Public Affairs Counsel (Job Number: 335256)
Public Affairs Counsel is a newly-created role that recognizes the importance of Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) issues to our organization and reflects Chubb’s commitment to Corporate Citizenship. The position sits within the Global Government Affairs group and reports to the General Counsel, Global Government Affairs. The position will be based in Washington, D.C. or New York. The Public Affairs Counsel will work directly with the Global General Counsel as well as other members of executive management. The Public Affairs Counsel will assist in shaping the Company’s ESG efforts, including building and executing a Company-wide global strategy with respect to ESG policies and regulations.
- Develop positions and advocacy strategies on proposed ESG policies and regulations and assist with engagement with trade associations, policymakers, regulators and other stakeholders
- Draft position papers, memoranda and potential legislation in support of ESG issues
- Prepare regular presentations for executive management and the Chubb Board of Directors on ESG issues
- Engage with executive management to on approach to ESG issues, and provide global leadership on ESG across all businesses.
- Perform peer analyses and identify benchmarking indicators
- Assist with ESG target setting and implementation of best practices
- Collaborate with internal experts to create ESG content
- Perform due diligence and regular monitoring of ESG metrics, working with Internal Audit and third parties on data validation
- Partner with internal stakeholders to effectively advise the external community about developments in the Company’s ESG efforts
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in a law firm, corporate or government setting
- Experience or interest in ESG issues, and ideally knowledge of industry trends and policy related to ESG.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to adapt to different formats (press releases annual reports, website, etc.) — a writing sample will be required
- Excellent analytical skills
- Ability to work independently with minimal instruction and to proactively engage with a wide range of internal colleagues and external resources.
- Comfortable managing multiple priorities and finding creative solutions to complex challenges
EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
- J.D. degree from a top-tier U.S. law school.
- Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. state.
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. or foreign university or college.
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Job posted: 2021-01-06