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Short-term Trader, Fixed Income

    • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Asset Management
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We exist to help people achieve financial clarity. At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they’ve been given.

At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our clients. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today—and tomorrow.

Job Summary

Executes securities purchases and sales authorized by portfolio manager or within the confines of the money market approved list and 2a7 guidelines. Develops and maintains relationships with securities dealers. Provides portfolio manager with ongoing information about market sentiment, trading environment, volume, volatility, and relative value trade opportunities.

Develops and maintains information on credit ratings of corporate, agency, municipal, state, and/or federal fixed-income issuers.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Executes trades authorized by portfolio manager or within the confines of the money market approved list and 2a7 guidelines.
  • Assists Portfolio Manager in overseeing daily liquidity of assets through detailed market analyses and evaluation of competitive bids for all trades of short-term securities.
  • Assists Portfolio Manager in developing, modifying, and adhering to portfolio strategies to maximize return while minimizing risk across multiple accounts with varying compliance and regulatory restrictions.
  • Provides relevant market intelligence, sentiment and pricing information to portfolio manager as needed or requested.
  • Develops and presents trading and relative valuation opportunities to portfolio manager. 
  • Develops and maintains relationships with securities dealers and counterparties including sales coverage and traders.
  • Develops and maintains information on credit ratings of corporate, agency, municipal, state, and/or federal fixed-income issuers.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting or related discipline is required.
  • At least 2 years experience in institutional investment trading, operations or other relevant roles.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Excel.


  • Master of Business Administration, Finance or other advanced degree in a relevant field and/or CFA designation or demonstrated progress towards completion of either/both is preferred.
  • Experience with Bloomberg or Blackrock Solution’s Alladin OMS desirable.

Additional Information

  • This position requires you to work on-site in Minneapolis.
Pay Transparency


Thrivent’s long-term growth depends on attracting, rewarding, and retaining people who are committed to helping others thrive with purpose. We accomplish this by offering a wide variety of market competitive compensation programs to attract, reward, and retain top talent. The applicable salary or hourly wage range for this full-time role is $85,982.00 - $116,328.00 per year, which factors in various geographic regions. The base pay actually offered will be determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to, location, relevant experience, skills, and knowledge, business needs, market demand, and other factors Thrivent deems important.


Thrivent is unique in our commitment to helping people to be wise with money and live balanced and generous lives. That extends to our benefits.


The following benefits may be offered: various bonuses (including, for example, annual or long-term incentives); medical, dental, and vision insurance; health savings account; flexible spending account; 401k; pension; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance; supplemental protection insurance; 20 days of Paid Time Off each year; Sick and Safe Time; 10 paid company holidays; Volunteer Time Off; paid parental leave; EAP; well-being benefits, and other employee benefits. Eligibility for receipt of these benefits is subject to the applicable plan/policy documents. Thrivent’s plans/policies are subject to change at any time at Thrivent’s discretion.


Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by sending an email to  or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.


Short-term Trader, Fixed Income

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