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Copy Writer

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Aquent is the world's largest staffing firm specializing in the creative space. We place web, print, and marketing professionals in contract and contract to hire positions all over the globe. Aquent offers the industry's best benefits at a subsidized rate to you.

Our client is one of the country's largest banks with locations throughout the US and the world. They have asked for our help in identifying a COPYWRITER.

Period: 04/01/2013 to 08/24/2014

Location: HUDSON ST, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
Pay rate: $31.25 (maximum)

IMPORTANT: RELEVANT writing samples REQUIRED; link to online portfolio should be provided at top of resume. Please avoid MobileMe sites (blocked by client) and Coroflot (difficult to navigate).

Ideal Candidate: Candidate will have experience with Manage Solutions/Investments/Financial Services.

LOCATION: Jersey City = Main Office (must be on-site at least 2 times a week); however, manager is open to Talent also working from Hopewell, NJ office and NYC office.

Job Description:
An experienced business writer/editor, specializing in managed solutions/investment advisory products.

Primary job responsibilities include:
• Development of clear and concise communications that will be used internally with Financial Advisors and/or externally with clients
- Includes writing, proofreading and editing, primarily for email communications, but may also include other forms of communication/documents
• Interviewing subject matter experts within the line of business to glean necessary information to craft and refine communications
• Assisting in the development/preparation of the communication strategy

Position will report to Marketing, with direct connectivity to the line of business/product partners
Full-time, long-term contractor based in Jersey City, NJ

The individual will possess the following skills/requirements:
• A bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications (or a related area) and at least 3 years of experience in the field or in a related area
• Ability to write from scratch or serve an editorial capacity
• Managed solutions/investment advisory product knowledge preferred
• Knowledge of how to relate to Financial Advisors and what resonates for effective e-mail communication
• The ability to integrate critical information from diverse areas
• The capacity to fully comprehend the investment organization's products, processes, and services, and present them effectively
• Able to work independently with little oversight, but work well with business partners to glean information and manage the development of communications
• Able to work quickly and efficiently to manage multiple projects from start to finish within tight time frames

Interview Process: One day; meeting with several managers (non-panel style)

Software Required:
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Word

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