Financial Writer / Editor

Location Weehawken, NJ (Hybrid)
Starts July 2022
Duration 40 hours/week, 6 months
Status Freelance
Rate $40 per hour
Our client, a global wealth management company, needs to hire an experienced Editor/Writer for a 6 month freelance need, hybrid (onsite in Northern NJ 2 days a week - easily commutable by multiple forms of public transportation).

Recent experience with working within a content management system is required.

The Editor/Writer 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 firms views on how to position investments in light of events and trends. The content is for the firms financial advisors around the world and the firms clients.

The financial news website 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 in-house research department and product specialists.

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

Editor/Writer 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 website 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

Editor/Writer 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 and able to manage multiple stories/projects at once
Bachelors degree preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, digital content management, and web analytics tools
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

This is a hybrid role (onsite 2 days a week, flex on which 2 days) in Northern New Jersey.

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