What are the ongoing responsibilities of an ETF Specialist?

  • Managing a territory to generate sales and revenue to meet objectives
  • Managing and cultivating key advisor and strategist relationships and developing ETF sales through those contacts
  • Educate, train and interact with other distribution areas and partners within Franklin Templeton to enhance awareness of the ETF offerings
  • Maintaining knowledge of industry related topics and maintain proficiencies in delivering value-added presentations to advisor and other audiences
  • Maintaining updated activity logs in contact management system and work with Sales Management on various project initiatives

What ideal qualifications would help someone to be successful?

  • 5+ years of experience in a field consulting/sales role within the investment industry
  • 5+ years ETF related experience within either a sales, product, or investment role
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA and/or CFA preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-driven with ability to build manage key internal and external relationships
  • Experience developing and implementing sales and marketing business plans
  • Strong investment acumen and background
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Comfortable with extensive travel
What makes Franklin Templeton unique? 
In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.
Highlights of our benefits include: 
  • Flexible medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Corporate Pension Plan
  • Employee Stock Investment Program
  • Purchase company funds with no sales charge
  • Competitive vacation package that includes three annual personal days
  • Company paid short-term and long-term Disability Insurance
  • Education assistance

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