Associate, Office of the CEO

  • 1133 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Firm Description

RockCreek is a leading global investment management firm that applies data-driven technology and innovation to sustainable investing. Its portfolio managers invest in emerging markets and alternatives, and its asset allocation teams invest in multi-asset class and outsourced CIO portfolios and customized solutions. RockCreek’s client base is made up of sophisticated institutional investors, including endowments, foundations, pension plans, and sovereign funds. The firm is highly focused on the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors and sustainable impact across portfolios to generate long-term returns. RockCreek has a culture of diversity, debate and relentless drive to excel.

Our Team:

Our team has extensive training and experience across investing portfolio construction, risk management, compliance, trading, operations, information systems, mathematics, physics, law, finance and economics. We come from all over the world, and we are proud of our diversity in race, gender, culture, and life experience. We share a deep conviction that experienced  energetic, and principled professionals can achieve outstanding results.

Our Values:

We strongly value openness, transparency, partnership, and knowledge sharing. Many of our colleagues have been CIOs, investment team professionals, and board and investment committee members of foundations, pension plans, and sovereign funds. We are all keenly sensitive to the complexities and needs of institutional investors and to the importance of accountability, responsibility, and governance.

Job Description

RockCreek seeks a dynamic, resourceful, detail-oriented, and energetic entry-level professional to be the Associate in the Office of the CEO. 

As the Associate in the Office of the CEO, the primary responsibility will be to support the firm’s CEO in management, business development, and client services efforts, including providing administrative support and scheduling, conducting research, writing and editing reports and correspondence, planning events, coordinating travel, and handling external communication.

The ideal candidate must be well-organized, flexible, able to anticipate change, able to perform well under pressure, and up to date on current financial markets and business issues. It is critical that the candidate is able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality, especially when interacting with senior-level contacts. The candidate must be a team player who takes initiative, anticipates needs, and adapts to demanding and ever-changing situations.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (no more than 3 pages) in a single PDF file.


All candidates should have a strong background and demonstrated interest in global financial markets, economic news, and business honed through study, work, and time spent abroad. Proficiency in at least one foreign language and WordPress is preferred. BA/BS required, with a minimum 3.5 GPA. An interest in economics, finance, emerging markets and impact is preferred. Associate would have opportunities to attend certain meetings or events with the CEO.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.