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Job Responsibilities

Kirchhoff seeks ESG analysts to join its Sustainability/ESG Consulting team. The position presents an exciting opportunity to conduct ESG analysis that will form a part of our services to support companies on their ESG risk rating, strategy development, materiality assessment and non-financial reporting. The role involves ESG risk analysis for companies, contributing to corporate client ESG needs, and providing insights for thought leadership and expertise. You will join a growing and strategically important team of consultants, with career development opportunities to become a top sustainability/ESG consultant. The ideal candidate should have a background in ESG rating agencies.

  • Gap- analyze the ESG risks of companies, and support them through the ESG risk rating process
  • Respond to client queries and support them in integrating insights in their ESG performance
  • Contribute to the development of intellectual capital and insights for thought leadership
  • Contribute to the (further) development of companies’ materiality, and sustainability strategy
  • Serve renowned ESG rating agencies with qualitative and quantitative information
  • Take an active role in the organizational and technical preparation of workshops and meetings
  • Analysis and evaluation of relevant regulatory and legislative frameworks in the context of ESG



  • Graduate degree in a related discipline (business, finance, environment and/or social science)
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Understanding of the financial services industry and related ESG aspects
  • Excellent research, analytical and writing capabilities
  • Excellent language skills (in spoken and written formats) in German and English
  • Presentation skills (both in spoken and written formats), e.g. ppt skills, client interaction skills
  • Ability to work and adapt in a rapidly changing environment and embrace innovation
  • Initial experience/involvement with well-known ESG ratings (e.g. Sustainalytics, or MSCI)
  • Desirable: Experience in preparing sustainability reports (non-financial reporting)
  • Desirable: ESG certifications considered an asset
  • Must: Alignment with Kirchhoff's mission, vision and values


What we offer you

  • Exciting work in a leading agency for Sustainability/ESG and Corporate Communications
  • A varied work environment in which you will take responsibility for important projects and clients
  • A motivated dynamic team that works together cooperatively and trustfully in flat hierarchies
  • The opportunity to work creatively and independently, as well as a high degree of flexibility
  • Continuous training and a wide range of development opportunities
  • HVV ticket, company pension scheme, company events and other special benefits
  • Mobile working: Whether in the office, from home or on the road


We look forward to getting to know you. Please send your complete application documents, including your desired salary and possible starting date, by e-mail to:

Kirchhoff Consult AG
Caroline Vordemfelde
Borselstraße 20
22765 Hamburg


Kirchhoff is a team of experts in the fields of capital markets, corporate communications and sustainability. For over 25 years, we have been advising clients on all aspects of financial and corporate communications. Our holistic approach and interdisciplinary setup benefit our customers more than ever: we deliver integrated communication strategies, efficient concepts and individual solutions.

We work together on our own responsibility and in a spirit of trust, thinking in an integrated and solution-oriented manner. With our annual and sustainability reports, in the support of IPOs, in the area of investor relations, ESG and sustainability consulting, Kirchhoff is a leader. We develop sustainable value - for our customers and their stakeholders.

We are a consultancy, creative and digital agency as well as editorial office under one roof. Diversity is what sets us apart: this applies to our knowledge, our competencies and the personalities at Kirchhoff. We put together the right team for every project. "Walk the talk": we are a climate-neutral company and member of the UN Global Compact.