Financial Editor

Country

United States of America

Job Family

Client Solutions

We show the world what people want.

Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

Editing financial research written by analysts across a broad range of verticals with particular attention to accuracy, clarity, consistency, style and tone.

Location: Boston, MA

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 2-5 years of editing/writing experience preferred
  • Experience within the financial industry, (buy-side/sell-side, financial news organization, etc.)
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while juggling multiple deadlines; workload will vary based on the timing of releases, so you will need to be able to manage your time efficiently in such an environment. 
  • GfK needs to be able to convey its research messages to clients as clearly and concisely as possible. Thus, the role of the editor is not simply to correct grammar but to aid in our ability to deliver our content as succinctly as possible.
  • Adequate understanding of the financial industry to edit what is being written and spot inconsistencies in an argument
  • Collaborative team player who can also work independently
  • Obsessive attention to detail and always striving for the highest quality of excellence

Responsibilities:

  • Work with analysts with a range of experience and writing ability to create and publish releases delivered on a weekly, bi-monthly and monthly basis across 20+ verticals
  • Ensure that content provides substantive conclusions based on the latest data and edit written content and charts to ensure that the
    • information is in-line with the data
    • data and conclusions are consistent throughout the release
    • estimates and data in the text, charts and tables match that in the sell-out model
    • content is grammatically and stylistically correct
    • written content is clearly and concisely written and in a neutral tone that does not imply a sell-side recommendation
  • Ensure that releases are written in accordance with GfK’s Style Guide
    • Help onboard new analysts to learn and write in accordance with the Style Guide
    • Provide constructive feedback to analysts to help improve their writing ability
  • Occasional writing/editing of marketing materials
    • Participate in the daily team calls

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 

We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.

We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.

Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on: https://www.gfk.com/about-gfk/diversity-and-inclusion

At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 7 days ago

City: Boston

Work Area: Client Solutions

Job Time: Part Time

Requisition ID: R00024729