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Newton, Investment Writer

London, United Kingdom
Asset Management

Job Description

Job Purpose:


Oversee the production of regular fund and strategy commentaries in order to communicate Newton’s investment performance and approach – both externally and internally, but principally to clients invested in pooled funds or segregated portfolios. Support the production of other investment-related/thought-leadership content as appropriate.


Company Overview:


Newton Investment Management Limited is an active investment management firm, using thematic ideas about the long-term investment landscape to create and manage strategies that help secure clients’ futures. Newton thinks on a global basis, with its single London-based investment team working collaboratively across asset classes and regions. The firm builds bold solutions, designed to meet the real-world challenges clients face, and the team manage them responsibly in the broadest sense – through embedding environmental, social and governance considerations, and engaging on issues that affect their clients. Those clients are based around the world, and include pension funds, corporations and charities and, via Newton’s parent company BNY Mellon, individuals.


With offices in London and New York, Newton has £49.8bn assets under management  (as at 31 March 2018), including assets managed by Newton Investment Management Limited as dual officers of Newton Investment Management (North America) Limited and The Bank of New York Mellon. News and other information about Newton is available at and via Twitter: @NewtonIM.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely with the investment, portfolio management support and client reporting teams to produce quarterly and monthly (where required) investment commentary, including:

    • commentary for segregated portfolio, pooled fund and Bank Collective client reports

    • commentary for quarterly factsheets across all jurisdictions

    • ESG voting and engagement comments for use in quarterly reports and the full quarterly responsible investment report

  • Ensure all content is fully compliant and that an efficient sign-off/approval process is in place 

  • Produce monthly fund commentary/updates for internal use by sales teams, and additional commentary in response to ad-hoc requests to support sales/retention activities

  • Create and update sales materials such as fund/strategy brochures

  • As part of the wider communications team, support the creation of a wide variety of investment-related and other content, including ‘Fly on the wall’ blog posts, with particular focus on content that supports Newton as a thought leader and active community partner.

  • Draft and submit award submissions



Job Specific Competencies:

  • Excellent command of the English language, with proven writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail when writing/editing material
  • Team player, with excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Significant industry experience, preferably within a similar role
  • Degree-level educated.


For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 51501
Organization: Newton-HR06148
Requisition Number: 1812016

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