Special Project Writer (Public Affairs) - Temp. Position
We are recruiting for a Special Project Writer for a three-month temporary assignment.
The Special Project Writer is responsible for researching, writing and editing various client publications and bylined articles for benefits and investment trade publications on a broad variety of topics related to employee benefits (health and retirement), investments and human resources, including summaries of recent legislation and regulations concerning employee benefits, as well as descriptions of investment strategies. The Special Project Writer works closely with subject-matter experts and is responsible for managing the peer-review process and obtaining editorial approval. This position resides in the Public Affairs Department and collaborates with colleagues in the National Sales and Marketing Department.
A background in writing for professional services and/or financial firms on health benefits, pension benefits and/or investments is essential. Scrupulous attention to detail, including consistency of Company style both in terms of language and design and excellent time-management skills (managing multiple projects simultaneously) is a must as is comfort in working with financial and other technical content. Candidates for this position must have a BA (a degree in economics or finance would be preferred) and a minimum of three years writing and editing business experience. At least two relevant writing samples must be submitted.