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Big Society Capital

Big Society Capital

Big Society Capital

Big Society Capital is developing a strong, diverse and sustainable social investment market in the UK.

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
21 Oct 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
£55,000 - £65,000 depending upon experience

Employer tags:
Industry:
Venture Capital
Private Equity
Social Enterprise
Esc Factor:
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
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Financial Relationship Director

Big Society Capital is transforming social investment in the UK to improve people's lives

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
£55,000 - £65,000 depending upon experience

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Social Impact
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Overall Purpose of the Role:

Big Society Capital has 2 primary roles, social investor and market champion. The purpose of this position is to work alongside and support the Head of Marketing in increasing the understanding and activity of financial organisations in the social investment market. This relates largely to the market champion role.

You will be a self-starter, responsible for building relationships and maintaining 2 way dialogue with financial institutions.

You will spot new opportunities to introduce social investment to institutions, build a network of fellow champions, share research and best practice and manage the information flow to potential financial partners.


Internal Contacts:

All employees


External Contacts:

  • Family Offices and Wealth Managers
  • Asset managers
  • Banks
  • Insurance companies
  • Pension Funds
  • Foundations
  • Consultants

 

Other Requirements:

  • Interest in social Investment or impact investment more generally and motivated to help to build a more responsible investment market
  • A good understanding of Financial Institutions, their internal structures and decision making processes
  • Strong stakeholder and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with key individuals in Financial Institutions and Social Investment universe more generally
  • Represent BSC at financial sector events
  • Understand institutions’ core business and identify opportunities to align their interests with those of the social investment sector
  • Identify barriers and work with BSC to resolve


Experience

  • 5 years + with financial institutions
  • Knowledge and experience of Banking /Financial Services
  • Excellent client relationship management skills together with well-developed business development skills.
  • Excellence in oral and written communication with proven strength for personal engagement.
  • Strong presenting experience
  • Social Sector/Charity Sector/SIO experience


Attainments

Organised

Able to liaise with all levels of external contacts - junior members of staff through to CEO’s.


Special Aptitudes

The ability to understand and synthesise the social investment product set and to compare/contrast with mainstream financial investment opportunities.


Disposition

  • Strong project management skills
  • Organisation skills


Qualifications

  • Degree qualified
  • Strong preference for Finance related degree


Thinking Style

Analytical, ability to follow through on projects, strategic,

 

 

 

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