Position Purpose: This position will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day management client user experience initiatives between Ascensus and its client partners, as well as the general investment community. This position will have responsibility for the positioning, evaluation, and enhancing of Ascensus solutions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Identify, define, and recommend product enhancements for Ascensus products and services.
Develop project plans to implement marketing initiatives, plans, programs and product
Develop business requirements for product enhancement initiatives.
Manage product third party relationships (vendor oversight).
Act as a product advocate and champion to all audiences within the organization.
Provide expertise on Ascensus solutions through ongoing support to internal and external clients.
Assist Marketing in preparing timely and effective collateral materials, sales brochures, and press releases.
Support the sales and relationship management organization with product demonstrations, training and sales support to help achieve revenue and profit goals.
Responsible for developing proformas and preparing ROI analysis for product enhancement initiatives.
Responsible for working with cross-functional team in delivering product initiatives. Cross-functional business groups include Information Technology, Operations, Client Services, Sales, Legal, and Finance.
Perform competitive analysis.
Assist with product development initiatives as necessary.
Bachelors degree in business.
Minimum 5-7 years of Retirement Services industry experience.
Strong ability to create and execute project plans.
Proven track record of effectively managing a suite of products that have achieved success in the market.
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written), as well as the ability to interact with all levels of an organization.
Excellent decision making and problem solving skills.
Ability to think strategically about customer needs, product design and product positioning.
Strong project and time management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Proven ability to work independently.
Ability to manage vendor relationships.
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