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Research Associate at FCLTGlobal

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Employer: FCLTGlobal

Expires: 08/31/2020

FCLTGlobal is looking to appoint a high caliber individual to join the research team as a Research Associate. This is an exciting opportunity to help advance the organization’s research agenda and produce research products that extend the organization’s reach and help ensure its impact.The Research Associate will report to the Managing Director, Head of Research and work closely with the other members of the research team to support the organization’s practical projects and foundational research. The majority of time will be spent collaborating on the foundational research and analysis in support of a series of high impact research projects (e.g., analyze new capital market innovations for encouraging more significant investment in climate solutions, evaluate pensions and savings models from around the world to design a new model for the new era, analyze the elements of a compensation plan to identify plan structures and attributes that better align incentives for long-term value creation, etc.). These projects will involve collaborating directly with FCLTGlobal’s Member organizations as well as academics, other think tanks or NGOs, and practitioners in support of the research team’s Directors. The Research Associate will also contribute more broadly to the evolution of FCLTGlobal, including by staying engaged with media coverage and public discussions on topics of long-termism, writing relevant content for our member newsletters and other communications, and suggesting ways to deepen engagement with our Members. CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCEFCLTGlobal combines the energy of a small start-up organization with the reach of a global network of top-tier members companies and investors. As such, the successful candidate will display professionalism, creativity, passion, and an entrepreneurial spirit. They must have a sense of urgency, a demonstrated comfort dealing with ambiguity and the tenacity to work through the unexpected. In particular candidates should have: Strong quantitative abilities, demonstrated by experience analyzing data and academic studies, and the ability to communicate analysis in a practical and action-ready manner for senior leaders and decision-makers; preference for demonstrated experience with these skills in an economics, finance or accounting setting;Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, structure and execute projects, and to translate research and conceptual work into meaningful recommendations and products that can be easily understood by our members and other business audiences; Strong verbal communication skills and ability to work within teams comprised of senior business leaders;Experience preparing written outputs suitable for a CEO audience in Word and PowerPoint;Accountable, with a strong sense of professionalism and integrity, and ability to work well in an open and collaborative environment;Undergraduate degree with strong academic credentials and a minimum of 2 years of work experience;Work experience at a leading consulting firm, an asset manager, asset owner or in a corporate strategy, investor relations or corporate finance team would be a bonus, but is not required.LOCATIONThis is a full-time role located at FCLTGlobal’s office at 31 St. James Avenue in Boston’s Back Bay. COMPENSATIONCompetitive non-profit compensation packages commensurate with experience including healthcare and IRA contributions.HOW TO APPLYIf interested, please email your CV and a cover note to Ariel Babcock at Applications are encouraged from a diverse set of backgrounds; candidates must be legally able to work in the United States.Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. We thank everyone for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.