Careers | Big Society Capital
Careers
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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

Salary: 
£40k - £55k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Senior Director, Financial Sector & Investor Engagement
Big Society Capital are looking to appoint an Engagement Manager. The individual will help manage existing key relationships and have the opportunity to explore new ones, or build up relationships with investor groups where with whom we wish to build our engagement activities, such as angel...

Other social investment job opportunities

The Good Economy
Salary: 
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Location: 
Bath (or home-based but in Bath office 2 days a week) + UK travel
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
CEO
The Good Economy (TGE) is looking to recruit a Project Manager, Impact Advisory Services. The role involves managing and delivering existing client projects as well as winning new business, with a focus on assessing the impact of investments in social housing so as to maximise positive social...
Homeless link
Salary: 
£34,782 (inc. London weighting if London based)
Location: 
London or Home based
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Investment Manager
Homeless Link are looking to appoint an Enterprise Development Manager to work on a project to identify the range of potentially successful and replicable business models which are working within the sector to promote and support the use of enterprise business models within the homelessness sector.
Bethnal Green Ventures
Salary: 
£42,000 - £65,000
Location: 
London
Bethnal Green Ventures (BGV) are looking for a pragmatic and motivated finance manager to help develop a robust and dynamic approach to financial planning, decision-making, reporting and compliance appropriate to our growing impact investment business.
Bethnal Green Ventures
Location: 
London
Bethnal Green Ventures (BGV) is looking to appoint a Non-Executive Member of its Investment Committee working alongside the Managing Partners to invest BGV's investment funds.
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.
Association of Charitable Foundations
Salary: 
£22,800 per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Director of Membership
ACF is seeking a talented Network Development Manager for an initial one year period to support the SIIG – a network of trusts and foundations interested in social impact investing. Working closely with SIIG members you will deliver a programme of work to support foundations to think about, learn...
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...
Social Finance Limited
Location: 
London
Social Finance is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join the leadership team to help drive the implementation of the company's ambitious strategy to achieve sustainable, scalable change in some of the most entrenched problems society faces.
Nesta
Salary: 
£40k - £50k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Nesta are looking for an experienced social impact professional to join us as Impact Manager. You will join a fast-paced, close-knit team in the UK’s leading innovation foundation and have an instrumental role in developing the social impact capabilities of arts & cultural organisations.
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...

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