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Senior Editor

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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 CONTRACT SENIOR EDITOR/WRITER/CONTENT CURATOR for a long term engagement 03/25/2013 to 12/31/2013 .

You will work on-site in Pennington, NJ - Monday- Friday from 9-5.

Period: 03/25/2013 to 12/31/2013
Pay Rate: $50-$60
Location: PENNINGTON, NJ 08534

Content Curator (Sr. Editor/Writer)
Department- Global Wealth and Investment Management

*****REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION: Link to online portfolio provided at top of resume - NO Coroflot or MobileMe (difficult for client to navigate) *******

The editor in this position will be responsible for working with a team of editors, writers and agency partners in support of Wealth Management content programs.

Candidates should have a consumer background and be acquainted with writing for external audiences/clients. Should be able to write for consumers from "their own voice". The right candidate will bring a sharp, consumer-minded approach to projects that include consumer magazine, Websites, video and e-newsletters. No Copy Writers please.

The ideal candidate must be able to:
-Apply strong top-editing and content packaging skills to our many content initiatives, which include
o Consumer Magazine
o E-Newsletter Series
o Website Development
o Broadcast Video Development
o Leadership Communications (i.e., industry whitepapers, speeches and leadership communications)

-Work well with a team of editors to ensure that work is delivered at the highest quality, and that it meets deadlines.
-Collaborate with our agency partner relationships in support of our content efforts. They will need to be lead to deliver high-quality art, edit, writing and rich media to support our many content programs.
-Partner with internal business divisions who also create and deliver content to ensure our work is aligned with larger business initiatives.
-Engage directly with leadership across Global Wealth and Investment Management's lines of business, understand and effectively articulate Merrill Lynch's unique point of view and ensure that the tone
of the content remains consistent with our brand message and business objectives.
-Be responsive to client and prospect needs. In essence, focus our content on client needs and goals. Keep up with research and feedback (internal and external) to remain nimble as we generate new and innovative content for our clients, prospects and Financial Advisors.

-At least 5 years of experience in consumer-directed financial editing and writing, either in marketing or at a consumer magazine or Website.
-Knowledge of digital communications strongly suggested.
-Understanding of financial services industry and financial markets.
-Experience in leading work teams and organizing a content strategy.

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