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May 14, 2019

Shareholder Engagement Coordinator

  • Just Share
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Just Share seeks to appoint a Shareholder Engagement Coordinator, to be based in Cape Town.

Responsibilities:

Support engagement with and outreach to investors, regulators and policy-makers in relation to Just Share’s advocacy and activism
Partnership-building and networking to maximise impact
Support research and analysis of key South African ESG issues and implementation of responsible investment policies and commitments.
Assimilate global developments in responsible investment and shareholder activism
Write reports, investor briefings and shareholder resolutions
Support strategic communications strategy
Help to maintain database of results and analysis
Report to funders on progress and impact of projects

Requirements:
Business / finance / law degree
South African citizen
Minimum of five years of post-qualification professional experience
Understanding of responsible investment, shareholder activism, and the pensions and investment industries
Passion for understanding and addressing South Africa’s social and economic injustices
Strong qualitative and quantitative research and data analysis skills
Communication skills, both written and verbal
Public speaking skills (experience in dealing with the media would be an advantage)
Ability to engage proactively and confidently with a wide variety of stakeholders in the private and public sectors
Experience of conducting research and writing reports to a high standard
Attention to detail
Ability to work independently and flexibly, and to manage unpredictable situations
Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
Must be a confident and passionate person to support our engagement with professionals in the pensions and investment industries, and with regulators and policy-makers

To apply, submit to info@justshare.org.za, with the email subject line “JS3/2019: Shareholder Engagement Coordinator”:

A copy of your CV
A cover letter setting out your skills and relevant experience, as well as why you want to work at Just Share
One recent written reference

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Just Share strives to reflect South Africa’s racial, cultural and gender diversity within its staff complement.

Candidates from historically disadvantaged or marginalised groups are strongly encouraged to apply

Employment
Just Share NPC is a nonprofit shareholder activism and responsible investment organisation. We promote investor power for a fairer South Africa. Just Share uses advocacy, engagement and activism to support active ownership and responsible investment to drive good corporate citizenship by South African listed companies. The Organisations work focuses on three key ESG issues, and the intersection between them: inequality, climate change and diversity and transformation.


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