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Content Specialist

Company: NASDAQ Omx Group, Inc.
Location: California
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We're looking for a bright, motivated storyteller to help us build, execute and continue to evolve our content strategy. The ideal candidate is a strong writer or marketer with a demonstrable passion for the written word. You will bring an opinionated worldview along with open-mindedness to ideas and a drive for results. Your main responsibility will be to write engaging and creative copy in a fast-paced and demanding environment. You'll write across all aspects of the customer journey: pre-awareness, awareness, consideration, purchase, and retention. This will include a mix of in-product and out-of-product writing. Overview Nasdaq Investment Intelligence is transforming how business decisions are made. Data is the most important resource of the 21st century, and Nasdaq's Investment Intelligence is at the heart of the data economy serving global finance. Our group brings together Nasdaq's scalable technology, product development expertise, and robust distribution channels to provide extensive market insight to our global customers. The Data group within the Investment Intelligence unit, powers a range of trading and investment functions, fintech solutions, and innovative 3rd party platforms, providing millions of investors with real-time, historical, alternative and fund data to make informed investment decisions. Marketing within Nasdaq's Investment Intelligence group The marketing team within Nasdaq's Investment Intelligence group is small but highly effective. We move fast, do more with less, and constantly assess our own performance. We are nimble and flexible. We operate across digital and traditional channels to reach our audience of data-empowered professionals at financial institutions across the globe. We like to keep as much in-house as possible, we're a creative bunch, and we all wear many hats. Responsibilities of the Content Specialist We're looking for a bright, motivated storyteller to help us build, execute and continue to evolve our content strategy. The ideal candidate is a strong writer or marketer with a demonstrable passion for the written word. You will bring an opinionated worldview along with open-mindedness to ideas and a drive for results. Your main responsibility will be to write engaging and creative copy in a fast-paced and demanding environment. You'll write across all aspects of the customer journey: pre-awareness, awareness, consideration, purchase, and retention. This will include a mix of in-product and out-of-product writing. You'll use these key strengths: * STORYTELLING WITH DATA. You thrive on digging into quantitative data about companies, brands, and products to come up with great stories to tell. * CRITICAL THINKING. You can generate ideas for new content based on our data products, value proposition, and relevant topics in the news cycle. * FAST-PACED and PROLIFIC. We often work on tight deadlines. You are able to produce strong first drafts and iterate quickly. * WILLINGNESS TO INITIATE AND ENGAGE. You are not shy about sharing ideas with other members of the marketing team, the data science team and others within the organization. You are open to, and seek out, feedback and iteration. Your key deliverables and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following: * Developing short- and long-form blog content and bylines across a wide range of topics (previous real examples include: Investing in innovators: How patent valuation changes the game, Black Friday Surprise: E-Commerce Intelligence from Quandl; How job listings predict Ford's future) * Creating product marketing materials. In addition to journalistic content, you will also write fact sheets for our data products, white papers, and website copy. * Editing data documentation on our data platform (www.quandl.com) with an eye towards highlighting the key pieces of information that inform customers' decision to purchase * Editing research papers originating from our data science team * Composing email copy for product launches, notices, and other purposes * Producing Quandl's weekly newsletter to 10K subscribers, a curated view point of the world of data-driven investing Qualifications and Skills We value the following: * Impeccable writing style, perfect grammar, attention to detail * 2+ years work experience writing and producing content * An independent mindset and ability to execute to completion in an fast-paced, deadline-driven environment * A high-level of organizational skill, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently * A good understanding of SEO and a philosophy on how it lives hand in hand with good content * A willingness to measure what works and what doesn't, and to learn through iteration * A demonstrated interest in finance, economics, and culture Our Company Culture Quandl was acquired by Nasdaq Inc. in Dec 2018, and our integration with the broader Nasdaq organization has been consistent, strategic and measured since then. Our mission is to build the world's leading marketplace for financial, economic and alternative data. Our small-company environment means that we are small enough for you to make a difference; at the same time, being part of Nasdaq provides the network and scale for your work to have a big impact for our customers and the industry. Benefits and Perks We offer: * A competitive salary and incentives * Interesting and meaningful problems to work on * Colleagues who are smart, motivated, talented and a pleasure to work with * Health benefits for yourself and your family * Your choice of hardware, software and work setup * Flexible office hours and generous vacation * A beautiful, centrally located office filled with sunlight and perks based in Toronto Canada Creative, differentiated cover letters are mandatory for this position. Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law. Come as You Are Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Keywords: NASDAQ Omx Group, Inc., Alexandria , Content Specialist, Other , California, Virginia

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