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Careers at Weitz Investments

Founded by value investor Wally Weitz in 1983, Weitz Investments is a boutique, employee-owned, asset management firm located in Omaha, Nebraska. At Weitz Investments, our most important resource is our people. Our firm culture encourages personal accountability, collaboration and shared success. We foster a learning environment that promotes collegiality, knowledge sharing, skill building and continuous learning. We are proud of our singular focus on serving our clients, with integrity and transparency.

  • Health Care Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long- and Short-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Paid Disability Leave (including Paternal Leave)
  • Professional Development
  • On-Site Gym Access

Current Openings

Weitz currently has the following open positions:

Digital Experience Manager (PDF)

Location: Omaha, NE

General Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Digital Experience Manager will be responsible for the planning, development and execution of a wide range of digital experiences including our corporate website and content management system, digital campaigns, social media programs, and demand generation initiatives. The Digital Experience Manager will be responsible for managing email, display and pay-per-click campaigns leveraging retargeting and marketing automation techniques that result in measurable demand generation. This position will work closely with internal partners to optimize our use of CRM (Salesforce) and marketing automation (HubSpot) tools and develop analytics reports and processes that deliver insights aimed at optimizing campaigns. 

Essential Functions:

  • Lead web content updates, page development, and maintenance utilizing Content Management Systems (CMS) and related tools.
  • Manage all product data/file loads to external and internal websites, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Lead our social media efforts, seeking opportunities to grow our reach via social networks.
  • Collaborate with internal partners to develop a cohesive email marketing strategy.
  • Serve as the steward for marketing data and act as a liaison to IT for Content Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Intelligence (BI) projects.
  • Collaborate with internal partners to improve the effectiveness of Salesforce/HubSpot seeking to more deeply integrate data collected from digital marketing campaigns.
  • Work with internal partners to develop key performance indicators (KPIs) for digital assets and campaigns, measure and report performance, and identify opportunities.
  • Manage search engine optimization (SEO) initiatives, auditing and optimizing current content.
  • Assist in the development of Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and paid media efforts and recommend adjustments based on analytical evidence.
  • Creatively contribute to planning, development and implementation of marketing campaigns.
  • Proactively scope and present new ideas to improve digital experience and optimization.
  • Work closely with digital agency partners, developing scopes of work and overseeing budget.
  • Identify digital design and content trends and collaborate with marketing department peers to present new areas of opportunity.
  • Ensure accuracy and adherence to legal/regulatory requirements through all digital channels.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor›s degree required, preferably in Business, Digital Marketing or related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant digital marketing experience.
  • Experience in the financial-services industry preferred.
  • Strong understanding of user experience (UX) principles and strategies, user-centric research, design and testing, and mapping content and experiences against target persona.
  • Analytical skills with the ability to analyze data for insights.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.
  • Experience working with a CMS tool (i.e. Fundsys, WordPress, Sitecore)
  • Experience working with a CRM platform (preferably Salesforce).
  • Experience working with a marketing automation tool (i.e., Marketing Cloud, Pardot, HubSpot).
  • Experience working with online advertising programs (i.e., Google AdWords, Bing Ads).
  • Practical understanding of HTML and CSS.
  • Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in digital marketing and measurement.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with ability to build relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously within deadlines.
  • Experience with mutual funds and/or other investment products highly desirable.


Regional Consultant (PDF)

Location: Omaha, NE

General Overview:

Reporting to the Vice President, Director of Intermediary Distribution, the Regional Consultant (internal wholesaler) is a consultative sales role responsible for partnering with the Regional Director (external wholesaler) to build and maintain financial advisor relationships by delivering value to their businesses through exceptional communication, problem-solving skills, and product solutions. This individual will demonstrate strong knowledge of the financial industry, investment trends, and Weitz Investment Management's (WIM) product offering.

This role is based in Omaha, NE. WIM offers a hybrid work environment (2-days remote/ 3-days onsite).

Essential Functions:

  • Work with Regional Director to develop and execute a territory business plan to grow sales, market share and increase visibility.
  • Develop a strong command of WIM's products and investment process.
  • Utilize industry knowledge, personal relationships, and WIM's proprietary Business Intelligence tools to prioritize activity and develop and grow existing and new relationships.
  • Effectively profile advisors to understand their practice, clients, and investment process to better serve their needs and strategically position WIM products.
  • Handle daily territory management tasks to ensure maximum business efficiency, including updating and maintaining WIM's CRM system with all activities and communications.
  • Conduct virtual sales meetings/presentations with financial advisors to discuss the benefits of WIM's products, including key differentiators and competitive positioning.
  • Provide high quality service to financial advisors to ensure growth and retention of assets and clients.
  • Collaborate with business partners in marketing and business intelligence to enhance tools, processes and resources.
  • Stay up to date on economic and market conditions to effectively support advisors, identify opportunities and respond to inquiries.
  • Ensures compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as all regulatory requirements.
  • Occasionally travel to the territory to participate with the Regional Director for dinners, conferences, and meetings.  
  • Other duties as assigned based on company needs. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field, or equivalent education/experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in financial services industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet specific territory goals
  • Motivated, self-starter
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively
  • Series 6 or 7 and 63 licenses required

Weitz Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We desire to foster a culture of inclusion that we believe drives better outcomes for our clients, colleagues, and community. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Effective January 1, 2022, all successful applicants for positions with Weitz Investments must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of new and continued employment and provide proof of current vaccination status prior to commencement of employment, unless legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation related to a religious or medical exemption. Evidence of receipt of subsequent booster doses may be required of applicants and throughout employment at Weitz Investments' discretion, and/or if recommended by the CDC.

 

Please apply by submitting resume by e-mail at careers@weitzinvestments.com.

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