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Writer/ Content Specialist – Financial Services

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About the Client

Our client is an international business group with its headquarters in Singapore. The Group builds and invests in businesses in Healthcare, Financial Services and Aerospace. These businesses employ over 6,000 people around the world.


Job Description

  • The role would suit a professional writer, journalist or communications expert with lofty ambitions, a quick understanding and storytelling talent. The candidate will need to draw on creativity, humility and experience in shaping people-led narratives to write articles and documents, to research and generate op-eds and thought-leadership articles, and to produce content-driven written campaigns.
  • Journalistic style work: engaging thought-leaders in interviews and crafting the personal narratives of business executives/technological experts etc.
  • Charting the progress of companies through story
    Speech writing e.g. for awards ceremonies
  • Policy writing for internal playbooks
  • Seeking out and summarising highly relevant news articles
  • Ad-hoc communications tasks

The Successful Applicant

  • Exceptional written skills and a meticulous adherence to perfect grammar
  • Experience in and around a newsroom environment
  • A background in or deep understanding of (business) journalism
  • First-rate research skills for learning about new industries
  • Op-ed writing experience preferred
  • Humility; be able to accept frequent correction without a bruised ego, and remain unfazed by impossible standards
  • A great team spirit
  • The capacity to work effectively with modest support and guidance
  • Exceptional relational skills, able to represent the company well when independently interacting with operating companies or other external parties
  • Passion for language and storytelling
  • International background, able to work easily across cultures and geographies
  • Good communication skills and be very well spoken
  • Polished, professional appearance
  • Ability to work at speed and multi-task
  • Hunger to learn

What’s on Offer

The team seeks someone for whom words are not just a day job, but a passion. Someone who sees a business as a blockbuster narrative, not just a press release. For the production of multiple publications across different countries and engaging digital content, we seek a writer who can help shape legacies.


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