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@rootcapital.org along with a resumé.

 

US - Cambridge Headquarters

  • Senior Associate, Financial Planning & Analysis The Senior Associate FP&A will lead key aspects of the financial planning, analysis, and reporting functions at Root Capital. Working with the Director of Finance, (s)he will be responsible for three main areas: (1) coordinate the annual and long-term financial planning processes, including project management responsibilities, analysis of consolidated financial forecasts, and design and compilation of presentation materials for internal and external audiences; (2) conduct ongoing analysis of organizational financial performance, analysis related to specific projections or initiatives (including new market entry), and benchmarking Root Capital’s financials performance against peer/competitor organizations; and (3) designing and producing a suite of reporting materials related to organizational financial performance for both internal and external audiences, including Root Capital staff, board members, donors, and investors.
    Oct 28, 2014
  • Senior Associate, Advisory Services Root Capital's Advisory Services team provides financial management training to small and growing businesses in Latin America and Africa. This position will work closely with the Global Director in managing Advisory operations throughout Mexico, Central and South America, East and West Africa. Specific responsibilities include strategy formation; financial management; and oversight of multi-year, multi-country initiatives being implemented by the field team.
    Oct 09, 2014
  • Marketing Manager Root Capital seeks a talented and versatile Marketing Manager. This position leads the organization's overall marketing strategy, with a primary focus on the acquisition and retention of lending and training clients. The Manager will establish and implement a comprehensive, centralized marketing effort and be responsible for adapting and implementing the strategy in target markets around the world. The Manager will lead the creation of messaging/copy, marketing collateral, campaigns, and activations to generate momentum and brand awareness that leads to measurable action. The Manager reports to the SVP of Communications & Marketing, and will work in close collaboration with SVP of Lending, VP of Lending - Latin America, Regional Credit Directors, the Director of Communications, Director of New Business & Product Development, and Regional Business Development Officers. The ideal candidate will have 8-12 years of experience in progressively responsible marketing positions with a track record of creating and executing successful global marketing strategies and adapting them to local markets using data-informed activations. Preference will be given to candidates with experience marketing financial services, particularly to rural/agricultural businesses in emerging markets. Spanish fluency is a must.
    Oct 09, 2014
  • Senior Associate, Treasury Operations The Senior Associate, Treasury Operations is a critical member of the Treasury team being directly responsible for the analysis and determination of loan disbursements and repayment attribution for Root Capital’s global multi-currency loan portfolios. The Sr. Associate has regular direct communication with global regional credit staff, borrowers and value chain players to ensure optimal processing of loan transactions, compliance with key contract terms, and delivery of accurate account statements. Working closely with both the Manager and Director of Treasury Operations, the Sr. Associate provides ongoing input towards the design and development of improvements to lending systems, policies and procedures in support of Root Capital’s rapid and diversified global expansion. The Sr. Associate also serves an important role in liaising with the Accounting team in order to perform monthly reconciliations of loan transaction data. Loan servicing quality is a key differentiator in the market for Root Capital, and this role makes an important contribution to that value proposition.
    Sep 12, 2014

Africa

  • Business Development Officer - Senegal The Business Development Officer supports the growth and diversification of Root Capital’s agricultural lending portfolio by developing and managing relationships with partner organizations, by generating new client opportunities, by conducting research on new products and industries to inform credit underwriting standards, and by underwriting a limited number of loans. Reporting to the Director of Lending for West Africa, the BDO will coordinate with his or her counterparts in Root Capital’s other offices as part of a global Business Intelligence team. He or she will also devote 25% of his or her time to supporting Root Capital’s Strategy, Knowledge and Innovation (SKI) department with research and development of new, non-credit products and services.
    Oct 09, 2014
  • Study Coordinator - Consultant, West Africa The consultant will have experience in agricultural social research and West Africa’s cashew value chain. The consultant will be responsible for overseeing a mixed-method study with three cashew processing enterprises in Benin, Burkina Faso and Togo. The three studies will examine the economic and social impact of Root Capital on our clients and the impact of our clients on the smallholder cashew producers they source from and their agroprocessing employees.
    Oct 09, 2014
  • Business Development Officer - Kenya The Business Development Officer supports the growth and diversification of Root Capital’s agricultural lending portfolio by developing and managing relationships with partner organizations, by generating new client opportunities, and by conducting research on new products and industries to inform credit underwriting standards. Reporting to the Director of Lending in his or her region, the BDO will coordinate with his or her counterparts in Root Capital’s other offices as part of a global Business Development team. He or she will also contribute to the development of innovative financial products and services that benefit Root Capital’s rural SME clientele.
    Oct 09, 2014

Latin America

  • Contador Junior - México Root Capital AC es una organización sin fines de lucro, que apoya el crecimiento de los pequeños productores rurales, otorgando capacitación y asesoría financiera para el fortalecimiento de las organizaciones atendidas en zonas vulnerables de México. Con este enfoque, el / la Contador(a), será responsable del manejo efectivo de la contabilidad local asegurando el cumplimiento puntual de las obligaciones fiscales de la legislación mexicana, pero alineado a los procesos contables que nuestra organización global requiere, en estrecha coordinación y supervisión del Gerente Regional Contable Latam. Así también, será responsable de proporcionar soporte contable y administrativo necesario a las diferentes áreas y equipos que interactúan en la oficina, con enfoque al cumplimiento propositivo, eficiente y puntual.
    Oct 09, 2014
  • Business Development Officer – Nicaragua, Guatemala or Costa Rica The Business Development Officer (BDO) supports the growth and diversification of Root Capital’s agricultural lending portfolio in Central America and Mexico by developing and managing relationships with partner organizations, generating new client opportunities, conducting research on new products and industries, and contributing to marketing campaigns.
    Oct 09, 2014