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Social Investment is all about the people

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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.

The benefits of working at Big Society Capital include:

• 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.

Our current vacancies

Salary: 
£30k - circ. per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Chief Investment Officer and Head of Portfolio Management
Big Society Capital are looking to appoint an Investment Group Administrator who can provide a high level of support to the Investment Group by providing quality and effective administrative assistance. This role will require you reporting to the Chief Investment Officer and the Head of Portfolio...
Salary: 
£30 - £35k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Head of Engagement
Big Society Capital are looking to appoint a Adminstrative Assistant for the Engagement Group. This role will support the Engagement Group to work more effectively by providing high quality and effective administrative and secretarial assistance.

Other social investment job opportunities

Access - The Foundation for Social Investment
Salary: 
£35 - £40k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Director of Programmes
Access are in the process of recruiting two programme managers who will manage the day to day relationships with the organisations that they fund and invest in. This will include managing and developing a mixed portfolio of social investment intermediaries who deliver the Growth Fund and...
The Finance Innovation Lab
Salary: 
£30 - £35k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Head of Programmes
To build and manage the Lab’s community of purpose-­driven innovators and the entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, civil society groups and policymakers who support them. You will act as the Lab’s lead relationship manager, working with a growing, diverse community of stakeholders, and you...
Comic Relief
Salary: 
£43 - £47k per annum
Location: 
London
Responsible To: 
Head of Influence
Comic Relief is looking for a Senior Advisor that will lead the social investment strategy, driving high impact innovation and cross-cutting approaches to tackling poverty and social injustice.
Sporting Assets
Salary: 
£40k - £50k per annum
Location: 
Leeds or London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Sporting Assets are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Investment Manager to join the team. This role will have primary responsibility for developing a pipeline, making new investments and management of the portfolio for the Sporting Capital Fund, the first impact investment fund focused on...
Riverside
Salary: 
£38,656 per annum
Location: 
Flexible Location
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Head of Business Development
Riverside are looking to employ a Fund Manager who can a lead and develop Riverside’s approach to making social investments in the homelessness sector. The Fund Manager will report to the Head of Business Development and may be required to line manage development colleagues.
Access - The Foundation for Social Investment
Location: 
London
Access is recruiting for a trustee to join the Board in early 2018. The new trustee will join other trustees in contributing to the overall strategy and supporting Access’s executive. However we are particularly looking for someone who has extensive experience of senior leadership roles in...

Investment Team vacancies

Our Investment Team generally run a hiring round at least once a year, with the next expected in the first half of 2018. These will be posted on this page in due course.

We welcome CVs from candidates interested in the position of Investment Director on a rolling basis throughout the year. If you think this is you, please send your expression of interest in the form of a CV and a cover letter to jobs@bigsocietycapital.com

For reference, the most recent jobs available at both Associate and Director level can be found here: Investment Associate Investment Director

Building a career in social investment

Blog | 28 September 2017

Social investment is all about people.

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