the portfolio management team and other professionals across the organization to develop new investment solutions ~crlf~• Work with our internal Salesforce team to ensure proper CRM functionality and provide analytics on key performance metrics ~crlf~• Travel as needed to in-person client meetings and industry conferences ~crlf~~crlf~

• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with a proven ability to drive AUM growth ~crlf~• Strong investment acumen and a strong understanding of product positioning in different distribution channels ~crlf~• Highly effective communicator with excellent writing, and presentation skills ~crlf~• Ability to articulate complex investment topics ~crlf~• Collaborative and effective in multi-functional teams~crlf~• Thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment~crlf~• ETF experience is required, experience with derivatives is a plus ~crlf~• Institutional or retail client servicing experience is required, experience with both is a plus~crlf~~crlf~Experience and Education:~crlf~• 10 years of experience in the financial services industry~crlf~• BA/BS degree is required, preferably in Finance, Economics, or similar field ~crlf~• MBA and/or CFA is preferred ~crlf~• FINRA Series 7 is required~crlf~~crlf~Travel: ~crlf~• Willingness to travel 50% ~crlf~~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued.

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

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