The Team: The EMEA Marketing team delivers integrated communications across all media to reinforce the Morningstar brand. Consisting of marketers, designers, writers, event planners, marketing researchers, and operational managers, this collaborative team acts as an agency that serves the marketing needs across client segments for our Client Solutions group. The team works globally to maintain a consistent brand experience everywhere Morningstar serves investors.
The Role: We are looking for an experienced, energetic marketing manager to assist with a variety of marketing initiatives. In this role you will work with the management, sales, creative, events, and marketing colleagues to create and deliver successful marketing strategies and programs for our key client segments, based on the key European initiatives. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing a tactical marketing plan, supporting our sales communication efforts and ensuring that the Morningstar brand is clearly and consistently communicated. This position reports to the Director – International Marketing, and is based in our French office.
Successfully manage all aspects of approved marketing programs, from strategy and planning to creative development and delivery.
Act as the primary liaison between the business, marketing and functional areas of Marketing Services, including design, content, events, social media, research, and marketing operations.
Provide analysis of marketing campaigns to determine ROI and inform future planning.
Collaborate with the marketing professionals across the Client Solutions segments to share best practices.
Significant related industry experience, preferably brand or marketing experience at an advertising agency or client company.
Proven ability to design, develop, and implement marketing strategies and supporting tactics.
Experience in/knowledge of the financial services industry.
Proven experience in working cross-functionally within an organization.
Demonstrated track record of client relationship development and service.
Strong project management skills.
Demonstrated budget management and resource planning experience.
Superior interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
Experience in media relationships and planning a plus.
Experience with a marketing automation platform, i.e. Eloqua or Marketo.
Fluency in French, English, and other European languages would be an advantage.
Educated to degree level (or equivalent) with qualifications that demonstrate a keen interest in marketing; a MBA or other advanced degree/accreditation is strongly preferred.
Candidates should be immediately available and able to commit to a one-year contract.