#176033

Financial Writer

Location:
New York, NY
Job Terms:
Permanent
Start date:
02/01/2022
Posted By:
Robin Legator
Date:
01/07/2022

Job Description:

AWESOME FINANCIAL CONTENT WRITER OPPORTUNITY @ GROWING eBANK

Our client, a growing digital bank, is looking for an experienced Financial Content Writer to join their growing Marketing & Product team, reporting to the creative team’s Content Manager.
The Financial Content Writer will be in a unique position to deliver financial education content to members and support marketing content strategies across a full suite of financial products. In addition to creating educational financial content, this role will help empower members to make the right financial choices with innovative creative content. 

The ideal candidate is an experienced professional with demonstrable, expert financial writing skills across multiple content formats—including but not limited to website articles, blog and social posts, guides, white papers, webinars, infographics, video scripts, and digital marketing campaigns. The candidate should be detail-oriented, perform well under deadlines, and have a proven track record of producing a significant volume of content within the highly-regulated atmosphere of banking and financial services—including the swift incorporation of feedback from internal legal and regulatory compliance partners.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create/Produce/Write engaging financial education content across multiple channels and asset types (e.g. website, email, blogs, social media posts, video and podcast scripts, etc.)
  • Work with the Content Manager to develop content strategy aligned with short-term and long-term product and marketing targets
  • Collaborate with product, marketing, and design teams to plan and calendarize content
  • Conduct interviews with subject matter experts (SMEs) to support the creation of financial education content
  • Proofread, edit, and otherwise ensure highest caliber of deliverables
  • Optimize content according to SEO strategy; utilize SEO digital tools, as needed
  • Follow content trends and generate new ideas to increase audience engagement
  • Brainstorm and collaborate with team for new ideas and content strategies
  • Work with Digital Marketing colleagues to analyze and gather actionable insights from content performance results / reporting
  • Collaborate with campaign managers, creative team, and designers
  • Manage content engagements with 3rd party vendors
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and legal standards (e.g. copyright and data protection)
  • Adhere to compliance procedures and internal/operational risk controls in accordance with any and all applicable regulatory standards, requirements, and policies


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Proven work experience as a Content Creator
  • Experience writing on financial topics
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and CMS experience, WordPress proficiency preferred
  • Basic technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing
  • Knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • B.A./B.S. degree in Journalism, Marketing, Finance, or relevant field
  • Adheres to compliance procedures and internal/operational risk controls in accordance with any and all applicable regulatory standards, requirements, and policies.

*** Please note that this is an in-office position that requires the selected candidate to work in the New York, NY office on a daily basis.

Based on the New York City COVID-19 vaccination order in effect starting Dec. 27, 2021, any employees reporting to a New York City worksite must be vaccinated for COVID-19 with at least one dose and will have an additional 45 days to show proof of a second dose (if applicable). Candidates who are extended an offer and believe they may have a need for a reasonable accommodation to the New York City COVID-19 vaccination requirement will be provided with instructions for submitting a request.