At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
At Northwestern Mutual, we believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company over 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.
We're strong and growing. In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.
We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.
We care. We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.
What you will do:
Northwestern Mutual (NM) is looking for a product marketer that is passionate about helping people succeed in achieving their financial goals while being a key contributor to execute on marketing strategies that position, package and promote NM products and services to increase awareness, drive consideration and ultimately help our exclusive distribution system of financial professionals sell. As part of the Product Marketing team, this role will partner with the business and the rest of Marketing to manage all marketing materials, integrated, cross-channel marketing activities for products and services, while aligning with business priorities and driving measurable results.
How you will do it:
Project Management: Independently provide project leadership, including plan development, timeline management, implementation, and post launch analysis.
Problem Solving - resourceful and capable of navigating through complex business challenges; comfortable in situations where roles are not clearly defined
Organized Execution - demonstrated superior ability to manage multiple complex projects and deadlines in fast-paced, team and independent environments; keeps items on track, within budget and at required level of quality
Drive and Accountability - works independently; manages significant workload; not afraid to take charge to get things done; follows through on commitments to achieve results
Consumer/Client MarketingMindset - understanding of and experience implementing basic marketing and project management principles and strategies to help drive consumer awareness and consideration
Marketing Material Management: marketing material creation and updating that supports our advisor distribution system on sales of NM products and services and support growth of the business.
Process Management/Improvement --consistently identify process improvement opportunities as ways to enable the business and teams to operate more efficiently.
Lead by Influence - ability to negotiate, influence, and build credibility and strong partnerships in matrixed organization across business functions and levels
Communication - strong communication skills are a must (writing, speaking, listening, influencing), with the ability to influence without authority and manage through ambiguity
Bring Your Best! What this role needs:
Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in marketing/communications, business, or related field
Minimum 3-5 years of proven experience in a professional marketing or communications setting; corporate, agency or financial services industry
Ability to Drive: Demonstrate an ability to drive programs to completion through necessary processes and approval to effectively meet deadlines and deliver a high-quality product.
Organization Skills: Demonstrated superior ability to manage multiple complex projects and deadlines in fast-paced, team and independent environments
Critical Thinking: Demonstrated skills in problem-solving, listening, planning and thought leadership
Analytical Skills: Results-driven focus with ability to use data intelligence to influence decisions and refine strategies.
Adaptability: thrives in an environment of ambiguity, innovation, and ongoing change
Experience and knowledge in the Insurance industry would be a bonus. (Specifically, with Permanent Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Annuities)
Great pay package, 401K, Company sponsored retirement plan, Educational assistance, Performance based incentive pay, Medical, dental and vision insurance, Parental leave, Caregiver time off....and more
This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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We're excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With more than $217 billion in assets, $26 billion in revenues and more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force. Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.2 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and enhancing the engagement of those who bring their unique perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation.