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Shareholder Advocacy, Director

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Trillium Asset Management


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Published 25 days ago

Job Summary

The Director of Shareholder Advocacy will be responsible for engaging Trillium’s holdings and policy makers on corporate environmental, social, and governance topics. The position also has internal responsibilities regarding communications, the investment process, and client relations. The position reports to the Chief Advocacy Officer and will be located in Boston, San Francisco, or Portland.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Engage Trillium’s holdings with the goal of improving company ESG performance, policies, practices, and impacts; and conveying Trillium’s perspective and priorities.

• Engage Trillium’s holdings through dialogue with senior level company executives, coalition efforts, shareholder proposals, proxy voting, and other methods of shareholder advocacy, active ownership, and stewardship to achieve Trillium’s corporate ESG advocacy goals.

• Engage government policy makers to advance Trillium’s perspective and priorities on ESG topics.

• Conduct active and robust research to identify new and innovative shareholder advocacy opportunities.

• Keep well-informed of ESG topics, the state of shareholder advocacy, and policy developments.

• Contribute to the development and implementation of the annual advocacy plan, focusing on specific ESG concerns and companies.

• Constructively manage relationships and actively engage with fellow investors and investor organizations to advance Trillium’s goals.

• Represent Trillium on advisory committees and working groups on corporate ESG topics.

• Communicate with members of the press.

• Support the integration of ESG factors into Trillium’s investment process.

• Engage with Trillium research analysts and portfolio managers to understand their insights and perspectives on the ESG topics they are responsible for.

• Contribute to Trillium’s marketing, compliance, and other materials for external parties.

• Partner with business development and private client teams to ensure existing and prospective client expectations and responsibilities are met.

Qualifications:

• Graduate level degree in business, law, or other fields related to corporate ESG responsibility; or bachelor's degree with at least two years of work experience in this or a related field. 

• CFA, MBA, and/or JD preferred.

• Excellent writing and oral communication skills.

• Knowledge of and fluency in issues of corporate ESG topics.

• High ethical standards.

• Entrepreneurial initiative.

• Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple projects.

• Detail-oriented, focused, and persistent work ethic.


Job Summary

The Director of Shareholder Advocacy will be responsible for engaging Trillium’s holdings and policy makers on corporate environmental, social, and governance topics. The position also has internal responsibilities…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Portland, OR

How to Apply

Please submit professional resume and cover letter.

Please submit professional resume and cover letter.

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