The Robert Toigo Foundation

Investment Analyst, Public Markets

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
May 12, 2022
Hybrid, New Jersey
Job Type
  • New Jersey


About the Opportunity

Reporting to the managing director of the Public Investments team, the analyst is responsible for a variety of tasks to provide support related to RWJF’s public investments and broader portfolio.

The Foundation Investment Office maintains a flat organizational structure of approximately 18 staff managing a $14 billion portfolio that is broadly diversified in both public and private investments. The investment analyst program is a three-year term appointment and analysts will split time between the Foundation’s New York City and Princeton, N.J. offices.

Staff at all levels at RWJF are expected to demonstrate a passionate commitment to equity and the Foundation’s vision, values, and Guiding Principles.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Attend meetings with current and prospective investment managers. Interact with top investment organizations and other institutional investors globally.
  • Prepare independent research on portfolio companies, asset allocation, and other investment topics.
  • Perform quantitative analysis, financial modeling, and qualitative due diligence relevant to hedge funds, public equity, fixed income, and credit markets.
  • Assist in the preparation of detailed memoranda for team review and coordinate discussion materials for the Investment Committee.
  • Work with colleagues in Information Systems, Investment Operations, Legal, and Finance to identify and validate key information for public investments and financial reporting.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Commitment to the Foundation’s vision, values, and Guiding Principles.
  • Experience working in and fostering an inclusive environment working as part of a multidisciplinary team and working effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • One (1) to four (4) years of experience in a financial or investment analysis role.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and experience with file sharing systems (Dropbox, OneDrive).
  • Able to work and think independently and in teams with confidence.
  • Intellectually curious; able to apply learning to work responsibilities.
  • Collaborative, collegial, team-oriented, and energetic; able to develop productive relationships with colleagues and external partners.
  • Strong time, project, and people management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a group.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Able to travel as required, including internationally.
  • Education or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with strong academics, and progression toward CFA desirable.

How to Apply

Submit your resume and letter of interest. In addition, please include a writing or presentation sample (4-page maximum) on any investment or financial topic. If you do not have a sample available, submit a summary of a recent investment you made or one that is of interest to you.

Application Deadline: June 12, 2022

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ and other underrepresented applicants.

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