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Duff & Phelps
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Duff & Phelps
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Communications Associate
Senior Associate, Global Communications

Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, youll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If youre ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.

Duff & Phelps, the worlds premier provider of governance, risk and transparency solutions, is seeking a Global Communications Senior Associate. The position can be based in our New York, Chicago or London office, and will work closely with colleagues across global time zones. The prospective candidate is required to have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in communications or a related field.

As a member of the Global Communications team, the individual will be responsible for supporting internal and external communications initiatives and project management, with a focus on the firms global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) program.

The role will also be responsible for day-to-day operations for the Duff & Phelps Charitable Foundation.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together well maximize the value of your career.

  • Serves as the communications coordinator and consultant to internal teams, with a focus on the Duff & Phelps Charitable Foundation and ESG initiatives
  • Coordinates the Duff & Phelps Charitable Foundations annual communications plan in collaboration with the Foundation Board and the firms Head of ESG, including grant cycles and volunteer efforts
  • Supports regional Foundation planning sessions and serves as the day-to-day point person for the Foundations regional committee members (Americas, EMEA, APAC)
  • Tracks firmwide ESG initiatives, including annual carbon calculation and employee engagement surveys
  • Supports key global communications initiatives, including the firms thought leadership program, internal firm services and related communications
  • Shepherds internal and external content production to promote the firms ESG program across channels including the firm intranet, social media, web and video
  • A Bachelors degree in communications, English or a related field
  • 3-5 years experience in marketing or communications, or related focus areas in a complex financial or professional services environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, results-oriented environment
  • Self-starter with a willingness to ask questions and take a task from start to finish independently
  • Ability to inspire and support colleagues across a diverse global organization

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via 

Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

Primary Location:
Work Locations: Chicago (0407) 311 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4200 Chicago, 60606
Organization: Kroll
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 28, 2020
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