Internship Data Procurement

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20 Dec 2017

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Gaining access to the fundamental affairs of business and economies on a global scale.

Why work for ISS?

For more than 30 years now, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has been the world's leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. Institutional clients turn to their corporate governance views, identify governance risks, and manage their entire proxy voting needs on a global basis.

We are truly a global company, with more than 1000 employees across 19 offices in 13countries. A career in ISS gives you international experience working with market-leading experts that enable investors to integrate corporate governance and responsible investment in their policies and practices.

The ISS Way

At ISS, our values ​​are not as much as they are inspired. We talk about ideals in terms of how it brings our people together in a culture that upholds the interests of our colleagues, shareholders and clients. Everyone at ISS is a champion of Integrity, Collaboration, Empowerment, Flexibility, Diversity and Client Service . When you join ISS, you are expecting to learn more about what you are doing.

What's in it for you?

  • Learn in practice the function of corporate governance and gain in understanding of its technical terminology.
  • Receive in-depth training in the latest developments in corporate governance to fulfill your career aspirations.
  • Expand your know-how in the corporate governance industry, and contribute significantly to our client work and knowledge building.
  • Work in a flexible and diversified environment.
  • Perform in a workplace of integrity and transparency.

Job details:

ISS is seeking a pool of talented and self-motivated data internals for the winter / spring of 2018. Data Procurement interns will assist ISS 'corporate governance analysts with data procurement, agenda coding and voting analytics of the annual general meetings of publicly traded companies.

As a Data Procurement internally, you will become an integral part of the team with the critical role of helping to deliver data and research on shareholder meetings of listed companies. The internships coincide with the so-called "proxy voting season", ie when most listed companies convene their annual shareholder meetings.

Responsibilities:

  • Procure meetings materials (agendas, proxy cards, annual reports) from companies and process meetings in our bespoke software.
  • Procure voting results from meetings and enter into our bespoke softwareLearn how to 'code' the procured meeting materials into a standard format for our clients.
  • Engage with companies in order to obtain all required information.
  • Act as a support for all other internal departments

Desired qualifications

  • A relevant bachelor's degree in law, political sciences, economics, business or finance or the process of obtaining a degree.
  • A good eye for detail with strong analytical and numeracy ability.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to assimilate large quantities of information, work independently and take initiative while also being a team player
  • An organized and structured mindset to deal with large quantities of work and strict deadlines
  • Fluent (both spoken and written) English / German or English / French.

This internship is remunerated (€ 1530 gross monthly) and will run for 5 months starting in February 2018.

Interested in this great learning opportunity?

Applicants should apply online at
https://jobs-international-issgovernance.icims.com/jobs/1101/internship-... by sending a CV in English along with a one-page cover letter. The cover letter should explain why you are interested in corporate governance, in joining ISS and why you are suitable for the role. Applications without a cover letter will not be taken into consideration.

Please note that we can only respond to selected candidates.

To all recruitment agencies: ISS does not accept unsolicited CVs / resumes. Please do not forward CVs / Resumes to any ISS employee, location or website. ISS is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs / resumes

Location: Berlin Charlottenburg (10719)

About the company

For more than 30 years now, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has been the world's leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. Institutional clients turn to their corporate governance views, identify governance risks, and manage their entire proxy voting needs on a global basis. We are truly a global company, with more than 1000 employees across 19 offices in 13 countries. A career in ISS gives you international experience working with market-leading experts that enable investors to integrate corporate governance and responsible investment in their policies and practices.

 

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