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At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective. Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion. Fitch’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences. Fitch’s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.  

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision-making in this ever-changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey. 

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide have helped fund a century of growth and enable you to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Fitch Group is seeking a data literacy content specialist to join the Chief Data Office (CDO). This role will report to the head of data engagement and will produce entertaining, digestible videos, interactive lessons, quizzes, and more that will make our data literacy program both educational and fun. 

The Chief Data Office (CDO) is a recently established and fast-growing global function reporting to the CEO of the Fitch Group, with a mission to drive innovation by transforming the way Fitch leverages data. By supporting firmwide data engagement, this role plays a critical part in making our work more meaningful, efficient, and impactful. 

The position will ideally be based in New York City, NY, United States. Other locations may be possible.

You are:

  • Excited to use marketing and journalistic skills to make the elements of our data literacy program as entertaining as they are educational.
  • A natural storyteller.
  • Able to deliver content in a mix of different formats (text, interactive, video, audio) to suit different audiences.
  • A self-starter, who can take basic instructions and run projects with minimal supervision.
  • Highly organized, responsive, resourceful, and motivated.

You will:

  • Create short articles, videos, quizzes, listicles, and more to fuel a steady cadence of data-literacy content.
  • Be part of the team responsible for 1-2 enterprise-wide data engagement campaigns each year – with involvement from brainstorming to delivering a multi-week, multimedia experience.
  • Partner with the head of data engagement and multiple subject matter experts to build and launch Fitch’s ‘data literacy 101’ course, plus additional Fitch-specific data lessons over time.
  • Assist with amplifying our ‘Legends of Data’ awards – which celebrate those who are leading innovation, upskilling, process improvement, and more – as well as recognizing our winners.

You Have:

  • A bachelor's degree, plus 3-7 years experience in communications, marketing and/or journalism.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • A portfolio of work demonstrating the ability to tell complex stories in relatable terms.
  • A multimedia experience, including video production and editing.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively.
  • Excellent judgement and team spirit.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites: www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interest or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

UNITED STATES ONLY:  As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Fitch requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after October 4, 2021, be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Fitch will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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