Lead Writer and Editor

Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Competitive base + bonus
Posted
29 Oct 2021
Closes
28 Nov 2021
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

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, and confident individual who is passionate about creating distinctive and thoughtful investment prose, familiar with financial markets and investing, and eager to begin a long-term career with a leading global asset manager.

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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