Communications Associate

Position Summary:

The Communications Associate position is responsible for working closely with team members to coordinate communications on behalf of the firm.  At KCM, you will have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards. You will be presented with meaningful and challenging work opportunities to help the team continue to meet KCM’s investment objectives.  Through skill-building, leadership development, and working with an experienced leader and team, you will be provided opportunities to help nurture your skills and grow your career.  In addition, you will be able to take advantage of professional development opportunities such as certifications, designations, training, and industry conference attendance.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as project manager responsible for the timely completion of tasks, resolution of issues, and implementation of assigned projects.
  • Create, assemble, and maintain client and sales team materials and collateral.
  • Completion of prospective client Requests for Proposals and Information (RFPs/RFIs) as well as Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQs).
  • Fully supporting all KCM client service and business development efforts.
  • Acting as liaison for KCM to client and consultant investment staff and operations team.
  • Ensuring consistency in the promotion of the firm and its brand/products.
  • Assisting with coordinating on-site and off-site meetings (including printing, binding, and/or shipping of materials).

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent prioritization skills to effectively manage deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Software skills in MS Office a must and, preferably, knowledge of Salesforce, RocketDocs, OnBase, Advent, FactSet Research Systems and/or willingness to learn.
  • Excellent writing, grammar, and graphics skills (e.g. PowerPoint, Adobe).
  • Some experience in institutional marketing, sales, and/or client services is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or applicable financial services industry experience.

Location:

  • This position is based in our offices in Creve Coeur, Missouri.

Commitment to Diversity:

Kennedy Capital Management is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in our mission, vision and values statements. Our policies are intended to provide further guidance on creating a workplace that values each employee and supports the way we do business.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kennedy Capital Management offers equal employment and advancement opportunities for all qualified individuals without distinction or discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital or family status, protected veterans’ status, genetic information or other basis prohibited by law. This policy extends to all employees and applicants and in all aspects of the employment relationship.