We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.78 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.
PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.
PIMCO is seeking a seasoned and talented content strategist/writer to partner with our investment professionals to create highly effective and compelling content that supports PIMCO's broad range of strategies and services, engages our target audience, and advances the firm's commercial goals. As part of both PIMCO's Investment and marketing teams, you will apply storytelling skills and digital fluency to identify resonant themes and craft impactful content for a range of client engagement platforms. You will work closely with Portfolio Managers, economists, thought leaders, as well as marketing leadership across our global organization, always demonstrating our core values of collaboration, openness, responsibility, and excellence. This position is located in our Newport Beach, CA office.
The ideal candidate will possess broad familiarity and technical fluency with financial markets, effective storytelling and digital marketing aptitude, analytical and project management skills, and will be accustomed to working flexibly in evolving business conditions.
The person in this role will develop content that:
Accurately reflects the firm's investment outlook
Presents the firm's thematic views in a cogent, systematic, and effective manner
Supports and facilitates commercial goals and strategic initiatives
Positively influences the perception of PIMCO's investor brand
Architect content strategy based on timely investment and market insights extracted from trade floor communication flow
Partner with thought leaders to write and edit compelling content that can be leveraged across a variety of media to drive client engagement
Manage multiple assignments of varying scope and impact
Collaborate effectively with key business partners
Adhere to established style guides and brand standards
Minimum 15 years of relevant professional experience, preferably within investment strategy, financial journalism (preferably with significant exposure to Portfolio Managers), or as an investment writer, or a combination thereof
CFA designation is highly desirably
A deep interest in investment content and proven understanding of and passion for the markets, economics, and monetary policy
Robust fixed income product knowledge and quantitative skills
A proven track record translating, identifying, and crafting timely commercially-viable content, and understanding how that resonates with end users to drive engagement
Prior exposure working with Investment Committees, CIOs, Portfolio Managers, or investment professionals highly desirable
Demonstrated ability to think like a storyteller, intuitively understand what the audience needs to know, and how they want to consume it
Highly polished executive with the presence and sophistication to gain credibility with the firm's most senior level investment professionals and also provide leadership, guidance, and direction to a team of seasoned Financial Writers
Ability to juggle multiple assignments, consistently meet tight deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
Demonstrated ability to deliver on assigned responsibilities through commitment to quality and attention to detail
PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Life insurance and travel coverage
401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office