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Domini Social Investments is a leading socially responsible mutual fund firm headquartered in the SoHo area of New York City. We operate in a casual but professional atmosphere in which interdepartmental collaboration is the standard and new ideas are welcome. Domini Social Investments is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

Current Openings:


Job Title: Research Analyst
Department: Research
Location: New York, NY

 

We are currently looking for a new research analyst to be part of our research team.

Organization Profile:

Domini Social Investments is a family of socially responsible mutual funds. Domini’s Funds consist of two equity funds organized by geographical region and a domestic fixed-income fund:

  • Domini Social Equity Fund
  • Domini International Social Equity Fund
  • Domini Social Bond Fund

Through its Global Investment Standards, engagement with corporations, and public policy initiatives, Domini calls attention to its responsibilities as an investor, incorporates considerations of social and environment risks and rewards into its investment policies and practices, and seeks to add value beyond simple price-based financial returns to its investment products, the corporations in which it invests, and the society of which we are a part.

Description/Responsibilities:

The Research Analyst is primarily responsible for the researching of the social and environmental records of publicly traded companies, as well as for in-depth background research on specific issues of environmental and social concern. The analyst will be expected to:  

General

  • Maintain a broad knowledge of social and environmental issues as they relate to North American and International companies and how they relate to international norms and standards.
  • Have a good understanding of the North American and International regulatory and cultural environments and how they relate to international norms and standards.
  • Contribute to the refining process of Domini’s research processes.

The Research Analyst will need to be able to communicate effectively with research team members and senior management; participate in a timely manner in the day-to-day researching processes of the department; and promote the company's research and engagement activities to investors.

In addition, the Research Analyst will be expected to devote approximately half a day per week to client contact. This consists primarily of communications with shareholders in the Domini Funds who have inquiries about their accounts, companies in the portfolio, or other issues relating to their investments in the funds.

Primary Specific Tasks:

  • Analyzing company documents, press articles, and third-party reports in order to evaluate companies according to Domini's standards regarding environmental management, product quality, and corporate relations with customers, employees, investors, and communities.
  • Completing profiles of companies in a timely manner.
  • Contacting community, environmental, human rights, labor and other public interest organizations that analyze the social and environmental records of companies.
  • Attending Investment Committee meetings and presenting research to the Investment Committee.
  • Communicating and collaborating with the advocacy team.
  • Keeping current on developments in the social investment industry.         
  • Developing and maintaining in-depth and focused understanding of specific social and environmental issues.
  • Answering shareholder inquiries about the Domini funds.

Qualifications:

  • Professional experience required, experience in sustainability or SRI research highly desirable.
  • Solid writing and research skills, including the ability to produce definitive analysis.
  • Knowledge and strong interests in social and environmental issues, particularly in corporate and investment context.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and/or responsible investing.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to execute tasks in a timely manner.
  • Familiarity with research methodologies and processes.
  • Broad interest in the business and financial worlds.
  • Bachelor's degree in related fields (social sciences, finance, business, humanities, environmental science, etc.). Graduate degree preferable.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply:

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Domini before applying: www.domini.com

Applicants should submit a resume, and a letter describing their qualifications, interests, and potential contribution to our organization. Domini Social Investments is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse work force.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

ATTN: Research Analyst Search
Domini Social Investments LLC
532 Broadway, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10012

or careers@domini.com

Please note:  Resumes that are accompanied by cover letters submitted by applicants that do not indicate salary requirements will not be considered.

Domini thanks all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Title: Research Associate
Department: Research
Location: New York, NY

 

We are currently looking for a new research associate to be part of our research team.

Organization Profile:

Domini Social Investments is a family of socially responsible mutual funds. Domini’s Funds consist of two equity funds organized by geographical region and a domestic fixed-income fund:

  • Domini Social Equity Fund
  • Domini International Social Equity Fund
  • Domini Social Bond Fund

Through its Global Investment Standards, engagement with corporations, and public policy initiatives, Domini calls attention to its responsibilities as an investor, incorporates considerations of social and environment risks and rewards into its investment policies and practices, and seeks to add value beyond simple price-based financial returns to its investment products, the corporations in which it invests, and the society of which we are a part.

Description/Responsibilities:

General Responsibilities

The Research Associate for the research team is an entry-level research position, primarily responsible for the researching of the social and environmental records of publicly traded companies, as well as for in-depth background research on specific issues of environmental and social concern.  The associate will be expected to:  

  • Maintain a general knowledge of social and environmental issues as they relate to companies and how they relate to international norms and standards.
  • Be familiar with regulatory and cultural environments and how they relate to international norms and standards.
  • Develop an understanding of the business environment and business models of various industries and how they relate to international norms and standards. 

The Research Associate will need to be able to communicate effectively with research team members and senior management; participate in a timely manner in the day-to-day researching processes of the department; and promote the company’s research and engagement activities to investors.

In addition, the Research Associate will be expected to devote approximately one day per week to client contact. This consists primarily of communications with shareholders in the Domini Funds who have inquiries about their accounts, companies in the portfolio, or other issues relating to their investments in the funds.

Primary Specific Tasks:

  • Analyzing company documents, press articles, and third-party reports in order to evaluate companies according to Domini's standards regarding environmental management, product quality, and corporate relations with customers, employees, investors, and communities.
  • Completing profiles of companies in a timely manner.
  • Contacting community, environmental, human rights, labor and other public interest organizations that analyze the social and environmental records of companies.
  • Attending Investment Committee meetings and presenting research to the Investment Committee.
  • Communicating and collaborating with the advocacy team.
  • Keeping current on developments in the social investment industry.         
  • Developing and maintaining in-depth and focused understanding of specific social and environmental issues.
  • Answering shareholder inquiries about the Domini funds.

Qualifications:

  • Solid writing and research skills, including the ability to produce definitive analysis.
  • Familiarity with, and strong interests in, social and environmental issues.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to execute tasks in a timely manner.
  • Familiarity with and interest in research methodologies.
  • Broad interest in the business and financial worlds.
  • Bachelor's degree in related fields (social sciences, finance, business, humanities, environmental science, etc.). Graduate degree welcome.
  • Professional experience a plus; previous experience in SRI research a strong positive.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Salary:

This entry level position’s salary range starts from $40k per annum, depending on qualifications.

How to Apply:

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Domini before applying: www.domini.com

Applicants should submit a resume, and a letter describing their qualifications, interests, and potential contribution to our organization. Domini Social Investments is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse work force.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

ATTN: Research Associate Search
Domini Social Investments LLC
532 Broadway, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10012

or careers@domini.com

Please note:  Resumes that are accompanied by cover letters submitted by applicants that do not indicate salary requirements will not be considered.

Domini thanks all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.