Employment Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities

Investor Advocates for Social Justice seeks a part-time seasonal proxy voting analyst. The position is for 15-20 hours/week in early April to mid-late May. The Proxy Voting Analyst will conduct proxy voting on domestic corporate annual meetings on all voting items, including issues related to Board elections and shareholder proposals on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.  Training will be provided and the Proxy Voting Analyst will report to the Program Director.

Duties include: Conducting research on proxy voting decisions, analyzing corporate proxy statements, making voting decisions in accordance with the IASJ Proxy Voting Guidelines, and executing votes in a timely manner on electronic voting platform. 

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree or currently working towards a degree preferably in business, finance, economics, or other relevant field. Experience in social justice advocacy, corporate governance, ESG or proxy voting preferred. Strong research skills, attention to detail, open communication with staff, and secure internet connectivity and ability to use online database.  

About Investor Advocates for Social Justice 

Investor Advocates for Social Justice (IASJ), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization representing investors with faith-based values who seek to leverage their investments to advance human rights, climate justice, racial equity, and the common good. On behalf of our Affiliates, we engage companies to address strategic environmental, social, and governance issues and advocate for change.  IASJ votes proxies on behalf of 15 institutional investors. IASJ uses a variety of shareholder advocacy strategies to encourage corporations to adopt more ethical and sustainable business practices and believes in seeking out and building collaborative partners who share similar goals, in an effort to increase the effectiveness and impact of our work. Founded in 1975, we have over forty years of experience with shareholder advocacy and responsible investment.

Location: Our office is located in Montclair, NJ, but this is a remote position. 

Compensation & Benefits: $15/hour

Equal Opportunity

Investor Advocates for Social Justice is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and fostering inclusion and a sense of belonging. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Interested applications should send a cover letter and resume to Courtney Wicks, Executive Director, at jobs@iasj.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis but interviews will start the week of April 1.