Financial Writer

Company Details


If you love writing and editing and are keen to kickstart your career in the asset management industry, please apply for our Financial Writer role. You will work closely and collaboratively with the marketing manager, media relations officer and HOM in the creation of Coronation communications. The individual will be an active and participative member of the marketing team.

Key outputs and responsibilities

The Financial Writer will report to the Head of Marketing, but also work closely and collaboratively with the marketing manager, communications specialist and media relations officer in the creation of Coronation communications. The individual will be an active and participative member of the marketing team.

Content generation, editing and copywriting as and when required including:

• Client communications for both the Institutional and Personal Investments business units • Client letters for the above business units including those generated and required by the client servicing area • Copywriting of invitations including client presentations, conferences and staff events

Proofreading and editing monthly and quarterly client communications

Creation and editing of brochureware as required and briefed by the respective business units

Participation in the development of an annual communications strategy and quarterly plan to guide Coronation’s positioning, and to ensure that the business has a leading share of voice within its target markets across all editorial channels (television, print, online and radio)

Collaborate in identifying newsworthy content and writing/editing of the copy for submission to the media

Assist with monitoring media across all channels, and the creation of internal media reports

Actively scanning the competitor landscape

Assist in the production of the integrated annual report

Creation of the abridged annual report for the unit trusts business

Internal Communications: Actively manage the intranet website

Ideal personality attributes:

Team player who can participate in activities beyond primary role > Skilled in business editing > Strong project management skills > Ability to generate content across multiple channels > Ability to grasp concepts and when required generate them quickly > A creative capability to identify and write newsworthy stories > Proofreading skills > Attention to detail crucial > An understanding and passion for the fund management business advantageous

Skills and experienced required:

Proven ability to edit and enhance copy > Proven copywriting skills > Proven ability to conduct research and to generate content and creative concepts > Financial services writing skills would be useful

Ideal Candidate:

Has a passion for writing – curious and determined > Strong drive and energy coupled with the ability to think on their feet > Strong professional work ethic – motivated and a team player > Self-starter able to develop own processes and plans to ensure that communication requirements are delivered on time and in the correct Coronation tone > Flexibility and willingness to learn and to adapt the Coronation tone of voice in terms of written content. > Product knowledge is not fundamental, but an understanding of asset management and the broader financial services industry would help. > Incredible attention to detail > A relevant degree either in marketing, communications or business science

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