Investment Communications Executive

Your Responsibilities:

  • Writing and editing fund, economic and financial market commentary and content for sales materials, press articles and thought leadership aimed at European markets, with a focus on ETFs. The Investment Writer will have responsibility for fund reporting, helping create events copy, awards submissions and will help craft and deliver investment communications via social media (blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • The Investment Writer will create, edit and proof read written content for LGIM’s marketing materials with an emphasis on high-quality, compliant copy. They will also build successful relationships with LGIM’s fund managers, economists and product specialists to assist in representing ‘house’ investment views across many different LGIM business channels. The Investment Writer will also be responsible for maximising opportunities to develop LGIM’s brand in Europe
  • In addition, the Investment Writer will be responsible for producing/updating a content pipeline, video content and marketing reporting packs as well as attending specific meetings as required
  • Produce regular fund commentary for LGIM’s range of funds for use in quarterly institutional reports
  • Maintain an understanding of LGIM’s economic and market forecasts and produce regular market review and outlook commentary for use in regular reporting and promotional material
  • Create, edit and proof read content for marketing material with emphasis on high quality, compliant writing that articulates LGIM’s value proposition messages and supports our brand positioning. Including collateral, advertorials and social media activity
  • Build successful relationships with fund managers, economists, product specialists and other senior members of LGIM staff
  • Attend regular investment meetings and communicate themes back to broader sales and marketing team
  • Maximise opportunities to develop LGIM brand in Europe
  • Act as a central contact point for investment commentary for LGIM’s different sales and client facing teams
  • Produce regular fund reports for the business and support other investment communications team members in peak reporting periods to relieve pressure and remove potential bottlenecks
  • Provide copy for thought leadership video scripts, social media platforms, events and awards submissions
  • Contribute to origination, production and delivery of thought leadership
  • Provide investment commentary for journalists, to support PR campaigns
  • Provide editorial oversight of LGIM’s institutional suite of fund commentary and support the retail marketing team to ensure consistent market views
  • Coordinate and proof read content from external writers
  • Work with other investment communications team members and provide cover, as required
  • Optimise thought leadership for greatest client impact across channels, including leveraging social media to improve the reach of LGIM’s publications
  • Provide first-class, dedicated investment communications support to the European and ETF distribution teams, as well as investments and other distribution channels as required
  • Deliver thought leadership, articles, collateral and other written content to support the team’s strategic objectives
  • Attend ETF and European distribution meetings and contribute ideas for originating new content
  • Support marketing and other areas of the business when investment communications help is required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least three years of writing experience in an institutional asset management company, or an agency serving the investment industry or a news outlet covering the industry
  • Editing and proofreading experience
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills and demonstrated proficiency in writing for a variety of audiences
  • Deep knowledge of the ETF product structure and understanding of the requirements of European investors
  • A strong command of global financial and investment topics, a keen sense of business priorities, and an ability to quickly grasp and communicate the relevance and distinguishing characteristics of one investment approach over another
  • Fund reporting experience is desirable along with sound knowledge of various asset classes across LGIM
  • Knowledge of crafting messages for social media platforms is desirable
  • Native proficiency or fluency in an additional European language to English desirable (Italian/German preferred).

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  • Experience 3-5 Years
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