Legg Mason

  • Senior Editor

    Job Locations GB-London
    Req. #
    2018-2902
    Division
    Global Marketing
    Position Type
    Regular
  • Position Overview

    Legg Mason is seeking a Senior Editor to join our Global Content Team. As the Sr. Editor, you will manage Legg Mason’s offer creation from ideation to content delivery; leading the development of compelling content and product messaging and an unyielding desire to ensure clients’ needs are met with timely, relevant, and impactful information. 

     

    You will be a key partner to the Client Experience Team as you collaborate to develop concepts, write, proofread, and edit marketing materials for internal and external audiences across a broad range of initiatives and programs.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage the production of high-quality standard product materials and ensure delivery in accordance the requirements of International Distribution. Materials include: pitch books, bespoke presentations, sales aids, fact sheets, product web pages, and promotional content for product campaigns and webcasts.
    • Partner with investment writers to translate sophisticated investment concepts from Legg Mason’s nine affiliated investment managers into concise, compelling copy focused on solving the challenges of Legg Mason’s intermediary and quasi-institutional clients
    • Leverage key thought leadership and research generated by our nine affiliated investment managers to bring timely insights in support of the key sales initiatives
    • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with internal partners (marketing colleagues, product, product specialists, affiliated investment managers, and sales) to achieve collective objectives
    • Collaborate with Client Experience team to develop content to enhance marketing collateral in support of sales efforts
    • Works alongside product and Client Experience to identify issues and opportunities and engage other areas of the organisation to ensure strategic alignment and clarity of message
    • Ensure consistency in Legg Mason’s voice, key messages and editorial style across materials developed
    • Enforce superior quality control to ensure the accuracy of all content as well as consistency with Legg Mason’s nine affiliated managers
    • Ensure content meets all compliance and legal requirements
    • Update and communicate editorial calendar to all relevant colleagues, notably UK/Europe Client Experience, Global Marketing and Communication, and sales organisation
    • Share learnings with marketing, sales and product colleagues; apply to the development of future initiatives
    • Continuously seek to rationalise existing content and collateral based on usage metrics, sales feedback and assessment of relevance

    Qualifications:

    Skillset

    • Advanced copywriting and editing skills across a range of media (e.g. web, print, video, presentations) and writing styles from conceptual to journalistic
    • Experienced writer in financial services and products, capital markets and economic trends
    • Communicates effectively in writing and speaking
    • Listens actively; recognizes and reinforces good ideas
    • Thinks creatively and strategically first, then thinks tactically
    • Highly organized
    • Builds relationships through effective collaboration
    • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
    • Comfortable with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

    Mindset

    • Creative thinker able to turn concepts into compelling messaging for various audiences
    • Intellectually curious
    • Likes to solve problems/multi-dimensional thinker
    • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, juggles multiple priorities
    • Willing to constructively challenge status quo
    • Readily acknowledges mistakes and learns from them
    • Holds oneself accountable; goes the extra mile to get the job done
    • Open to new ideas

    Experience & Qualifications

    • Demonstrated success in the development of multi-faceted, comprehensive product marketing campaigns in asset management
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, MBA or equivalent desirable
    • Around 7+ years financial services marketing experience, preferably in asset management 

    Company Overview

    Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, and passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.

    Benefits

    Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus (dependent on company and individual performance).  A comprehensive benefits package including; medical insurance, dental insurance, pension and much more.  

     

    Looking for work-life balance? We understand juggling work and home can be challenging, and that is why, when possible, we strive to offer employees a level of flexibility to balance home life with work.

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