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Responsible Investing and ESG specialist

Website RBC

Bank | Asset Manager

Job Summary

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

You will join the growing Responsible Investing team within RBC Wealth Management’s Global Investments group. With offices in the US, Canada, the UK, and Asia, the Investments team supports RBC’s Wealth Management’s client-facing Advisors globally in all matters relating to portfolio construction, security selection, and the provision of timely market insights. It also is responsible for a rapidly growing suite of discretionary investment management mandates. The Responsible Investing team assists with implementation, evaluation, education, and thought leadership relating to RBC WM’s responsible investing and ESG efforts. Critical to the team’s success is building relationships with individuals both internal and external to RBC, including partnerships with advisors, investment management teams, and stakeholders within the business.

What will you do?

  • Support RBC WM’s efforts to grow its capabilities in Responsible Investing through education, thought leadership, and the development of marketing collateral.
  • Partner with Training, Marketing, and internal Wealth Management Consulting teams to develop competency and foster a culture of embracing and advocating RI amongst RBC WM Financial Advisors.
  • Interact with RBC advisors on a day-to-day basis on questions surrounding responsible investing and ESG concepts.
  • Author thought leadership pieces on responsible investing, ranging from quarterly commentaries, research pieces, and timely market insights utilizing a wide range of media in collaboration with compliance and publishing partners.
  • Collaborate with Global Investment teams as they seek to deepen the integration of ESG data into their investment processes. As part of the process, look for opportunities to glean learnings and insights to share with clients and advisors.
  • Understand and utilize ESG data from various ESG data providers on several different investment types.
  • Collect, measure, and monitor internal and external data on asset growth, investment trends, and client adoption. Utilize this data to report activity up to senior individuals throughout the firm.

What do you need to succeed?


  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in related field
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets
  • Basic understanding and desire to learn more about ESG and responsible investing
  • Passionate about diversity, inclusion, culture, and associate engagement
  • An entrepreneurial mindset intent on adding value above and beyond specific assigned tasks
  • Must be self‐motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Ability to collaborate with a wide array of stakeholders and identify which tasks need priority

Nice to Have 

  • 1 – 2 years of experience working in the Responsible Investing, ESG, impact, or sustainable investing space
  • Good understanding of financial services and the investment process
  • Experience with systems like MSCI ESG Manager, Sustainalytics Global Access, FactSet, or other web application

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable.
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Flexible work/life balance options.
  • Opportunities to do challenging work.
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities. 
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business.

Job Skills

Communication, Critical Thinking, Detail-Oriented, Financial Regulation, Interpersonal Relationship Management, Investment Performance Measurement, Investment Reporting, Personal Development, Quantitative Methods, Sustainability, Taking Initiative

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