Jobs at ECI2019-08-15T11:51:38-04:00

Job Title:                                       Part-Time Content Writer

Strategic Area:                              Strategic Messaging and Brand Exposure

Reports to:                                     CEO

                                                                                                                                                                            

About ECI

 

The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is a non-profit organization that empowers its members across the globe to build and sustain high quality ethics & compliance programs. 

 

With a history dating back to 1922, ECI brings together ethics & compliance professionals, academics and other thought leaders from all over the world to compare best practices and to share resources in order to strengthen their efforts to promote integrity in their organizations.

ECI is the leading provider of independent research about workplace integrity in public and private institutions. Our research includes the long-standing Global Business Ethics Survey® (GBES®), which is widely recognized as the global benchmark on ethical conduct.

ECI has created the definitive industry standard for the assessment of ethics and compliance program quality and maturity.  Members of our community access our High Quality Ethics & Compliance Program (HQP™) tool and benchmark results with their peers.  Our Advisory Services team helps organizations and independent monitors assess the strength of organizational cultures and E&C program effectiveness.

ECI provides our members with a full calendar of educational programming, networking and idea exchange opportunities and professional certification services. Ours is a vibrant and active community of professionals that shares knowledge, encourages thoughtful innovation and explores new ideas to help organizations and individuals stay abreast of new developments and best practices.

Role:

ECI is looking for an eloquent and efficient writer to join our team on a part-time basis.  The content writer will support projects initiated by the CEO, as well as other content for the digital, print and social media outreach of the organization.  The successful candidate strives to understand ECI’s audiences and is willing to learn and write on a variety of topics including ethics, compliance, misconduct, regulatory change, and the drivers of a culture of integrity.  The content writer will produce well-researched and accurate content on tight deadlines. Familiarity with ECI’s primary research efforts including the High Quality Ethics & Compliance Program assessment (HQP®) and the findings of ECI’s Global Business Ethics Survey® will be essential.

Responsibilities

  • Developing speeches, presentations, proposals, and other communications for the CEO
  • Contributing to ECI’s blog Top of Mind and conversations in ECI’s online community
  • Supporting ECI’s PR and media push with research, drafts, copywriting and editing of requested print and broadcast materials
  • Brainstorming and collaborating with CEO on new ideas and strategies
  • Supporting the development of ECI research reports, as needed
  • Collaborating with team members in marketing, PR, and development
  • Writing a wide variety of topics for multiple platforms (website, blogs, articles, social updates, banners, case studies, guides, white papers, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Three to five years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications preferred
  • Strong interest in writing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly proficient in the English language
  • Ability to understand, and write to, specific audiences
  • Creative and innovative thinker and planner
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Confident in producing work across multiple platforms
  • Collaborative in nature with a positive attitude
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strict adherence to company policies and style
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel) and Google Docs

ECI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

JOB POSTING

June 18, 2019

Job Title:                                          VP of Business Development

Strategic Area:                                 Revenue Generation

Reports to:                                         CEO

Work Location:  Vienna, VA

Salary:  Salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

                                                                                                                                                                                               

About ECI

 

The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is a non-profit organization that empowers its members across the globe to build and sustain high quality ethics & compliance programs. 

 

With a history dating back to 1922, ECI brings together ethics & compliance professionals, academics and other thought leaders from all over the world to compare best practices and to share resources in order to strengthen their efforts to promote integrity in their organizations.

ECI is the leading provider of independent research about workplace integrity in public and private institutions. Our research includes the long-standing Global Business Ethics Survey® (GBES®), which is widely recognized as the global benchmark on ethical conduct.

ECI has created the definitive industry standard for the assessment of ethics and compliance program quality and maturity.  Members of our community access our High Quality Ethics & Compliance Program (HQP™) tool and benchmark results with their peers.  Our Advisory Services team helps organizations and independent monitors assess the strength of organizational cultures and E&C program effectiveness.

ECI provides our members with a full calendar of educational programming, networking and idea exchange opportunities and professional certification services. Ours is a vibrant and active community of professionals that shares knowledge, encourages thoughtful innovation and explores new ideas to help organizations and individuals stay abreast of new developments and best practices.

Role:

Reporting to the CEO, the VP of Business Development is charged with accelerating ECI’s growth and profitability by expanding ECI’s member/client base.  This position develops and implements strategies to promote the organization’s products and services, and oversees the full sales cycle, including market research, needs analysis, outreach, and contracting.  The VP of Business Development works closely with other members of the senior management team to ensure ECI’s offerings are well developed and provide value to our audience.

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Manage all resources necessary to drive new business; including budget development, forecasting revenue, and developing key contacts and business relationships with prospects.
  • Create and implement effective sales strategies that consider new business growth and maintaining recurring revenue.
  • Seek out and source new members and clients, and build recurring revenue through renewal of pre-existing members and clients.
  • Oversee staff responsible for membership development, events, and training & certification.
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Marketing to develop creative outreach strategies to attract and maintain members and clients.
  • Demonstrate leadership by collaboratively engaging ECI’s senior management team and boards of directors in business development outreach efforts.
  • Meet revenue goals and other targets as outlined in the annual strategic plan.
  • Build a network of contacts through prospecting and referrals.
  • Manage a staff of sales and operational specialists to ensure that all sales and membership services functions are working together to achieve the organization’s goals.
  • Develop and ensure proposals are professional and tailored to address each stakeholder’s interests and business needs.
  • Ensure outstanding customer service through regular member/client follow up.
  • Update presentations and marketing materials based on member/customer feedback and competitive intelligence in collaboration with the Director of Marketing.
  • Recommend changes in ECI products and services to the Sr. Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, based on performance, feedback, data and competitive developments.
  • Respond to member and client inquiries, resolve problems, develop solutions, prepare reports, and make recommendations to management as appropriate.
  • Manage relationships with partner organizations.
  • Manage Salesforce to ensure quality and consistency of data.
  • Develop reports and dashboards to provide transparency of progress and performance.

