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Career Management Working Group - members

Signup Deadline: 08-08-2021
Starts: 01-09-2021
Ends: 30-09-2022


No of new member volunteers



Membership year 2021/22 + 3 months


40 hours

Reports to:

Content Steering Committee


This group’s focus is on delivering content to members around career management skills such as interview technique, career planning and developing your personal brand. The group should be guided by the career management area within the competency framework plus data that shows what members are engaging with.


The group is tasked with:


  • Identifying where CFA UK has gaps in content as per the competency framework
  • Curating content for Discover that lines up with the competency framework with a focus on filling identified gaps
  • Creating or commissioning original content for Discover:
  • Ensuring content is in line with CFA UK’s quality standards
  • Contacting subject matter experts requesting original submissions
  • Interviewing subject matter experts over zoom to create video content
  • Identifying potential podcast guests
  • Curate and package content to produce learning guides for CFA UK Discover – e.g. a package of content
  • Proposing and confirming webinar topics and speakers that line up with the competency framework in line with the events delivery schedule.
  • Regular liaison with the other careers working groups and the Inclusion & Diversity Committee – this may include a couple of dedicated virtual meetings on careers content during the year
  • CFA UK Events Team will provide a clear event delivery schedule for your group for H1 and H2


Who are we looking for?


  • Volunteers with a strong interest and understanding of what career management skills investment professionals need
  • Volunteers with either: contacts who are soft skills subject matter experts that will provide content or speak on webinars; and/or a willingness and ability to research and engage with relevant subject matter experts
  • Availability for around six meetings throughout the membership year plus conference calls and work to move ideas forward between meetings
  • Ability to work with a group to shape ideas.


 What you will gain:

  • Build your profile within the CFA UK network of volunteers, the wider membership and the industry
  • Develop leadership, communication and teamwork skills through our volunteer personal development training
  • Recognition for your contribution in shaping and delivering services to the membership
  • Opportunity to meet and network with other like-minded investment professionals
  • Volunteering brings a “shared experience” amongst peers that has long lasting benefits for your career
  • Learn more about what to expect from volunteering in our FAQs here


Volunteers Needed:

2 (2 open slots)

Experience Required:

1 to 3 Years Industry Experience


Nikhila Deshmukh