Director of Research and Education
- US SIF
- Washington DC
- Job Type
- Full Time
- Deadline for Applications
- How to Apply
- Please send a cover letter, resume and a five¬–ten page publication for which you were the primary or sole author. Email materials to email@example.com, using the subject line “Director of Research and Education.”
- Where to Apply
|US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment seeks a Director of Research and Education who has significant experience in the field of sustainable and impact investing.
About US SIF and the US SIF Foundation:
US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational, research and programmatic activities to advance the mission of US SIF.
This position manages or supervises the production and release of all research materials and education initiatives for US SIF. The Director is also the lead staff member in writing or editing external materials including press releases and Op-Eds and internal content such as board packets and other communications for content, accuracy and style.
The Director interacts with the media, particularly around the publication of reports, plays a lead role in fundraising for the biennial Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends and helps set the agenda for the US SIF national conference.
The Research and Education Director supervises the Research Manager, Education Manager and a Research and Communications Consultant. This position also works closely with several additional consultants.
The ideal candidate has significant knowledge of sustainable and impact investing, is an excellent writer and editor and has at least 7 years of experience in a senior research and writing role.
A strong candidate will have at least 5 years of management experience including managing multiple staff and will be adept at project planning. A strong candidate will also have excellent oral communication skills and experience in public speaking and talking with the media. Previous experience with the creation and distribution of professional educational content, such as online courses or in-person workshops, is also a plus.
The candidate should be an organized self-starter who will bring creative energy to US SIF and a team player who is comfortable interacting with a broad array of stakeholders including members and other organizations.
This position reports to the CEO.
Detailed Job Responsibilities:
Final candidates will need to take a writing test.
No phone calls please.