ESG Communications Analyst ESG Communications Analyst …

Sands Capital Management
in Arlington, VA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Sands Capital Management
in Arlington, VA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Sands Capital is an independent, employee-owned investment management firm based in Arlington, Virginia that manages multiple billions of dollars in client assets. Sands Capital’s strategies employ a fundamental, bottom-up research process to identify high-quality growth businesses that we can own for the long term in concentrated portfolios. We invest on a global basis across the life cycle from early-stage private businesses to leading public companies.

Identified below are Core Values the firm holds in high regard and believes are critical for high-performing teams at Sands Capital:

  • Integrity and Trust: Do what is right, not what is popular. Deliver on commitments.
  • Client-Centered: Always act in the best interest of our clients.
  • Commitment to Excellence: Strive to learn and improve. Implement best practices.

Position Summary

We are currently looking for an ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Communications Analyst to join our Stewardship team. The primary function of this position will be to coordinate between our Stewardship team, who leads our ESG integration efforts, and our Client Relations Team. Our ESG proprietary research focuses on identifying material risks and opportunities for current and prospective portfolio businesses.  As client interest has risen in this space, we are looking for someone who can create client-facing materials that describe our broader Stewardship efforts.  The Communications Analyst will be responsible for responding to individual client requests and creating proactive material as well.

Position Responsibilities

  • Integrate into the Stewardship team to build context for our ESG efforts
  • Stay abreast of ESG-related discussions within the broader Investment Team, as well as engagement initiatives
  • Collaborate between the Stewardship Team and Client Relations Teams
  • Create written content related to our Stewardship efforts
  • Respond to specific client requests that require ESG specific knowledge
  • Create ESG content for our website that describes our ESG efforts
  • Synthesize ESG data from external providers as well as internal tracking systems into approachable client-facing materials
  • Other projects and tasks as appropriate

Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated passion for equity research and ESG research
  • 6+ years of relevant investment industry experience (preferably 2+ years with a specific focus on ESG research)
  • Ability to work collaboratively and across teams, but also able to complete research independently
  • Outstanding analytical and strategic aptitude
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, diligence, and an ability to complete assigned projects in a timely manner without direct supervision
  • MBA and/or CFA preferred, but not required
  • Global research experience preferred, but not required
  • Must be willing to travel <25% of the time
  • Exhibits behaviors consistent with Sands Capital’s mission, values, and culture


Additional Information
To be considered, candidates must submit a resume that specifically outlines your qualifications for the position.

We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.

Sands Capital is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and staff members. For our staff members, equal opportunity includes access to the benefits and privileges that the firm provides to staff members generally. We appreciate the value diversity brings to Sands Capital and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff members.

We evaluate and select qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Discrimination of this kind is also strictly prohibited by a variety of federal, state, and local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to pregnant individuals, individuals with disabilities, and/or individuals needing accommodation for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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