Legg Mason

  • Jr. Marketing Associate (Editorial Assistant and Digital Producer)

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Req. #
    Royce Funds
    Position Type
  • Position Overview

    Royce & Associates (Royce), established in 1972, is dedicated to managing portfolios of small- and micro-cap US companies. A Legg Mason, Inc. subsidiary since 2001, Royce strives to build small-cap value portfolios that provide solid absolute performance with a focus on reducing volatility.  Based in New York and with nearly four decades of small-cap investment experience, the firm uses a disciplined value approach to portfolio management.


    Job Summary:


    Royce & Associates is seeking a multi-talented candidate to be its Jr. Marketing Associate (Editorial Assistant and Digital Producer) on our award-winning marketing and communications team.


    The ideal candidate is an experienced professional writer with a background in financial writing and knowledge of Content Management Systems who can navigate the challenges of distributing content to various financial  media. The candidate must understand how to best position this material across multiple platforms. This individual needs to be self-motivated, responsible, hardworking, detail oriented, and comfortable working independently or with a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

    Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

    • Assisting and collaborating with Department leaders on quarterly materials creation and distribution, video production, and promotion
    • Inputting content into our customized content management system
    • Editing and writing about our firm’s products and strategies as well as creating digital material to promote mentions for online and print media
    • Assisting with the preparation and production of quarterly Sales and Marketing materials, as well as day-to-day business operations and administrative duties
    • Managing the distribution and promotion of content on multiple social media platforms as well as other external sources
    • Adhering to and reinforcing Royce's editorial voice
    • Proofreading, copyediting, and fact-checking materials
    • Coordinating with the firm’s Legal Department to insure that all materials comply with the industry’s regulatory standards

    Ideal Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience
    • 1-5 years of relevant work experience desired; financial writing experience preferred
    • A background in financial communications, marketing, journalism, PR, and/or advertising is a plus
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
    • Experience in the asset management or a related financial services industry, with a focus on content marketing, is a plus
    • Experience working with Microsoft Office, Content Management Systems, HTML, InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, and Adobe Acrobat
    • Candidate needs to be comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment that often has changing priorities. He or she must be self-sufficient, motivated to excel, well-organized, and possess strong analytic and problem-solving skills


    Why Join The Royce Communications & Marketing Team?

    Royce & Associates, LP, investment adviser to The Royce Funds, is a small-cap specialist with unparalleled knowledge and experience. Pioneers in small-cap investing, the firm offers a range of small-cap investment products with unique approaches that address specific investment goals.


    The Royce communications and marketing team is a small collaborative group with an entrepreneurial spirit. We work to support the firm’s goals with the objective of building our brand and generating leads for our sales team. Creating compelling content that strengthens our position as the small-cap investing specialist is key for attracting new clients and supporting existing relationships. The team is regularly recognized for excellence in communications and marketing by the Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA) and kasina.


    Royce & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages.


    Please provide your resume and a portfolio of relevant work when applying.




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