Thornburg Investment Management is a privately-owned global investment firm that offers a range of multi-strategy solutions for institutions and financial advisors. A recognized leader in equity, fixed income, and alternatives investing, the firm oversees $47 billion as of March 31, 2021 across mutual funds, institutional accounts, separate accounts for high-net-worth investors, and UCITS funds for non-U.S. investors. Thornburg was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
At Thornburg, we believe unconstrained investing leads to better outcomes for our clients. Our culture is collaborative, and hierarchy is intentionally flat. Our investment solutions are highly active, high conviction, and benchmark agnostic. When it comes to finding value for our clients, it’s more than what we do, it’s how we do it: how we think, how we invest, and how we’re structured.
Thornburg is a global business and we think without boundaries. The ability to work effectively across team and levels at the organization is essential for success. Excellent instincts, strong interpersonal skills, as well as being a true team player and effective consensus builder are key characteristics of those who thrive at Thornburg Investment Management.
About the Role – ESG Analyst
The ESG Analyst will be a supporting member of the Investment team and will collaborate with the Central Research Team and Portfolio Managers by integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) analysis into Thornburg’s investment processes. The candidate’s primary responsibilities be supporting the investment team by enabling access to and interpretation of data sources, conducting thematic research on ESG topics, managing research notes, and serving as a liaison with key departments. Prior buy-side ESG experience is preferred, however, passion for sustainable investing and teachability are more important.
The ESG Analyst will have the following responsibilities:
Experience and Personal Characteristics
The successful candidate will have a passion for sustainable investing and a desire to build a career in this industry. While a formal science background is not required, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate academic or professional experience tackling environmental or social topics and synthesizing research into conclusions or recommendations.
Additional experience and attributes include:
Candidates will be asked to provide:
Thornburg believes that diversity and inclusivity are vital to positive long-term success for our strategies and the firm's broader business outcomes. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. The firm provides annual progress reports to the investment management team, shareholders, and executive management to highlight multiple diversity and inclusivity metrics and continually work to bring awareness to the importance of this issue.