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TIAA

Global Client Group, UK Sales Associate, based in London

London, United Kingdom

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives.  Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future.  For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.Nuveen.com

Overview of the Role

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Following internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen for a Sales Associate to support the UK distribution team within Nuveen’s Global Client Group. The sales support function is an integral part of the client journey. As the team expands, this is an excellent opportunity to work in a collegiate environment to help drive sales and deliver a purposeful client experience. The distribution team works closely with institutional investors, their investment advisors, as well as platforms.

The successful candidate would help the team to develop and maintain relationships with the firm’s institutional and wholesale clients in the UK. The role would offer an opportunity to work with the largest institutional investors, across the broadest possible set of investment products. The successful candidate will also be able to build on their experience through training in product knowledge, process & systems, and relationship management skills.

Key responsibilities

  • Proactively identify new business opportunities and stay abreast of incumbent manager searches;

  • Understand current and new client relationships, their asset allocation preferences and assisting sales team with upcoming trends and investment behaviours through market research via industry databases (e.g. Mandatewire, pensionfundsonline and Preqin);

  • Support sales leads with meeting preparation for external clients (collating background information on previous meetings and prospect/client information);

  • Oversee the coordination of key meetings / events with clients and prospects, attending relevant meetings/conferences;

  • Respond to client requests and manage client communications efforts, where necessary;

  • Coordinate the Request for Proposal process, working with investment affiliates to cover breadth of investment products and solutions;

  • Oversee the on-boarding and oversight of new clients through the relevant due diligence and AML processes;

  • Maintain client / internal information in CRM tool (Salesforce) and across various databases and systems;

  • Develop strong internal relationships with portfolio managers, product specialists and other teams globally to enhance delivery of our services to clients;

  • Assist with the preparation of business planning material to communicate our UK distribution strategy internally;

  • Standard reporting and ad hoc support responsibilities across the business channels and management; and

  • Work closely with the marketing team on new product launch initiatives, client events and communications.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal) with strong interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office product suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) required

  • Professional and industrious attitude, possessing energy and confidence to complete projects with limited supervision

  • Ability to work independently and in a team-based environment

  • Take initiative and develop creative solutions for solving problems

  • Interact and communicate confidently and effectively with all levels of management, including executive management of the firm, as well as external clients

  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and prioritize appropriately, meet tight deadlines, and possess strong attention to detail

  • Utilize qualitative and quantitative tools to analyse, synthesize and interpret information, and communicate it clearly and succinctly

  • Coordinate various data and information into effective messaging that resonates with internal and external clients

  • Possess a partnership mind-set and engage with teams across the firm

  • Self-motivated, team player with strong work ethic

  • Ability to build relationships across global teams

  • Asset management background preferred

This role does not require you t be regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR). 

Nuveen is committed to providing equal opportunity across all employment practices and we believe our employees have a right to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Nuveen offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Please contact ta@nuveenglobal.com should you require any assistance.

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Company Overview

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, listed equities and alternatives.  Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future.  For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.nuveen.com

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. 

If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team: 

Phone: (800) 842-2755

Email: accessibility.support@tiaa.org

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Job ID: 3312a2606c3d2ec5792ce523e0b72797a7731540d6b49bef7f1cea322d1964b6
Employment Type: Other