Who is Issuer Direct?
Issuer Direct® is an industry-leading communications and compliance company focusing on the needs of corporate issuers. Issuer Direct's principal platform, Platform id., empowers users by thoughtfully integrating the most relevant tools, technologies and services, thus eliminating the complexity associated with producing and distributing financial and business communications. Issuer Direct serves more than 4,000 public and private companies in more than 18 countries. We recently located to our new office which provides optimal exposure and local experiences for clients and employees in the hub of Downtown Raleigh.
The Directernship Opportunity
Issuer Direct's Directernship Program is a chance for students (Directerns) to gain real world experience and insight into our Financial community under the guidance of industry experts. Directerns can expect in depth exposure in the areas of Business Development, Finance, Technology, Communications, Marketing or Human Resources.
Each Directern is assigned to an opening befitting of their coursework. Directerns will develop the skills and knowledge needed to become an integral part of their assigned team. Through trainings in research, technical programs, workflow processes and exposure to Issuer Direct's corporate culture, the Directernship will provide a robust, well-rounded opportunity, for those accepted into the Program.
As the Program commences, Directerns will be partnered with a company mentor who will establish corporate guidelines, answer important questions and advise on issues regarding professional development and conduct.
The overall expectation of all Directerns will be inclusive learning and development in addition to proposals of problem solving solutions, process improvements, team related community service (time permitting), and ownership of a project from conception to completion at the end of the Directernship.
Personal Development and Benefits:
Exposure to a variety of high-impact business problems
Get hands on research experience, technology training and professional development
Develop planning, organizational and time management skills
Increase knowledge of computer skills and technology
On the job training; access to a diverse group of mentors
Develop team-based work competencies
Develop interpersonal skills to communicate with employees and external clients
Opportunities for full time employment upon internship completion
Complete or assist on a designated project by the end of the Program
Attend staff meetings
Shadow their mentors and managers
Have coffee or lunch meetings with teammates
Learn something new everyday
Ask tons of questions!
Business Analytics Directern (Spring semester)
Collects and reports on sales and marketing analytics data through Salesforce; performs regular data entry and clean up in Salesforce
Conducts a SWOT analysis to understand the competitive landscape and how our competitors are positioned
Analyzes buyers, who they are, how they buy, and their key buying criteria
Understands and documents the buyer's process; where they get information and the complete details behind their decision making
Reviews, analyzes and evaluates business rules, systems and user requirements, and prepares specifications and recommendations
Helps identify and document benefits, costs and risks associated with solution alternatives
Supports development of department and company plans and strategy
Follows up with the project plan to ensure deadlines are being met
Manages data entry and lead organization
Assists the Sales team with administrative support
Performs other related duties as assigned
Become an Issuer Directern!
In order to be eligible, you must:
Be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Have a current status of at least a Junior (minimum 2 full years of higher education completed) at an accredited College or University
Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA as of the most recently completed semester
Be at least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
Have part time weekly availability during core office hours, not to exceed 29 hours, for about about 15 weeks
Be responsible for providing your own funding for commuting expenses
Interest in and ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment
Ability to prioritize and leverage resources successfully
Proficient in PC/Internet technologies and Microsoft Office Suite
Problem solving skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills,
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Position requires the ability to hear and communicate clearly, orally and in writing
Capable of using a keyboard effectively
Frequently required to sit for long periods of time, stand, and walk
Okay, I'm interested! Where do I sign up?
We're hiring for next semester, so submit your application today.
Remember, starting out can be trying to say the least, but it is a life opportunity to learn from. The Directernship should be a world-class experience for everyone hired into the Program. With predetermined objectives, opportunities and structure from Managers, the Directernship should prove to be an outstanding period of time in the early careers of our participants.
Issuer Direct is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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