Assistant Director - Product Strategist- Limited Duration: 9 months - Montreal | Toronto - 15069BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Learning Solutions
The Product Strategist is the product owner for the Learning Solutions suite of training products. The Learning Solutions line of business is dedicated to providing online and classroom training to individuals and corporations in the areas of banking, risk management, credit, securities, and wealth management.

The Product Strategist is responsible for developing, owning and implementing the overall product strategy, with the objective of driving business growth and increasing sales and revenue. The successful candidate will develop ideas and business plans for new products, including features, pricing and positioning. They will work closely with other product strategists, as well as the product development, sales and marketing teams. #LI-AZH
  • Responsible for product offerings including features, price and positioning.
  • Review, organize and rationalize existing product suite.
  • Develop ideas and business plans for new products.
  • Work with product development teams consisting of subject matter experts, designers and technology from specification and development of the new product to roll out and maintenance.
  • Work with marketing to develop marketing collateral and campaigns.
  • Define product target audience, learning objectives and learning pathway for new products.
  • Educate sales force about products.
  • Source and analyze market feedback on products and services.
  • Expand into new and attractive markets
  • Assist sales and business development
  • Assist in client demonstrations and meetings as required

Qualifications

Required

  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor’s degree) in a business related discipline or marketing, graduate/second-level degree (e.g. MBA, Master’s) preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in marketing or product management.
  • Experience in financial services and/or financial services training highly preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of financial markets.
  • Proven ability to define and implement strategic product initiatives
  • Proven ability to run or participate in meetings with senior management
  • Innovative approach to solving complex issues and problems
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills (including intermediate knowledge of Excel).
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Preferred

  • Experience in financial services and/or financial services training highly preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of financial markets.
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills (including intermediate knowledge of Excel).
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s is committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse and accessible workplace. To this end, reasonable accommodations are available on request, and will take into account the particular accommodation needs of individual candidates. If you are selected and require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, you may send your request to AODA@moodys.com. Information provided during the accommodation process will be treated as confidential, and will be shared only to the extent required to properly administer accommodation requests.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.