• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2019-04-23

Senior Communications Strategist - Content

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

The Role / Responsibilities:

The Communications team provides strategic counsel to senior management and business leaders on media engagement strategies. They develop and translate content to promote the firm's thought leadership, and develop, manage and enhance relationships with top-tier media outlets.

The Senior Communications Strategist - Content will develop content with a primary focus on financial institutions and structured finance research, but will also be required to support other franchises as necessary. This includes:
  • Creation of press releases, social media content, moodys.com highlights, Fast Quotes, push emails, and other content for media and market engagement.
  • Other content development including Powerpoint presentation reviews and media training materials.
  • Occasional editorial and proofreading responsibilities.
  • Alignment with other content development groups within Moody's.
  • Other projects such as production of promotional multimedia content
Besides content development, the role may also include media relations responsibilities such as building relationships with journalists and developing and executing on communications plans and strategies. The role will partner with global colleagues in other regions in Asia Pacific and in the Americas.

Required General Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Accomplished experience in communications, public relations, and/or journalism, ideally within the financial services sector or corporate environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in writing for social media.
  • Detail orientation with excellent time management skills, including the ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Ability to advise and influence business partners.
  • Strong positive attitude, with sense of self-motivation and accountability.
  • Adaptable, flexible, and open to change.
  • Technical/computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and SharePoint Software.
  • English fluency/proficiency is essential; an additional language is helpful.

Qualifications Specific to Content:
  • Background in creating content for and/or editing financial, economic or banking research.
  • Ability to distill complex messaging into engaging social media content.
  • Experience/comfort in using and working in customized content management systems.
  • English fluency/proficiency is essential; an additional language is helpful.
  • Experience with developing and producing video, podcasts, and other multimedia content would be a plus.

Preferred An additional European language would be an advantage.

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.