Website The Rockefeller Foundation
Location: Remote (New York, NY)
- This position is open to graduate students only.
- Submission of a cover letter is required.
- The 2022 Summer Program, which is a paid program, will run 10-12 weeks, with exact dates to be determined.
- This position will be based in the New York office, however, the program is planned to remain remote.
If you have a passion for the intersection between finance and social impact, along with an entrepreneurial spirit, a strategic mindset, and an ability to work efficiently in a fast-moving environment, you may be a good fit. The ideal candidate will also bring excellent interpersonal abilities complemented with strong analytic skills, judgment, and practical sense to make things happen.
- Assist with the vetting, due diligence and execution of new investment opportunities which includes:
- Conducting due diligence on potential investment opportunities.
- Building financial models to determine value and optimal capital structure under various financing and operating scenarios.
- Preparing materials for investment committee review and approval processes.
- Liaising with program teams on relevant investment opportunities.
- Assisting in structuring and negotiating the financial and legal terms of new investments.
- Monitor existing investments which includes:
- Analyzing and tracking the receipt of periodic performance, financial and social reporting, and payments from portfolio companies.
- Formatting and synthesizing financial information and other data received for internal reporting to the investment committee.
- Prepare communications materials for the portfolio, including regular financial and impact performance reporting.
- Research emerging themes in impact investing and present findings to inform the Foundation’s innovative finance strategy.
Education, Experience, and Skills
- Currently enrolled in a graduate program in one of the following areas: business, economics, public policy, government, international development, or a related discipline.
- Capacity for Investment and Financial Analysis: Due diligence experience and facility with multiple financial disciplines, including financial modeling, structuring, investment and risk analysis and accounting. Good understanding of (and/or interest in) development and international finance, macroeconomics. Prior work experience in buy- or sell-side finance preferred.
- Communication: Excellent interpersonal abilities; good listening skills; strong writing and verbal skills; assertiveness in presenting ideas.
- Decision-Making: Ability to evaluate risks and opportunities; uses analytical and problem-solving skills; takes initiative and drives for results; able to prioritize; proactive self-starter.
- Execution: Strong project management skills; meets deadlines; sense of urgency and responsibility; ability to multi-task and work under pressure; detail oriented.
- Interest or experience working in the nonprofit sector and strong interest in impact investing.
- Must be authorized to work in the United States.
- Committed to the mission of the Foundation, to inclusion, equity and diversity in every aspect of your work, and to challenging conventional wisdom through evidence, reason, and amplifying dissenting, unconventional, and marginalized voices.
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