Birmingham, West Midlands
Cardiff, Cardiff
Finsbury Park, Greater London
Glasgow, Glasgow City
£40,000 - £50,000 per year dependent on experience
Temporary, Until June 2023, Full-time
Job description

Big Issue Invest is the social investment arm of The Big Issue. BII helps prevent poverty and creates opportunities for communities by providing finance, from unsecured loans to equity investment, to sustainable social enterprises, charities and ventures.


We are now looking for an experienced investment professional to join our small lending team. The suitable candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated and keen to work with social enterprises and charities. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills, knowledge of business models operated by social enterprises, who is outgoing and who can demonstrate through an assessment process accountancy skill and the ability to assess organisations for debt finance. 


The role involves managing a portfolio of 20 clients, sourcing, assessing and taking through the credit process new applicants, promoting the work of BII and providing applicants with support during the assessment process. This is a multi-functional role, ideally suited to someone who can manage their own workload efficiently and contribute to a highly successful small team of like-minded people.


For a full job description including the summary of skills, qualities and experience required for the role please download from the link below


Closing date: 30 November 2021



We offer 

  • Incremental holiday entitlement starting at 25 days per year plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff) plus paid leave to care for a sick child or grandchild and a sick or elderly relation
  • Incremental sick pay starting at 5 days per rolling year
  • Enhanced contribution to our workplace pension 
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Comprehensive flexible working policy open to all staff
  • Training and development opportunities including an open learning library and management training schemes
  • Health benefits include life cover, a health Cashplan scheme which provides access to counselling and a range of therapies


Please note that we reserve the right to review and amend our staff benefits and they do not form part of any contract of employment


Workplace details


London or Birmingham, with the option for partial home-working. A location out of Big Issue hubs at Glasgow, Bristol or Cardiff is also possible.     


Big Issue Invest is committed to equal opportunities and committed to promoting and enhancing diversity, equality and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applicants from all members of the community and particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian, or Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQIA, and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds.

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Why Work For Us?

Created as a business solution to a social problem, The Big Issue was founded in 1991 to fight poverty by providing ... Read more

Refreshed on: 30 November 2021
Closing date: 15 December 2021
Tags: Finance, Business Development

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