 

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in the ethics and compliance industry, familiarity with the implementation of effective ethics and compliance programs and selling services/products within the risk and compliance industry (GRC).  Previous experience as a corporate E&C practitioner preferred.
  • Ability to deal with pressure associated with meeting sales quotas.
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with C-Suite executives and their staff.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful, and efficient manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly.
  • Highly organized, analytical, and skilled at managing multiple complex projects at one time.
  • Able to understand the economics of the customer engagement, and effectively define and manage project scope.
  • Knowledge of research methodologies and ability to interpret research data for practical use a plus.
  • Familiarity with CRM (Saleforce a plus), Lead Generation and Marketing tools.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets.
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Experience delivering presentations and speeches.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

ECI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Title:                                        Survey Researcher

Strategic Area:                   Research & Benchmarking Services

Reports to:                            Vice President, Research & Analytics

                                                                                                                                               

 

About ECI

The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is a non-profit organization that empowers its members across the globe to build and sustain high-quality ethics & compliance programs. 

With a history dating back to 1922, ECI brings together ethics & compliance professionals, academics and other thought leaders from all over the world to compare best practices and to share resources in order to strengthen their efforts to promote integrity in their organizations.

ECI is the leading provider of independent research about workplace integrity in public and private institutions. Our research includes the long-standing Global Business Ethics Survey® (GBES®), which is widely recognized as the global benchmark on ethical conduct.

ECI has created the definitive industry standard for the assessment of ethics and compliance program quality and maturity.  Members of our community access our High-Quality Ethics & Compliance Program™ (HQP™) Assessment and benchmark results with their peers.  Our Advisory Services team helps organizations and independent monitors assess the strength of organizational cultures and E&C program effectiveness.

ECI provides our members with a full calendar of educational programming, networking and idea exchange opportunities and professional certification services. Ours is a vibrant and active community of professionals that shares knowledge, encourages thoughtful innovation and explores new ideas to help organizations and individuals stay abreast of new developments and best practices.

The role:

The Survey Researcher role will focus primarily on ECI’s Global Business Ethics Survey, a large-scale survey conducted annually to provide both content and normative benchmarks. The GBES is a longitudinal, cross-sectional study of integrity in the workplace from the employee’s perspective. Through the GBES, employees are surveyed on the strength of the ethics culture in their workplace, the instances of misconduct that they have observed, and what—if any—efforts are underway in their organization to promote integrity. The Survey Researcher will be primarily responsible for outlining the GBES survey methodology, managing the data collection effort with various vendors and developing a detailed analysis and data dissemination plan. The person in this position will work closely with senior leadership and other team members to shape the direction of the research and resulting content ensuring that it is consumable by a variety of audiences. The ideal candidate has a strong background in the research process, data analysis, data visualization and the ability to use storytelling techniques with research content. Experience in conducting research on workplace topics is considered an asset.


The responsibilities:

  • Lead the questionnaire development for ECI’s annual GBES integrating perspectives from academic literature and trending ethics & compliance topics.
  • Determine the appropriate research plan and protocols including but not limited to assessing suitable methods to collect quantitative and qualitative data in a variety of countries.
  • Collect, validate and clean large volumes of structured and unstructured data using statistical analysis software and coding.
  • Conduct descriptive and advanced statistical analysis. Develop statistical models and/or tests to analyze data.
  • Produce research content at consistent intervals with the ability to manage independently short- and long-term deadlines.
  • Deliver data-driven research insights through a variety of content formats including written reports and infographics.
  • Utilize data for storytelling and the development of easy to grasp data visualizations and other graphical representations of data.
  • Effectively communicate and present research findings to a variety of audiences.
  • Develop and maintain a database of global ethics data that is easily accessible by a variety of stakeholders.
  • Provide insight on approaches for aligning the GBES survey with other ECI surveys and assessments.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to devise, build and implement or integrate solutions that advance technology roadmaps and organizational strategies.

The desired qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, statistics, data science or related field or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant analytical work experience.
  • Expertise in interpreting and reporting research results for a variety of audiences.
  • Advanced proficiency in SPSS or similar statistical software package, including expertise in the application of coding techniques for statistical analysis.
  • Understanding of advanced statistical techniques including factor analysis, regression, weighting adjustment techniques, decision trees, segmentation and other intelligent decision models used to analyze response behaviors, interaction patterns and propensity.
  • Experience with manipulation of large-scale data sets, analytic tools and short cuts through syntax and programming.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced agile deadline driven delivery environment.
  • Strong analytical skills, communication skills, critical-thinking skills, problem-solving skills and the ability to focus on details.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage large-scale projects.
  • Background in ethics & compliance topics, HR and workplace topics, etc. strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of big data, data science, and predictive analytics a plus.

ECI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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