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Associate Investment Strategist- Equity Product Specialist

Dimensional Fund Advisors
November 19, 2021
Charlotte, North Carolina
Job Type


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Notes to applicants:

  • Most roles at Dimensional will be part of our best-of-both hybrid working model. This includes working together in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and choosing to work where one works best on Mondays and Fridays. This maximizes in person collaboration and interaction while simultaneously providing flexibility. This broad universal approach applies to most roles globally with a few exceptions that require more or less time in the office. Please discuss with your Recruiter to confirm the details for this specific role.
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Job Description:

Dimensional’s Investment Solutions Group (ISG) acts as a source of specialized investment knowledge that delivers thought leadership, education and analysis to our clients through face-to-face interactions and compelling, informative content.


Within ISG, The Product Specialist team is a resource for deep, specialized knowledge of our solutions. Through content and conversations, this team is a valuable resource to help clients understand our portfolios and their performance. The Investment Strategist will work with other members of the Investments Solutions Group with a focus on broad equity market or strategy-specific data analysis, research, and ad hoc projects. This position reports to a senior member of the team and is based in our Charlotte, NC, office.



  • Independently analyze, process and interpret data to create portfolio performance commentary and charts..

  • Play a crucial role in the development of internal and external communications, including investment philosophy, portfolio management process, and portfolio commentary.

  • Lead the collaborative efforts with Research, Portfolio Management, Trading, Investment Solutions Group, Sales and Marketing to drive collaboration to keep functional groups aligned.

  • Lead internal product discussions with an educational framework.

  • Provide quality control to ensure consistency and accuracy of performance and characteristics used internally and externally with minimal supervision.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations that convey complex investment concepts in more accessible terms for consultants, clients, and prospects.

  • Develop feedback loop through relationships with external-facing account managers to make recommendations and improvements to Dimensional’s offerings.



  • Bachelor’s degree, an MBA and/or CFA are required.

  • 3-7 years of experience in a related role and a strong understanding of the asset management industry and capital markets.

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to articulate investment concepts to a variety of audience types.

  • Experience with portfolio attribution analysis and performance commentary writing is preferred.

  • Ability to resolve problems effectively and exercise independent judgement.

  • Motivated to self-teach skills and apply learned knowledge to applicable tasks.

  • Eager to learn and responsive to constructive feedback and guidance.


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