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Senior Associate / Director

Blue Dot Capital is a sustainable finance consultancy. We partner with financial services firms to support the end-to-end development and execution of ESG and impact investing programs, capabilities, and products. 

Our clients and partners include asset managers, alternative investment managers, family offices, and data providers.

We are looking to hire a Senior Associate/Director, ESG Integration to support client engagements. This is a full-time position.

Position Summary
Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities

  • Work with investment management clients (public and private markets) to support their ESG integration, research, and reporting projects

  • Develop analytical ESG frameworks informed by best practices to deliver best-in-class integration frameworks for clients

  • Provide guidance to clients on integration of material ESG factors to enhance and inform investment decision-making and portfolio engagement

  • Work with client teams to research and develop content for a variety of collaterals like thematic ESG white papers, annual ESG reports, miscellaneous investor communications

  • Support clients’ ESG reporting requirements like regulatory filings, SFDR, PRI, CDP, etc.

  • Ability to cut through the ESG noise and present evidence-based, actionable, decision-useful recommendations to clients

  • Implement processes and ensure timely completion of thorough, high-quality deliverables 

  • Project manage multiple client projects with competing deadlines and deliverables

  • Be an active member of new pitches

  • Directors will have managerial responsibilities and will be responsible for the day-to-day mentorship and management of team members 

  • Directors might have ownership and oversight responsibilities of specific practice areas 

  • Serve as a Blue Dot ambassador 

Other responsibilities

  • Contribute towards developing Blue Dot’s internal content and insights library

  • Contribute to the team’s learning and support colleagues to stay on top of ESG developments 

 

 

Requirements

  • Preferred experience – 3-5 years (Senior Associate) and 5-10 years (Director) in i) ESG program management role at an asset management firm ii) ESG and/or sustainability consulting role preferably working with financial services firms, or iii) investor-focused ESG industry network or research organization 

  • Relevant graduate degree or self-driven learning track record in lieu of a graduate degree 

  • Blue Dot works in a very hands-on fashion with the leadership and investment teams of our clients to develop and deepen their ESG capabilities, so we are seeking colleagues with the expertise and confidence to work with senior members across client teams

  • Extremely thorough understanding of ESG topics, regulatory guidelines, standards, data solutions, etc. and commitment to monitor evolving developments

  • Ability to perform comprehensive research on a wide range of E, S, and G topics and present findings succinctly

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to multitask

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and sense of humor

  • Authorized to work in the United States


Other information

  • This is a full-time position 

  • We are a remote-first company. We convene from time to time for important planning meetings and team-building opportunities Although New York is the preferred location, we are open to considering remote positions

  • If you are from a traditionally underrepresented group or a first-generation college student, we are keen to hear from you and hope that you will consider applying

  • Commitment to constant learning is one of our core values. We are looking for colleagues who are as steadfastly and obsessively committed to learning (and relearning) about ESG and sustainable finance as we are 

  • We are a young, growing firm so if you are looking for high-paced, roll-up-your-sleeves work environment with opportunities to grow and learn, you should check us out

 

Please send your resume along with 2 recent writing samples to careers@bluedotcapital.co.