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Marketing Specialist/Senior Marketing Specialist

Franklin Templeton Asset Management Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted 9 days ago Permanent Competitive Salary
Posted by
Jean Liang

At Franklin Templeton, we’re advancing our industry forward by developing new and innovative ways to help our clients achieve their investment goals. Our dynamic and diversified firm spans asset management, wealth management, and fintech, offering many ways to help investors make progress toward their goals. Our talented teams working around the globe bring expertise that’s both broad and unique. From our welcoming, inclusive, and flexible culture to our global and diverse business, we provide opportunities to help you reach your potential while helping our clients reach theirs.

Come join us in delivering better outcomes for our clients around the world! 

We are looking for a Marketing Specialist/Senior Marketing Specialist to join our marketing operations team, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The marketing operations team will provide overall marketing support to Franklin Templeton’s business in APAC (excluding Japan, India and Australia) across both retail and institutional businesses. This position will primarily focus on providing marketing support across various types of marketing literature such as factsheets, pitchbooks, presentations, commentaries, brochures, flyers, etc., provide support on event- related activities as well as to participate in projects pertaining to marketing materials by working closely with the global marketing operations support teams.

The role often entails a lot of coordination with local sales and marketing, client services, client marketing, product management and other areas within the firm and requires someone who can prioritize and provide creative, result-oriented ideas on the fly. The individual also needs to be hands- on in ensuring adherence to the quality standards and delivery deadlines set by each of the local markets, with a broad understanding of the local jurisdiction and business environment.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of this position?

  • Work with in-country marketing teams to manage recurring production cycles for product and marketing materials, including fact sheets, commentaries, brochures, sales presentations, and other promotional materials for the region in English and Chinese, ensuring compliance with the local regulations in each of the country supported
  • Assist on maintaining and updating of pitchbooks and presentations in English and Chinese, which would involve formatting, editing slides and translation
  • Ensure local compliance needs are addressed/coordinate routing of materials to required reviewers
  • Ensure the timely delivery of regular updates to materials (e.g. monthly, quarterly, semi- annually, annually, ad hoc)
  • May need to work with local marketing teams on the developing of fund-related materials to support campaign and product launches
  • Provide overall marketing support to the marketing teams across core Asia
  • Provide information to regional clients and business partners regarding availability of new marketing materials and enhanced system/workflow tool functionality
  • Support marketing operations-related projects for the region to ensure better delivery of marketing materials
  • Effectively dealing with and managing stakeholders
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ensuring the timeliness, accuracy and quality of the marketing collaterals produced

What qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?

  • Preferably degree Major in Finance/Marketing or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in Marketing/Sales Support/Client Servicing within Financial Services industry
  • Bilingual in both English and Mandarin with the ability to do copy-writing in Chinese is desirable
  • Ability to read both Traditional and Simplified Chinese is an advantage
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat required
  • Proficient with generating/interpreting fund-related statistical information
  • Meticulous attention to detail across all aspects of data, language and grammar, and general layout and presentation
  • Strong cultural intelligence and adaptable to work with teams across different time zones
  • Open-minded, independent, street smart and ability to think outside-of-the-box
  • Team-player and self-starter with strong work ethic and genuine interest in learning
  • Strong problem-solving ability and resourceful
  • Ability to make decisions in a fast paced environment



Experience our welcoming culture and reach your professional and personal potential!

Our culture is shaped by our diverse global workforce and strongly held core values. Regardless of your interests, lifestyle, or background, there’s a place for you at Franklin Templeton. We provide employees with the tools, resources, and learning opportunities to help them excel in their career and personal life.

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By joining us, you will become part of a culture that focuses on employee well-being and provides multidimensional support for a positive and healthy lifestyle. We understand that benefits are at the core of employee well-being and may vary depending on individual needs. Whether you need support for maintaining your physical and mental health, saving for life’s adventures, taking care of your family members, or making a positive impact in your community, we aim to have them covered

Learn more about the wide range of benefits we offer at Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and existing employees, and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation. 

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