Job Location: US-DC-Washington
Posted Date: 9/17/2013
Change to Win (CtW) Investment Group
Senior Campaign Research Coordinator
Location: Washington, DC
The CtW Investment Group supports efforts by trustees and their pension funds to be responsible active owners and believes shareholder activism on corporate governance can enhance the assets of long-term investors. The CtW Investment Group leads corporate governance initiatives that protect worker retirement fund beneficiaries’ economic interests in the financial markets by creating an effective voice for corporate accountability.
The CtW Investment Group’s accountability campaigns enhance corporate governance by ensuring independent and accountable directors, reasonable executive compensation, and sound environmental, human resource, and other business policies. Examples of prominent initiatives led by CtW Investment Group are JPMorgan, Hewlett-Packard, and Massey Energy.
The CtW Investment Group is part of Change to Win (CtW), a federation of three unions representing nearly three million workers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Members of CtW affiliated unions participate in public and private multi-employer pension funds with over $250 billion in assets.
Primary responsibilities include:
*Work as team lead to support financial and owner initiatives
*Develop and carry out campaign strategies and tactics
*Work with pension fund trustees and staff, as well as other institutional shareholders and the broader ESG investment community
*Compile, summarize, and analyze data on industries, companies, individual, federal and state policies
*Draft and help prepare reports, letters, and presentations
*Represent CtW Investment Group in external and internal forums
*Perform other duties as required to support the CtW Investment Group
*BA or BS degree or higher in economics, business, finance, labor relations, legal or related fields; a law degree is a plus
*Minimum of three years (3) work experience with labor, financial, public interest or governmental organizations; advocacy to improve the environmental, social, and corporate governance performance of companies; familiarity with corporate transactions and finance a plus
*A strong commitment to social justice
*Ability to think critically and analytically and use sound judgment
*Ability to effectively manage a workload with competing priorities and deadlines, work independently, and take initiative
*Excellent writing and communications skills
* Good computers skills, including spreadsheet and presentation software, database management systems, and on-line information sources.
*Interested in learning and developing new skills
*Willingness to travel, work long and sometimes irregular hours
People of color and women are strongly urged to apply. CtW Investment Group does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.
Competitive salary; excellent benefits.
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