Distribution Marketing Manager (RIA/Broker Dealer) | Hybrid

Job Level:  Management

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416

Area of Expertise:  Marketing & Design
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Employing Entity:  Allianz Life Insurance Company
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  43824
Position Cluster:  Non-Executive

At Allianz Life, we are guided by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.


What you do:

Maintain a firm understanding of advisory marketplace with a strategic overlay that accounts for both our distribution structure/approach and external segmented market needs and value proposition. Identify opportunities to lead annuity sales results through automated and lifecycle marketing campaigns, content development, and strong product positioning. Create strategic marketing and communication plans, and implement in collaboration with our dedicated Agile team. Promote proactive collaboration with marketing leadership, distribution partners and other support departments to ensure accuracy, effectiveness and on-time delivery of marketing initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

Create and execute strategic marketing initiatives that support and drive sales momentum across multiple product lines for distribution, including:

·       Identify target markets, segments and main touch points for marketing initiatives.

·       Recommend marketing projects, solutions and plans of action that increase sales results.

·       Execute and manage initiatives on time and within budget.

·       Ensure accurate measurement and reporting of marketing initiative and campaign results.

·       Identify opportunities to improve existing positioning and marketing content.

·       Keep abreast of industry trends, market developments, competitive activities and programs.

Manage projects

·       Provide product/distribution expertise and marketing direction for communications, content, positioning, and promotions.

·       Manage the development process of marketing projects with creative services and other marketing partners.

·       Maintain communication and collaboration on projects and programs.

·       Assist with special projects.

Manage relationships

·       Guide communication with marketing, distribution and all functional areas to promote and gain agreement on marketing initiatives.

·       Build relationships with peers in marketing, distribution and other partners.

·       Collaborate with product development, distribution and training in the launch of new products.

·       Influence decisions to reflect the desired direction for marketing initiatives.


What you bring:

·       6+ years of experience required in financial services and/or investment management industry, with a minimum of 3-5 years in sales and/or marketing

·       Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required


What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer: a choice of comprehensive medical, dental and vision plan options, health savings account, tuition reimbursement, student loan retirement plan, generous annual paid leave, an outstanding 401(k) company match, and life insurance. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our great benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re recognized as a top workplace employer.

43824 | Marketing & Design | Management | Allianz US Life | Full-Time | Permanent

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Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


Join us.  Let’s care for tomorrow.   #LI-TS1 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis