Investment Director, Social Impact


£Competitive + Benefits


Posted 3 months ago

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Acre is delighted to be supporting one of the UK's most innovative investment groups on this newly conceptualised fund. The role of the investment director will be to build a portfolio of high impact, equity investments aimed at solving some of humanity's greatest challenges through technology. With a clear purpose to transform lives with tech, a supportive Board, and access to strong portfolio of social tech start-ups, they are ready to scale their impact through this new fund.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a sector-leading investment function to further the CEO's vision for social transformation to be the driving force behind tech innovation.
  • Work with the CEO to develop, evaluate and implement investment strategies to further the firm's vision.
  • Act as a leader for the investment function, building stakeholder relationships and ensuring partners and investors have a comprehensive understanding of the scope, capacity and achievements of the fund
  • Actively build and manage a portfolio of equity investments, including leading on: due diligence and execution of new investments; social impact assessments; presentations to the Investment Committee and fulfilling all monitoring and performance requirements as set out by the Trust and investors.
  • Manage the investment portfolio on an ongoing basis to support the ventures to maximise their social impact through sustainable growth.
  • Raise awareness of the fund and advocate its vision through engaging with key stakeholders and targeted networks, including representing the fund at meetings and events.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience as a highly motivated Investment Director, experienced in venture capital, with a strong track record of making, managing and successfully exiting equity investments.
  • A drive by a deep commitment to use their experience to make a positive impact on people's lives.
  • A shared vision of a world where social transformation is the driving force behind tech.
  • Investment experience at a venture capital, private equity or similar financial institution with demonstrable experience in deal sourcing, execution and portfolio engagement.
  • Minimum of ten-years of applicable career and / or graduate school experience.
  • Strong understanding of tech and making tech investments.

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody with excellent investment credentials who is looking to use their previous skills and experience to build a new investment function with the purpose to change lives with tech.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Jack Mulloy 0207 400 5583

Job Ref. BBBH8205