Investment Writing and Communications Specialist

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 15 Nov 17 2017-11-15

High calibre individual with significant communications and investment writing experience sought by this boutique asset manager. The role will suit a PR or investment writing professional with experience gained from asset management. This is a hands-on role and requires a self-starter who will be fully responsible for the writing across the firm, identifying opportunities and raising the profile of the firm across a number of areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and editing of regular investment content including press releases, articles, fund commentary and thought leadership.
  • Monitor, analyse and communicate PR results on a quarterly basis.
  • Work with the portfolio management team to ensure that key tactical and strategic messages are incorporated in the content produced.
  • Providing briefings and interview support for senior spokespeople.
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to ensure that there is appropriate forward planning for the content to be produced and that this is communicated within the business.
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to ensure any content is appropriately distributed across the right channels and can be used for editorial purposes.
  • Circulate and showcase media coverage with assistance of junior team members.
  • Daily management of press office function, incoming media enquiries and interview requests.
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media.
  • Ensure any content produced is fit for purpose and is approved for use by the portfolio management teams and compliance.
  • Act as a champion for the production of content within the business.

Requirements:

  • 3-4 years’ experience of working in a similar communications and/or asset management role.
  • Knowledge of investments.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, along with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to write clear and appropriate investment content to different target markets including institutional and wholesale audiences.