Careers

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PIRC is always open to enquiries, and there are often opportunities to work with our global research team. Qualities we look for include excellent writing and analytical skills and a solid background in business and economics or an undergraduate degree of equal rigour and applicability to the corporate responsibility arena. A strong work ethic and the ability to work well in a team under time pressure are also required.

 

Please contact us on jobs@pirc.co.uk

Current vacancies:

We now have an exciting new opportunity for a Graduate Communications Officer to join our successful Company.

ABOUT US

Pensions & Investment Research Consultants Ltd (PIRC) is Europe’s largest independent corporate governance and shareholder advisory consultancy with over 25 years experience in providing proxy research services to institutional investors on governance and other ESG issues.

Since its creation by pension funds in 1986, PIRC has been a pioneer and champion of good corporate governance in the UK and has grown into a globally recognised expert in the field.

We are proud of our diverse client base, which encompasses major institutional shareholders, such as some of the largest pension funds and asset managers, along with faith-based investors, trade unions and other responsible investors.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT WORKING WITH US?

As a member of our team, you can expect a competitive salary, (along with benefits), great team spirit as well as an interesting and passionate place to work. You will immediately be made to feel welcomed in to our friendly and supportive team and be a valued colleague and most importantly you will believe in the culture of the business.

PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE

To assist in the development and management of PIRC’s communications strategy, client reporting and its relationship with various media. To contribute to appropriate content and tone in PIRC’s communications

KEY JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce articles for PIRC’s weekly client newsletter (PIRC Alerts) and client bulletins
  • Update and manage the editorial content of the PIRC and client websites
  • Contribute to media strategy in support of PIRC and client campaigns
  • Draft press releases
  • Maintain and develop PIRC’s relationship with relevant journalists
  • Manage and post on social media sites
  • Distribution of client content
  • Outreach to clients on impact
  • Draft weekly and monthly client communications.
  • Obtain image permissions
  • Create quarterly engagement reports
  • Produce client annual report
  • Organise and promote webinars
  • Research and write articles for external media on behalf of PIRC and clients
  • Assist with materials for presentations at conferences, seminars, and other events
  • Carry out surveys to ascertain client needs
  • Collate and distribute quarterly client meeting papers
  • Distribution list management
  • Engage in general administration duties as required

KEY PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Produces high-quality written material to tight deadlines
  • Assists in producing articles that are delivered to publication deadlines
  • Prepares materials for presentations on behalf of PIRC for a range of audiences
  • Evidence of good relationships with key press contacts
  • Balances conflicting priorities to ensure that tasks are completed on time and of a high quality
  • Is able to identify fresh approaches and show a willingness to question traditional assumptions
  • Demonstrates understanding of the planning cycle and deadlines for key target media
  • PIRC and other websites kept updated with news and other content
  • Establish positive and effective working relationships both inside and outside the company
  • Year on year increase in knowledge area

ABOUT YOU

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Creative by nature with a passion for creating marketing communications that engage the target audience
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with others to complete tasks
  • Highly organised and resourceful individual with a methodical working style
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload and time to meet strict deadlines
  • Confidentiality in handling and processing sensitive data
  • Excellent research and analytical skills

Keen interest in ESG issues

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree or equivalent educational record.

BEHAVIOURS AND PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Ability to prioritise work
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative and resourcefulness
  • Cooperative team player
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Rational judgement
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Creativity and problem solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Friendly and courteous demeanour
  • Able to take ownership of work

Benefits

  • 30 days paid holiday – with bank holidays on top
  • Health care insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Company pension
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: £23,000.00-£28,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

 


We now have an exciting new opportunity for a Data Researcher to join our successful Company.

 

ABOUT US

Pensions & Investment Research Consultants Ltd (PIRC) is Europe’s largest independent corporate governance and shareholder advisory consultancy with over 25 years experience in providing proxy research services to institutional investors on governance and other ESG issues.

Since its creation by pension funds in 1986, PIRC has been a pioneer and champion of good corporate governance in the UK and has grown into a globally recognised expert in the field.

We are proud of our diverse client base, which encompasses major institutional shareholders, such as some of the largest pension funds and asset managers, along with faith-based investors, trade unions and other responsible investors.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT WORKING WITH US?

As a member of our team, you can expect a competitive salary, (along with benefits), great team spirit as well as an interesting and passionate place to work. You will immediately be made to feel welcomed in to our friendly and supportive team and be a valued colleague and most importantly you will believe in the culture of the business.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

This role will support our data services

KEY JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Client management of the 60+ funds that use the PIRC LGPS peer group performance service
  • Marketing and raising profile of the service within the LGPS and wider industry.
  • Supporting the data collection and verification that underlies LAPPA and other data services.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION

Client Management –

  • Responding to queries and requests for data from clients
  • Meet with clients to discuss our service and to keep them up to date with any changes that may be taking place and take on any feedback they may wish to offer
  • Client presentations
  • Ensuring client database is updated on a regular basis

Marketing / Industry Profile

  • Keep up to date with developments in the industry that may impact our service and collate them in a format that is accessible to the wider PIRC.
  • Attend industry forums and seminars
  • Meeting the funds that do not participate in the service to promote their future inclusion

Supporting Data Collection

  • Develop a strong understanding about the different formats in which data is received and how the core calculations work.
  • Develop a sound understanding of performance measurement.
  • Run reports

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in managing and visualising large sets of data is desired although not essential
  • Experience In data management/analysis within in a business environment

ABOUT YOU

  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self motivated
  • Problem solver
  • Good Excel skills and data management soft wear skills
  • Database skills
  • Experience in analysing global company reports & accounts

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree or equivalent educational record.

BEHAVIOURS AND PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Ability to prioritise work
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative and resourcefulness
  • Cooperative team player
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Rational judgement
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Creativity and problem solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Friendly and courteous demeanour
  • Able to take ownership of work

Benefits

  • 30 days paid holiday – with bank holidays on top
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: From £23,000.00 per year

 

Please contact us on jobs@pirc.co.uk