Thursday, 11 February 2016

Internship - Governance Account Management Support French/Dutch

Governance Account Management Support French/Dutch
Internship, ISS - Brussels
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance solutions for asset owners, investment managers, and asset service providers. ISS’ solutions include objective governance research and recommendations; SRI data, analytics, and research; end-to-end proxy voting and distribution solutions; turnkey securities class-action claims management; and reliable global governance data and modeling tools.
Institutional clients turn to ISS to apply their corporate governance views, identify governance risk, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis.
ISS is a truly global company with more than 900 employees spread across 17 offices in 12 countries. ISS issues proxy research and vote recommendations on approximately 38,000 companies in 115 countries each year, and works closely with clients to execute more than 8.5 million ballots representing four trillion shares. ISS analysts have unique expertise and insight on the governance landscape, local market voting, practices and regulatory requirements, along with expertise in varied fields such as law, M&A, compensation, and analytics.
Out of our ISS office in Brussels, the Client Service & Consultants team provides a single, turnkey solution to managing proxy distribution for custodian banks, an integrated proxy research and a voting solution for institutional investor clients, as well as a meeting representation service to Belgian and Dutch companies’ general meetings. We are seeking interns who will support the Brussels Client Service & Consultants team during the peak European proxy voting season.
If you are looking for a first client facing experience in an international working environment, want to learn more about corporate governance and the financial industry and last but not least wish to develop your communication, organizational and networking skills, this internship is meant for you! You will have the chance to participate in internal trainings, profit from the guidance of experienced colleagues throughout the entire internship period and be involved in diverse team tasks.
Support the team with managing daily external and internal service queries
Preparation and follow up on tasks related to the vote execution in markets like Belgium and the Netherlands
Regular direct contact (email and phone) with issuing companies, agent banks and clients
Physical attendance of general meetings of Belgian listed companies taking place in Belgium
Language skills: very good command of English, as well as working proficiency in French and/or Dutch
Strong communication and writing skills
Bachelor degree or equivalent. We gladly support candidacies related to completion of internships within study programs
Solid Microsoft Office skills (including Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer)
Quick learner; ability to assimilate new information with attention to detail
Organized and structured mind to deal with large quantities of work and strict deadlines
Ability to work independently while being an enthusiastic team player
Client focus and skill to communicate effectively with clients and partners
Interest in corporate governance, experience acquired through previous internships or traineeships seen as an advantage, however this is not a requirement.
Please note that candidates applying for this internship need to have a valid driver’s license and a car available for the duration of the internship in order to be able to represent our clients at general shareholder meetings of Belgian companies. Petrol expenses will be refunded for any meetings attended.
This internship is remunerated (€ 1000 monthly + transport refunding) and will run for three months from March till end of May 2016.
Applicants should email a cover letter along with a CV in English using the reference “Governance Account Management Support” in the email subject.

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