Job title: Investment Writer
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Salary Type: Cost to Company
Job published: 17 September 2021
Job reference no: 2947602115

Job Description

Rare opportunity to join a leading investment team in Cape Town as an Investment Writer. This is a technical writing role that sits within a Distribution team. Best suited to a candidate with core investment experience, with CFA / CFP, and an inherent content / writing interest.


The main purpose of the role being to research and write investment-focused articles and conceptualise presentations and infographics that are scalable across different client audiences. Be a visual storyteller who creates easy-to-understand investment content.

Some core involvements include:

  • Identify topic ideas for investment-focused content that meets the needs of the underlying clients by interacting with client groups and other stakeholders across the business
  • Research and write investment-focused articles based on need and what is scalable across different client groups.
  • Conceptualise investment-focused slides and infographics based on the material you have written and/or based on business need.
  • Create a compelling story from research and data.
  • Ensure that appropriate and correct information is effectively communicated internally and externally.

Ideally suited to a candidate with at least 3 years in Investments (economies, stocks, asset allocations etc), and with a CFA or CFP qualification. Excellent communication and written skills, and ability to work with / through stakeholders to achieve top outcomes.

Application to include:

  1. CV
  2. Motivational letter
  3. Example of a presentation and/or written work you compiled and presented or wrote
  4. Tertiary transcripts

This is an EE designated opportunity. 


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