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The Holdings Analyst will be responsible for supporting and maintaining existing data feeds, assist in troubleshooting client issues, implementing functional features, and monitoring and loading data. The Holdings Analyst will need to leverage his/her experience working with clients to provide a high level of service.
The Data Profiling team is responsible for creating profiles of publicly traded companies detailing key governance attributes by analyzing SEC filings and other publicly disclosed documents to source information.
Members of the team interpret individual company governance policies and apply ISS methodology to document Board of Director, Audit, Shareholder Rights, Compensation, Executive Pay, and Equity Plan information to create high quality profiles. These profiles drive the production of ISS vote recommendations, peer benchmarking and many other ISS products.
ISS ESG is seeking a corporate governance expert to help drive the growth of our Data & Analytics products. The ESG Business Analyst is responsible for building the technical roadmap to support all Corporate Governance and Data related offerings from ISS ESG.
The primary responsibilities of the ESG Business Analyst are as follows:
- Create and maintain all internal and external technical documentation for governance data products
- Document business QA rules for development to automate
- Design and adhere to documentation standards across all product lines
- Utilize subject matter expertise and technical knowledge to support change management and impact assessments
ISS ESG is seeking a corporate governance expert to help drive the growth of our Data & Analytics products. The ESG Content Specialist serves as a client facing technical expert on all Corporate Governance and Data related offerings from ISS ESG.
The primary responsibilities of the ESG Content Specialist are as follows:
- Serve as the main contact person on all technical questions from clients and ISS supporting teams internally.
- Provide business QA and documentation on all new and on-going deliverables.
- Support thought leadership initiatives and marketing collateral.
- Design product concepts and enhancements to existing services to help drive business growth.
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. ISS’ solutions include: objective governance research and recommendations; RI data, analytics, and research; end-to-end proxy voting and distribution solutions; turnkey securities class-action claims management; and reliable global governance data and modeling tools. Institutional clients turn to ISS to apply their corporate governance views, identify environmental, social and governance risk, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis. ISS is a global company with approximately 900 employees spread across 18 offices in 12 countries. ISS covers approximately 39,000 meetings in 115 countries yearly, delivering proxy research and vote recommendations while working closely with clients to execute more than 8.5 million ballots representing two trillion shares. ISS’ RI research covers more than 13,000 companies across the globe. Our flexible coverage universe expands correspondingly with our clients’ holdings. ISS analysts have unique expertise and insight on the governance and RI landscape, local market voting practices and regulatory requirements, along with expertise in varied fields such as law, M&A, compensation, and analytics.
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is seeking an Analyst to join its Special Situation Research (SSR) team. SSR researches and analyzes corporate events (such as acquisitions, mergers, proxy contests, or shareholder proposals) that are contentious or high profile, and then recommends actions for institutional shareholders. A successful candidate will have exceptional writing abilities, particularly for explaining complex legal, financial, or quantitative concepts. Additional necessary skills include critical reading, financial analysis, and tactful interview skills.
ISS Corporate Solutions (“ICS”) is the world’s leading provider of data, analytics and advisory services helping companies build shareholder value through strong executive compensation, sustainability, and corporate governance programs. ICS is a subsidiary of Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (“ISS”).
Our global client base extends to more than 1,300 companies located across North America, Europe and Asia. Companies leverage ICS' resources, tools and advisory services to help them design, manage and measure their executive compensation, sustainability and corporate governance programs to improve shareholder value and reduce risk. Our unique offerings include cutting edge software and analytics and differentiated advisory insight delivered as an annual subscription service. In recent years we have significantly expanded our capabilities through both acquisitions and new product introductions in the Sustainability area and since the 2018 acquisition of oekom research AG we have been a provider of Second Party Opinions (“SPOs”) which provide issuers of green or sustainability bonds a credible and independent assessment of the environmental and social quality of their bonds. Green and Sustainable bonds that meet rigorous global standards give sustainability-oriented investors security that the projects they fund aren't “greenwashed.” Green and sustainability bond issuances have seen rapid growth in recent years topping $200 billion in 2019 and many expect issuances to exceed $1 trillion in the coming years.
We are immediately seeking a Business Development Manager to focus on Second Party Opinion (SPO) services and scaling our SPO operations in the Americas. The role will support revenue growth of the ICS business in North America by contributing to ICS performance for Green/Social/Sustainability Bonds, Green loans and associated advisory deliverables. The territory would include all of the US, Canada and Latin America and would also have support from our BDR team. The role would be part of our rapidly growing ESG business and an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.
The successful candidate will have a background in Sustainable Investment via investment banking or a related support services provider.
The Audience Development Director will oversee all subscription fulfillment, renewals and distribution programs for an integrated audience consisting of Print, Digital and Online subscribers. The director will be lead the user registration/subscription marketing measurement, attribution, funnel reporting processes as well as oversee the implementation of analytics technologies for online users. The ideal candidate has a vision as to how these audience attributes should be organized and house and is passionate about scalable and future-proof processes, systems and data analytics.
