Channel Marketer UK-FTC

Permanent contract|London|Corporate & Investment banking

Channel Marketer UK-FTC

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

Lyxor Asset Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Societe Generale Group represented in the UK by Lyxor Asset Management UK LLP that is authorised and regulated by the FCA. Lyxor ETFs is an investment specialist that creates and promotes exchange traded products, in all asset classes, to institutional investors. With a strong culture of risk-management and research, Lyxor stands amongst the leaders in innovative, transparent and flexible asset management.

After nearly 20 years in the vanguard of multi-management, Lyxor has established itself as a privileged partner to some of the biggest names in the alternative management industry. Taking a strictly disciplined approach to risk management, Lyxor offers investors access to additional sources of performance in a transparent, liquid environment, either through its managed accounts platform or through dedicated mandates. Now extended to mutual funds, Lyxor's managed accounts platform is one of the most diversified in the world with more than 300 traditional and alternative funds available in open architecture, through an integrated value chain spanning research, analysis, selection and advice on portfolio management.


The marketing team of Lyxor ETF is responsible for all marketing activity for Lyxor’s ETF business across Europe. The team is split into three; one part is responsible for the creation of central marketing content, the second for local marketing (channel) strategy and the third for digital marketing activities via e-mail and website optimisation. Together the team covers institutional and wholesale markets.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Drive the marketing strategy and execution of Lyxor ETF’s marketing plans in the region
  • Work with Marketing & Sales heads to implement centrally-defined campaign, content & digital strategies in locally appropriate ways for Lyxor ETF in the region. Devise effective and efficient plans for content dissemination across the UK.
  • Manage budget and relationships with external suppliers including media buying, design and event agencies.

This is a fixed term contract position until late 2021

Summary of responsibilities

Risk Management Responsibilities

  • To further improve Lyxor market share and reputation through professionalism, discipline and attention to risks e.g. compliance, legal, reputation.

Conduct Responsibilities

  • Responsibility to adhere to internal Policies that relate to you, your business or other businesses for which you have any level of responsibility.  It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with operational and conduct risk requirements (e.g data leakage, security policies and regulatory requirements). 
  • Adhere to individual and where applicable department conduct rules in accordance with the FCA Code of Conduct rules
  • Responsibility for managing, controlling, preparing and escalating risk within the scope of your position and in line with existing policies.
  • Responsibility to ensure that you take reasonable steps to be fully aware of, understand and comply with all regulatory requirements from all regulatory and statutory bodies, trading venues, etc that are applicable to your role and business line.
  •  To assist in the self-identification of all conduct related issues. Ensure escalation to appropriate stakeholder or function whether internal or external.
  • Adhere to business line mandates relevant to the role as directed by your manager
  • Other
  • This description is intended to outline the main responsibilities for the role and is not an exhaustive list, responsibilities may vary from time to time as directed by your manager.
  • •           Deploy central content effectively, devise local content strategy
  • -           Adapt and socialise/deploy central marketing initiatives – including adapting weekly e-mails & campaign materials to make them appropriate to each country & each targeted audience
  • - Ensure marketing materials distributed in the region are compliant to regulation (content, passporting check, disclaimers, compliance review process, audit log)
  • -           Supervise and ensure delivery of this content at appropriate time – co-ordinated with other markets across Europe
  • -           Develop local client communications through focused emails, advertorials, blogs & web when appropriate – keeping central calendar in mind at all times
  • -           Manage external local writers when needed
  • -           Ensure the region’s website is as locally appropriate as possible
  • •           Help devise and implement advertising strategy
  • -           Work with Head of Channel and media buying agencies to define relevant media schedule to maximise visibility with key target clients, for key firmwide initiatives
  • -           Innovate and find new ways to enhance display
  • -           Deliver creatives / content for local markets with the support of a design agency
  • -           Run permanent advertising via LinkedIn
  • •           Build and implement event strategy to attract new clients and service those we have already
  • -           Select local 3rd party event sponsorships and negotiate packages
  • -           Work with Head of Channel to design high quality local client events – keeping central plans in mind at all times
  • -           Report on events success
  • •           Co-lead press coverage
  • -           Work with Head of Channel, central Communications team and local media agencies to develop strategy for region and animate PR throughout the year
  • •           Bring more people into our world
  • -           Grow and nurture web traffic
  • -           Maintain local websites and deploy new campaigns at the right time
  • -           Update website via an internal CMS platform
  • -           Deliver reporting in partnership with Digital team
  • -           Provide content for Google SEO and PPC and monitor content ensuring it’s updated and reflective of our key push
  • -           Contribute to developing automation digital strategy and implement it locally: manage well-segmented campaign sends via Marketo (mass email campaign and automation tool) and monitor reporting
  • -           Contribute to development of lead generation and client acquisition strategies in partnership with Digital
  • •           Drive sales engagement
  • -           Become a strategic, go-to partner for sales
  • -           Develop an understanding of local markets, the client base and local sales needs
  • -           Ensure sales are fully informed of central campaigns and part of the decision making process for local initiatives

-           Gather and provide Sales feedback on marketing initiatives

Profile required


  • Some market knowledge and experience in asset management, Investment banking/ financial services industry
  • Sound numerical and Literacy skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player proactively shares information and collaborates with others
  • Highly motivated, proactive and entrepreneurial
  • Reliable professional conducts
  • Ability to work autonomously and be responsible for following matters through to completion
  • SG Leadership Model competence as defined for individual contributors
  • Ability to develop relationships based on trust and professionalism
  • Language requirements if applicable are as defined to support the role purpose and coverage areas. English is the business language for SG. Swedish as a priority or other Nordics language is a plus.
  • Experience as a country marketer or similar
  • Client-centric approach founded on local knowledge
  • Independent, motivated, reliable and quality-oriented
  • Comfortable working in time sensitive environments
  • Cooperation and team spirit

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000HX4
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/08/02
Publication date: 2021/07/20