ESG Analyst

Global Value New York, New York

What we do:

First Eagle is an independent, privately owned investment management firm headquartered in New York with approximately $124 billion in assets under management (as of December 31, 2022). Throughout a heritage that dates to 1864, the firm has sought to generate attractive real returns for our clients over the long term. This tradition remains central to our mission today, guided by a set of core investment tenets that sustains our culture while also allowing philosophical autonomy among our talented portfolio management teams. First Eagle’s range of actively managed equity and equity-oriented, public and private credit, multi-asset and alternative strategies reflect our dedication to disciplined and unconventional thinking, a global perspective and the long-term alignment of interests.


What drives us:

At First Eagle, clients come first, always. To deliver on this commitment, we nurture an environment that attracts, develops, and retains a talented, inclusive workforce. We also aim to inspire each of our employees to do their life’s best work with us and for our clients. We have built a culture that promotes equity, diversity, and respect, and holds every member of the organization to the highest standards of integrity and accountability.

Who we are looking for:

First Eagle is seeking an ESG Analyst to join the Global Value team.  The ESG Analyst will work with the senior ESG analyst, Head of Stewardship, and the research analysts to accelerate our ESG integration efforts, refine our processes and deepen our consideration of material ESG factors in our investments.

What you will do:

  • Assist with client RFPs, development of marketing and client communication materials and PRI reporting
  • Assist with ESG data collection and portfolio performance monitoring
  • Support industry research analysts and PM’s by enriching their consideration of material ESG factors
  • Conduct fundamental research aimed at understanding the material Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) issues of individual businesses
  • Engage with issuers on material ESG issues to better understand their potential impact to the business
  • Support the continued evolution of the firm’s ESG practice

The qualities you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of experience in ESG research
  • Independence of thought, intellectual curiosity, and an entrepreneurial nature
  • Outstanding research skills as well as professional curiosity and flexibility.
  • Ability to research and understand materiality of ESG issues, business models, industry structures, and key success factors for a broad range of businesses across industries
  • Experience engaging with management teams on ESG issues preferred
  • Familiarity with ESG metrics and global ESG regulations
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong data and analytics skills
  • Global perspective
  • Ease in working with others and a collaborative team player


Base Salary range: $100,000 to $135,000.  In addition, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus. Compensation may vary based upon, but not limited to – the individual's skills, experience, qualifications, and internal equity. 


We value our people and offer a broad range of benefits. We provide generous paid time-off, medical/dental/vision healthcare plans, 401(k) retirement and profit-sharing plans, a flexible/hybrid work environment, “dress for the day” flexible work attire, and many more great benefits.


First Eagle Investment Management, LLC (FEIM) is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.  Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at FEIM, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religious belief, including dress and grooming practices, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), or any other protected characteristic as established by law.