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Jul 13, 2019

Austin

Permanent

Agent: Den M.

Job #: 149819

Salary: DOE

Job Description

Senior Writer

On-site, Bee Cave

$$DOE

Our client in the financial industry is lookin for a new Senior Writer who will work within the Creative team in Marketing to develop effective communications.  He/she must have deep knowledge of the financial industry and investment products and be able to translate complex financial concepts into clear and concise communications. Responsibilities include writing in a variety of formats, such as web postings, editorial columns, brochures, topical papers, and video scripts for a diverse client base of investment professionals and their clients.

*In order to be considered- please provide samples of work

 

Relevant Years of Experience:

Minimum 10 years of writing experience, preferably in the financial industry. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, creative environment.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with Creative, Corporate Communications, Client Marketing, investment teams, business leaders, and subject matter experts to develop content that conveys our client's vision and voice and demonstrates our positioning relative to competitors.
  • Work collaboratively with the marketing team, business leaders, and subject matter experts on the best way to describe and position our client's offerings in a way that clearly highlights benefits to the audience. This can take various formats, including web articles, presentation books, brochures, essays, videos, etc.
  • Write clear, persuasive, original copy that ranges from technical pieces for investment professionals to educational pieces that explain our approach to a broad, public audience.
  • Work collaboratively with Design so that copy and design work together to communicate subject matter in a clear and engaging way.
  • Work closely with the Design teams to create data visualizations that convey the intended meaning effectively and accurately.
  • Help shape and reinforce a unique editorial voice that conveys our client's beliefs, in language that is intelligent, but accessible and is tailored to each audience.
  • Synthesize and edit existing content from subject matter experts.
  • Ensure the accuracy and relevance of language and data.
  • Support quick-turnaround communications when market conditions warrant.
  • Work on several projects at once, under pressure, and tight deadlines.
  • Keep up to date with product offerings and industry news.

Competencies Required:

  • Superb writing skills, including mastery of mechanics, grammar, and usage
  • Deep knowledge of the financial industry, especially investing and mutual fund industry
  • Ability to write succinct, effective copy for various audiences
  • Ability to translate complex financial concepts into clear prose
  • Understanding of how to write compliant investment content
  • Superior communication and influencing skills
  • Exceptional, professional client-service skills
  • Collaborative, consensus-building approach working within and across teams
  • Excellent planning, time management, and follow-through skills
  • Ability to prioritize independently based on workflow dependencies, competing business initiatives,
    and time constraints
  • Ability to work as part of a team, and to take direction from Editorial Director and Creative Director
  • Must have an online portfolio of published content      

 

Educational Background:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, advertising or a related field. MBA or CFA a plus.          

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