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APAC Content Writer - Senior Associate

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Dec 30, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the job

Your Team responsibilities -

Can you write sparkling copy? Position a brand that sets us apart from the crowd? Engage in give and take with designers and UX pros? The right individual for this job must have a broad vision of how to effectively communicate ideas and products to clients and other stakeholders. Working closely with the APAC Marketing team, they must understand how to develop a content strategy across a variety of media, connecting with different audiences and client types on a broad array of topics. They must be able to turn complicated ideas into engaging copy across multiple channels and formats, including website, social media, email and video. Types of content may include: web copy, product collateral, ad copy, social media copy, newsletters, executive and client communications, and internal communications.

Your key responsibilities -
  • Writing and editing accurate, clear, clean, "can't put it down" content quickly. Short and pithy is highly prized
  • Mapping out plans, in collaboration with a team of subject-matter and Marketing experts in the APAC region, for the creation and delivery of materials
  • Working on multiple projects, and managing timelines simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
  • Collaborating proactively with stakeholders and subject-matter experts
  • Working closely with graphic designers, UX professionals and multi-media producers
  • Enforcing and adhering to established style guides (e.g., MSCI's in-house style and brand guidelines, AP Stylebook) to ensure editorial clarity and quality

Your skills and experience that will help you excel -
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Japanese
  • Excellent organizational skills. Ability to work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously and to perform well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Understanding of how to write with a specific tone relevant to target client segments including institutional investors and wealth managers, as well as for different channels and formats
  • Experience writing copy for websites, advertising and promotional materials
  • Marketing expertise with some financial and investment markets knowledge required
  • Experience working in an agency or corporate environment within financial services. Five-to-eight years of relevant writing experience desired
  • Confident self-starter with proven leadership qualities and strong partnership skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix work environment
  • Ability to drive a task to completion with professionalism and collegiality
  • Masters or University degree
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

How we'll support you
  • Coaching and support from experts in your team
  • A performance and growth-oriented culture and values
  • Opportunities for continuous learning to aid progression
  • Goal-based objectives and development plans
  • Transparent performance-based compensation schemes
  • Employee resource groups such as the Women's Leadership Forum, Climate Action Network, Pride & Allies group, and Black Leadership Network

About MSCI and our teams:

MSCI is a market leader in Global Indexes, ESG and Risk Management, and is at the forefront of the secular trends dominating the financial services landscape today. We are committed to the future sustainability and transparency of financial markets. We create innovative products and services that allow our clients to make more informed investment decisions, and we provide investors with critical performance measurement and risk management data and analytics. Click here to see what we do.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create. We are inclusive, champion bold ideas, always pursue excellence, and act with integrity. Personal accountability and responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to put clients at the center of all that we do.

MSCI is committed to developing a culture and workforce that reflects the clients and communities in which we operate. Increasing our diversity expands our talent pool which helps to accelerate innovation in all we do. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented groups to apply, including women, ethnic minorities and those in the LGBTQ community.

To all recruitment agencies : MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website. MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes.

MSCI Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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