As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Investment Analyst Internship

at Enclude in London

About the Job

Job description
This position is designed as a potential path to full-time employment and a career in a transaction environment within the growing impact investing market. The Analyst will become part of project teams, usually working on two to four projects at a time, and will support more general business development and practice building efforts.

 Project Execution
The Analyst will participate in selected ongoing projects – typically across various service lines – with tasks including:
 Market research, business and financial analyses
 Preparation of workshop/meeting presentations, marketing materials and financial models
 Support in project management, including participation in and documentation of calls with clients and investors, making arrangements for due diligence, data room maintenance, etc.

 Business Development and Practice Building
The Analyst will also spend a portion of time on internal practice building and business development efforts with tasks including:
 Participation in Enclude conference calls, including weekly pipeline calls, and assistance in tracking and monitoring of pipeline developments
 Research, drafting, editing and formatting of proposals and conference presentations
 Contribution to the knowledge base of the team and improvement of internal processes and tools
 If required, from time to time, to work with other Enclude practices within the Capacity Solutions business, for example on proposal development or financial modelling tasks

Qualifications

Ideal candidate
We are looking for somebody…

…who shares our values and passions:
 Thinks about challenges and solutions in their broader context
 Can create solutions to complex challenges
 Is not afraid to roll-up their sleeves and do some (intellectual) heavy lifting
 Is willing to learn and who we could learn from
 Sees impact investing as a means to shift the paradigm and transform the world of finance to work better for the world

…who has a strong work ethic:
 Is able to balance competing demands with keen attention to detail and light supervision
 Strong initiative and ability to work independently
 Ability to deliver consistently high levels of accuracy, efficiency and follow-through
 Ability to exercise independent judgment and proactively ask questions as needed

…who has the right experience and essential skills:
 Experience working within investment banking, private equity, consulting, corporate development, development finance, venture capital, accountancy or related fields
 Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
 Sound understanding of financial modelling
 Ability to structure and organise data-sets in Excel
 Some prior exposure to project management or transaction work-flow
 Proficient in using PowerPoint and Word
 Demonstrated interest in impact investing and/or related areas.
(candidates must have appropriate work authorisation for the UK)

To apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter through https://workable.com/j/893B4A4F37 by 12:00 PM UK Time on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. We will review applications on a rolling basis till the application deadline is over. Applications without a resume and cover letter will not be considered.

Enclude

Enclude Capital Advisory Services (“CAS”) is part of Palladium Group, a global impact firm working to link social progress and commercial growth. For the past 50 years, Palladium has been helping clients to see the world as interconnected – by formulating strategies, building partnerships, and implementing programs that have a lasting social and financial impact. With a global network operating in over 90 countries, Palladium is in the business of making the world a better place.
Enclude CAS develops capital solutions for social enterprises, sustainable financial institutions, and impact fund managers, investors and funders. We are a team of 10 impact investing professionals – based in London, Zeist and Washington, DC – tackling global and local challenges that require creative, hands-on and people-focused approach to capital in order to unlock positive impact for all stakeholders.
Our three broad sets of services are Capital Raising, M&A and Transaction Related Services. We are a regulated business, authorised to conduct corporate finance work in the UK by the FCA.