Associate, Office of the CEO

Employer
The Rock Creek Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 19, 2021
Ref
1885649380
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Company DescriptionRockCreek is a leading global investment management firm that applies data-driven technology and innovation to sustainable investing. RockCreek's entrepreneurial spirit, open culture, and inclusive team lead to better investments for universities, foundations, pension plans, and sovereign funds that partner with us. The firm is highly focused on the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors as well as diversity and sustainable impact across portfolios to generate long-term returns. RockCreek has a culture of diversity, debate, and relentless drive to excel. RockCreek is among the largest inclusive firms in the world.Since our founding, RockCreek's commitment to sustainable investing, long term value creation, and good governance has begun at home. The way we operate our offices and partner with multiple stakeholders are in keeping with our aim to have a positive impact on markets globally and reduce our carbon footprint. Our founders have a deep commitment to sustainability as well as extensive experience with sustainable impact investing and ESG policies which date back to the 1980s including investing in energy, health, education, fintek, and financial inclusion.Job DescriptionRockCreek seeks a dynamic, resourceful, energetic, and detail-oriented Associate for the Office of the CEO. The primary responsibility will be to support the firm's CEO in management, business development and client services efforts, including providing administration and scheduling, coordinating travel, conducting research, writing and editing reports and correspondence, planning events, and handling external communication.The ideal candidate is highly organized, flexible, able to anticipate change, passionate and up to date on current financial markets and sustainability. The candidate should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The candidate must be a team player who takes initiative, anticipates needs, and adapts to demanding and ever-changing situations. The Associate would have opportunities to attend certain meetings or events with the CEO.Specific Responsibilities include: Managing and maintaining a complex schedule, calendar, and correspondence for CEOCreate and edit internal and external presentationsCreate, compile, and archive meeting, event, and speaker briefing materialsResearch trends and topics in sustainable investing, finance, and international economics.Assisting in managing client and other business relationships for the CEOConceptualize and organize speaking events and webinars involving the CEO and external guestsDraft website and social media descriptions of teamwide and CEO events.Coordinate across business units to communicate and implement firm-wide priorities and practicesAd hoc projects and requests as neededQualificationsKey ExperienceStrong academic background (or equivalent)Experience in sustainable investing, communications, or consulting industries. Finance experience is preferredUnderstanding of global financial markets, economic news, and business through study and workExperience working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with an ability to take charge and manage projects under tight deadlines.Ability to work flexible hours while taking ownership.Excellent verbal and written communication skillsA highly organized problem solver with a knack for developing and executing processes designed to maximize efficiency.Proficient to advanced skills with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Office365) and WordPress, additional visualization software skills are a plusAn interest in economics, finance, data science, and impact is preferredAdditional InformationBenefitsConsistent with our belief that team members are our most valuable asset, RockCreek offers a competitive benefits package.Ability to work remotely with support technologyMedical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents eligible401(k) retirement plan with company matchPaid time off, sick leave, and company holidaysWellness programs including meditation and fitness classesOnsite gymAdditional InformationFor additional information on RockCreek, please visit https://therockcreekgroup.comFollow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-rock-creek-group/

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