Product Specialist

Date: Aug 14, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 53062 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): N/A 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: None 


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.


  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


NOTE: Our recruiting process is 100% virtual, which should help with the logistics of your candidate journey. We have transitioned to a hybrid work model, which means our associates are working from home the majority of the week, but coming into the office up to 2 days a week. Please coordinate with your hiring manager to confirm your team’s exact plans.





Product Specialist


As a Product Specialist – Insurance Product Management based in Los Angeles, you will serve as a key member of the Institutional Retirement Client Group at Capital Group with primary responsibility of supporting the development, evolution, and management of our insurance business and product offerings. You will partner closely with Product Managers in developing and rolling out new capabilities and thought leadership; monitoring and evaluating our insurance business health; and recommending changes as appropriate. You'll add value to discussions about the development of our go-to-market strategies and the execution of plan activities.





  • Supports ongoing business management related activities in support of the Insurance business including recurring business reviews, industry analysis, and Insurance Business Leadership Team (IBLT) meetings
  • Partners with Product Managers to create the analysis and data behind the development of thought leadership, business cases, and business performance/effectiveness reports
  • Organizes and supports the Insurance sales team needs and requests that may arise from the emerging hybrid wholesaler models
  • Contributes to product direction by helping analyze new and existing strategies, considering Capital Group and the Insurance business’ priorities, market trends, and competition in the marketplace
  • Collaborates and communicates with cross-functional groups, including Marketing and Operations, to ensure successful implementation and execution of plan activities.




  • Proven success in managing multiple projects with competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to understand, analyze and organize large sets of data
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity, sound judgement, and initiative in identifying and resolving matters of moderate complexity
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills with team members and managers
  • Advanced proficiency with Morningstar, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in the insurance, asset management, or financial services industry highly desirable
  • You have a bachelor's degree.
  • MBA or CFA preferred


“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 



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