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Principal Financial Services, Inc

Marketing Production Associate

Principal Financial Services, Inc - Des Moines, IA

Job Area: Marketing

Business Area: PGI Other

Location: IA - Des Moines;CA - Northern

Career Category: Experienced Professional

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Date Posted: 2017-11-10


At Principal®, every role supports a greater purpose to help people live their best lives. And after more than 130 years weve never had a more vibrant and dynamic global team united in our purpose.

Our employees are empowered to do their best work. We care about more than just skillsets and job responsibilities. Were invested in helping our employees diversify their experiences, meet new challenges and reach bigger goals. Working at Principal comes with many opportunities and paths for career growthall in the kind of welcoming, collaborative and community-spirited environment youll look forward to working in every day.

We are currently looking for Marketing Production Associate supporting our asset class marketing. In this role, you will be responsible for creating and updating marketing collateral aligned with supporting the sales cycle. The presentations, white papers, brochures will be focused on investment topics and products with a focus on promotion and retention. The position will interact with product marketing, product management, investment teams, sales, and operations in an effort to promote and expand Principal brand, image and reputation through the creation of global presentations and factsheets.

This opportunity allows you to take your strong work ethic, knowledge of marketing and combine that with your drive to help others in an expanding business. The ideal candidate will have a collaborative, strategic perspective, be action-oriented, and display a willingness to engage in multiple levels of work.

Here is just a sample of what you can expect:

Build strong relationship across the business

Partner with subject matter experts throughout the organization to ensure information and value proposition are clearly and accurately articulated in materials.

Adhere to compliance and regulatory standards

Manage multiple projects with strict deadlines in a fast paced environment

Provide strong collaboration

Showcase a consistently optimistic approach

Utilize strong judgment to resolve problems and make recommendations for solutions and actions.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent required (preferably in a communications or marketing or finance).

Knowledge of (or ability to obtain) Principal Global Investors services, product offerings and prospective markets.

Strong creative, project management, problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills required.

Must have excellent planning, time management and decision making skills.

Ability to learn systems and software used within the firm required.

Success in this position requires a strong attention to detail, the ability to work simultaneously on multiple high priority requests and adhere to deadlines, the capacity to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to work well as part of a team and excel in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment.

Investment Code of Ethics

You will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers personal trading activities for you and members of your household.

Visa Sponsorship

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.


This position may be located in Des Moines, Iowa, Mason City, Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Denver, CO or Folsom, CA.


Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Principal Financial Services, Inc


Marketing Production Associate Principal Financial Services, Inc - Des Moines, IA, United States


Location: Des Moines, IA

Company Profile:
The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®) is a leading global financial company offering businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services. Our range of products and services includes retirement solutions, insurance, wellness programs, and investment and banking products through our diverse family of financial services companies and national network of financial professionals.