Janus Henderson Investors Investment Writer, US Content Team in Denver, Colorado
Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.
We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.
We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.
Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.
Overview of the Role
This investment writer role is key to implementing the Janus Henderson newsroom approach to content delivery. The role will mean gaining a broad understanding of Janus Henderson’s priority products, building relationships with key stakeholders across investments and distribution, and developing excellent writing and editing skills. A key part of the role will be to support the three existing senior investment writers. This will allow the successful candidate to build expertise around all Janus Henderson priority products. The role will mean versioning commentaries for key products, supporting with the production/publishing process and accompanying the existing team members to manager/analyst interviews.
With this foundational understanding in place, the writer will develop responsibilities for certain priority managers and start to generate and edit content accordingly. This will include thought pieces, commentaries, videos, podcasts and articles. The writer will help see content through from concept to completion, including interviewing managers and ensuring timely delivery.
The role would suit a candidate with strong writing skills, an eye for a story and a keen interest in investments. It will provide exposure to sales and marketing teams across the business to allow a holistic view of client needs and effective marketing techniques from across the business to be built. The role is intended to provide support for the existing team of senior investment writers and allow the successful candidate to hone their skills to, in time, move up to this level.
Duties and Responsibilities
- You will support senior investment writers in delivering insightful content to support Knowledge. Shared
- You will develop understanding of all target markets and tactics to increase client engagement
- You will version commentaries and support the sign off and publication process
- You will provide fact checking, copyediting and production support for articles, papers and core collateral across digital, print and non-U.S. versions of publications
- You will research data to develop charts and graphics
- You will develop interviewing and writing skills to in time move up to the level of senior investment writer
- You will understand compliance requirements across the various distribution channels and help ensure all requirements are met
- You will ensure familiarity with Janus Henderson’s financial promotions/literature principles and processes, as well as guidance from compliance. Ensure appropriate checks and sign off procedures are adhered to at all times
Assumes additional duties as assigned
Technical Skills and Qualifications
Educated to degree level, with economics or similar relevant degree preferable
Excellent knowledge of investment writing
Journalism background preferred, ideally with a financial publication
Proficient in Word, Excel and Power Point. Familiarity with Bloomberg and In Copy idealCompetencies Required
A dynamic individual able to convert enthusiasm into deliverables
A good creative thinker. Able to challenge dogma and think outside of normal processes
A team player willing to get involved in all aspects of the business
A self-starter with excellent communication skills and attention to detail
A resourceful individual with the ability to research and data mine to create charts and exhibits that support stories
Strong planning and implementation skills
A desire to deliver excellence, with a clear focus on deadlinesOngoing competence in the role to be assessed by:
Annual Performance Appraisal
Completion of all assigned Compliance training
At a minimum the role requires the individual to:
Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first and always act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles
Understand and comply with any federal, state, and foreign laws and regulations applicable for the role, and seeking the guidance of Compliance if this is unclear at any time
Understand and comply with all relevant Janus Henderson policies applicable for the role, and seeking the guidance of the relevant policy owner if this is unclear at any time
The individual in the role is ultimately accountable for his/her own actions and is responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.
Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).
All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.