The Human Resources team partner closely with business leadership as well as with teams across the organization to develop our greatest resource – our people – and consistently promote a culture of high performance, strong engagement and consistent growth. The HR team’s work directly impacts global decision-making across the organization through engagement with senior level management. We are looking for a high energy, motivated professional who wants exposure to all aspects of HR. Key initiatives include performance management, talent development, employee relations, and organizational development.
The Director of Key Accounts provides strategical and tactical account and relationship management to our largest enterprise clients. They will act as the coordinator with internal and external stake holders to ensure client partnerships understand the Strategic Insight value proposition and have the preferred engagement model. They will be responsible for working closely across product groups and with sales executives to define strategic goals and grow current revenue and develop account retention strategies with the goal of strengthening and enhancing long-term client relationships. They are responsible for coordinating all post-implementation and ongoing account management processes via onsite visits, webinars, email or phone. They will develop efficient processes and serve as a resource for the company on best practices for growing and maintaining client relationships.
Asset Management Intelligence (AMI), a division of ISS is offering an exciting fast paced, team oriented, sales environment for someone looking to start a career in financial services sales. Gain experience under the mentorship of a seasoned sales team and start to build your Rolodex. In this role you will market to and interact with representatives from large financial institutions including Heads of Distribution, Strategy, Product and Business Intelligence. Apply the exposure and learning experience from this role to springboard into an Account Management or Sales Role.
The North America Business Development Representative will identify new business prospects across the Asset Management Intelligence (AMI) suite of products. Ideal candidates will be results driven and highly motivated to generate new opportunities within the region and grow existing relationships. Use your creativity to correspond with, schedule meetings, and build relationships with C Level executives. Use your teamwork skills to strategize with the senior reps in determining a territory plan. Identify accounts for prospecting with your earnings potential based on the activity you can drive. Build proficiency in the asset management industry including (but not limited to) Distribution Intelligence, Research and Industry Trends.
Are you ready to use your high energy and positive attitude to learn more about asset management? Are you naturally curious and want to learn about the solutions that ISS produces to assist some of the largest global financial firms in the world with data analytics, research and insights? If so, come work for a leader and advance your career.
The ISS sales team is seeking a sales and relationship management specialist for an Institutional Sales Representative role at ISS, who has between 5-10 years sales experience as an individual contributor in the financial services sector. If you thrive in fast paced selling environment, have a passion for ESG and Responsible investment, or are looking to build the next phase of your career with a market leader in a growing area of professional investing then this role may be right for you. This role is a tremendous opportunity for someone looking to stay within the Institutional sales landscape but pivot away from products offered by traditional equity brokerage firms.
Numerous studies and surveys show that the market for Responsible Investing and ESG is growing rapidly among institutional investors, RIAs, Wealth Managers, and banks. Signs point towards greater demand from Investors for research, data, and analytics that can help them integrate ESG into their investment and risk management process, or build new investment products with these themes. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is unique positioned to capitalize on this trend as the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting tools, as well as responsible investment solutions for asset managers, asset owners, hedge funds, and asset service providers. ISS’ solutions include: objective governance research and recommendations; Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) ratings and data, Climate Risk analysis; Index construction, end-to-end proxy voting and distribution solutions; turnkey securities class-action claims management; and reliable global governance data and modeling tools.
As an Institutional Sales Representative, you will create and execute a sales strategy for your Mid West territory, and develop sales relationships with some of the world's largest Asset Managers, Asset Owners, and Banks. You will be responsible for growing existing client relationships by expanding ISS’ footprint within your accounts, as well as prospecting for new accounts. Account Executives have the benefit of working with sales business development reps to help generate and qualify new leads, and subject matter experts from ISS’ businesses to support more technical sales.
This position will be based out of our downtown Chicago office and will require 30% travel through the Mid West territory.
ISS is seeking a talented, customer-focused Corporate Recruiter for our Rockville, MD office. The focus of the role is on full life-cycle recruiting for multiple business units and across North America.
This is an opportunity to be in a high-visibility role and develop your skills in all areas of talent acquisition as a part of our a small, cohesive, and highly productive team. Our Recruiters thrive in a forward-thinking, fast-paced environment. We roll up our sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. You will have the opportunity to draw on your knowledge of Talent Acquisition and functional areas of the business; and forge dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR business partners. You will perform candidate generation, candidate and hiring manager engagement, and amazing customer service.
ISS is seeking an experienced Sr Collections Specialist to assist with Accounts Receivable efforts across a growing and multi-faceted Institutional and Corporate suite of businesses. Responsibilities include problem solving to accelerate on time payments from customers within an established escalation framework, collaboration and effective communication with internal stakeholders like sales and clients service, and efficient use of technology record client interactions. Position requires effective communication with C-level internal and external contacts.
Ideal candidate will have an institutional collections background within the financial technology/financial services industry. ISS has over 2,500 clients globally, including many of the largest financial institutions and corporations in the world.
