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Strategy and Content Analyst

Chicago, IL

The Analyst, Business Strategy and Content will support the Business Strategy and Specialist Relations Team within Nuveen’s Equities and Fixed Income (NEFI) organization. The Team is responsible for planning and executing the organization’s strategic initiatives designed to position its investment capabilities for growth and strong performance. Many of the initiatives underway are transformative, and are focused on investment team integrations, restructurings, operating model optimization, and compensation/incentive plan design. Additional responsibilities include managing relationships with investment specialists; partnering with Nuveen’s distribution, product, and marketing teams to showcase investment capabilities to clients; working closely with shared services (human resources, information technology, operations and finance) on cross-functional projects; and reporting on strategic initiatives to Nuveen and TIAA’s Boards and other stakeholders. 

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The Analyst will help all members of the Team carry out and communicate these important strategic priorities.      

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support the planning and execution of Nuveen Equities and Fixed Income’s strategic initiatives including the preparation of presentations, memorandums, communications, project plans and other materials as needed

  • Drive process improvements around communications strategy and design

  • Prepare relevant communications and presentations for Nuveen leadership, including board material, strategy cascade materials, and other items as assigned

  • Perform market and financial analyses such as competitor intelligence and financial modeling to support business needs

  • Create metrics and benchmarks to measure key functions and initiatives

  • Develop an understanding of Nuveen’s investment capabilities and specialists

  • Assist in the creation of the communication strategy for NEFI

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • No Experience Required

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or international business
  • 1- 3 years of strategy and/or communications experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Potential Salary: $85,000.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.  In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans). 


Company Overview

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

COVID-19 Vaccination

TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary.

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here.

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


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Job ID: 2d2731ab743541af462efa5fe324dcb699ab3453bf90b9a6b6a5ac0fa4fbc2d7
Employment Type: Other