Careers

Career opportunities

Root Capital is a dynamic, fast-growing leader in impact investing. Root Capital offers team members opportunities to apply their talents and passion to grow rural prosperity.

To apply for a position with Root Capital, please follow the instructions detailed in the job postings. Internship/Fellowship requests can be sent to jobs+internships@rootcapital.org along with a résumé; please specify area of study/interest.

 

US - Cambridge Headquarters

  • Senior Accountant — Grants The Senior Accountant-Grants will have a strong knowledge of US GAAP and will support grants and contracts post award management and reporting activities. The Sr. Accountant will provide support in audit and technical accounting/rules application, system reports and policies and procedures, and for the month-end close and field support.
    Jul 02, 2015
  • Investor Relations Sr. Research Associate Root capital seeks a thoughtful and resourceful individual to work with the Investor Relations team to identify and evaluate prospective donors, including researching their interests, giving capacity, and relationship maps. While the main focus of the position will be on individual donors, prospects will also include foundations, corporations, and government/multilateral agencies. This is a part-time position, at 20 hours per week. Schedule to be determined according to new hire’s availability.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • IT Associate The IT Associate supports day-to-day functioning of information technology systems and operations in Root Capital’s Cambridge office, and serves as a liaison to IT-related staff in Root Capital’s field locations.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Credit Administration Associate The Associate will be a key contributor to the efficient, high-quality administration of Root Capital’s loan portfolio. The position will support the Director of Credit Administration with operational aspects of loan administration, including developing and maintaining a process manual, coordinating training process improvements, tracking and coordinating loan approvals and closings, and maintaining document templates including loan agreements, notices, and applications. The Associate will also be the lead internal coordinator for agency lending services, which will involve coordination between the lending, risk management, treasury, accounting, and investor relations teams.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Risk Manager — Global The Risk Manager- Global is primarily responsible for reviewing and approving credit transactions for a designated portfolio of credits to small and medium sized businesses, primarily engaged in agriculture, in Latin America and Africa. S/he will work to ensure adequate underwriting, structuring, and compliance with credit policy in order to maintain a healthy portfolio that reflects the organization’s risk appetite. S/he will work closely and proactively with Loan Officers, regional Directors of Lending, and Regional Risk Managers to review transactions in the pipeline to provide underwriting guidance, review credit requests, and provide credit decisions. S/he will also contribute to ongoing policy development, and the identification and delivery of credit training.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Investor Relations Associate, Institutional Relations The Investor Relations Associate will work with the Senior manager of institutional relations and with other IR and program colleagues to identify and vet prospective funders, create engagement strategies, prepare compelling grant proposals, and manage stewardship for select funders.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Manager, Executive Office Root Capital has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, organized and responsible individual to support the Founder and CEO of the organization in the leadership of the daily activities of the Executive Office. This position will serve the CEO in communications with internal and external stakeholders; facilitate the development, execution, or delegation of diverse projects; and help the CEO in tracking annual objectives. This individual will be expected to cultivate a work environment of proactive engagement, and occasionally act as a proxy for the CEO in discrete matters. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; bring knowledge of and fluency in the concepts and language of social enterprise, impact investing, international development, and/or finance; have excellent judgment; and have the ability to manage a fast-paced and multi-faceted workload with keen attention to detail. The individual will be expected to maintain confidentiality and exhibit discretion and professionalism in all activities.
    Jun 19, 2015

Latin America

  • Analista de Crédito — Costa Rica El Analista de Crédito en Costa Rica, tiene como principal responsabilidad apoyar a los Oficiales de Crédito, en colectar, verificar y analizar la información de créditos potenciales o actuales, además realizar la adecuada verificación “Due Diligence” de empresas en cada fase de los créditos para asegurar un buen asesoramiento de los riesgos del cliente y del crédito. Preparará junto con el Oficial de Crédito, las propuestas de crédito (Memo de Crédito) para su presentación y consideración al Comité de Crédito. En ausencia del Oficial de crédito, el analista financiero dará seguimiento a las actividades de monitoreo y apoyo a la cartera.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Asistente Administrativo (a) y de Oficina — Costa Rica El (la) asistente administrativo, será responsable de asegurar la debida administración y funcionamiento de la oficina, con apoyo puntual al área de RRHH. Siendo también responsable de proporcionar soporte administrativo a las diferentes áreas y equipos que interactúan en la oficina. Cumpliendo de manera propositiva, eficiente y puntual. Apoyará la coordinación e integración del equipo, generando un canal de información entre los diferentes integrantes, programas, áreas y fungirá como enlace entre oficinas de Root Capital.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Asociado de Análisis y Planificación Financiera (FP&A Associate) — Costa Rica El/la FP&A Associate proporcionará al equipo de Planificación y Análisis Financiero de Root Capital con apoyo analítico mediante la gestión de los datos del modelo de préstamo, la preparación de informes de rendimiento, así como apoyando diversos proyectos de investigación y análisis relacionados con el programa de Finanzas. Él/ella apoyará estas áreas, trabajando en colaboración con el resto del personal FP&A y el personal de programa.
    Jun 19, 2015