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

  • 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
  • Director of Human Resources Operations and Administration The Director of HR Operations and Administration oversees core HR and Admin systems and processes. S/he gathers continual inputs from regional HR team members to ensure that policies and practices are developed collaboratively and implemented at the regional level with excellence and in a locally-appropriate manner. S/he is a skilled HR general practitioner with demonstrated knowledge of principles, procedures and best practices for effective HR, including recruitment, selection, training, classification & compensation, benefits, employee relations, conflict resolution, and HR information systems. S/he brings high cross-culturally competency and fluency in Spanish.
    Mar 25, 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.
    Apr 20, 2016
  • Consultor Jr. de Programa: Iniciativa para la Resiliencia de Productores de Café Esta prestación de servicios se enmarca en la Iniciativa para la Resiliencia de Productores de Café (CFRI). El/la asistente coordinará sus actividades con la Gerente de Asesoría de Root Capital en San José, Costa Rica y tendrá la responsabilidad de construir y administrar bases de datos de indicadores cuantitativos y cualitativos, recopilar insumos para la documentación de resultados por medio de historias narrativas así como la coordinación de la traducción de documentos de inglés a español y viceversa, controlar la calidad de entregables claves, analizar y presentar resultados del estudio interno del desempeño verde de Root Capital y dar seguimiento y apoyo a la creación de una red de expertos Esta consultoría consta de un mínimo de 90 días y un máximo de 110 días, a convenir según acuerdo mutuo entre Root Capital y el proveedor de servicios. Serán ejecutados entre el 25 de abril y el 31 de diciembre del 2016.
    Apr 08, 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