Market Strategist Job Description

Market Strategist Job Description

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Market strategist provides clients (including asset managers and corporates) with insights into global credit markets based on both macro (top-down) and micro (bottom-up) analysis.

Market Strategist Duties & Responsibilities

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Participate in new business development (sales) efforts
Present at meetings, conduct conference calls and run webcasts to discuss the current state of the economy and markets, our outlook
Present to clients, banker teams and internal audiences on market views investment process, portfolio positioning and performance
Present at meetings, conduct conference calls and run web-casts to discuss the current state of the economy and markets, out outlook
Liaise with the investment desks and portfolio teams to be aware of and/or avoid any contradictions in views
Supporting the sales units (Retail, ICB and iShares) as a speaker or in a
Conduct comprehensive macro analysis/research on global capital markets, delivered to advisors and clients via multiple written publications (daily, monthly, ad hoc, and presentations/web casts)
Incorporate Global Asset Allocation Committee output into quantitative models which can then populate and drive tactical recommendations and asset classification across advisor and client-facing tools and reporting platforms
Prepare for and interface with advisors, clients and the public regarding macro research recommendations and analysis
Assist in building a culture of best practice and sharing

Market Strategist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Market Strategist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the market strategist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Engineering, Mathematics, Technical, MBA, Graduate, Management

Skills for Market Strategist

Desired skills for market strategist include:

Asset class workflows across market participants and trading platforms
Internet and office apps
Backups
Cloud Computing technologies data center virtualization consolidation
Cross-asset futures and listed options
Data Center architectures
Databases
Disaster recovery
Market macro and micro structure and relevant regulations affecting the capital markets in APAC
Middleware

Desired experience for market strategist includes:

Strong knowledge of econometrics, empirical finance and macroeconomics
Market inquisitive nature and strong desire to be commercially relevant through the development of financial analytics and the application of analytical skills to find and risk manage trading positions
Experience in designing and implementing analytics which have gained widespread use on trading desks is extremely desirable
Candidates for senior level roles must have a good track record of marketing successful strategies to the trading desk and their clients having demonstrable experience of designing and structuring various trades for clients and traders
Superb communications skills in both writing and presenting
Familiarity with software such as Bloomberg, FactSet, Reuters, is preferable

