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

Salary: 
£45k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Data & Portfolio Director
Big Society Capital is looking for a Data and Portfolio Analyst to assist the Data and Portfolio Director. The key responsibility of this postion is to ensure that our company manages data and systems effectively in order to produce accurate, timely and strategic management information to be used...
Salary: 
£50 - £70k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Chief Investment Officer
Big Society Capital is looking for an outstanding Investment Director to identify opportunities for social investment within at least one of our focus areas: communities, homes and early action. Building strong and lasting collaborations with partners to ensure investment opportunities have a...
Salary: 
£40k - £55k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Chief Investment Officer
Big Society Capital is looking to appoint an Investment Manager who will help create lasting improvements in people’s lives by identifying socially impactful and financially viable investment opportunities. Working closely with the team and intermediaries, the Investment Manager will conduct all...
Salary: 
£30-£35k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Communications Director
Big Society Capital is looking to appoint a Media and Communications Officer who will be responsible for creating and delivering content across traditional media and social media channels.

Other social investment job opportunities

The Converging World
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Type: 
Contract
CWRE is seeking a Finance/Business Manager who would like to put her or his skills and experience to work in support of the growth of a young renewable energy company based in the UK and India.
Power to Change
Salary: 
£59,500 plus £3,500
Location: 
Bristol / London / Sheffield
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Director of Programmes
Power to Change have an exciting opportunity for a passionate professional to become the new Head of Programme Improvement. The post holder will provide more capacity for PTC to proactively track trends, issues and learning from across its programme delivery.
CAF Venturesome
Salary: 
£43k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
CAF Venturesome are now looking to hire an enthusiastic and organised individual to manage their Community Land Trust Fund. The role will involve sourcing, developing and presenting proposed social investments in community housing projects to CAF Venturesome investment committee; managing a...
CAF Venturesome
Salary: 
£42k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
CAF Venturesome are now looking to hire an enthusiastic and organised individual to support their funder relations and communications. The role will involve fundraising philanthropic capital for our social investment funds, managing our existing funder relationships, leading our communications, and...
EVPA
EVPA are looking for an experienced professional in the field of impact investing and/or strategic giving with a large and relevant network in the UK and Ireland. An inspirational person to build and grow the community, bring relevant knowledge and support to EVPA members and support knowledge...
Access - The Foundation for Social Investment
Salary: 
£25k - £28k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Responsible To: 
Finance and Operations Manager
Access are currently seeking to employ a Finance, Operations and Communications Officer. This role will include responsibilities across finance, communications and staff and governance support. This is a unique opportunity to join a small team of seven in a pioneering organisation.
Numbers For Good
Salary: 
£55k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
Numbers For Good are seeking a highly skilled and strongly motivated individual to play a critical role in an exciting, growing and well regarded social business. The Investment Director role offers flexible working with a passionate and diverse team in a dynamic sector, based in Central London.
On Purpose
Salary: 
£22.5k per annum
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
Responsible To: 
Senior Management
On Purpose are looking to recruit an indvdiual to join the Associate Programme. The postion is full time based in London, and runs for 12 months from October 2018. This postion will alow you to work in two purpose-oriented organisations for six months, doing strategically important work and...
The Big Issue
Salary: 
On Application
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Contract
The Big Issue are now seeking to recruit an Investment Director on a one year fixed term contract from June 2018 as maternity cover. As an Investment Director you will lead impact investments into socially-driven organisations and projects across a variety of sectors.
The Big Issue
Salary: 
On Application
Location: 
London
Contract Type: 
Permanent/Full-Time
The Big Issue are now seeking an Investment Manager to join its team to work across the full investment lifecycle from sourcing and developing new opportunities to actively managing the portfolio of investments.

Building a career in social investment

Blog | 28 September 2017

Social investment is all about people.