DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers. Building on more than 60 years of experience, it has a reputation for excellence in Germany, Europe, the Americas and Asia. DWS is recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.
We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management - as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus - complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our investment approach strategically.
DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with approximately 3,900 employees in offices all over the world, we are local while being one global team. We are investors - entrusted to build the best foundation for our clients' future.
About the U.S. Wealth Team
U.S. Wealth is responsible for the advancement, promotion, and growth of DWS's Active, Passive, and Alternatives strategies with financial advisory clients across intermediary Wealth channels.
DWS, is interviewing candidates for an Internal Consultant role to proactively market the Firm's wide range of investment products to the financial advisor community. Candidates should be intensely client focused, self-motivated and have a strong knowledge of capital markets.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Partner with designated field wholesaler(s) to develop and maintain business relationships with financial advisors and other intermediaries in the sales territory through a phone based consultative sales approach
Maintain a high level understanding of DWS' wide range of investment products and global investment view
Build an efficient and thoughtful strategy to maximize engagement and influence with financial advisors
Expand existing client base by uncovering investment needs and presenting DWS solutions
Identify and pursue new opportunities by client profiling, client identification, and follow-up activity
Understand dynamics of Capital Markets, impact to investor portfolios, and objective based investing
Your Skills & Experience:
Knowledge of investment trends and advisor practices
Bachelors degree required
Familiarity with Morningstar Advisor Workstation and Salesforce.com a plus
Ability to work in a team environment and communicate clearly and concisely, with an expertise in adapting to different audiences
Ability to articulate specific sales strategies and processes
What we'll offer you:
A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That's why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its center. You can expect:
Competitive Salary and Matched 401K Savings Plan
Generous Paid Time Away plus Bank Holidays
Health and Life Insurance Plans for you and your family
Work/Life Balance Programs including Adoption/Surrogacy/Infertility Assistance, Backup Care through Bright Horizons, Phase Back to Work and Support for New Mothers
A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, Commuter Discounts and Gym benefits
The opportunity to support wide-ranging volunteer programs, + 1 day volunteering leave per year, matched personal donations to non-profit organizations dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000
How we'll support you:
Training and development to help you excel in your career
Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
Coaching and support from experts in your team
It is DWS's expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the Chicago office in accordance with the firm's hybrid working model.
DWS provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion.
DWS Values & Diversity
We believe talent is found in all cultures, countries, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs, generations, backgrounds and experiences. We pursue a working environment where everyone can be authentic and feel a sense of belonging. Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion efforts.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
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Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion policy and initiatives.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement ; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act ; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision .