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; please specify area of study/interest.

 

US - Cambridge Headquarters

  • Investor Relations Operations Associate The Investor Relations (IR) team is responsible for resource development for the organization, including generating investment and philanthropic revenue. The IR Operations Associate contributes to this busy team by coordinating the data needs for the department, as well as providing some logistical and administrative support to ensure smooth and efficient operations. The Associate’s specific responsibilities include managing gift and investment data processing and acknowledgement, running reports, continually optimizing the team database, and providing some administrative support to the vice president and director.
    Jan 26, 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.
    Jan 23, 2015
  • Senior Associate, Payment Processing The Senior Associate, Payment Processing 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. Part of a busy and dynamic team, this role requires a great deal of attention to detail and accuracy. 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.
    Jan 23, 2015
  • Office Administrator The Office Administrator, Cambridge coordinates daily operations of Root Capital’s Cambridge office, supports internal communication activities among our global offices, and provides administrative support to the Human Resources Team.
    Dec 19, 2014
  • 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.
    Nov 07, 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

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.
    Dec 19, 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.
    Dec 19, 2014

Latin America

  • 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.
    Jan 23, 2015
  • Oficial de Crédito - Nicaragua El (la) Oficial de Crédito en Nicaragua, tiene como principal responsabilidad la generación de clientes a través de la promoción de los productos financieros que ofrece Root Capital, de igual manera es la persona responsable de manejar y hacer crecer el portafolio de clientes en el país, a través del desarrollo social e impacto ambiental.
    Dec 02, 2014