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Associate, Responsible Investing

at Nuveen, a TIAA company in Chicago, IL

About the Job

Ensures Nuveen is well positioned to meet the growing demand for responsible investment strategies globally, particularly with distribution partners and their clients.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Client Engagement to include but not limited to: support the outreach plan for Global Wealth channel; develop Responsible Investing (RI) and manage content and conduct Nuveen New Hire trainings (management and delivery/presentation; 8-10/year) as needed for all new Nuveen employees; respond to client service requests from TIAA and Nuveen as appropriate and conduct presentations for advisors on RI topics as needed; and conduct research and participate in the creation of new content/slides, thought leadership and client meetings documentation.
  • Marketing & Communications to include but limited to: manage RI Master Slide Deck with quarterly review and maintenance; manage and implement compliance reviews for RI Team presentation decks; provide content and review of new and expiring marketing materials, as requested; gather data and provide analysis on collateral usage to broaden RI knowledge on content usage by channels including connection to products and RI services; fact checking and language review for marketing content including Social Media posts; write and maintain talking points on RI topics in support of uniform messaging of spokespeople; provide content and messaging support to the Global head of RI; and respond to time sensitive requests for RI talking points on specific topics/themes.
  • Other duties to include but not limited to: manage several key Industry partnerships including research on RI focused associations and conferences and coordinate RI participation RI sponsored conferences; manage prioritized Stakeholder meetings, RI team speaking engagements and reporting/management tools for tracking and accountability; identify and manage Nuveen data requests in support of RI needs; lead or participate in periodic Special Projects, such as RI research for Nuveen Strategic Client initiative and annual RI competitive landscape; and participate in the annual United Nations Principles for Responsible Investing (UN PRI) reporting supporting the completion of crucial modules within the UN PRI annual report

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being.

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.


Educational Requirements: University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience: 2+ Years Required; 3+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level: 6IC

Required Qualifications: 2+ years of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) experience within financial services and/or investor relations experience focused on ESG

Preferred Qualifications: 3+ years of of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) experience within financial services and/or investor relations experience focused on ESG

To apply

Nuveen, a TIAA company

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at