Janus Henderson Investors Sr. 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 senior investment writer role is key to implementing the Janus Henderson newsroom approach to content delivery. Responsibilities include the creation of the most complex and “high-profile” fixed income communications, including investment perspectives from the Janus Henderson investment team, macro-economic commentary and market updates, portfolio-specific commentaries and other collateral on timely industry topics. The role will require a flexible approach to content delivery through quick-turn pieces such as blog posts and videos, and longer form content including briefs and white papers, as well as webcasts and podcasts. The senior investment writer will perform in-depth research to support content development, conduct portfolio manager and analyst interviews and gather and interpret financial data. Gaining in-depth understanding of Janus Henderson’s fixed income products and building relationships with key stakeholders across investments, marketing and distribution will be critical to success.
The role would suit a candidate with strong financial writing skills and experience, an eye for a story, a robust understanding of fixed income and a keen interest in investments and economics. It will mean working closely with sales and marketing teams across the business to ensure a holistic view of client needs and how best to employ effective marketing techniques.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conceptualize and develop content to effectively communicate the investment perspectives of the Janus Henderson investment teams
Write for a range of investment communication channels, including macro-economic and portfolio-specific commentaries, video story boarding, podcasts, webcasts, blog posts, briefs, white papers and/or other collateral on timely industry topics
Perform in-depth research to support content development: conduct portfolio manager and analyst interviews, fact check statements and references, gather and interpret financial data, and analyze portfolio attribution
Create exhibits, charts and graphics to position within written materials
Work in partnership with the investment teams to write and produce monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual portfolio manager commentary and shareholder letters; customize content to meet client-specific reporting requirements
Follow market and economic trends and proactively communicate the investment team’s views on timely investment topics
Provide copyediting for articles, papers and core collateral and across a variety of mediums, including web, social media, print, audio/video and webcasts
Take content from concept through completion, including coordination of necessary compliance reviews and oversight of the production process to ensure timely delivery
Understand compliance requirements across the various distribution channels and help ensure all requirements are met
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
Carry out additional duties as assigned
Technical Skills and Qualifications
Educated to degree level, with finance, economics or similar relevant degree
3 - 5 years of related experience required
Working knowledge of Fixed Income investing
Excellent knowledge of financial markets
Extensive investment writing experience or journalism background (ideally with a financial publication) preferred
Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Bloomberg and InCopy ideal
Working Environment/Physical Activities
Typical office environment with PC, telephone, copier, fax machine, etc.
PC usage up to 80% of the time
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.