About the Job
Capital Mobilization is a newly launched program, that aims to mobilize capital for impact investing globally through large-scale asset owners. The program seeks to move asset owners from being curious about impact investing to becoming active in the market. The primary target audiences of this work are institutional investors, i.e., pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, and sovereign wealth funds. The program also currently specializes in understanding faith-based investors and their interests in impact investing.
The GIIN seeks a full-time Manager for the Capital Mobilization program. This position is ideal for candidates who have experience working with institutional investors, demonstrated success in building new strategic relationships, and possess a passion for responsible investing. The position will report to the Director of the Member Engagement and Capital Mobilization programs.
• Research trends and identify opportunities to advance impact investing approaches within the institutional asset owner community
o Collaborate with the research team to understand investing strategies of institutional asset owners to inform internal and external stakeholders
o Monitor related developments in other networks that engage institutional investors
• Implement outreach to institutional asset owners
o Engage institutional and groups of institutional investors to promote GIIN’s vision for impact investing
o Project manage the development of collateral to support Capital Mobilization strategy, including research products/briefing papers
o Build a network of relationships with the asset owner community and manage GIIN’s Capital Mobilization Advisory Board (approximately eight investment professionals from institutional investor firms)
• Develop activities in collaboration with other GIIN programs to move institutional from interest to action on impact investing
o Design activities to support execution of existing grants with GIIN donors
o Identify new activities, as needed, to advance the program’s objectives
o Plan and execute convenings with asset owner community as needed
• Drive external communications
o Maintain Capital Mobilization section of GIIN website and lead the development of other materials to promote the program
o Support grant proposal preparation as related to Capital Mobilization and subsequent reporting requirements
o Work with the Communications team to identify speaking opportunities
o Represent the GIIN at industry conferences
• 8 or more years of relevant work experience showing ability to manage key relationships and projects
• Experience working in finance, particularly in responsible investing with institutional investors
• Experience conducting primary research projects is a plus
• Intellectual drive, thinking about big issues, what makes and moves markets, what inspires people
• Strong oral and written communication skills, with public speaking/presentation experience required
• Strong experience in project management with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Team-orientation, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently; flexibility and willingness to pitch in
• Ability to work outside of normal business hours at times of peak project flow
• Demonstrated interest in impact investing/using capital as a force for good
• Aligned in thought and action with GIIN’s values: https://thegiin.org/values-and-guiding-principles
LOCATION:Full-time role in a flexible, entrepreneurial culture. This position will be based in New York, NY.
COMPENSATION: Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.
Email cover letter and CV to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. State “Manager Capital Mobilization _ First Name Last Name” in the subject line of your email. Please indicate where you saw the job posting in your cover letter and include your salary requirements.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we strongly encourage early applications. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.
No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. The GIIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world.
Impact investing is one of the most important social innovations of our time, and interest in it is exploding. The GIIN, now nearly ten years old and backed by leading funders such as The Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, USAID, the UK Department for International Development, Prudential, and J.P. Morgan, has a growing membership network of over 280 members in 41 countries. The GIIN works to mobilize a global network of leading financial institutions and others to dramatically increase the amount of capital being deployed effectively to social and environmental issues around the world. To learn more about the work we do and impact investing, please visit www.thegiin.org