BNY Mellon Communications Associate in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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.


  • To play an integral role in the completion of RFPs/RFIs/DDQs and all related questionnaires, on time and to the standard demanded.

  • To write copy for those documents, where required, and to support investment writing across all reports prepared for clients and consultants

  • Depending on previous skills and work levels, to be involved in across the work of the communications team including reports, events and projects.

  • To join a team where all are required to seek continual improvement, be innovative and display strong attention to detail.

  • In responding to RFPs/RFIs/DDQs and all related questionnaires, to strive to ensure those responses are accurate and engaging. Gathering data, collating supporting material, editing text and drafting bespoke responses, all within deadline.

  • To help maintain master text and assist in the appropriate and efficient distribution of that text, quarterly.

  • To ensure that the required procedures are followed and met in regard to approvals and audit requirements.

  • Where required, write original investment commentary

  • To undertake project work as required.

  • Along with other team members to record all communications related activity and to help ensure that procedures and processes are adhered to.


  • Articulate, confident, proactive and enthusiastic

  • Appetite and ability to develop and grow the role over time

  • Extensive prior experience in preparing and completing RFPs/RFIs/DDQs within the investment industry or as an investment writer

  • An ability, and willingness, to write text for factual reports and/or investment commentary

  • A demonstrable desire to work within a team and to achieve and maintain the highest standards across all forms of communication.

  • Evidence of strong verbal and numeracy skills

  • Highly detail orientated

  • Ability to meet deadlines whilst working under minimal supervision.

  • Ability to multi task and produce accurate work under tight time constraints.

  • Ability to be assured of integrity of data to ensure standards met and compliance with all relevant internal procedures and external requirements.

  • Effective verbal communications skills and ability to communicate comfortably at all levels of firm management

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments

  • BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.*

  • Primary Location:* United Kingdom-Lothian Region-Edinburgh

  • Job:* Asset Management

  • Internal Jobcode:* 54067

  • Organization:* Walter Scott & Partners-HR06152

  • Requisition Number:* 1613207

Category: Asset Management