California Market Strategy Lead, Executive Director

Job Description

At JPMorgan Chase, our Market Leadership Teams (MLT) are made up of senior leaders from the different lines of business (LOB) responsible for developing, implementing, and driving cross-LOB strategies to advance business growth in local markets across the United States and support local engagement with employees and the community.The 40+ MLTs across the U.S. are supported by a national program team housed within Corporate Responsibility (CR). The MLT Program is seeking to fill the role of Executive Director, California Market Strategy Lead. The position will be responsible for developing, driving and executing a multi-year, comprehensive firm-wide strategy in California to further accelerate the growth of JPMC and continue to position the firm for success in a competitive environment. This position will partner with the internal leadership forums, MLTs, Lines of Business (LOB) partners, and CR, to develop impact metrics and internal and external engagement plans to support this work. The Market Strategy Lead will have experience operating at senior levels of matrixed organizations and will report to the Head of the MLT Program. This position will be based in Los Angeles or San Francisco.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of a unified firmwide strategy for California and its key markets in partnership with LOB and corporate market level leadership, including identifying major business opportunities to maintain and grow the businesses in California (e.g., by sector, market, demographic), determining commonalities across LOB and firmwide priorities, and setting near-and mid-term cross-LOB goals
  • Provide connectivity and coordination between lines of business, MLTs in the state, CR, Marketing and Communications to ensure strategies are complementary, identifying where teams could streamline and optimize priorities; and sharing information across the groups
  • Provide strategic support for the California MLTs as they develop and implement their strategies, in close collaboration with the Head of Business Growth on the MLT national team
  • Work with colleagues across the business to track, measure, and maximize results and ensure that the ultimate strategy and its execution leverages the full assets of the firm
  • Act as strategic partner to the CA MLT Regional Chair and the California Working Group (CWG), made up of a senior leader from each line of business; support the planning of CWG meetings, including developing content and agenda items , tracking progress toward goals, and ensuring follow up on items discussed; responsible for reporting progress, outcomes and impact to relevant senior leaders across the firm
  • Represent the firm both internally and externally with the ability to speak to firm priorities and business activities at client or community events
  • Develop and implement senior executive engagement plan to leverage leaders in CA and those who are consistently in market to build relationships with clients, customers, elected officials and key community stakeholders to advance the firm’s strategy

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience, preferred private sector experience
  • Capacity to operate at the highest levels of business and navigate a matrixed organization while remaining hands-on and team-oriented
  • Strong understanding of the financial services industry, the opportunities and risks facing corporations in the current political environment, major issues and topics facing the state of California and its various markets, and issues facing global banks
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate concepts and strategies; and advise, and influence senior leaders across the state and across the firm
  • Strong analytical, strategic and independent problem solving skills; sound judgment and strong collaborative decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational skills and project management experience
  • High attention to detail; follows through to ensure accuracy and comprehensiveness
  • Positive self-starter with proactive approach, excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Mastery of core Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

About Us

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, we offer discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of firm performance and individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of 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. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.

JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Veterans

About the Team

Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

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