Financial Writer

To research and write copy used in promotional, shareholder education, and other communications materials. To create accurate, high-quality copy in a timely manner that meets business objectives and can be used in variety of communications projects.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates and reviews copy that educates the reader and meets specific marketing goals. Ensures copy is accurate and meets the most recently available compliance/regulatory requirements.
  • Works closely with clients and colleagues to brainstorm and develop creative concepts while maintaining the tone and that are uniquely Vanguard's.
  • Maintains job history and records time spent on each project. Meets all internal and external client and production deadlines. Seeks to improve departmental processes and effectiveness by using VUE methodologies.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of Vanguard funds, the financial markets, and general investment topics. Researches new or develops topics as necessary.
  • Lends services to department crew as needed, working with others in a collaborative, team-oriented manner.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


  • An undergraduate degree in journalism, English, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional writing experience, preferably with newspapers, PR agencies or corporate communication departments.
  • Proven ability to grasp complex concepts and convert them into clear, readable prose.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Financial background or aptitude helpful.

Special Factors

Occasional extended hours required to meet deadlines.

Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

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