Public Relations Writer

Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management companies and a recognized employer of choice, seeks a Public Relations Writer to produce timely, accurate, and relevant content about Vanguard.

Your Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Researches and writes press releases, Q&As and talking points, fact sheets, backgrounders, positioning documents, bylined articles, opinion pieces, and select news articles for corporate intranet. Prepares content for online pressroom and internal database.
  • Writes and packages Vanguard research and other thought leadership content for the press.
  • Works with Vanguard’s social media teams to post and review content.
  • Writes essays and other content for ranking lists/contests of key publications that Vanguard participates in on a corporate, line of business or site basis.
  • Serves as a press rep for the IT and HR divisions, as well as Vanguard’s other US sites.
  • Works with teams responsible for client correspondence.
  • Assists executive communications team.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

 The Ideal Candidate Should Possess:

  • An undergraduate degree in English, journalism, or communications, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Graduate degree in communications or business a plus.
  • Minimum three years of communications, public relations, and/or journalism experience.
  • Familiarity with social media. Ability to develop and carry out social media communication strategies a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to write well and quickly to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to different audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to explain complex subject matter in plain English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and independently on multiple projects.
  • Knowledge of financial markets, investing, and mutual funds.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize.

Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position. Additionally, employment is contingent on a successful drug-screening result.

Please submit your resume on Vanguard’s Careers website:  www.vanguard.com/careers; JO#119980. Or email Barbara Bronson in Recruiting at barbara_j_bronson@vanguard.com

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