Business Marketing and Strategy Associate – Banking Americas (COO Office)
Seeking Business Marketing and Strategy Associate to work in the Banking Americas COO Office of a large international Investment and Corporate Bank. Play a key role in driving thought leadership and communications in support of business growth strategy.
Performs and coordinates all or part of the following functions:
Conducts research on market and news worthy topics to identify key trends impacting our business to package and share with the management team
Drafts internal memorandums to staff to support management communications including new hire announcements, promotion announcements and important staff communications
Research and craft thought leadership pieces that will be used in articles, whitepapers and sector/product presentations
Research and draft topical speaking notes, speaker series Q&A and video scripts used in marketing and communications
Write and update website copy and social media quote cards and postings
Keep and update business qualifications used for client marketing and recruiting
Maintain and update biographical information for key management and relationship managers
Develop the submission of deal and business awards to publications
Develop communications and presentations based on management’s request
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support the business marketing through generation of thought leadership for internal and external stakeholders
Perform business research on banking, sector and product trends
Draft key business communication to support branding and business development
Prepare and maintain strategy documents, pitches and qualifications in support regular and ad hoc management initiatives
Work with front office bankers and COO team to define and craft communications
Maintain library of current business documents including qualifications, tombstone, deal announcements
Maintain communication approvals
3) Technical Skills:
Strong intellectual curiosity and understanding of business trends
Ability to use and navigate market data and news sources to perform business research
Strong knowledge of Excel and excellent with Powerpoint and other visual design tools
Experience with Salesforce, Dealogic, Capital IQ a plus
Adhere to the policies regarding communication with the public
Obtain and seek necessary approvals for communications with key stakeholders including legal, compliance, corporate communications and licensed supervisor
5) Management Responsibilities:
Ability to effectively communicate with and present ideas to senior management and bankers
Must be able to take a leadership role in driving work product and be a team player in a professional manner
Work with other groups within the division, regional management and Head Office
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS OR EXPERIENCE:
All or part of (depending on the level) the following is required:
MBA, MS or BA degree
3-5 years’ experience in a financial institution or consulting role
Experience writing and supporting business communication
Superior oral/written communication skills
Strong PowerPoint and visual graphic skills
Accuracy and attention to details in work product
Ability to plan, organize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with limited supervision.
Strong drive and motivation to excel
Excellent knowledge of corporate finance, capital markets and financial services
Tolerance and understanding in multi cultures.
Open office – collaborative team environment
Overtime and after hours work expected
Legally authorized to work in the United States
NOTE: This Job Description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Additionally, the contents of this Job Description may be modified or expanded by the Bank over time.
Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.
Mizuho offers a competitive total rewards package.
We are an EEO Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran.