RFP Associate/Writer Temp-Perm $30/hr-$45/hr Midtown NY

The company is seeking an RFP/Marketing Associate for its US business in its NY office to:
• Respond to requests from clients for information about their accounts
(e.g., client service questionnaires)
• Assist in the consolidation and distribution of data relating to products managed by our New York investment professionals that is needed for internal or external clients, especially as part of the quarter-end process.  
This individual will be a critical part of the firm’s US Marketing Department, and will work directly with the Head of RFP, as well as in partnership with product specialists, investment professionals, sales, client service and consultant professionals and others.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• Provide high-quality client service reporting support for quarterly, annual and ad hoc requests for New York-based strategies
• Ensure all questionnaires are delivered in a timely and efficient fashion upon completion of all related reviews and input
• Ensure a full understanding of company’s relationships with clients/the types of reports requested for various retail and institutional strategies
• Facilitate improvements in sourcing data, including working with Product and Performance Services on the aggregation of data into a single report compared to the use of multiple sourcing for similar data elements; look for ways to eliminate manual manipulation of data and manual overrides of data by the Product team; work to ensure data timeliness and efficiency
• Build relationships with distribution, product and subject matter experts to stay abreast of all current information related to the firm, its strategy and its initiatives for the future
• Act as a marketing ambassador to investment professionals in order to build on existing relationships and promote a harmonious rapport between different groups  
At least three years of investment management experience with experience in both retail and institutional markets:
• Knowledge of both retail and institutional products and services, for institutional and retail positioning
• Experience with a content management database (preferably Qvidian) • Proven project management and process skills;
• Ability to develop and maintain lasting relationships with senior investment and distribution professionals; good interpersonal skills; goal-oriented;
• Outstanding skills in organization, prioritization
• College degree a must