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PESP - Private Equity Stakeholder Project

PESP
Private Equity Stakeholder Project


Campaign/Research Coordinator

Currently available as a Remote position

 

About the Private Equity Stakeholder Project:

The private equity industry is massive, hugely influential, and playing a role in more and more aspects of life in the US and around the world. The industry manages nearly $6 trillion in assets and owns companies that employ more than 11 million American workers, plus millions more around the world.

The industry touches a growing number of stakeholders, from workers and their unions, to communities and community groups, to those concerned about the environment.

The mission of the Private Equity Stakeholder Project is to identify, engage, and connect stakeholders affected by private equity with the goal of engaging investors and empowering communities, working families, and others impacted by private equity investments.

About the Position:

Location: Remote

Description:

The Private Equity Stakeholder Project is seeking a Campaign/ Research Coordinator to conduct strategic research for and work to advance campaigns to support workers, communities, tenants, patients, and the environment. The Campaign/ Research Coordinator will engage staff and trustees of institutional investors, lead the private equity/ institutional investor component of multiple campaigns, communicate with stakeholders and stakeholder groups impacted by private equity investments, and research investment managers and their investments.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with/ engaging with staff and trustees of institutional investors (e.g. pension funds, endowments, foundations, etc.).
  • Communicating with/ engaging stakeholder groups (e.g. community, labor, civil rights, environmental) groups on issues involving private equity firms and similar Wall Street firms.
  • Research re investment managers and their investments.
  • Regular travel (starting mid 2021 or later).
  • Note: This position is roughly ½ communication with/ engagement of institutional investors and other actors and ½ research on campaigns and investment managers.

Criteria:

  • Strong commitment to social and economic justice; experience working with diverse constituencies.
  • At least two years “organizing” experience (e.g. as research campaigner, community organizer, union organizer, etc.).
  • At least two years of research experience.
  • Good attention to detail and interest in doing research.
  • Strong writing ability, including ability to write to target audiences.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate with team.
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders such as investors, policymakers, media, unions, and community-based organizations.

Women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your cover letter and résumé to Jim Baker at jim.baker@PEstakeholder.org

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