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Associate (Climate and Sustainability), Office of the CEO

Company Description

RockCreek is a leading global investment management firm that applies data-driven technology and innovation to sustainable investing. RockCreek’s entrepreneurial spirit, open culture, and inclusive team lead to better investments for universities, foundations, pension plans, and sovereign funds that partner with us. The firm is highly focused on the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors as well as diversity and sustainable impact across portfolios to generate long-term returns. RockCreek has a culture of diversity, debate, and relentless drive to excel. RockCreek is among the largest woman- and diverse-owned and managed firms in the world.

Since our founding, RockCreek’s commitment to sustainable investing, long term value creation, and good governance has begun at home. The way we operate our offices and partner with multiple stakeholders keep with our aim to have a positive impact on markets globally and reduce our carbon footprint. Our founders have a deep commitment to sustainability as well as extensive experience with sustainable impact investing and ESG policies, dating back to the 1980s. This includes investing in energy, health, education, fintech, and financial inclusion. Our team members are responsible for the first-ever green bond done at the World Bank and the first ever bond done with a gender lens.

Job Description

RockCreek seeks a dynamic, resourceful, energetic, and detail-oriented Associate for the Office of the CEO. The primary responsibility will be to support the firm’s CEO in:

  • research on climate and sustainability economic and financial trends;
  • business development and client services efforts, including providing administration and scheduling support, coordinating travel, conducting research, writing and editing reports and correspondence, planning events, and handling external communication.

The ideal candidate is highly organized, flexible, able to anticipate change, passionate and up to date on current financial markets and sustainability. The candidate should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The candidate must be a team player who takes initiative, anticipates needs, and adapts to demanding and ever-changing situations. The Associate would have opportunities to attend certain meetings or events with the CEO.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Creating and editing internal and external presentations
  • Creating, compiling, and arranging meeting, event, and speaker briefing materials
  • Researching trends and topics in sustainable investing, finance, and international economics
  • Assisting in managing client and other business relationships for the CEO
  • Conceptualizing and organizing sustainabilitity-focused speaking events and webinars involving the CEO and external guests
  • Drafting website and social media descriptions of teamwide and CEO events
  • Coordinating across business units to communicate and implement firm-wide priorities and practices
  • Ad hoc projects and requests as needed


Key Experience

  • Strong academic background (or equivalent) including undergraduate or postgraduate courses in economics, finance, sustainable environment and data analytics
  • Experience in sustainable investing, communications, or consulting industries
  • Strong analytic and data analysis skills
  • Experience in economics, finance, and data analytics is preferred
  • Understanding of global financial markets, economic news, and business through study and work
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with an ability to take charge and manage projects under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours while taking ownership
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A highly organized problem solver with a knack for developing and executing processes designed to maximize efficiency
  • Proficient to advanced skills with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Office365) and WordPress
  • Data visualization (e.g. Tableau and Canva) software skills are a plus

Additional Information


Consistent with our belief that team members are our most valuable asset, RockCreek offers a competitive benefits package.

  • Ability to work remotely with support technology
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Paid time off, sick leave, and company holidays
  • Wellness programs including meditation and fitness classes
  • Onsite gym

Additional Information

For additional information on RockCreek, please visit https://therockcreekgroup.com

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Location: Washington, DC, United States of America
Company: RockCreek

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