Research and Investment Writer

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Job Code: 53738254
Last Updated: 1/20/2017
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Location: Chicago, Illinois
Category: Communications
Job Type: Direct Hire

Paladin is seeking a Financial Writer for a premier US Investment firm in Downtown Chicago, but with a twist! This person will ideally have a CFA and can understand the more technical aspects of the research and data of financial writing.   
 
Title: Financial Writer
Type of Role: Direct-Hire
Location: Downtown Chicago
Salary: Dependent on Experience  
 
Responsibilities
• Writing and producing regular market and product commentaries (i.e., US investment grade, high yield, floating rate loans, structured products, etc.).
• Writing and producing ad-hoc market and product commentaries. (i.e. sector specific spotlights, macro themes, timely market events, etc.)
• Analyzing data and performing due diligence and research to support topics listed above  
• Originating and writing thought leadership material.
• Originating and writing educational investment-related pieces.
• Providing copy for a full spectrum of print materials in coordination with the MarComm Team (e.g., brochures, presentations, etc.).
• Providing copy for digital platforms.
• Helping the broader MarComm Team, as needed, with writing related to RFPs, corporate communications and other miscellaneous deliverables.
 
Requirements
•  Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in journalism and/or English  
•  MBA or CFA and/or securities licenses are a plus
•  Strong knowledge of and interest in the capital markets and investing
• 5+ years of professional experience, ideally with experience in journalism or a closely related field   
•   Experience conducting interviews with subject matter experts   
•   Experience writing for digital platforms is a plus  
 
TO APPLY: Send your resume and 3-5 writing samples to ashley.brotherton@paladinstaff.com
 
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