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Everything we do at the Impact Finance Center is focused on our mission to advance the field of impact investing. Want to help? Explore our job openings and join our team in leading this movement.

job opportunities

Sales Role
We are looking for a sales associate that can work on ticket sales for our upcoming conference, CO Impact Days. This role is commission only and a great way to get connected into the Impact Investing space.

If you are interested, please email Christine Sanwald at christine@impactfinancecenter.org.

 

fellow opportunities

If you want to be apart of a growing, thriving, movement-building start-up in impact investing, then this is the place for you! We are at the forefront of Impact Investing education, and in addition to general responsibilities below, there is a huge opportunity to learn cutting edge research. The Impact Finance Center (IFC), a dynamic academic center at the intersection of impact investing, philanthropy and social and environmental innovation, is looking for project support fellow for up to 25 hours per week each to support the Impact Finance Center and CO Impact Days and Initiative. Possible Fellowship responsibilities could include (but are not limited to):

Paid Fellow Positions:

  • UX UI Fellow see full position description here.

Unpaid to Negotiable Fellow Positions:

  • General Administration Fellow:

    • Drafting documents

    • Preparing, managing and reviewing correspondences and preparing briefs and agendas

    • Sharing updates with the team

    • Documentation of administrative responsibilities and processes/protocols

    • Administrative needs

  • Sales/ Sponsorship Fellow

  • Events and Conference Fellow

    • Coordination/logistics for events, ranging from small workshops to large conferences

    • Systems Improvement Fellow

  • Marketing & Social Media Fellow

  • Communications Fellow

    • Mailchimp

  • Development Fellow

    • Acknowledgement plan

    • Community Funded Pages

    • Fundraising

  • CRM Fellow

    • Accurate data management entry and information; improving and maintaining all data in tracking systems

  • Graphic Design Fellow

  • Videographer Fellow

  • Video Design Fellow

  • Evaluation Fellow

    • Case studies/Investments CO Impact Days

These positions work directly with the IFC Operations and Development team, and supports a small, high-performing team of professionals.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with or ability to learn donor/contact management system (we use Salesforce)

  • Strong research skills

  • Highly organized and productive

  • Flexible to assist with unforeseen tasks

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Successful with project execution

  • Critical thinker and resourceful – foresee opportunities/obstacles

  • Reliable analytical and decision-making ability; can process information on the fly

  • Ability to produce excellent work independently

  • Computer/digitally savvy (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Google Apps)

  • Experience performing work in a non-structured environment

Possessing the following will help you be successful in this role:

  • Prior success in roles requiring you to manage time, communicate effectively and organize numerous projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to stay positive and focused in an environment where volume of tasks is inconsistent, organizational systems are still being established, and where schedules and priorities change day-to-day.

  • Willingness to initiate communication with team members to solve problems before they arise.

  • Commitment to anticipating needs, clarifying expectations and sometimes taking leadership.

  • Work ethic needed in a startup environment – some tasks are challenging, others are more menial, and each team member jumps in where needed.

  • Collaborative style. Can be fully trusted to manage calendar, email, and contacts.

  • A desire and ability to communicate your ideas about how we do our work.

  • Comfortable giving and taking direct feedback.

  • Desire for continual learning; openness to a role that may evolve as the organization grows.

  • Personal passion for social enterprise, impact investing and philanthropy.

Details
You will join our team, often working remotely and meeting off site. Expected to be available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, at various locations throughout the metro area. May also include infrequent evening/weekend hours.  We can also discuss a personalized schedule.

Salary Compensation
Most fellow positions start off as unpaid. Depending on your level of experience, we are open to negotiating appropriate compensation. Option for school credit is available.

Benefits
Opportunities to network with IFC’s existing network. Our Fellowship is much more than just an internship. You have the opportunity to be a part of our team and gain real experience! You have access to hours worth of impact investing education material.

Apply
Please email nicole.brajevich@impactfinancecenter.org your resume and a personal letter describing why this role would be a meaningful next step in your career and your professional happiness.


volunteer opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers to help at our events! Please contact nicole.brajevich@impactfinancecenter.org if you would like to be on our list for upcoming volunteer opportunities.


About Impact Finance Center

Impact Finance Center is a multi-university nonprofit academic center that identifies, trains, and activates philanthropists and investors to become impact investors. Just as Accelerators such as TechStars, Village Capital, or 500 Startups identify, educate, and invest in entrepreneurs, Impact Finance Center is an Accelerator for the asset owners, where we identify, educate, and activate individuals and organizations who want to become impact investors

Impact Fiance Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Impact Finance Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, IFC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. IFC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.  Improper interference with the ability of IFC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.