Location New York
Job-type Permanent
Salary $Negotiable
Reference 16592

Global Impact Investing Network, GIIN, is a non-profit based out of New York that is the global champion of impact investing, dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. A crucial hire for the team is an Associate Director of Corporate Impact Investing to lead the establishment of an innovative new stream of programming within GIIN membership.

The GIIN is launching a new stream of work to support companies in exploring how to engage with and in impact investing in a more strategic manner, including using corporate treasury assets.

Historically, corporations have made limited use of impact investing instruments and partnerships other than efforts undertaken by corporate venture capital arms and corporate foundations. However, in response to various events over the last 18 months, companies have announced significant new commitments to utilize corporate assets to contribute to a sustainable economy.

As Associate Director you will lead the outreach to corporate communities and identify opportunities to build collaborations with the rest of the GIIN membership and network.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead new programming and activities of the Corporate Impact Investing Initiative

  • Work with GIIN members to define a stream of programming to support companies in making use of impact investing resources, starting with a Corporate Treasury Working Group

  • Develop knowledge products, resources, case studies, and other outputs to support corporate members in the adoption of impact investing strategies

  • Build a vibrant community of corporate members interested in working with impact investors and making use of impact investing resources

  • Design and execute an outreach strategy to recruit companies to join the GIIN and participate in the Corporate Impact Investing Initiative

  • Develop outreach opportunities to share the lessons learned and insights gained from the GIIN's work with companies to motivate non-member companies to adopt similar strategies

  • Collaborate across GIIN programs to identify opportunities to engage companies into other aspects of the GIIN's work and mission

  • Incubate opportunities and models for how to integrate impact investing tools and partners into wider corporate sustainability strategies

  • Assess opportunities for sectoral / thematic collaboration between companies and other impact investors to mobilize more capital for sustainability needs

  • Develop opportunities for integration of the GIIN's programming with the venture capital and foundation functions within companies

Through pioneering new approaches, you will leveraging corporate assets and markets to deliver sustainable and inclusive economies.

Having clients like Starbucks, Bowing, J&J, to name of a few, you will contribute to the increase of members to join the GIIN.

Qualifications:

  • Work experience showing ability to manage projects, key relationships, and multi-stakeholder engagements

  • Experience working with or in the corporate sector is required and understanding of financial products and services is preferred

  • Demonstrated relationship management experience; passion for building collaboration and playing the role of connector to help others build strong relationships

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with public speaking/presentation experience required

  • Event planning experience strongly preferred

The GIIN team is a passionate group of individuals who are mission driven.

Corporate experience is necessary to succeed in this position. You will be engaging with many corporations to recruit new members to the join the GIIN.

If you are interested in joining a business that will give you professional and personal opportunities to grow and build, consider the role above.