Business Development & Conflict Risk Network Manager at Vigeo EIRIS

Vigeo EIRIS is a leading global provider of the research used by investors and financial institutions to assess the social, environmental, governance and ethical performance of companies. Our Conflict Risk Network service helps investors to engage with companies active in Sudan and other countries in order to support peace and stability and to ensure corporate value is not damaged by activity in the countries concerned. The service assesses exposure and categorises the risk to each company in targeted sectors most associated with ongoing violence and abuses. Where relevant it initiates a dialogue to improve policies and practices. The Network is a subscription service which enables members to access the results of our research.

This is an exciting time to be joining us. Following the acquisition of EIRIS in London by Vigeo in Paris in December, the organisation has grown in size and scope, and will be developing fast over the coming year.

We are looking for someone with experience in selling responsible investment products along with managing services to Network subscribers and further developing the Network.

You will be based at our Boston office and work as a member of our Vigeo EIRIS Conflict Risk Network team and accountable to the Head of Sales and Head of North America.

You will be responsible for new business development and account management for Vigeo EIRIS and EIRIS CRN. In addition you will be responsible to build, manage and sustain CRN Network’s members. You will also be required to assist in general office administration. An experienced sales professional, you will have a proactive approach to sales, an excellent ability to manage relationships with members within the network and a good understanding of political sensitivities. You will have a degree (US GPA 3.0+ or equivalent in a relevant subject, and knowledge of Vigeo EIRIS Conflict Risk Network’s areas of focus; human rights standards, preferably in conflict-affected countries, business, finance and corporate accountability.

Location: Boston

Closing date: 25 May 2016