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Strategic Visual Specialist

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Business Unit:

Global Marketing

Job Description:

Russell Investments is seeking an experienced communicator to provide graphic design and messaging support for sales presentations and pitches. This is an energizing and rewarding role where you will see your design contributions pay off, directly impacting on the success of the firm.

The individual we are seeking for this role will have years of experience creating the most compelling, business-winning sales presentations possible, under tight deadlines in collaboration with demanding stakeholders. See details below for more information about this exciting opportunity.

Base Salary Range: $75,000 - $85,000

Specific compensation will be based on candidate’s experience, skills, qualifications, commercial considerations, and other job-related factors permitted by law. At Russell Investments, salary is just one part of our compensation package. Our total rewards approach includes an annual performance bonus (subject to eligibility criteria) in addition to participation in our competitive benefits programs including healthcare, retirement, vacation, and wellbeing programs.

Your Role:

  • You will primarily be focused on creating compelling, business-winning sales presentation materials including PowerPoint decks, printed finals presentation materials and assisting with RFP messaging and visuals.
  • Customizing materials to align with the industries and brands of the targeted prospects.
  • Ensuring messaging and visuals are on-point and aligned with corporate strategies, messaging hierarchies, and brand.
  • Collaborating with global colleagues to ensure materials are leverageable across geographies.
  • Supporting the broader graphic design needs of the U.S. institutional investing business, through visual communication. This could include designing presentation slides for in-person or on-screen presentations, designing printed materials for in-person meetings, designing materials for in-person and virtual events, and other needs.
  • Provide ad hoc graphic design and messaging support for the broader marketing team.
  • Support the graphic design needs for your colleagues outside of the US. This is intentionally a lower priority aspect of the position, but being an integrated part of the broader team and supporting global needs will be an occasional part of this role.

Preferred Knowledge, Skill & Ability:

  • Teamwork and collaboration, particularly under time pressure.
  • Experience as a visual communicator, particularly in the context of business-winning presentation materials.
  • Extensive experience with the Microsoft Suite and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • 5 years of experience supporting and collaborating with senior sales colleagues.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet demanding, last-minute deadlines.
  • Asset management industry experience and a solid understanding of investment management globally, with a particularly keen understanding of institutional and investing issues (preferred).
  • Solid knowledge of financial markets across asset classes (preferred).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Russell Investments is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all associates and employment applicants regardless of race, religion, ancestry, creed, color, gender (including gender identity which refers to a person's actual or perceived sex, and includes self-image, appearance, behavior or expression, whether or not different from that traditionally associated with a person's biological sex), age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, past or present unemployment status , or any other characteristic protected by law.