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Marketing Communications - Executive
Boston, MA  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on November 27, 2021
Job Id #51980 Posted November 8, 2021

can be fully remote from anywhere.
Must have some experience in Investment Management.

Position Description:
  • Supports communications, training and marketing efforts to drive the implementation of marketing strategies and sales objectives for company.
  • Coordinates project plan for marketing and communication efforts as well as general project management support.
  • Coordinate the development of marketing materials for specific programs designed to increase plan count, reduce refunds, and educate advisors about new processes/products by working closely with product development, implementation and training.
  • Oversee project plan for marketing and communication efforts as well as general project management support.
  • Proofread communications and articles ensuring version control. Manage marketing materials and forms including inventory management, content updates and approvals.
  • Work with manager and business units to determine event budget and manage expenses to that budget.
  • Create thought leadership materials. Identify, develop and execute communications strategy for key media contacts and customer references.
  • Copyedit, proofread, and revise communications.
Position Overview:
  • Seeking an RFP Content Writer/Editor with experience in asset management and product marketing.
  • The selected candidate will be responsible for completion of proposal responses and writing on a broad range of topics in a manner consistent with Columbia
  • Thread needle Investments’ brand and market positioning.
  • The writer will work directly with marketing, sales, and product/portfolio management teams to manage and develop content that supports the firm’s global sales and marketing efforts.
  • Write and edit accurate and relevant responses to requests for proposal (RFPs), requests for information, due diligence and ad hoc requests.
  • Contribute to the RFP process focusing on creating and maintaining global firm language and custom OCIO, Risk Overlay, Multi-Asset and additional custom language.
  • Complete and edit firm content within proposals in partnership with product writers.
  • Maintain and drive development of the database language (Qvidian).
  • Write and assist in writing new and more complex RFP responses in partnership with product managers, investment personnel, legal and compliance partners and other individuals within the firm to draft new content.
  • Drive continuous improvement across team processes and written content.
  • Liaison with marketing, investment professionals and other internal business partners to ensure a detailed understanding of the firm’s investment processes and products to create accurate and relevant proposal responses.
  • Work effectively with internal partner areas, such as the performance and legal areas to process information and satisfy legal and regulatory materials submission requirements.
Required Skills
  • Knowledge of institutional marketplace and market positioning
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Detail-oriented, flexible and able to multi-task
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with the RFP process a plus
  • Experience with Qvidian or other RFP software a plus

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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