Content Marketing Specialist

Northern Trust

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Position Details

Content Marketing Specialist
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


  • Develop external content to promote Northern Trust Wealth Management’s holistic advice value proposition to clients and prospects. 
  • Create content across channels and formats, including web, social media, video and email. 
  • Develop content to showcase Northern Trust’s expertise as part of national events and sponsorships. 
  • Synthesize complex and/or technical information from subject matter experts into engaging and accessible written content. 
  • Work closely with design specialists to illustrate and augment written concepts with captivating visual elements. 
  • Coordinate with production and promotion resources (e.g., designers, email marketers, agencies, etc.) to deliver on content strategy. 
  • Support cross-team initiatives to drive increased effectiveness and efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism (or other writing-focused area of study), finance or economics. 
  • At least 3-5 years of professional writing experience for a professional services company, ideally including writing specifically for wealth management audiences. 
  • Best-in-class writing skills with a demonstrated track record of promotion and success. 
  • Excellent editorial judgment to ensure appropriate content and messaging for external audiences. 
  • Intellectual curiosity and aptitude to transform technical concepts into clear, concise content appropriate for a broad wealth management audience. 
  • Experience in managing content across multiple channels and formats, including digital (web, social) and print 
  • Strong problem solving skills and collaborative work style. 
  • Strong project management skills to manage timely delivery of projects and escalate/resolve issues as needed.

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a companythat is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg
  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN'S Magazine

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

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