The Financial Services Institute (FSI), the leading trade organization for independent financial services firms and independent financial advisors, is hiring a Communications & Member Engagement Coordinator in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. This is a fully remote, entry-level position, with a potential for in-person staff events in Washington, D.C. in the future, as well as occasional travel to conferences.
FSI is searching for individuals with proven and effective organizational and time management skills; solid verbal and written communication skills; and the ability to take initiative. Candidates must be able to work independently and within a team. Proofreading and copyediting skills are a must. Prior experience with graphic design is preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or a related field
1-3 years of experience in a communications or marketing position
Strong written and verbal communication, including proofreading and copy-editing skills
Project management and prioritization skills
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Office programs
Prior experience working with a CRM system and/or email marketing solution, preferred
Basic graphic design experience, with Photoshop and/or Canva, helpful but not required
A self-starter who works both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
Resourceful problem solver with a positive and flexible attitude
A commitment to outstanding internal and external customer service
Interest in the financial services industry a plus
The Financial Services Institute (FSI) was founded in 2004 with a clear mission: to ensure that all individuals have access to competent and affordable financial advice, products and services delivered by a growing network of independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms.
At FSI, everything we do starts and ends with working to create a healthier, more business-friendly regulatory environment for our members – the independent financial services firms and independent financial advisors who provide affordable, unbiased advice to hard-working Main Street Americans.
Working at FSI means partnering with an organization that is passionate about making a difference in the financial services industry. Our team specializes in a variety of areas from financial regulation and advocacy, to accounting and marketing. We strive every day to provide exceptional service to our members, so that they can provide exceptional service to their clients.
FSI’s Team is small but mighty; made up of an exceptional group of subject matter experts whose work, daily conduct and attitudes exemplify FSI’s Core Values, which are:
•Results – We strive for excellence in every...thing we do, from impactful advocacy to superior service for all our stakeholders.??
•Integrity – We are accountable for our words and actions and demonstrate integrity.??
•Collaboration – We benefit from the collective genius of our team by engaging in collaborative decision-making based on trust in each other’s motives and respect for each other’s views.??
•Balance – We promote the well-being of our employees by creating an environment in which we can create a healthy balance between FSI and our priorities outside work.??
•Growth – We demonstrate our commitment to continuous improvement by partnering with each of our employees to champion their professional development while leveraging their growing expertise to advance FSI’s strategic objectives. These partnerships foster mutual support throughout an employee’s time at FSI and beyond.