Director, User Engagement Marketing (Participant Engagement for Retirement Education)
Newport retirement services
in Charlotte NC
Who We Are
Newport helps companies offer their associates a more secure
financial future through retirement plans, insurance and consulting services. Newport offers comprehensive plan solutions and consulting expertise to plan sponsors and the advisors who serve them. As a provider and partner, Newport is independent,
experienced and responsive.
Newport is hiring for a new position. We are in search of a dynamic, focused leader to execute our engagement marketing and go-to-market plans for products and services available
direct to participants. We are re-imagining how we market our products and services, strengthen client & user engagement, and drive loyalty. This role will drive engagement strategy and content for products focused on participants within our retirement
plan services including developing and implementing strategies and new break-through initiatives that will increase new participant enrollments, product adoptions and reduce outflows and participant inertness.
A successful candidate
A leader with an entrepreneurial spirit who is comfortable owning initiatives, being responsible for their team and able to work through complex, matrixed organizations
A strategic and innovative thinker
strong influencer who can partner with other lines of business and functional experts to create and execute programs flawlessly
Data driven and analytical creative thinker able to understand and process multiple initiatives even when
faced with ambiguity
Capable of prioritizing the highest value initiatives, ensuring they are aligned with business strategy, and not distracted by lower-value requests, all without alienating business partners
and Responsibilities may include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Design and execute a comprehensive go-to-market strategy, including deepening efforts, client engagement & loyalty programs – all supported by
a strong performance discipline, and a comprehensive testing and optimization roadmap.
Drive increased personalization and improved targeting of plan sponsor and participant marketing, communications and education initiatives.
understanding of consumer insights to determine the value proposition, critical customer journeys and needs for each business segment.
Lead and partner with content, design and development teams to deliver relevant and personalized content and
insight as part of the broader marketing and client experience.
Collaborate, initiate and lead the development of enhancements focused on participant engagement within our digital experiences.
Be a customer advocate – champion
consistent and seamless user experiences across all channels.
Develop relationships and partner with other teams throughout the organization to understand client onboarding, engagement and ongoing relationship quality metrics and how they can
influence and enhance initiatives.
Identify, lead and nurture a motivated team, committed to success and recognized as strong partners and collaborators across the organization.
Required Education and/or
10+ years of marketing, strategy and analytics experience in Retirement Services, Wealth Management or Finance
Bachelor's degree required
Creative, original thinker able to apply a proven ability to
synthesize information and find unexpected connections
Focus on how marketing drives quantifiable business results
Strong relationship skills and ability to lead through collaboration
Independent thinker with high EQ and a bias to
execution speed, while never losing sight of the importance in the quality of their work
Proven ability to promote a strong control environment, adhere to risk/control, procedure and process expectations, while appropriately challenging to deliver
what’s best for the client and customer.
Proven understanding of retirement services industry and competitive landscape
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to articulate complex issues in a concise,
simple and relevant manner to all levels within the business
Travel up to 20%
Newport Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify,
gender expression, national origin, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
group offers for employment are conditioned upon satisfactory completion of our employment screening process (including, but not limited to, a review of past employment and education records, background investigation, and/or credit check).
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own
pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to
individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted
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