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Researcher

Market Forces
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Salary: $85,000 per annum pro-rata.
  • Term: Full time to December 2022 with a view to renewal dependent on performance and funding availability. We will consider candidates wishing to work four days per week.
  • Position reports to: Research Coordinator

ABOUT MARKET FORCES

Since 2013, Market Forces has been working to redirect finance away from activities that harm the environment and into those that protect and enhance it. We focus on the role that banks, superannuation funds and other investors, insurance companies and governments play in financing environmentally risky and damaging activities. We strongly focus on climate change and the essential energy revolution the world needs to undertake if we are to secure a stable long-term climate. Our team delivers and supports campaigns on the most egregious examples of fossil fuel polluters, extending that support to partners in Asia and beyond, wherever we can make the best interventions to shift finance away from dirty fossil fuels.

SUMMARY OF KEY TASKS AND DUTIES:

  • Investigate companies and deliver analysis supporting the campaigns of Market Forces and our partners,
  • Develop, manage and maintain the databases and other source material that underpins Market Forces’ campaigns and those of our partner organisations,
  • Identify campaign opportunities evident from research work,
  • Represent Market Forces in meetings with stakeholders, campaign targets and to public audiences directly and via media channels.

SELECTION CRITERIA (ESSENTIAL):

  • Professional experience working in data analysis, company research, or other equivalent position.
  • Passion for environmental issues and motivation to create positive change for the environment from the financial sector.
  • Experience working or volunteering in a campaigning / non-government organisation context.
  • Highly analytical, curious, and meticulously detail-oriented.
  • Experience scrutinising others’ work with a view to ensuring the final product is of exceptionally high quality.
  • Skilled and comfortable with data management, and especially proficient in spreadsheet / database software.

SELECTION CRITERIA (DESIRABLE):

  • Experience using financial research platforms such as Refinitiv Eikon, Bloomberg Professional and/or IJGlobal.
  • A background in commerce, business, economics or finance.

LOGISTICS AND EXPENSES

Our main office is in Melbourne but the potential for this role to be conducted remotely means we invite applicants from around Australia.

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