The Client Success Manager is an effective representative of the Clients managing the day to day responses to issues that occur on the infrastructure or within a client setup, and with the strategic elements of long term client engagements. The role is to effectively manage the responses to customers and the internal sales teams of infrastructure changes, new data sets, and any issues experienced with the LiquidMetrix service, and proactively manage issues that may occur with the client sales and onboarding process.
The Client Success Manager will lead and manage the Support and Pre-Sales Consultant global teams and be expected to Lead the improvements in service from Support and Pre-Sales teams . They will be responsible for information sharing on common issues and resolutions, the identification and resolution of bottlenecks in responses and to track long outstanding unresolved issues and managing the responses.
They Client Success Manager will be an Industry Specialist whose experience will be brought to help drive the sales effort and onboarding process, and ensure prospects and customers can make full use of the features and benefits of the Best Execution, TCA, and Surveillance Solutions.
Every day, more publicly traded companies are developing and refining disclosures around their environmental and social practices, impacts, and risks. These companies seek expert guidance on industry norms and best practices, shareholder expectations, and external ratings systems like ISS’s Environmental & Social QualityScore.
ISS Corporate Solutions (ICS) is a subsidiary of ISS that provides publicly traded companies with advisory services and software to help solve a wide range of critical environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. The Sustainability Consultant role on the ICS team is a fast-paced client-facing role that provides advisory and consulting services on critical environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues to senior executives at the world’s largest companies.
In this role, you will combine your subject matter expertise and communication skills with our market-leading proprietary data and tools to help progressive companies understand how to evaluate and respond to perceptions of ESG risk and to educate executives and board members about the changing ESG landscape.
Interested in being an influential team member in the world of executive compensation? Work with ISS and experience an opportunity to affect the corporate landscape of executive compensation.
ISS is seeking an Executive Compensation Analyst to join our US Research Team. This position is based in Rockville, Maryland.
We are seeking a resident subject matter expert for U.S. Research staff in the area of U.S. executive compensation and benefit programs and practices. The ideal candidate could come from a compensation consulting practice, a law firm, proxy solicitor, or even corporate HR (although focus should be on executive compensation, not broad-based benefits). Our analysts are a part of a highly specialized research team focused on a key area of corporate governance that is of critical importance to institutional investors – executive pay. In this role you will be a source of expertise and guidance both internally with other analysts, and externally in interfacing with clients and issuers. Familiarity with pay-related corporate governance issue is important.
Come join a smart & agile culture to help manage, grow, and automate our AWS Infrastructure. Work with our San Diego software development team to design and implement best practices, then push those practices out to our other engineering teams in 19 different offices across the globe. If you enjoy helping others, like to troubleshoot complex problems, have a knack for automation, then look below and see if you have what it takes.
ISS is immediately seeking a Client Service Associate (CSA) to join its global team. Successful candidates will have an interest in financial operations and client service with a desire to learn more about corporate governance. They should also have proven abilities to develop strong working relationships with external clients and product expertise in order to guide clients to better use ISS’ products/services.
CSAs must be adaptable, eager and efficient problem solvers, and able to lead cross-organization initiatives. Great communication skills are a must as they represent ISS to all levels of client management. Our clients span some of the world's foremost hedge funds, pension funds and other asset managers. Managing the relationships for a portfolio of clients exposes the CSA to a wide range of institution types and ensures a challenging role with daily client interactions. To succeed in the role, a CSA must learn and understand corporate governance and proxy voting services, learn about their client’s business, and bring that knowledge together to provide insight, best practices, and win-win solutions to those client organizations.
Performance is based on a combination of factors including account renewal rates, client communication, operational efficiency, and facilitating upsell opportunities. The CSA partners with the Sales representative to bring operational, industry, and product expertise to clients, to effectively own and manage the client experience. This includes serving as the client’s primary contact with the firm, offering support and expertise on corporate governance and proxy voting solutions, liaising with ISS Operations personnel to address client needs, and participating in the client renewal process.
The ISS Market Intelligence (MI) business provides critical data, insight, and workflow solutions to global asset managers, insurance companies and distributors. Through its combination of proprietary integrated datasets, in-depth global research and trusted executive engagement, ISS MI delivers solutions that drive strategy and data-driven decision making across a wide range of financial products.
ISS MI includes the industry-leading data platforms BrightScope, Financial Clarity, Local Market Share, Mortgage Clarity and Simfund, as well as an extensive set of global research and analytic services including 529 & ABLE Solutions, Board Services, Investor Economics, Market Metrics and Plan For Life.
As an Enterprise Sales Representative at ISS MI you are an exceptional hunter and communicator. Your core focus is identifying and closing new significant, multi-year enterprise level opportunities with top global asset managers by building and growing relationships with senior level decision-makers.
Via Software Analytics & Research solution selling, you are responsible for demonstrating the value of ISS Market Intelligence solutions and services and making thoughtful recommendations to benefit senior distribution, operations, product, strategy, and technology leaders. You will work closely with Business Development Reps that will be cultivating leads for the Sales team.