Content Writer (Asst Dir-Research Writer) - London - 16077BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

Bureau van Dijk is a Moody's Analytics company.

We capture and treat private company information for better decision making and increased efficiency. Our flagship product Orbis delivers information on over 310 million private companies – it’s the world’s most powerful comparable data resource on private companies. We show what companies do, how they’re performing, the people that run them, and who owns them.

Our solutions are used by companies, governments and the public sector, academics, financial institutions and professional service firms across the globe. They use them for many different types of projects, all with a common theme - efficiency. Our markets include: credit risk, compliance and financial crime, supplier risk, tax and transfer pricing analysis, data management and business development and strategy.

We have around 1000 employees working in more than 30 offices across the globe.

  • Bring a high standard of writing expertise to white papers, brochures, video scripts, blogs and other editorial to support marketing objectives – demand generation, brand (via thought leadership) and client retention
  • Interpret text from colleagues and other stakeholders and rewrite content in a clear, concise style for wide dissemination through web, social media and print channels
  • Lead in the creation of white papers and other written materials, with a focus on readability and consistency of message and tone
  • Be familiar with a range of writing styles for different media; Bureau van Dijk favours a friendly tone with plain and active English
  • Write for different business audiences - topics can range from B2B sales and marketing to credit risk and compliance
  • Follow best practices and framework for the overall editing and writing process
  • Propose and develop content ideas in regular editorial meetings
  • Be proactive in building relationships across the various teams

Qualifications

Required

  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor’s degree) in English, Journalism or a related field
  • 5+ years of professional writing experience, preferably in the fintech, finance, credit, risk, compliance or other related industries
  • Ability to translate complex ideas into compelling, audience-appropriate communications
  • Excellent project management and organizational abilities; ability to work independently and manage multiple projects while meeting rigorous deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical content for a non-technical audience
  • Superior writing and editing skills
  • Proven ability to write about complex concepts in a coherent and concise style
  • Self-disciplined and able to work independently with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate confidence and professional maturity in participating in writing reviews and responding to constructive feedback
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.