Director of Content

Our Company
Picton Mahoney Asset Management (“PMAM”) was founded in 2004 to provide unique investment solutions to institutional, retail and high net worth investors in Canada and around the world. We are proud to say that we are 100% employee-owned and manage approximately $10 billion in sub-advisory, pension plan and hedge fund assets on behalf of our clients. We are honoured to make the ranks as one of Canada’s Top-8 Employers as recognized through Great Place to Work™ in 2020 and 2021, Canada’s 2020 and 2021 Best Workplaces™ in Financial Services & Insurance, 2021 Best Workplaces™ for Women, 2021 Best Workplaces for Inclusion, and 2020 and 2021 Best Workplace™ in Ontario. The core values at Picton Mahoney guide the employee experience and contribute to the culture which fosters strong, transparent relationships.
 

Why Work at Picton Mahoney?
Picton Mahoney Asset Management is a place where employees can be proud of building a rewarding career that offers growth and the opportunity to evolve within a supportive culture that focuses on professional development. Over the past 15 years, we have learned from feedback and have developed strategies and programs that enhance employee engagement and improve the employee experience. As our values state: We work together; fully engaged and aligned. We support each other, and our actions contribute to the strategic goals of our firm.  We are highly focused on continuous improvement while driving positive change and stronger results across our team and the firm. We believe in integrity and always “doing the right thing” for our clients, colleagues and the firm. We are committed to performance, excellence and winning. At Picton Mahoney, “stepping up” is an action, not a thought, which results in the development and implementation of those ideas. We accept full responsibility for personal performance and results. We believe in being open when providing and receiving feedback, because it makes us better at what we do best.

The Opportunity
As the leading authority on alternative investments in Canada, we are at an exciting phase of our evolution. We are searching for a Director of Content to join the Marketing team, reporting to the Head of Marketing. As an experienced financial services writer, you will be responsible for developing the content marketing strategy across all phases of the buyer journey in support of the retail and institutional business. Your expertise in alternative investment content will enhance our campaigns, events, videos, podcasts and thought leadership to educate financial advisors, investors and institutions and help them [Think Alternative].

Responsibilities of the Role
Develop content to fuel the growth of the business:

  • Create content strategy aligned with short-term and long-term marketing campaigns
  • Deliver educational programs designed to educate advisors and their clients on alternative investing and alternative investment concepts
  • Create and publish engaging content for retail and institutional sales teams to activate strategic and tactical territory campaigns
  • Manage all editing, proofreading, and improve upon internal and external writers’ content
  • Lead all management, writing, editing, and curation of content across owned and paid channels on a monthly, quarterly and on an as-needed-basis
  • Create a lexicon for corporate tone-of-voice and style standards to ensure brand consistency

Collaboration, planning and optimization to drive efficiencies:

  • Partner with broader Product, Marketing and Sales teams to ensure alignment of campaign communications across all channels
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Design teams to plan content and develop owned digital properties, tools, custom client journeys on web sites to build awareness 
  • Liaise with content producers to ensure brand consistency
  • Collaborate with Product and Marketing to create new alternative investment content for various parts of the buyer journey and to enhance existing content
  • Ensure all communications are written and published in accordance with industry compliance standards
  • Analyze and suggest areas of improvement for content workflows that positively affect organizational results
  • Lead content distribution and collaborate with Marketing to schedule content to online channels and social media
  • Develop and manage an editorial calendar to optimize Investment, Product, Sales, and Marketing teams' work efforts
  • Optimize content for SEO
  • Use content management systems to analyze and report on website traffic and users’ engagement metrics
  • Stay up to date with alternative investment products, industry developments and content marketing strategies to generate innovative ideas that attract prospects and clients’ attention

The Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a writing or content marketing role within the investment management industry
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of the financial services industry, specifically alternative investments product strategies and assets to interpret, anticipate, and teach others about it
  • Strong communications abilities to translate complex concepts into simple, practical value-add content including product information, social media posts, articles, presentations, tactical sales communications, press releases and other corporate communications
  • Proactive individual who is capable of research, interviewing and getting to the heart of the matter to write content in the most impactful and deliberate way for the intended audience
  • Ability to cope within a fast-paced working environment
  • Creative problem solving, strong analytical skills and the ability to learn independently
  • Ability to partner effectively and collaborate with other work groups and across functions
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (i.e., PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • CFA designation, MBA, or equivalent would be an asset (but not required)
  • Working verbal and written knowledge of French would be an asset (but not required)

Above all, we’re looking for individuals with a mindset to think differently and who are inspired to make BIG impact. If you think that you will excel in this multi-faceted role, we want to hear from you!

Our Commitment to Employees
Picton Mahoney Asset Management is proud to offer our employees with generous perks and programs that enhance the career experience with our firm, including: Corporate Wellness & Fitness Reimbursement, Maternity and Parental Leave Top-Up, Peer Performance Recognition Awards, Semi-Annual Performance Bonuses, Generous Annual Vacation Entitlement (minimum of 15 days/year), Tuition Reimbursement, Extensive Medical & Dental Benefits, Healthcare Spending Account and more.

Health and Safety
We are doing our part to ensure the health and safety of all of our employees and visitors and to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Our office will allow for social distancing and ensuring new routines are followed, such as hand sanitizing, thorough disinfection and cleaning, mask wearing, and other protective equipment. In addition, all employees and visitors who visit our office will be mandated to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

 

Picton Mahoney Asset Management is proud to be recognized by Great Place to Work® as a 2021 “Best Workplaces for Inclusion” and 2021 “Best Workplaces for Women”. We are committed to providing an equitable and fair work environment for everyone and all hiring and other personnel actions will be taken without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, sex, disability, gender identity, gender expression, family status, age, language or national origin. If you require an accommodation at any point in time throughout the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (416) 955-4108 or at accessibility@pictonmahoney.com.

 

If interested, please apply on our careers page at https://pictonmahoney.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=92. 

 


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