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Senior Manager - Marketing Production - #220617 more...
Location:Des Moines, IA
Company:Principal Financial
First posted:June 13, 2017 (last updated 1 week 1 day ago)

Job Area: Investments
Business Area: PGI Other
Location: IA - Des Moines
Career Category: Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: 2017-06-13


As the Senion Manager -Asset Class Marketing Production, lead the marketing collateral team within Principal Global Investors to establish and maintain scalable processes that ensure best practices and attain marketing operational excellence.  Manage, lead, coach and provide direction for the 10 person team responsible for driving the creation, execution and maintenance of investment marketing collateral, content and communications.  As a Strong conceptual thinker with an interest in bringing fresh ideas, and energy to a growing marketing team, this leader will be responsible for ensuring consistent, timely content integration, planning and mapping across multiple channels and platforms including print (i.e. white papers, brochures, presentations) and digital (i.e. web sites, social media platforms, email marketing, mobile marketing). Collaborate with leadership across the organization to execute strategic projects and to ensure business initiatives are in alignment with the overall brand and strategic objectives of Principal senior management.  You will identify areas of opportunities that can be improved through process improvement; providing insightful recommendations and change management leadership as appropriate.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus 8+ years related work experience required.
  • Knowledge of (or ability to obtain) the financial services market and products is required. 
  • Proven and strong abilities in the areas of leadership, interpersonal, problem solving, project management, relationship building, analytical, decision making, negotiation, presentation and communication, verbal and written, required. 
  • Must have excellent planning, time management and decision making skills.  Must be detail oriented and able to maintain a high degree of accuracy.

Success in this position requires a proven ability to deliver on strategic initiatives, a strong business focus, a strong client service orientation, the ability to make effective, critical, high-impact decisions and the ability to work in a deadline-driven environment while managing multiple priorities. Must be able to attend to day-to-day details while maintaining a strategic focus on the big picture. Must be comfortable providing consultation and direction to individuals at varying levels within the organization. Must display a high level of professionalism and ability to explain complex information to individuals with varying degrees of understanding.


Investment Code of Ethics

You will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers personal trading activities for you and members of your household.

Visa Sponsorship

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.


This position may be located outside of Des Moines, Iowa.

Background Check Requirements

Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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