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.

 

Root Capital Partners

  • ACCDER - Analista de Operaciones y Asuntos Legales ACCDER está buscando un Analista de Operaciones quien será responsable para el apoyo en el proceso del cierre y formalización de cualquier préstamo aprobado por Root Capital, desde el momento de su aprobación hasta el primer desembolso. Además, apoya al Administrador de Cartera de Root Capital en la coordinación de los diferentes Comités de Crédito para asegurar un eficiente procesamiento de los memos que llegan a Comité.
    May 19, 2014

US - Cambridge Headquarters

  • 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.
    Jun 26, 2014
  • Senior Associate, Advisory Services This position will support Advisory work across Latin America and Africa, including strategy formation, program and budget management, and implementation of key Advisory initiatives.
    May 12, 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.
    May 12, 2014
  • Senior Manager, Loan Closing The Senior Manager, Loan Closing will oversee Root Capital’s portfolio administration, ensuring loans are closed in accordance with approved loan terms and policy and procedures. S/he will also develop additional loan closing policies and procedures as needed. S/he will be responsible for ensuring timeliness, efficiency, accuracy and physical security of all loan documentation. S/he will have matrix management responsibility for a team of four loan closers in Root Capital’s regional offices in Peru, Costa Rica, Senegal, and Kenya. The Senior Manager will also liaise with Root Capital’s Legal team to develop and implement Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering / Counter Financing of Terrorism processes, and to oversee compliance for portfolio-specific investor covenants. S/he will also develop Root Capital’s loan servicing capability with respect to agented transactions.
    May 08, 2014
  • Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC) Senior Associate Root Capital’s GRC Team (a.k.a. Legal Team, led by the Senior Director) is responsible for a variety of governance, risk management, legal and compliance matters. As the organization grows, so does the complexity and volume of the GRC Team’s work. The Senior Associate will support the risk management and legal functions by contributing inputs to everything from the borrower loan closing process to business continuity planning. The Senior Associate will also manage Root Capital’s compliance functions, contribute to cross-functional initiatives, and work closely with the Senior Director and Corporate Counsel to facilitate the GRC Team’s efforts.
    Apr 25, 2014

Africa

  • 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.
    Jun 26, 2014
  • Loan Officer - Rwanda (Independent Contractor) The Loan Officer, together with the Root Capital team, is responsible for the following activities in Rwanda, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and Burundi: proactively work to identify potential borrowers, initiating contact and providing information on Root Capital’s credit services; analyze loan applicants, applying Root Capital’s rigorous financial, environmental, and social criteria; structure loans for qualified clients and present written analysis and recommended terms to internal reviewers for approval; manage client relationships through the loan closing process, including ensuring complete and accurate legal documentation; monitor existing loans to ensure timely repayment; and assist in coordinating and technical assistance on financial management to selected candidates and clients.
    Dec 11, 2013

Latin America

  • Advisory Services Manager - Costa Rica This position will lead Advisory Services activity across Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, working in close collaboration with Root Capital’s lending team. Specific responsibilities include leadership, support, and guidance of the regional team; planning and evaluation; coordination of all local Advisory operations; and alliance formation.
    Jun 06, 2014