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. Currently we have no available Internship/Fellowship positions.


US - Cambridge Headquarters

  • Corporate Counsel The Corporate Counsel (CC) is responsible for building and maintaining the in-house legal function and overseeing Root Capital’s enterprise risk management function (ERM). As the sole legal counsel and subject matter expert, the CC provides legal advice at all levels of the organization, across all Corporate Departments and in a range of standard and non-standard circumstances. The CC serves Root Capital’s global operations, with an emphasis on facilitating transactions, improving transactional processes, advising Root Capital leadership on a broad portfolio of issues, overseeing enterprise risk, improving internal structures for legal compliance, participating crises management and business continuity planning, and serving as a key resource in the development and advancement of new business initiatives.
    May 25, 2016
  • Executive Assistant to the CEO The Executive Assistant works to support to the CEO under the supervision of the Manager, Executive Office. S/he acts as a liaison between the CEO and internal & external stakeholders to amplify the CEO’s productivity. This position requires a dynamic individual who excels in a fast-paced administrative support capacity and who is comfortable working with a variety of high-level constituencies. This person plays an important role in enhancing the CEO’s effectiveness by providing information management, clerical support, and strategic planning to increase efficiency. S/he should possess strong organizational and multi-tasking abilities. Additional responsibilities include varied administrative support to the Executive Leadership Team.
    May 18, 2016
  • Chief Financial Officer As a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Financial Officer will report to the CEO and play a strategic role in the overall management of Root Capital. S/he will have primary day-to-day responsibility for accounting, reporting, budgeting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, governance, information technology, human resources, enterprise risk and compliance activities. We seek a candidate whose operational expertise can help Root build an industry-leading back office, in both our Cambridge headquarters and our seven associated field locations in Latin America and Africa, to support its mission as an “impact first” agricultural lending institution. The position will be responsible for building the business processes to support a growing social enterprise that is both a non-profit organization and a non-bank financial institution.
    Apr 07, 2016

Latin America

  • Analista de Crédito Root Capital se encuentra en la búsqueda de un Analista de Crédito quien será responsable de apoyar al Oficial de Crédito en análisis financiero. Realizar el monitoreo de los clientes asignados al Oficial de Crédito con el que trabaja. 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. Así también apoyará en la búsqueda e identificación de empresas potenciales, como parte de las actividades de mercadeo. Preparará junto con el Oficial de Crédito, las propuestas de crédito (Memo) para su presentación y consideración al Comité de Crédito. En ausencia del Oficial de Crédito, el Analista de Crédito dará seguimiento a las actividades de monitoreo y apoyo a la cartera.
    May 02, 2016
  • Payment Processing Associate The Payment Processing Associate is a critical member of the Treasury team being directly responsible for the analysis of loan disbursements and repayment attribution for Root Capital’s global multi-currency loan portfolios. The 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 fast-paced and dynamic team, this role requires a great deal of attention to detail and accuracy. The 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.
    Mar 30, 2016