Positions vacant

Title: Policy & Advocacy Manager
Sector: Not-for-profit
Location: Sydney
Employment type: Permanent full-time
  • Develop and implement the policy, advocacy and research strategy for a NFP dedicated to improving corporate governance 
  • Have impact in promoting the interests of independent investors
  • Optimise the influence of independent investors with ASX200 boards and regulators
You will:
  • lead the delivery of Australian Shareholders’ Association’s (ASA) policies, key company monitoring activities, advocacy, research and other related activities
  • engage our volunteer cohort to pursue the public good of protecting the interests of Australian independent investors
  • develop ASA’s substantive policy statements and position papers on company and governance issues
  • represent ASA externally with the government, regulators or other relevant bodies
  • create content that can be published in different channels reflecting ASA’s policy positions.

About you

  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience in the corporate sector, policy, law or financial services
  • Good communicator with excellent written and verbal communication
  • Relationship management skills, including the ability to manage the needs of multiple stakeholders, including volunteers
  • Excellent organisational skills, time management and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated team player with a strong solution-focused approach
  • Knowledge of corporate governance, ASX listed companies and financial statements

This is a full-time position, working with a small, dedicated team. The role reports to the CEO and comes with a competitive salary. To obtain the position description, please click here. If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Judith Fox at judith.fox@asa.asn.au or on 0408 667 246. Applications must address the key selection criteria and include a cover letter and resume, and should be emailed to judith.fox@asa.asn.au by close of business Friday 11 August 2017.

Applicants must be an Australian citizen or eligible to work in Australia.

About Australian Shareholders’ Association

We are an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the standard of corporate governance and promoting the interests of independent shareholders. Our advocacy is aimed at ensuring the ASA is the strong, collective voice of individual investors. More information can be found at www.australianshareholders.com.au.