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Research Editor/Supervisory Analyst

Areas of Interest:

Research

Location:

London, England

Date Posted:

Oct-03-2018

Job ID:

1436

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Company Description:

William Blair is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago and, together with its strategic partners, operates worldwide. For more information, please visit williamblair.com.

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, review, and edit internal and external communications
  • Review content material for completeness, accuracy and correctness
  • Ensure all materials meet established standards
  • Perform marketing projects as assigned, and continually maintain and update the research electronic system
  • Participate in other projects as requested by management

Qualifications:

  • Commits to satisfying internal and external customers
  • Ability to handle a high level of diverse activities under a variety of conditions
  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe In Design and Blue Matrix
  • Must be self-motivated, self-starter, well-organized
  • Thorough understanding of the financial services industry
  • Delivers clear, effective communication and takes responsibility for understanding others
  • College degree preferably in English or Journalism/Communications
  • Prior finance related editorial and writing experience
  • Proficiency with Chicago Manual of Style
  • Series 16 license and Series 7 regulatory certification
  • Requires complete fluency in American English and experience editing for a primarily American audience, with knowledge of associated writing styles and preferences
  • Requires availability before New York stock market opens, a time requirement that is met by traditional office hours in the UK

As a William Blair associate, you’ll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.

William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.

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