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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Washington, District of Columbia

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Company Description

RockCreek is a leading global investment firm that applies cutting-edge technology and innovation to investments. Launched in 2003 by a team from the World Bank, RockCreek provides OCIO services and full discretionary investment management services to institutional clients. This team includes two ex-CIOs who were responsible for managing $110 billion in assets at the World Bank.

Today, RockCreek has approximately $16 billion in assets under management and manages and advises on OCIO and multi-asset class portfolios for institutional investors. RockCreek is 100% employee-owned and a majority diverse owned firm with over 80% of our management team from diverse backgrounds. Our Advisory Board is over 70% women and diverse and the RockCreek internship program, which has had 350 interns since inception, historically includes over 70% diverse interns with a strong success ratio.

The firm is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with an office in New York City. The collective experience of the core team, as well as the experience of colleagues who have joined RockCreek from foundations, investment firms, consultants, and investment banks including Citadel, Soros, Cambridge Associates, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan, has shaped the firm's collaborative approach to managing client portfolios and been a key contributor to RockCreek's success.

Job Description

RockCreek seeks a dynamic, resourceful, energetic, and detail-oriented Associate for the Office of the CEO. The primary responsibility will be to support the firm’s CEO in business development and client services efforts, including conducting research, writing and editing reports and correspondence, planning events, and handling external communication and social media platforms.

The ideal candidate is highly organized, flexible, able to anticipate change, proactive, passionate and up to date on current financial markets and sustainability. The candidate should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The candidate must be a team player who takes initiative, anticipates needs, and adapts to demanding and ever-changing situations. The Associate would have opportunities to attend certain meetings or events with the CEO.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Researching trends and topics in sustainable investing, finance, and international economics
  • Authoring and producing reports, white papers, and commentaries in coordination with investment teams
  • Creating, compiling, and arranging meeting, event, and speaker briefing materials
  • Creating and editing internal and external presentations
  • Develop and implement engaging social media campaigns, including drafting website and social media descriptions of teamwide and CEO events
  • Conceptualizing and organizing speaking events and webinars involving the CEO and external guests
  • Coordinating across business units to communicate and implement firm-wide priorities and practices
  • Ad hoc projects and requests as needed
Qualifications

  • Strong academic background (or equivalent) including undergraduate or postgraduate courses in economics, finance, and data analytics
  • Experience in sustainable investing, communications, or consulting industries
  • Strong analytic and data analysis skills
  • Experience in managing communications and social media for financial services or related industries
  • Experience in economics, finance, and data analytics
  • Understanding of global financial markets, economic news, and business through study and work
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with an ability to take charge and manage projects under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours while taking ownership
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A highly organized problem solver with a knack for developing and executing processes designed to maximize efficiency
  • Proficient to advanced skills with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Office365) and WordPress
  • Experience in AI/ML and data visualization (e.g. Tableau and Canva) software skills are a plus


Additional Information

  • For additional information on RockCreek, please visit https://therockcreekgroup.com
  • Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-rock-creek-group/
  • RockCreek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or age.

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