Legg Mason

  • Content Marketing Writer

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Req. #
    2018-3044
    Division
    QS Investors
    Position Type
    Regular
  • Position Overview

    This position is working with QS Investors LLC, one of the Affiliate Investment Managers for Legg Mason. QS Investors, a quantitative asset management firm, is looking for a Content Marketing Writer. As a critical member of a small and highly integrated Marketing Team, the individual will be responsible for writing, proofreading and editing content for marketing pieces which includes, but is not limited to, presentations, brochures, email communications, online/digital content and social media. This individual will work closely with investment professionals, marketing, sales, and design to provide value-added, differentiated, and actionable content for institutions and financial advisors. 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Create engaging marketing content for various institutional and retail channels across regions
    • Ensure content is consistent with messaging and brand
    • Work with colleagues to best prioritize and package content for different target audiences factoring in types of content  (eg, educational, value add, etc.), region-specific needs/interests, and media consumption preferences
    • Work with Marketing, Communication and Business Heads to develop a marketing content calendar
    • Work closely with colleagues to brainstorm and develop creative concepts and maximize the use of content
    • Facilitate and promote collaborative and productive working relationships as a member of the marketing team and within cross-functional project teams
    • Effectively present rationale and ideas to internal stakeholders
    • Ensure content is accurate and meets the most recently available compliance/regulatory requirements
    • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of all firm investment capabilities, financial markets, and general investment topics.
    • Conduct periodic competitive audits
    • Seek to improve processes and effectiveness of time spent
    • Must be able to balance an entrepreneurial spirit with operational acumen

    Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor's degree is required
    • 5-10 years of relevant financial writing experience with a background in quantitative asset management
    • Experience with creating compelling messages for multiple target demographics
    • Proven ability to grasp complex concepts and convert them into clear, readable prose
    • Strong communication, project management and stakeholder management skills
    • Works well with highly structured timelines and deadlines
    • Detail oriented, flexible and able to multitask
    • Self-starter who can work independently
    • Fluent in Microsoft Office applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Please include a writing sample as an attachment within your application
    • Extended hours required to meet deadlines

    Company Overview

    Driving certainty through a deeper understanding of investments and human dynamics.

     

    QS Investors is a quantitative asset management firm that was formed in 1999. We became an independent investment advisor in 2010 and became a wholly-owned, independently-managed affiliate of Legg Mason in 2014. We offer investment expertise supported by the resources of one of the world's leading asset managers. As multi-asset specialists, we leverage Legg Mason’s global platform by tapping the strengths of each Legg Mason affiliate. As of June 30, 2018 we manage $20 billion in assets for both institutional and individual investors.

     

    Our select team of mathematicians, engineers, scientists, finance and investment experts create multi-asset and multi-factor equity solutions that are designed to elevate the certainty of the outcomes we provide.

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