Communications Senior Associate

February 7, 2022
Raleigh, North Carolina
Job Type


Job Description

CAPTRUST is an investment management-advisory firm headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. We provide investment advisory services to retirement plan fiduciaries, endowments and foundations and wealth planning services to executives, business owners, and families.

CAPTRUST operates as one unified practice where the backgrounds and perspectives of all colleagues are collectively leveraged to service our clients beyond expectation. We are building a world class organization “one brick at a time. “

Please note that under our current policy only vaccinated colleagues are permitted in our offices during working hours.

Overview of Role

CAPTRUST seeks a dynamic Communications Senior Associate to join its in-house corporate communications/marketing team to help support public relations, strategic communications, accolades, and content development for a rapidly growing and collaborative organization.

This role will be a part of CAPTRUST’s brand marketing team, that is responsible for supporting the firm’s growth efforts and the needs of its retirement plan, endowment and foundation, and wealth management clients. The Communications Associate will work closely with all other members of the brand team.

Role Responsibilities

Responsibilities fall into two primary categories: public relations (70%) and content creation (30%).

Public Relations (70%):

Work with Communications Manager to execute on the firm’s strategic communications plan.
Pitch and secure regular placements across top-tier, broadcast, trade, and local publications.
Draft press releases and pitches.
Create briefing documents and staff interviews, providing feedback to internal team members.
Develop submissions for national, regional, and local awards and accolades.
Develop social media content to amplify the firm’s media coverage on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Track, evaluate, and share results of PR efforts.

Content Creation (30%):

Review content and uphold CAPTRUST’s writing standards.
Draft internal news items for the CAPTRUST website.
Draft and place contributed content from CAPTRUST advisors.
Assist with the development of content for webinars and other events.
Opportunity to write longer-form articles for CAPTRUST publications.
Desired Attributes and Skills

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Three to four years of B2B public relations experience (agency or in-house).

Experience in business and technical writing, data sourcing, market research, project management, or a finance background a plus.

A self-starter and with the ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment.
Maintains an extreme attention to detail, is organized, and accountable.
An individual that can be coached and has a desire to learn.
Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism.
Superior written communication skills.
Good interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
Works well in deadline-driven environment and stressful situations.
Ability to work on multiple projects with simultaneous deadlines.

Perks and Other Benefits:

Competitive salary

Shareholder program

5% 401(k) Match

Healthy lifestyle reimbursements

Comprehensive Health Coverage + Healthy Lifestyle Reimbursement

+ Many more…

EEO/Diversity Statement:

At CAPTRUST, we are committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment where ALL colleagues feel authentically seen, respected, and supported.

CAPTRUST is committed to provide employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, marital status and registered domestic partner status, citizenship status, military and veteran status, disability, protected medical condition, genetic information or any other status protected by law. CAPTRUST makes all employment decisions without regard to these protected statuses and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination.

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