Financial Writer Financial Writer …

in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 May 20
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 May 20
Financial Writer
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.78 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

PIMCO is seeking a talented financial writer to create dynamic, compelling content that engages our target audience. Financial writers collaborate with colleagues across the firm, including portfolio managers and experts in macroeconomics, to conceive, publish, and distribute PIMCO's thought leadership, providing our outlook on economies and markets around the globe.

As part of PIMCO's marketing team, you would apply industry knowledge, editing and writing skills, and digital fluency to craft impactful content in a variety of formats, including blogs, articles, videos, and digital hubs. You would work closely with marketing managers, digital teams, designers, and project stakeholders across our global organization, always demonstrating our core values of collaboration, openness, responsibility, and excellence.

This position can be located in either our Austin, TX or Newport Beach, CA office.

The person in this role will develop content that:
  • PIMCO's clients and prospects want to read, engage with, and share
  • Addresses critical client questions regarding inflection points in the markets and economies
  • Supports and facilitates purchase decisions and loyalty
  • Positively influences the perception of PIMCO's brand in the minds of investors


  • Write and edit compelling content across a variety of media that drives digital engagement
  • Manage, edit, and proofread copy from draft through release
  • Contribute ideas to help make content relevant, accessible, and actionable
  • Adopt and promote digital best practices
  • Collaborate effectively with marketing colleagues and key business partners
  • Adhere to established style guides and brand standards

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in communications, journalism, English, economics, finance, or related field. Master's degree is a plus
  • Minimum 3 years of experience writing or editing for B2B and B2C audiences - financial services industry experience is a plus
  • Completion of Series 7 within first three (3) months of service
  • Experience editing or writing documents with a range of complexity, from quick-to-read blogs to complex research papers
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments, consistently meet tight deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to translate graphs and charts into easy-to-read content
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on assigned responsibilities through commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of alternative investments a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and the Adobe platform


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office