Digital Content Specialist

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Want to work at the forefront of a fast-growing and award winning fintech company? With an incredible team and partners looking for innovative results, we’ve doubled in size our first year and doubled the asset classes we serve in our second. As a cloud-based company, we transitioned seamlessly into a socially-distanced workforce in recent months, and with a pace that hasn’t slowed, we’re still hiring and are currently on the lookout for smart and collaborative talent to join our remotely connected team.

Job Description
We are looking for a passionate, strategically and conceptually strong Digital Content Specialist to lead all aspects of multimedia storytelling and support a thriving brand across our corporate website, main social media handle, and other digital channels.  As our Digital Content Specialist, you will rethink the status quo and apply your journalistic skillset and marketing experience to industry-leading, beautifully designed communications. Driving the end-to-end editorial process from ideation, writing, editing, fact-checking, and proofreading for all digital content, you will ensure content is optimized for each channel with the appropriate branded voice and brand attributes. You will collaborate closely with our UX Product Writer as well as key stake holders on the Digital Experience/Research/Product/Legal teams to keep content fresh, overseeing quality assurance, and maintaining channel content schedules to effectively track content produced by different teams.

This role is critical to supporting the innovations behind SIMON’s brand by integrating closely with a team of high performers. Candidates must be motivated to modernize campaign practices with work behind-the-scenes—both independently and within a team environment—to seamlessly execute on deliverables. Taking initiative, attention to detail, sound decision making, time-management, and the ability to respectfully manage up are requisite skills for all SIMON employees, and particularly important for this position. Strong candidates must be bright, energetic, highly disciplined, flexible to the growing needs of a startup, and excited to work in a fast-paced, achievement-oriented, entrepreneurial environment.  


  • Lead all aspects of content development for corporate website, main social media handle, and other digital channels, based on in-depth audience metrics and market understanding
  • Transform concepts into effective storytelling narratives, including researching, sourcing, and annotating projects, while critically evaluating your own work
  • Deliver persuasive, educational, and promotional messaging optimized for each digital channel with appropriate branded voice and brand attributes
  • Build and maintain effective editorial schedules and build on process to track cross-team content production
  • Maintain schedules and budgets efficiently to ensure on-time completion of all jobs within budget constraints
  • Multi-task across simultaneous projects and deadlines, collaborating with appropriate team members
  • Facilitate brainstorms - towing the line between creative expression and brand realities
  • Demonstrate creative thought leadership, keeping ahead of trends and providing proactive inspiration and recommendations that give SIMON a competitive edge in a rapidly evolving FinTech industry

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5+ years of editorial and digital experience at an agency, studio, or in-house
  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, journalism, communications, strategic marketing, or related field
  • Digitally savvy and experienced: familiar with popular and emerging social platforms and channels, strong awareness of trends in culture, finance, technology, and communications, and a demonstrated comfort level working with data, metrics, and emerging technologies
  • Superior conceptual, verbal, and written storytelling skills; an expressive range in voice and tone
  • Familiarity with AP style/editorial best practices and excellent grammar and proofreading skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, project management, and time-management skills
  • Individual contributor with ability to cultivate strong relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders in person and via email, slack, and other forms of communications
  • Honest, high level of work ethic and integrity, assertive, and possesses a strong desire to succeed
  • Portfolio showing strong strategic and conceptual campaign thinking applied across a range of deliverables
  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial, digital agency, or similar industry experience
  • Track record of managing multiple projects on schedule in a newsroom-like environment
  • Visually inclined and experience with creative design suites
  • Familiarity and intellectual curiosity about financial markets
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced startup working culture

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea district. 

SIMON Markets is a fast-growing and award-winning FinTech company, on the lookout for smart, collaborative talent to join our team.  

Originally founded within Goldman Sachs, SIMON Markets spun-out in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions. Our team works to build transparency around complex, risk-managed financial products by way of a single, modern platform. Our platform provides financial advisors with access to multi-issuer solutions, a depth of educational tools, and advanced post-trade analysis that hasn’t before been possible.

By combining state-of-the art technology with the leadership of niche industry experts and an agile start-up mentality, SIMON is well-positioned to reshape our industry. We are leading the way in a space we helped create, we are passionate about pushing boundaries, and we are growing like crazy.

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As a cloud-based company, we transitioned seamlessly into a socially-distanced workforce in recent months but plan to return to the office in 2021.

An Insider's view of SIMON Markets LLC

What are some social events your company does?

We’ve focused on keeping the company connected during these times, and it’s been great to continue to connect with coworkers we wouldn’t otherwise see. Whether it’s virtual tastings, cooking classes, or our upcoming holiday party, I’m thankful to work for a company that cares so much about its employees!


Platform Specialist

What does your typical day look like?

We pride ourselves on the fluidity and evolving nature of pivoting on a swivel to focus on the pressing priorities of that minute, day, or week. Being surrounded by driven teammates with equal intellectual curiosity creates an environment that pushes us to pursue the work we are passionate about while cohesively striving towards goals as a team!


Senior Business Operations Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

SIMON is my first job following graduation from my master’s, and during my two years, I grew from junior to senior level and am now working on advanced projects. I learn new things every day with plenty of opportunities to cross-collaborate and integrate with clients. Join us and you too will grow at a pace you cannot imagine!


Senior Quantitative Engineer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity is essential–it helps us find innovative ways to leverage new technologies to meet our clients’ needs. I’m always available to act as sounding board for ideas and feedback, encourage cross-team collaboration, empower decision making creating a culture where we learn from mistakes rather than be discouraged, and set the right example.


Head of Backend Engineering

What are SIMON Markets LLC Perks + Benefits

SIMON Markets LLC Benefits Overview

As a fintech start-up working in an open, loft-like space in the heart of NYC’s Chelsea district, our team balances a strong work ethic in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment. We intellectually encourage one another to grow and develop; foster a fun, agile, and collaborative daily culture; and celebrate our collective wins as a team. We work hard, with many perks to keep it fun, and we are going places together!

We offer our team the following benefits:

Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance by Leading Providers
HSA Contributions
Optional Flexible Spending and Dependent Daycare Spending Accounts
Retirement Savings: 401(K) with Company Match
WageWorks Commuter Benefits
Disability and Life Insurance Coverage Available
Lifestyle Offers and Perks
Concierge Primary Care Network Membership
Flexible Time Off and Paid Parent Leave
Casual Dress Code
Complimentary Snack and Beverages

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program.
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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