Deadline: July 13, 2012
Sustainalytics is a global leader in sustainability research and analysis, serving investors and financial institutions around the world. Sustainalytics' international perspective is strengthened by nearly 20 years of local experience and expertise in the Responsible Investment (RI) and Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) markets. The diverse knowledge and expertise of their international team allows Sustainalytics to provide superior products, customized advice and support services to some of the world’s largest asset owners, asset managers and organizations. Sustainalytics was formed from the merger between Sustainalytics B.V. and Jantzi Research Inc. in September 2009. Headquartered in the Netherlands, today the merged firm has more than 100 employees in Amsterdam, Bogota, Boston, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Madrid, Paris, Timisoara and Toronto.
Job Type: Full-time
Employment Type: Permanent
Reports to: Simon MacMahon, Global Director, Advisory Services
Location: Toronto, ON
Start date: As soon as possible
Number of positions: 1
Provide a high level of service quality to Sustainalytics’ clients, through the development and delivery of responsible investment and corporate sustainability products and services; Act as the trusted advisor to responsible investors; Maintain and improve client retention and client satisfaction; Strengthen and professionalize client management; and Generate new business.
Manage client relations involving a portfolio of asset owners and asset managers; Maintain and improve client satisfaction and client retention by building strong relationships; Assist clients with drafting and implementing responsible investment policies; Identify up-selling opportunities; Support or manage the execution of client deliverables or client projects; Support the global sales team; Manage selected research tasks and client projects; Represent the company at (international) events and relevant networking groups; Contribute to product innovation initiatives.
Degree in related discipline (business, finance, environment and/or social sciences); 3-5 years RI related (financial services) work experience; Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry and SRI/RI market; Demonstrated passion for sustainability; Strong client servicing and commercial skills; Ability to understand and present complex products; Demonstrated success in effectively managing people and/or projects; Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel; Meticulousness and attentiveness to detail; Flexibility and adaptability; Legally eligible to work in Canada.
Salary is in the range of 47,500-57,499 CAD, commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus benefits. TO APPLY Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com, citing ‘Responsible Investment Associate TOR – [Name]’ in the subject line. Please include your university grade point average in your resume. All applications will be treated with the highest level of discretion and will be accepted until 5:00pm ET on July 13, 2012. Sustainalytics thanks all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted