Monday, April 25, 2016

Investment Writer - Washington DC area

Investment Writer (553-18) - Washington DC area

COMPENSATION:  Competitive salary and benefits

SUMMARY:  The Investment Writer is an integral member of the Portfolio Analysis and Communications Team, which serves as the in-house brand ambassador, responsible for creating a wide range of specialized internal and external content. The position will primarily be responsible for using proprietary research, attribution reports, internal reporting, and other analytics to create recurring written commentary, high-quality responses to complex ad hoc client requests, and other value-added communications. Additionally, the Investment Writer ensures all material is consistent with brand standards and effectively conveys accurate, accessible and compelling information.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and refine regular written commentary for clients across a variety of topics, including strategy or portfolio company updates, investment results highlights, and macroeconomic views
Provide editorial support for newly created or updated marketing collateral and assist with the development of compelling visual messages
Respond to ad hoc attribution and commentary requests in a timely and accurate manner
Work with firm’s Compliance Team to ensure materials uphold regulatory requirements and firm guidelines

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree is required
7+ years of relevant experience, preferably within the investment management industry
Experienced writer with strong investment knowledge
Resourceful with inherent analytical and problem solving abilities
Meticulous attention to detail and quality control
A keen eye for consistency and strong proofreading skills
Strong organizational and communication skills
Proficient with investment performance statistics and able to translate financial information into clear and concise written insights
Demonstrated ability to formulate and convey a differentiated story
Ability to prioritize, multitask, and deliver multiple projects against critical deadlines
Responds well to direction; can work independently and in a team environment
Ability to build relationships with various constituencies throughout the firm
Experience with FactSet Portfolio Analytics a plus, but not required

If you are interested in this opening, please email your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Marci Tsiribas
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
marci@brokerageconsultants.com

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