Lead Writer & Editor Lead Writer & Editor …

Acadian Asset Management
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
base + bonus
Acadian Asset Management
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
base + bonus
Posted by:
Tracy Smith • Recruiter
Posted by:
Tracy Smith
We are seeking a Lead Writer and Editor for our Client Advisory team. This group is responsible for Acadian’s formal investment content, which includes original research on investment topics, position papers, and market commentary. This newly created position reports to the team’s Director. Responsibilities including writing short and long form research and opinion pieces, helping Portfolio Managers and other investment professionals to articulate their ideas and views, editing drafts, and coordinating content production. This position is ideal for an energetic, intellectually curious, confident individual who is passionate about creating distinctive and thoughtful investment prose, familiar with financial markets and investing.

What You’ll Do:

  • Help source and prioritize novel written work
  • Collaborate with Client Advisory and Investment team members to produce written content—fleshing out substance and voicing, writing, and editing drafts
  • Manage investment content production, liaising with Design, Compliance, and Distribution teams
  • Acquire an understanding of Acadian’s business, including its investment philosophy and process, prior content/messaging, and compliance/design processes
  • Be viewed as a trusted, approachable, and reliable contact for the firm’s investment and client-facing leadership
  • Help to shape the voicing and style of the firm’s written work


We’re Looking For Teammates With:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA / CFA / MA Journalism preferred
  • 3-5 years of professional experience, preferably connected to finance (markets or investing)
  • Superior writing and editorial skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to manage time-sensitive tasks
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Highly detail-oriented; strong editing and proofing processes
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Why Work Here:

Acadian is a quantitative investment firm where ideas are empowered by technology. Our team is made up of a diverse mix of professionals who thrive in a culture that fosters ingenuity through collaboration and transparency.  We offer a casual office environment, top-notch benefits, and excellent professional and personal development opportunities.

To apply for this position or view Acadian’s open roles, please visit the Careers section of our website at: http://www.acadian-asset.com/careers/Job-opportunities. We will contact only selected candidates.  If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at recruiting@acadian-asset.com.

It is the policy of Acadian Asset Management LLC to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, or sexual orientation.



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