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Director of Shareholder Engagement

at Boston Common Asset Management, LLC in Boston, MA

About the Job

Seeking motivated professional for key role within our firm. Director of Shareowner Engagement will partner with the Head of Stewardship & Engagement to drive BCAM’s strategy and process while leveraging our long-standing pioneering leadership in this field. Candidate should have a minimum of 7 years work experience in engagement, shareholder advocacy or a related field. Looking for collaborative inquisitive team player to represent our firm with our investment holdings, clients and at industry events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Head of Stewardship & Engagement to develop the US Corporate Engagement strategy aligned with firm’s current 3-year engagement priorities.
  • Oversee the US Corporate Engagement portfolio including direct engagement - including but not limited to direct dialogue and shareholder proposals, tracking, and reporting requirements.
  • Collaborate and represent the firm with key US engagement partners linked to the US engagement portfolio priorities.
  • Track, maintain, and report on BCAM formal commitments.
  • Manage Team Associates related to US engagement portfolio.
  • Work with the Head of Stewardship & Engagement on annual reporting requirements including the annual PRI report, Impact Report, and other required commitment disclosures.
  • Represent our work in client meetings, panel discussions, and more broadly externally, as needed, potentially including the media

Qualifications

  • 7-10 years work experience in engagement or shareholder advocacy or related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, strategize, build, and lead collaborative investor coalitions.
  • Deep environmental or sector-specific ESG issue expertise.
  • Independent thinking, but also a team-player.
  • Minimum three years of Team management experience and skills
  • Excellent communication, written and presentation skills.

To apply

Applicants should send a resume, salary requirements and a cover letter describing how your qualifications and interests will enable you to contribute to our organization in this position. Send all correspondence via email to: recruiting@bostoncommonasset.com and include “Director of Shareowner Engagement” in the subject line.

Boston Common Asset Management, LLC

Diverse, women-led and majority women-and-employee owned, Boston Common Asset Management (BCAM) is a sustainable investor and innovator dedicated to the pursuit of financial return AND social change. BCAM is an active, global equity ESG (environmental, social, & governance) investment manager, and a leader in impactful shareowner engagement since its founding in 2003. The company’s investment strategies had $5.6 billion in assets as of June 30, 2021. BCAM is headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in San Francisco, CA