Lazard, one of the world’s preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 42 cities across 27 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America.
With origins dating to 1848, the firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals.

Lazard New York, NY, United States
19 Feb, 2018
Graduate Hires
The role of Coordinator, Lazard Global Communications, is a rare opportunity for a college graduate to embark on a communications career at Lazard, one of the most prestigious brands in the financial services industry. The position plays a crucial role in performing administrative tasks for Lazard’s NY-based global communications team, as well as serving as a liaison between the team in NY and Lazard senior management and employees, as well as media, including journalists and influencers on digital, print, wires and broadcast platforms. The Global Communications Coordinator also will gain skills in contributing to and executing on digital media campaigns, both internally and externally. This position requires ambition to become a communications professional, creativity, excellent verbal and written communication skills, rigorous attention to detail and process, organized, ability to work and maintain composure under deadline, familiarity with digital communications and platforms, collaboration with colleagues in different countries, and the highest integrity for working with confidential information. The Opportunity: • Provide administrative support to Lazard’s global communications team, which is responsible for all external and internal communications for the firm (Corporate, Financial Advisory and Asset Management), as well as executive positioning and a spokesperson bureau • Coordinate media requests and follow-up, while serving as liaison between journalists/influencers and communications team members • Monitor media, including traditional and social, for mentions of Lazard, its people, and the industry, on a timely basis • Maintain media and speakers bureau databases • Coordinate scheduling for external and internal communications meetings • Help to draft and publish content via internal and external social platforms • Assist with other external and internal communications duties as needed • Light administrative duties for the MD and communications team in New York Job Requirements: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Highly professional, organized, detail and deadline oriented, attentive to accuracy, with an ability to prioritize and multi-task • Computer skills, including Internet research, MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and familiarity with digital and social media platforms • Ability to take direction easily and work collaboratively • Knowledge of financial services industry a plus • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications, or other writing-related degree
Lazard New York City, NY, USA
19 Feb, 2018
Experienced Hires
We are looking for a bright, financially literate writer to help us manage our pipeline of thought leadership publications. This person will help us maintain rigorous content standards and will work closely with senior investment personnel and sales and marketing managers to identify and develop research topics.  He or she will be responsible for maintaining the global thought leadership calendar and will help to structure and edit research drafts. The writer will work closely with editorial and marketing colleagues to find ways to adapt the research content to different formats and audiences. Strong writing and editing skills are essential to the role as is an intermediate to advanced command of investment concepts. This position has good visibility and growth prospects and the writer will be part of a tight-knit, collegial global editorial team. Key Responsibilities: Manage the global thought leadership calendar and working group discussions Edit and project manage research drafts Maintain high standards of thought leadership content Ensure projects run smoothly, conducting necessary investment team outreach and follow up Collaborate with editorial lead to ensure proper resourcing and planning of projects Create keynote presentations for the institutional and retail marketplaces; must be able to effectively “tell the story” through the use of graphical data Assist with other editorial work as needed Skills and Qualifications: Bachelors degree, with graduate work in a related discipline preferable. CFA charterholder preferred, or significant progress toward obtaining charter A minimum of 3 years of experience in financial services, journalism, or a related industry Strong writing and editing skills Ability to visualize and depict quantitative information Journalistic instincts with a nose for the story Good interpersonal skills Detail-oriented Deadline oriented Familiarity with data platforms a plus (e.g., Bloomberg, FactSet, Haver Analytics) Intermediate to expert user of MS Office desirable, particularly Excel charting functions Other: Writing samples required upon request A writing test will be administered for candidates who advance