Investment Writer

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted
07 Jun 2018
Closes
05 Jul 2018
Ref
3333971
Contact
Alyeah Bloomfield
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Financial
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
New Investment Writer Job - £250-£300 per day LTD - Leading banking group

Your new company
A retail and commercial bank, traditionally been considered one of the "Big Four".


Your new role

* To develop and implement thought leadership-marketing content and tools to distinctively position investments amongst colleagues, clients and media.
* To source ideas for content (acting as an interface between Investment and Front Office teams) with a special focus on macroeconomic and asset allocation themes.
* To use observations about investment, company and market themes, as well as knowledge of topical issues and the firm's latest thinking and investment ideas to generate insightful content for articles and thought pieces
* To draft, edit and review content, including articles, research reports, whitepapers, presentations, webcasts, multi-medias, videos, and investment marketing material that collectively provide an engaging client experience
* To promote content so it has as broad a reach as possible internally and externally, and establish links among different areas of the business to seek out synergies in order to maximise results and visibility.
* To work closely with internal teams and stakeholders across the organisation to ensure core messages, investment views and strategies are consistent across markets, channels and media
* To monitor the competitive landscape and ensure consistent best practice in investment communications
* To coordinate with legal & risk on investment communications materials to ensure they are appropriate for the intended audience and approved for use.
* To engage with Digital and Brands & Marketing partners to design, build and deliver a compelling content plan.


What you'll need to succeed

* Experience working for Asset Management, Wealth Management or Investment Management company is essential
* Outstanding investment writing skills and attention to detail
* Ability to work under pressure and deliver
* Good knowledge of the investment management industry, products and services
* Keen interest in and in-depth knowledge of financial markets, the economy, and investment topics and clear understanding of investors' needs, mindset and inclinations
* Bachelor's degree, preferably with a focus in marketing, journalism, literature or writing.
* 5+ years' experience in developing investment content and writing about investment theories/practices
* Highly developed editorial skills, including the ability to write/adapt content supplied by the Investment team
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to interact with senior executives, investment teams and channel managers as well as our internal and external partners
* Creativity and an ability to bring the most mundane concepts to life
* Online media experience a plus
* Self-motivated and able to work as an individual contributor as well as in a team setting
* Strong research, interview and investigative skills
* Demonstrate ability to capture complex ideas and express them in a clear, concise and engaging writing style


What you'll get in return
This is a 18 month contract with a view to continue rolling thereafter.

What you need to do now
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