Head of Investment   

Salary: Up to £50,000 (depending on experience and hours)
10 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

The organisation  
Ethex brings together on one platform the best positive savings and investment opportunities to make it easy to make money do good. They are a leading pioneer in the field, having won multiple awards for their work to date, and this role offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity to be part of an organisation at the cutting edge of developing a mass retail market in positive investing.    
On their platform, you can browse, compare and invest in a range of products from bank accounts and ISAs to equity investments and charity bonds that offer a social and environmental as well as a financial return.     
Through Ethex, individuals can invest and save with businesses they believe in - whether it's renewable energy, fair trade, social housing, organic farming, green transport, or micro-finance schemes - and these positive businesses can then find the investment they need to develop and grow. They want everyone to invest and save in a way that brings benefit to society and finances a more sustainable world. Since 2013, Ethex has helped raise close to £50 million of investment in 53+ charities, social businesses and community organisations.     
Head of Investment   
Salary: Up to £50,000 (depending on experience and hours)   
Working hours: Full time or 4 days per week   
Location:  Oxford  


The role   
This is a fantastic opportunity to join Ethex at an exciting time in their development.  Currently at the beginning of a new 5 year business plan, The Head of Investment will have the scope and potential to develop key partnerships and identify new sectors within which there is a need for social finance and help to develop opportunities to bring to the Ethex platform.   
Additionally the Head of Investment will be responsible for helping to critically assess and perform due diligence on new products prior to listing including funds, and equity and debt products.  
In this role you will work to commercialise different products, attracting the right investors to particular products.  This will include securing match funding for projects and building innovative structures to attract retail investment into those products.     
The post reports to the CEO and is part of the Senior Management Team.  
The person   
This role is looking for someone with excellent financial knowledge and the ability to critically assess complex financial models.  You will need first class networking skills, preferably with existing contacts in the social investment space.    
As Head of Investment you will need to enjoy having a strategic overview of the market place and always be horizon scanning for new opportunities.  This is a fast paced, ever changing environment so a drive and passion to help grow and develop an organisation and an ability to see creative solutions and identify opportunities is essential.    
You must have a commitment to social and environmental issues which will be discussed at interview.     

To apply   
To apply please upload a CV and covering letter via the Prospectus website which can be reached by clicking on the Apply button.  
Your covering letter should cover the following key points:  
- Why do you want to work for Ethex in the Positive Investment sector?  
- What will you bring to this role?  
- How you meet the profile specification?  
The deadline for application is Sunday 6th November