Careers | Big Society Capital
Careers
Social Investment is all about the people

Changing people's lives through investment.

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

Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Social Sector Engagement Director, Big Society Capital
Good Finance is looking for a Project Manager to join for a six month interim. This role will require a good understanding of the social investment market, and the confidence to expertly coordinate key sector partners, delivery agencies and stakeholders.
Salary: 
£70k - £80k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Chief Investment Officer
Big Society Capital is looking for a Senior Social Impact Director to develop and implement our social impact strategy. This will involve working across the organisation to define impact and set goals, build evidence from wholesale investments, share learning and communicate impact evidence...
Salary: 
£40k - £50k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Head of Strategy
Big Society Capital is looking for a Policy and Strategy Manager to lead on influencing policy to support social investment and to lead our support to the National Advisory Board on Impact Investment. If you care about social change, have good policy development and communication skills and relish...
Salary: 
Circa £60k FTE per annum
Location: 
London
Responsible To: 
Chief Financial Officer
As Big Society Capital continues to grow and evolve as an organisation we face a number of wider people-related challenges including how to attract and retain the best talent alongside the need to deliver a high-quality client focussed HR service across the business. In order to help address these...

Other social investment job opportunities

Resonance
Salary: 
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: 
Birmingham
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Grace England, Investment Manager
Resonance is looking for an Investment Analyst to work in its Birmingham office, primarily on Resonance West Midlands SITR (Social Investment Tax Relief) Fund. The ultimate objective of this Fund is to dismantle poverty and disadvantage in the West Midlands region, through providing affordable...
Resonance
Salary: 
£23,000 - £24,000 per annum
Location: 
Launceston, Cornwall
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Head of Finance
Resonance is looking for a Finance Officer to maintain accurate accounting records and provide consistent and efficient financial information to the wider team. This role will provide support to the Head of Finance to deliver first class financial information to each team, respond to queries and to...
The Fore
Salary: 
£45,000 – £55,000
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Chief Executive
The Fore is now recruiting a Programme Director (Maternity Cover) to shape, develop and deliver The Fore programme, providing strategic development funding and pro-bono support to small charities and social enterprises across the UK.
Responsible Finance
Salary: 
£23,400 Per Annum
Location: 
Lomdon
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Chief Executive
Responsible Finance, the trade association for responsible finance providers across the UK, is seeking an energetic Programme Manager with outstanding organisational skills. The role is responsible for managing delivery of key programmes, including fund management, leadership development and...
Vegetarian Express
Salary: 
TBD on application
Location: 
Watford
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Managing Director, David Webster
Vegetarian Express are looking for a Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) Manager who can lead on the delivery of VE’s ESG improvement plan, covering Workers, Environment, Governance and Community, with the aim of achieving B Corp status.
The Finance Innovation Lab
Salary: 
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum pro rata
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Executive Director,
The Finance Innovation Lab are looking for an Intrapreneurship Manager who can develop, pilot, and evaluate the Lab’s new programme for financial professionals. You will build a network of ‘intrapreneurs’ seeking to change their own financial organisation and maximise their potential to create...
Mustard Seed
Location: 
London
Mustard Seed are now looking to appoint an Investment Principal who will be responsible for managing and executing the investment process. This process will be ranging from origination of new investment opportunities, due diligence, preparation of investment memos for the investment committee and...
Snowball
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Managing Director
Snowball are now seeking an entrepreneurial and flexible CFO who, inspired by our mission andvision, will work closely with the Managing Directors and wider executive team enabling the Board to make strategic, financially sound, mission lead decisions; to lead the IPO planning and process; and to...

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