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Associate Product Specialist

Job Level:  Professional

San Diego, CA, US, 92101

Due Date:  5/31/2022
Area of Expertise:  Product Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  6917

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At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!

We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions. 

We are currently looking for an Associate Product Specialist who be responsible for providing support to product specialists in the following areas:  developing product commentary, performance explanation, portfolio holdings and illustration of the investment case. This position will be based in San Diego. 


Responsibilities :

  • Prepares and ensures consistency of the required presentation material for product specialists and fund managers at marketing events, as well as client and consultant meetings
  • Prepares and delivers the investment related content for marketing formats of the CMO area together with the product specialists
  • Actively supports the writing and articulation of portfolio relevant commentaries for regular client reporting and marketing material and ensures timely delivery
  • Responsible to ensure / coordinate high quality responses to RFPs together with the product specialists
  • Regular interaction with portfolio managers to ensure the correct delivery of investment related messages in marketing material
  • Assist the product specialists with the dissemination of product information to internal and external clients
  • Able to interpret performance attribution and to express performance results in client reporting and marketing formats
  • Interface function between the investment team and the CMO professionals, partial involvement in marketing projects possible
  • Actively participates in the regional product specialist team activities related to product campaigns driven by the AllianzGI sales and marketing teams.
  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions



  • Bachelor’s degree or academic equivalent in Business Administration / Economics or related field. 
  • Alternatively, comparable work experience may be substituted for others.
  • 2+ years of related work experience.
  • Basic understanding of macroeconomics and portfolio management
  • Role is based 100% in office



  • CFA progression desired
  • Solid project management experience
  • Strong team player with ability to build relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to stay focused and work under time pressure to meet deadlines


About Allianz Global Investors
Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 700 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 673 billion in assets. Data as at 31 December 2021
We invest for the long term and seek to generate value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their changing needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on protecting and enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability to drive positive change. Our goal is to elevate the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or objectives. 
Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled, and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.
We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com.
Allianz Global Investors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin or disability. Allianz Global Investors hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.
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Nearest Major Market: San Diego