Investor Relationships Manager FTC

  • Job Title: Investor Relationships Manager FTC
  • Location: London
  • Reporting To: Head of Investor Engagement
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
  • Contract: Contract
  • Date Closes: Wed 5 Jul 2023
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The opportunity:

Big Society Capital (BSC) has a mandate to help grow the social investment market in the UK. A core element to helping us achieve this is to help increase the amount of capital from other investors channelled to Social Impact.

This role will work as part of the Investor Engagement Team to help manage investor relationships and to support the Investor Engagement team to build awareness of Social Impact Investment more widely. The individual will be focused on building direct relationships with institutional investors, specifically Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and/or investment consultants – one of the key investor audiences for our engagement activities. You will be responsible for managing existing relationships and generating new ones as well as leading on broader engagement activities targeting this particular investor audience.


Role responsibilities:

Reporting to BSC’s Head of Investor Engagement, the successful applicant will be responsible for the managing investor relationships with LGPS and investment consultants. Working closely with the Head of Investor

Engagement, the role will involve the following key activities:

  • Engagement strategy: build on mapping already done on the LGPS and/or investment consultants market focussing on who could play a role as an investor in the UK social impact Investment.

  • Relationship management: creating individual plans to engage both existing and new investor relationships and lead on the ongoing management of these relationships.

  • Curate and organise investor facing events to support relationship management activities including partnership with investor networks.

  • Content marketing: produce relevant investor facing content including blogs, articles, and case studies to support education and awareness building of social impact investment.

  • Product development: contributing to the design and development of new client facing products to enable BSC to widen its impact and drive further development of the UK social impact investment market.

  • Internal Collaboration: contributing to investment team’s work by participating in internal meetings as relevant to help bring insights & connections from engagement work to BSC’s investment activities.

Skills, Abilities and Attributes

  • Familiarity with a wide range of investment solutions

  • Evidence of success in origination and/or co-creation of valuable client relationships

  • Able to confidently communicate the impact and risk adjusted financial return of social investments

  • Ability to understand both the perspective and financing needs of potential investees and how this relates to investors’ motivations and constraints

  • Ability to understand and empathise with the needs of different investor groups

  • Ability to establish excellent working relationships both internally and externally

  • Self-starter who is highly motivated, keen to learn and happy to get involved and help the wider team as required

  • Flexible, resilient, and good at finding innovative solutions to problems

  • Focused on deliverables, able to prioritise, works in a systematic and organised way

  • You can work with limited direction but are also a strong team player, outcome focused and highly motivated to be part of the movement to create a sustained shift in institutional investment to impact investing.

Embody Big Society Capital core values:

  • Purposeful –We are passionate and energetic in our work to bring about our long-term vision of a thriving social investment market that enables positive social impact.

  • Pioneering Spirit – We give our team the autonomy and flexibility to be entrepreneurial and creative. We have the courage to push boundaries and a restless drive for change.

  • Openness – We listen, learn, experiment and collaborate. And we are adaptive and flexible in responding to what we learn.

  • Rigorous – We take a rigorous approach in all we do. We expect the highest standards and continually strive for excellence.

  • Respectful – We are genuine in both our approach and aspiration. We value each member of our team and our partners for what they bring.



  • Proven ability to build relationships with investors.

  • Interest in impact investing and/or social sector either in a personal or professional capacity.

  • Existing knowledge, networks, and relationships within the LGPS and/or investment consultants.

  • Good understanding of private market investments, ideally in the UK context.

  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively depending on the audience.

  • Experience developing or overseeing the production of investor facing marketing collateral.


  • Impact or social Investment background

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