We are not your average financial services firm and our unique culture is just one aspect that makes us stand out from the crowd. We offer a supportive environment that encourages innovation and creativity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance. You will be joining one of Europe's leading Investment Management firms where you can expect real responsibility and recognition from day one. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of career opportunities, whilst small enough to treat you as an individual and tailor training and development to your specific needs.
To fulfil the role of copy editor for Investment Marketing (IM) content, predominantly aimed at investment professionals.
To edit all copy from the Investment Marketing (IM) team (client reporting, ad hoc financial promotions, client presentations, online material, and responses to client/sales queries).
Act as a business approver of financial promotional material for investment professionals produced by Marketing.
To maintain M&G's editorial standards by reviewing content to ensure quality in terms of: - Soundness of copy (ensuring copy is well written, clear, fair and not misleading) - Factual and numerical accuracy (verifying against relevant supporting material)
To maintain consistency of style, tone and grammar throughout all written communication, confirming that they resonate with the audience (whether for retail or professional clients)
To be able to rewrite copy to ensure 'plain English' where necessary
To provide support to the investment messaging consistency process in place for the wider team
Ensure that every financial promotion has the appropriate risk warnings and disclaimers or any other regulatory requirements and follows internal guidance from Compliance
Maintain database content owned by IM
Maintain Fund Questionnaires
You will ideally present the following skills and experience
Thorough understanding of editorial process
Good understanding of financial markets generally, investment products and asset management industry, in particular
Proficient in the MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Strong working knowledge of different types of customer communications and marketing materials
Knowledge of FCA financial promotion requirements
Experience of working with different teams and under tight deadlines
You will have very good organisational skills and a keen awareness of and ability to manage and meet various deadlines and priorities from different sources, ensuring timeliness of delivery. We are looking for you to be an Analytical thinker with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills. You will show a diplomatic nature and be able to work across business units with many different stakeholders.
M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.
We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.