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Marketing Project Leader

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
*Department Summary*
The Marketing Technology team of the Edward Jones Agency partners with other Marketing and Technology departments to identify, select and implement new technological solutions designed to deliver an unparalleled client experience. We leverage data, insights and tools to enable a more efficient, targeted and personalized process of attracting new clients and deepening existing client relationships.


*Responsibility Summary*
The Technical Project Leader will lead the strategic execution of large and medium projects that support an unparalleled client experience. These efforts require a high degree of collaboration with business partners from across Marketing, Technology, Firm Analytics, other divisions of Edward Jones, and/or technical vendors.

Specifically, this position will act as the technology project leader for internal communications efforts for the firm. Working in close partnership with the Enterprise Communications team, this individual will:


* Serve as technical product owner for project to implement a new internal communications platform.
* Partner with the Enterprise Communications team and project leader to develop a plan that is comprehensive and time-bound
* Ensure all business, technical, compliance and legal needs are addressed as part of the implementation
* Lead project team through implementation of the new tool that improves our ability to deliver relevant, personalized information


* Ensure internal communication tools being utilized by the home office and branch teams are operating at maximum effectiveness.
* Partner with the Enterprise Communications team to understand their business needs and objectives, and represent those needs when interacting with internal technology teams and third-party technologies
* Document current issues, manage backlog, support integrations and drive future enhancements
* Lead weekly meetings with vendors and internal stakeholders
* Serve as the primary technical point of contact for all internal communication tools


* Lead the innovation efforts for our internal communication tools to uncover new solutions that optimize our abilities to communicate and collaborate. Such systems may include virtual meeting/webinar, associate feedback management, blogs, chat and chat bots, crowdsourcing, and community management.


*Preferred Background: *
* Prior knowledge/experience working in highly regulated industries such as financial services
* Prior experience implementing and supporting marketing technology solutions and how these solutions can work together to deliver highly personalized experiences
* Deep understanding of digital and Agile best practices
* Prior experience working with systems that provide interaction functionality, including chat and/or chat bots and commenting
* Prior experience developing and executing RFPs

*Required Qualifications:*
* 5+ years of experience in technical project leadership or product ownership in consumer marketing team, preferably financial services, showing increasing level of responsibility
* Deep subject matter expertise with internal communications and collaboration tools that may include Social Chorus, Dynamic Signal, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams.
* Must be comfortable leading discussions between business areas and technical experts to determine project needs. Ability to convey technical concepts in an understandable manner appropriate to the audience.
* Experience with project and/or functional leadership in the industry in increasingly responsible positions. Can include both formal and informal leadership roles.
* Ability to independently identify, prioritize, monitor, communicate, and/or resolve elements that can impact a project.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.




* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-03-28

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