Financial Services Writer / Editor

Location Weehawken, NJ (Hybrid)
Starts Next Month
Duration 40 hours/week, 6 months
Status Freelance
Rate $30/hr-$47/hr (DOE)
Our client, a global financial services firm, is looking for an experienced Financial Services Writer / Editor to join their team for 6 months, hybrid, remote and onsite in New Jersey (easily commutable by public transportation).

The team is fully remote for now and there is no set return to office date for the eventual hybrid plan.

The Financial Services Writer / Editor will be part of a team that writes, edits, curates and manages content for a global Wealth Management financial news website. The content pairs current events and trends with the firm?s views on how to position investments in light of events and trends. The content is for the firm?s financial advisors around the world and their clients.

? The site is updated daily with 5-8 articles per day (about 600 - 800 words each), and content is a mix of original stories crafted from interviews by the editorial team with in-house subject matter experts and content repurposed from the research department and product specialists.

? This website is considered a nexus of communication, much of the content streams to other channels like newsletters, podcasts, videos and social media feeds. The Writer / Editor will curate content for these other channels, as well as contribute to the firms overall editorial content strategy.

Financial Services Writer / Editor Key Responsibilities
? Start the day by checking relevant news channels and media. What are the key stories that the firms clients are going to hear about in the news today, and what is the firms view?
? Be up to date on what research the firm is producing
? Participate in a daily editorial meeting with representatives from across the bank, where article topics are decided. Each day's set of articles will be a mix of content repurposed from the research department and original content produced by the team. Original content is based on interviews with in-house experts.
? Prepare and write content
? Help copy edit other writers
? Publish collateral in all relevant channels through the publication platform
? Assist in putting together a daily newsletter containing pertinent sales information

Financial Services Writer / Editor Qualifications
? Understanding of financial markets and how different asset classes work: equities, fixed income, FX, alternative investments and structure products
? 5+ years as a financial reporter, or as a writer or editor within financial services marketing
? Proven ability to work quickly on daily deadlines
? Experience with a publishing tool and/or content management system
? Track record of being detail oriented
? Track record of being able to manage multiple stories/projects at once
? Bachelor?s degree preferred
? Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, digital content management, and web analytics tools
? Demonstrates strong attention to detail and time management
? Demonstrates commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
? The ability to be a cross-functional team player with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

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