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Product Manager ETF / Mutual Funds - Fixed Income

New York Life Investments (NYLIM), an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, is a top 25 global asset management firm. With more than $500 billion in assets under management, NYLIM is a premier investment management firm serving a variety of client segments including retail, institutional, insurance and defined contribution and benefit on a global basis. New York Life Investments offers a diverse set of investment capabilities ranging from traditional equity and fixed income to alternative investment strategies and multi-asset solutions. Renowned for its premier investment acumen and client focus, NYLIM’s vision is to be one of the most trusted providers of investment management expertise and long-term financial security.


Job Responsibilities:

We currently have a position open for a Product Manager who will be responsible for covering fixed income products offered by MainStay Investments and IndexIQ across mutual funds, ETFs and SMAs.  We are looking for ambitious individuals that possess a deep understanding of the financial markets, proven mutual fund and ETF experience, strong analytical and writing skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects.  The position will be based in our headquarters in New York City.


Product Managers serve as an advocate for their assigned strategies across multiple distribution channels, recognized as “go-to” product experts across the organization.  They support the product line through a broad range of investment, marketing and sales-related responsibilities which include, but are not limited to:


  • Providing investment updates and analyses, working closely with the Investment Management teams, detailing investment style/process, portfolio strategy and recent performance
  • Researching and communicating the effect of external factors – such as company-specific, market or economic developments – on their assigned strategies to internal and external audiences
  • Positioning and differentiating assigned products within the product line and relative to leading peers
  • Conducting ongoing competitive analysis
  • Researching industry trends to identify products to promote, enhance, rationalize, and launch
  • Influence positioning, pricing, and product enhancement across the fund and ETF platforms
  • Proactively drive the growth and retention efforts for assigned products helping to promote funds and ETFs across channels
  • Responding to product inquiries primarily from distribution partners, as well as business partners across the organization
  • Working closely with the marketing team to develop product support materials and sales ideas
  • Providing content in the development of presentations, investment insight articles, timely product ideas and other marketing materials
  • Ensuring that the investment stories for assigned products are presented consistently and that the products are properly positioned across all customer touchpoints



  • Minimum of five years of investment-related experience. Prior Product Management, Investment Management or Research experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience required; MBA and/or CFA a plus
  • Strong investment industry knowledge
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve team objectives
  • Strong written, analytical and presentation skills. Attention to detail a must
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and complete projects on a timely basis
  • Strong PC skills, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Proficiency with industry tools, such as Lipper, Morningstar, Strategic Insights, FactSet, etc. a plus








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