Associate Director, Military Financial Readiness - Washington, DC Job Listing at FINRA in Washington, DC (Job ID 001787)
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FINRA is seeking a well-qualified individual for our Associate Director, Military Financial Readiness opening in Washington, DC. To be considered for this position, please submit your resume through our career site at www.finra.org/careers - no phone calls, please.
The Associate Director of Military Financial Readiness will be responsible for developing and managing financial education and investor protection initiatives targeting members of the military and their families. S/he will be responsible for implementing programs, developing and maintaining relationships with military-affiliated organizations, managing multiple partnerships, and evaluating the effectiveness of financial education campaigns for the military community.
Essential Job Functions:
Implement FINRA Investor Education Foundation's military financial education plan, including day-to-day program management and partnership development. Lead ongoing strategic vision and implementation, assess new opportunities based on market need and reassess FINRA's current offerings for the military. Organize and participate in on- and off-base public speaking engagements. Coordinate grassroots-level financial education advocates and outreach to military spouses. Build upon and manage relationships with the Department of Defense, Armed Service Commanders, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and military-serving organizations. Oversee the creation and production of financial education materials in various media, including print, video, and on the Internet. Control quality of materials, delivery and other logistics. Collaborate with public relations firm and corporate communications department to develop overall marketing strategies, and to implement awareness campaigns for military-specific events and resources. Evaluate the effectiveness of military financial education activities.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Major in Public Relations, Finance, Business Administration or related field preferred; advanced degree preferred. Direct military experience preferred. Candidates with established relationships within and access to the military audiences preferred. Eight or more years of related program development and program management experience. High level of professionalism and excellent presentation skills - position requires extensive interaction with senior officials. Experience in simultaneously working with multiple partners. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Subject matter expertise in investor and financial issues preferred, with some experience developing educational programs and materials. Strong marketing communications or public relations background. Entrepreneurial, strategic thinker with ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment. Upbeat, enthusiastic, team player.
Standard Office Environment based in Washington, DC. Periods of significant travel may be required.
To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume. A writing sample may be required as part of the submission.
The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.
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In addition to a competitive salary, comprehensive health and welfare benefits, and incentive compensation, FINRA offers immediate participation and vesting in a 401(k) plan with company match. You will also be eligible for participation in an additional FINRA-funded retirement contribution, our tuition reimbursement program and many other benefits. If you would like to contribute to our important mission and work collegially in a professional organization that values intelligence, integrity and initiative, consider a career with FINRA.
Please note: FINRA's Code of Conduct imposes restrictions on employees' investments and requires financial disclosures that are uniquely related to our role as a securities regulator. As standard practice, employees must also complete FINRA's Employee Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement and comply with the company's policy on nepotism.
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FINRA has approximately 3,000 employees and operates from Washington, DC, and New York, NY, with 20 regional offices around the country.
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