We are looking for an entrepreneurial professional who can effectively convene Europe’s leading impact funds, with the objective to advance their work. This could include helping funds: accelerate the impact of investees, grow and strengthen the fund business model, find capital, develop pipeline, encourage co-investment, exit etc…
You are a natural listener but also a ‘doer’ and ‘facilitator’, able to quickly translate stakeholder needs into focused, action-oriented activities which advance impact investment practices across Europe. Through both offline and online methods, combined with data and insights from funds, this role will require strategic thinking to develop a high-value programme and the ability to manage project timelines and execute on activities. We are looking for a project and community manager who has a solid understanding of social impact investment or private equity/venture capital, with a genuine interest in exploring the impact sector and the venture philanthropy approach. This is a full-time position, based in Brussels, Belgium.
The Impact Fund Initiative (IFI) Project Manager, is responsible for delivering a programme of services and activities that will specifically advance the practices of European impact investors within EVPA’s member community.
A plus but not required:
Interested in this position?
Please send your CV and motivation letter
To Office Manager, Agata Zaza: email@example.com asap
Applicants accepted on a rolling basis and only suitable candidates will be contacted for interview.
Established in 2004 and based in Brussels, the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) is a non-profit, membership association gathering organisations based in Europe and interested in or practicing venture philanthropy (VP). These include social impact funds, grant-making foundations, impact investing funds, private equity firms and professional service firms, philanthropy advisors, banks or business schools. EVPA currently gathers over 300 members from 30 countries, mainly based in Europe.
EVPA defines VP as the approach adopted by investors for impact to build stronger social purpose organisations by providing them with both financial and non-financial support (i.e. capacity building) at all stages of their development in order to increase their societal impact.
EVPA envisions “a world where philanthropy and investment combine to drive societal impact”, and has as mission “to enable investors for impact to maximise societal impact through increased resources, collaboration and expertise”. In line with its vision and mission, EVPA’s strategic objectives are:
EVPA is committed to support its members in their work by providing networking opportunities and facilitate learning. Furthermore, EVPA strengthens its role a as European thought leader in order to build a deeper understanding of the sector, promote the appropriate use of VP and voice the concerns and expectations of investors for impact to policy makers.
EVPA is a young and small organisation, and as such, we highly value the contribution of each team member. Therefore, working for EVPA provides the opportunity to play an important role in the development of investing for impact in Europe.
For more information please visit our website: www.evpa.eu.com