Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Employee Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Department:
    IWI Marketing Team
  • Division:
    IWI Marketing
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Content and communications lead – central marketing 12 MONTH FTC (5787)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £40 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future.

Right now we're a team of over 1400 dedicated professionals located across 14 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Description of role and key responsibilities

This role is responsible for central content strategy and delivery in the UK, working with Investec's central services units and initiatives (e.g. people functions, tech/ digital, fraud prevention, corporate responsibility and diversity & inclusion networks), as well as brand/ sponsorships, to help Investec communicate strategically and successfully with target audiences within the UK business (e.g. clients, prospects, partners, career prospects and employees).


  • Delivery of impactful and targeted content
  • Manage editorial calendar for central services and brand-related content
  • Produce/ commission web and editorial content such as articles, podcasts, videos and infographics to support business objectives, using in-house and agency/ freelance resources
  • Liaise with internal network of content editors and producers in the UK and globally to plan, create, review, schedule and edit/ repurpose content that is relevant to different audiences
  • Identify opportunities for new content series and themes, including repurposing of content created by teams across the globe, promoting the ‘One Investec' approach
  • Liaise with central and digital marketing and internal communications teams to optimise content production and distribution
  • Produce and help define the message of offerings across central marketing and central services units and initiatives, ensuring all content adheres to global tone of voice, style guidelines, and corporate visual identity
  • Review significant internal and external pieces (such as emails, brochures and collateral) for maximum impact and strategic alignment.

Core Skills and Knowledge

Writing and editing – across a broad range of topics making sure that content is targeted, timely and relevant to the audience(s).

Ability to multi-task and prioritise.

Planning – effective planning skills to ensure key messages and content resonates, with ongoing measurement of effectiveness.

Ability to interpret analytics data – taking results and lessons to drive higher future engagement

Understanding of SEO and social media

Ability to take and create briefs, conduct research and interview key stakeholders to originate content.

Personal Attributes

Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders and manage expectations

Good organisation and strong attention to detail.

Energetic and enthusiastic, a self-starter who is keen to help develop our business.

Passionate about providing extraordinary service to our teams

Analytical mind set – ability to solve problems and take ownership of creating positive outcomes

Loves working as part of a wider team and interacting with a variety of stakeholders at all levels.Experience in topics such as diversity and inclusion, tech/ fintech writing and/or sustainability is desirable though not essential.

Experience in topics such as diversity and inclusion, tech/ fintech writing and/or sustainability is desirable though not essential.

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Boipelo Tabane


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

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