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Careers
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Changing people's lives through investment.

Our current vacancies

Salary: 
£46,000 - £54,000 (full time equivalent) per annum, depending on experience
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Investment Director
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to use their advanced analytical skills to help transform the way mainstream finance delivers lasting impact to improve people's lives. This is a key role to influence our fundraising efforts for our first external social impact investing...
Salary: 
£55,000 - £70,000 per annum depending on experience
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Head of Origination
This is a hire for an experienced investment professional to help develop real estate impact investment product(s) seeking to address the shortfall in investment into affordable and other types of housing in the UK. This is a unique role, ideal for someone seeking to gain experience in impact...
Salary: 
c.£70,000 per annum FTE (4 days/week also available)
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Chief Financial Officer
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer with in-house legal experience to take on a pivotal role in a fast-growing impact investment business in a 12-15 Month Fixed Term Maternity Cover capacity. You will have the opportunity to play an essential role in transactions at the...

Other social investment job opportunities

Social Investment Scotland
Salary: 
Circa £23,000
Location: 
Edinburgh, with flexibility
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Lead Fund Manager
Social Investment Scotland (SIS) are a social investment finance intermediary (SIFI) operating across Scotland and beyond. Our mission is ‘to connect capital with communities, to make a real, measurable and sustainable impact upon peoples’ lives.’ SIS are now looking for a Investment Assistant to...
Co-Operatives UK
Salary: 
£29,260 (pro-rata £17,556) + plus great benefits
Location: 
Manchester and London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Co-operatives UK have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic, collaborative and driven Programme Manager. The role covers an exciting and rewarding area of our work supporting the use of community shares to help co-operative and community enterprises across the UK start and grow.
Social Tech Trust
Salary: 
Competitive salary plus benefits.
Location: 
Oxford or London.
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
CEO
Social Tech Trust is looking for an Impact Investment Director. The successful candidate will play a lead role developing the Trust’s investment function, including establishing and launching our new venture fund to further the Trust’s vision. The Impact Investment Director will build our portfolio...
Social Tech Trust
Salary: 
£35,000-£45,000 pro rata PA (full time equivalent), plus benefits.
Location: 
London or Oxford.
Responsible To: 
Development Manager
Social Tech Trust is looking for an permanent part- time Impact Manager who will work closely with the Development Manager and Investment Director to ensure that the pursuit of transformative impact is embedded within the entire organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for...
New Opportunity
Salary: 
Competitive plus benefits
Location: 
South West
New Opportunity - Investment Manager Big Society Capital are supporting one of our growing partner investment firms with their recruit undertaking for an Investment Manager to join the fund within the South West. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced commercial investment manager (...

BUILDING A CAREER IN SOCIAL INVESTMENT

Following on from our  inaugural careers podcast, we’re sharing our second careers podcast of the panel discussion from our latest event.
We're launching our new podcast for those looking to make the first steps towards a career in social investment
When we think about social investment, we believe that the greatest chance to address difficult problems comes when both investors and enterprises are driven by social impact.
Our values
We believe that successful organisations are purpose driven, performance orientated and principles led. The following five organisational values have become our ‘guiding beacon’:
Purposeful
We are passionate and energetic in our work to bring about our long-term vision of a thriving social investment market that enables positive social impact.
Pioneering Spirit
We give our team the autonomy and flexibility to be entrepreneurial and creative. We have the courage to push boundaries and a restless drive for change.
Openness
We listen, learn, experiment and collaborate. And we are adaptive and flexible in responding to what we learn.
Rigorous
We take a rigorous approach in all we do. We expect the highest standards and continually strive for excellence.
Respectful
We are genuine in both our approach and aspiration. We value each member of our team and our partners for what they bring.

Benefits of working at Big Society Capital

  • The opportunity to sit on corporate and advisory boards of investees and partner organisations.
  • Formal training and learning opportunities.
  • Salary and benefits package that is very competitive within the UK social and public sector, including a contributory pension plan, health insurance and childcare vouchers.

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