Financial Journalist

  • Location

    Witney

  • Sector:

    Administration & Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liam Hawkins

  • Contact email:

    lhawkins@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01823 334799

  • Job ref:

    LH-35

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-22

  • Startdate:

    2021-03-23

Meridian business Support are working with a highly successful company based in Witney who are seeking an experienced Financial Journalist to join their expanding team. The main purpose of the role is to manage and monitor the day to day brand related content, including production and publication of regular commentary across all online presences. Presences include the website, social media and various content channels. Reporting to the Head of Brand & Communications you will be responsible for monitoring activity and performance via analytic software, whilst ensuring timely responses to maintain a current and consistent brand presence across all platforms.
 
Role Duties
 
  • Prepare, produce and publish the company’s written, video and audio commentary, working with various teams and video/ audio equipment.
  • Ensure that online presence remains highly professional and fully functional as intended: website links, features, site navigation, content on social including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and any future presences online.
  • Prepare and present reports covering online activity including website traffic, behaviour, email communications and day-to-day posts and campaigns.
  • Evolve their client communications, finding ways to building on the brand’s social voice to increase overall engagement and loyalty
  • Identify meaningful metrics to act upon / propose ways to develop brand online.
  • Present ongoing recommendations to leadership to evolve commentary (production and publication).
 
Role Requirements
  • Journalistic skills: ability to listen, understand, copywrite, ask questions, interview individuals or panels
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry, with a general understanding of investment practices and products and services offered to clients
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in preparing and managing online media: publishing articles via Wordpress, publishing videos online.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly in video editing (Premier) / motion graphics (After Effects) and design (Photoshop / Illustrator) would be desirable
  • Experience working with GoogleAnalytics, Wordpress and other online platforms / CMS systems
  • Ability to manage own workload and work within a small team
  • Knowledge of business processes, standards, policies and procedures
  • Exceptional communication & organisational skills at all levels
  • Project management skills and knowledge of project management best practices