Market Strategist Examples

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Market Strategist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of market strategist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for market strategist
  • Undertaking primary research on macro-economic and/or market issues which are relevant for our clients to consider in their investment decision making
  • The Strategist will report to the Chief Markets Strategist and partner closely with the Portfolio Specialist team to ensure that the team effectively address client priorities
  • The Strategist will be responsible for marketing and servicing discretionary and capital markets products for clients and prospects located in North America with the requirement to support similar activities in Latin America and EMEA
  • The Market Strategist will be responsible for favorably impacting discretionary product purchases and retention decisions made by our clients and prospects
  • A key measure of success will be the Strategist’s impact at client meetings
  • Armed with a complete understanding of VCE and EMC’s portfolio of products, work closely with product, services and CTO office leadership to satisfy their needs for customer feedback and help determine product/services requirements – develop ad-hoc research studies to gather the required information, analyze the results and provide strategic recommendations
  • Help prioritize sales and marketing efforts to address key customer requirements and opportunities
  • Posses detailed product./technology/industry knowledge of job associated software and applications
  • Working with Design Team manager and MD&I leadership to shape and evolve the mission and strategy of MD&I design
  • Leading and providing feedback and guidance to less experienced designers across several multi-disciplinary project initiatives
Qualifications for market strategist
  • 5-7 years in B2B & B2C Marketing & Sales processes
  • Understanding of web analytics, content and data management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple lead generation tactics (email, website, direct mail, SEO)
  • Proficient in Windows Applications (Excel, Word)
  • Work with and within cross-functional global teams
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma a plus
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a market strategist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for market strategist
  • Prioritizing design work by assessing business requirements, user needs, business impact, and feasibility
  • Extending and applying our brand identity and design language in developing creative concepts, web and mobile products, internal presentations, and external reports
  • Translate complex business insights and market data into visualizations, interactions, and experiences that are easily understood
  • Crafting and delivering low to high-fidelity designed experiences, informed by market and user research
  • Identifying business and design strategy opportunities at both the team and organization levels
  • Understanding user contexts, analyzing needs and opportunities, prototyping and iterating on concepts, and evaluating user experiences
  • Conducting macro-based strategy research across all asset classes – equities, rates, credit, commodities and foreign exchange
  • Dissemination our strategy views, via client presentations, publications or product-oriented marketing programs
  • Supporting the marketing and servicing of discretionary and capital markets products for clients and prospects located in EMEA
  • Working closely with the EMEA head of Investments, Investment Specialists, Capital Markets Solutions (CMS) and Managed Solutions & Strategies personnel to develop topical and relevant materials for presentation to clients and prospects
Qualifications for market strategist
  • Certification in Eloqua preferred
  • Fluency in an additional Asian language (preferably Mandarin) to cover North Asian markets will be preferred
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills, the proven ability to effectively convey ideas with passion and clarity (simplify the complex with the use of stories, anecdotes, analogies and with a sense of humour)
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time, primarily within the UK
  • Knowledge of algorithms, operating systems, object-oriented design and software design principles
  • Object oriented programming, multi-threaded applications, performance-oriented programming, templates
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a market strategist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for market strategist
  • Providing Investment Specialists and CMS personnel with guidance comparing, contrasting and, when necessary, acknowledging conflicting discretionary strategy positioning which will arise from time to time
  • Working closely with Marketing, the successful candidate will be relied upon to research, create and author original thought leadership which will be used to create pieces such as short articles, white papers, videos, audiocasts, client calls, presentations and infographics
  • Favorably impacting discretionary product purchases and retention decisions made by our clients and prospects
  • Acting as a critical ‘public face’ of the Private Bank in EMEA, responsible for sharing our macroeconomic views, high conviction investment themes and portfolio construction insights with clients and prospects across our region
  • The successful candidate will also work closely with the firm’s press relations team with regards to media to increase brand visibility and promote the firm’s capabilities
  • Travel will also be necessary for the role as in addition to client meetings, the successful candidate will be required to speak at numerous client events and roadshows across the region
  • A key measure of success will be the Strategist’s impact at client meetings, press interviews and pieces published both internally and externally
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of investment strategies, working closely with various groups across Delaware to ensure a consistent client messaging
  • Prepare quarterly commentaries on performance and market outlook, attribution
  • Monitoring, optimizing & reporting campaign performances to medium sized advertisers and media agencies
Qualifications for market strategist
  • Advanced degree in economics or finance
  • Good communication skills, ability to structure and articulate ideas
  • Knowledge of college-level statistics
  • Background in math and hard sciences
  • Developing and providing our clients with thoughtful and timely insights on both market trends our various discretionary product offerings
  • The Strategist will work closely with the head of GWM Economics, Investors, Capital Markets Solutions and Managed Solutions & Strategies personnel to develop topical and relevant materials for presentation to clients and prospects
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a market strategist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for market strategist
  • Analyze a wide range of performance metrics and KPI’s to identify personalized solutions on a client level
  • Create personalized decks and presentations to drive quarterly meetings with top clients
  • Collaborating on the day to day relationships with new US Mid-Market clients to ensure we exceed their expectations
  • Supporting client business reviews and communicate optimizations made along with the planned road map
  • Identify opportunities for investment in new technologies or applications, a dominant design or service that has not been recognized by the industry
  • Develop automated Credit & Rates trading algorithms / workflow automation for the firm and its clients, taking an active role in the shift from voice to electronic trading
  • Lead a cross-functional team to deliver multi-year omni-channel roadmap to enable prospecting, cross-sell/upsell and customer effort reduction by building strong and collaborative relationships to transform strategy into flawless, cross-functional execution
  • You will be the Product Owner developing Omni-channel user stories
  • Help various business partners articulate their requirements for the Next Best Action framework
  • Identify and measure the results of the treatments developed & iteratively improve upon them
Qualifications for market strategist
  • The Strategist will be a critical ‘public face’ of GWM and will be called upon to speak at conferences, seminars and to the media in coordination with the firm’s PR team
  • The Strategist will be a natural team player, working intimately with the various discretionary investment teams (and join their periodic internal discussions, if appropriate) to both present market and asset class views possess a nuanced appreciation of each discretionary team’s positioning and rationale
  • The Strategist will provide Investors and CMS personnel with guidance comparing, contrasting and, when necessary, acknowledging conflicting discretionary strategy positioning which will arise from time to time
  • Demonstrating a track record of academic excellence and accomplishment as evidenced by both completed graduate work in Economics and/or Financial Markets at a highly regarded university record of published works (ideally in peer- reviewed periodicals)
  • The preferred candidate will have demonstrated expertise evaluating and presenting macro-economic and markets topics
  • The preferred candidate will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills and strong client skills as frequent interaction with our clients will be required
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Market Strategist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of market strategist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for market strategist
  • Manage governance process around NBA & Journeys
  • Raise data quality concerns and issues
  • Think analytically to help teams develop simple, integrated and elegant approaches to complex brand and martketing issues
  • Support MPS teams in building strategic public/private partnerships where strategy and IT meet the citizen
  • Establish, implement and continuously refine our team's standards and methods for marketing and branding strategy, brand development, naming, navigation and other forms of expression, codifying knowledge and processes
  • Help craft a truly end-to-end method and set of standards that address elements of brand strategy, all the way to actual brand experiences
  • Help team manage day-to-day brand strategy inquiries and requests spanning such as naming, logo requests, visual identify guidance, acquisition branding and divestiture branding
  • Stay abreast of branding, marketing, communications, and product trends and issues, best practices and case studies to enhance our knowledge base of the BSXD discipline
  • Monitoring, optimizing & reporting campaign performances to advertisers and media agencies
  • Be part of a strong, cross-disciplinary and highly dynamic team that actively draws from creative collaboration
Qualifications for market strategist
  • 5+ years of experience capital markets quantitative modeling/hedging/trading role including demonstrated solid experience and understanding of risk management practices and processes that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities
  • Strong practical experience developing production valuation models of IR Swap Swaps/ Variance Swaps/CDS/Vanilla options vol surface calibration and market conventions
  • Expert level knowledge of C++, C#, Matlab,MySQL
  • Sound understanding of econometrics based modeling and research
  • Knowledge of linear algebra and optimization techniques
  • Sound knowledge of derivatives

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