Client Lifestyle Magazine Editor

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Posted on 11/07/17 by Chandan Burnwal
Purchase, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Posted on 11/07/17 Chandan Burnwal

Job Details:

Job Title: Client Lifestyle Magazine Editor

Location: 2000 Westchester Avenue, Purchase NY, 10577

Duration: 12 months contract

Position Description:

  • The Field Marketing team develops and manages marketing solutions for Financial Advisors to drive growth through client acquisition, engagement and retention.
  • The Editor for our client lifestyle magazine is a cross-functional role that liaises between our team, other client’s business units and the external publisher of the magazine.
  • The scope of key responsibilities includes managing editor, project management and marketing management.

Tasks Overview:

  • Develop editorial calendar (alongside Editor-in-Chief, Creative Director and Executive Publisher) and assign articles to a diverse breadth of contributors.
  • Traffic all assigned stories, artwork and invoices for each bi-monthly issue.
  • Help build a stable of dedicated lifestyle writers.
  • Oversee writers, acting as a supervisor, mentor and guide; responsibilities include approving pitched concepts and feature stories that align with the Morgan Stanley brand and client interests
  • Plan, create and implement a content strategy that ensures usefulness and usability, vital to promoting FAs’ capabilities and enhancing clients’ user experience on FA websites.
  • Ensure alignment with magazine’s content strategy and brand identity, while being innovative with story ideas aimed at the Firm’s target audience.
  • Create integrated marketing strategies to repurpose content across FAs’ marketing resources, including print, web, social media, et al.
  • Build and deploy marketingcampaigns to support print and digital platforms.
  • Collaborate with other business units, including web and digital teams, to obtain data analytics
  • Manage day-to-day operation of projects; i.e., internal communications, meeting participations and oversight of wealth management library topics.
  • Lead post-project assessments and make recommendations for ongoing magazine optimization.
  • Coordinate with client loyalty program manager and brand partners on ad development, placement and schedule.
  • Submit wealth management content for Compliance/Legal/RP24 for approval.
  • Maintain internal site and assist with ordering microsite.
  • Partner with Sprocket’s customer service team to address Financial Advisors’ inquiries and interact with them to address their feedback and requests.

Skills Required:

  • Project and time management skills required for a multi-task environment.
  • 5years of magazine experiencepreferred.
  • 5years of journalism, writing and editingexperience.
  • 5years of marketingexperiencepreferred.
  • Creativity and leadership skills to produce, govern and publish content are needed.
  • Excellent writing skills to develop ongoing communications to diverse audiences.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Motivated, energetic team player to interact with clients, peers and business units.
  • Sound judgment, collaborative thinker and task-oriented initiator.
  • Ability to identify trends and issues to anticipate change and provide recommended comprehensive solutions.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workflow and assignments, as well as adapt well in a deadline oriented environment.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Desire to learn and actively seek knowledge.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with Adobe InDesign and Acrobat Pro.
  • Bachelordegreerequired
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