Full-time, Summer 2022
Boston, MA or Remote
Posted 1 week ago

Are you an undergraduate student or recent college graduate passionate about the power of investing to change the world?

We are seeking a dynamic, values-driven Intern to join our Product & Operations Team.

CapShift is a mission-driven growth company working at the intersection of finance and impact to unlock the $1 trillion of charitable assets in the U.S. for impact investments into funds and enterprises. We offer a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a culture of personal development, creative freedom, and the partnership of a dedicated group of teammates. Our aim is to help mobilize billions of dollars of investment capital to organizations tackling major social and environmental challenges.

Responsibilities

  • Work on projects that improve the way the CapShift team uses our technology infrastructure to perform their work, including but not limited to process-system improvements, database maintenance and reporting and analytics
  • Participate in an innovative initiative to build a funding platform aimed at helping high-net-worth donor communities improve the quality of their giving
  • Take on (or create) other technology-driven projects that help drive the team’s efficiency and success
  • Expected weekly time commitment is 30-40 hours per week, depending on your availability

Qualifications

  • Experience with CRM systems like Salesforce or other relational databases; comfortable navigating new systems and working in excel
  • Curious and passionate about impact investing
    • We do not require prior work experience and encourage learning about the industry through a variety of methods, including self-initiated research.
  • Able to learn and adapt quickly
    • We’ll provide the training to help you learn in this role, and you provide the energy and drive to grow and succeed.
  • Responsible and eager to take initiative
    • We’re a small team with a lot to do, so we will rely on you to manage your own projects (with our help) and pursue new project ideas to help us improve.
  • Finely attuned to detail
    • Strong proofreading skills, careful to double-check your work, and able to follow complex instructions? You’ve got what we’re looking for!
  • Upbeat and a team player
    • Supporting each other’s work is an integral part of our team culture, and we like to have fun doing it.

This position is an excellent opportunity for a candidate seeking exposure to impact investing, financial services, and the dynamism of a fast-growing mission-driven startup.

About CapShift

CapShift aims to make it easier for families to build impact investment portfolios through their trusted advisors and financial institutions. Since its founding, CapShift has mobilized capital into dozens of high impact funds and enterprises providing solutions to global issues such as climate, health, racial justice, and income inequality.

CapShift’s impact investing platform combines software, research, and advisory capabilities and covers over 1,000 leading impact investment funds and enterprises across public, private, and nonprofit investment and recoverable grant segments.

CapShift is targeting the $1 trillion charitable investment market, and currently works with many leading donor advised fund providers including Vanguard Charitable, National Philanthropic Trust, and Chicago Community Trust. Our suite of solutions makes it easy to source, diligence, deploy, monitor, and implement impact portfolios. Clients include foundations, financial and philanthropic advisors, corporations, and family offices.

CapShift was founded by MissionPoint Partners, Jacques Perold, and Heron Foundation. Other investors include leading impact investing families, and include Jesse Fink, Spring Point Partners, Gratitude Railroad, Brazen Impact, and Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment.

How to Apply

CapShift is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, or involvement in the criminal justice system. We invite individuals with diverse life experiences and non-conventional backgrounds to apply.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing why you would be a good fit for the role — including interest, key skills, academic qualifications, previous experience, and any other information you deem relevant — with the subject “Technology Product & Operations Intern — Summer” to jobs@capshift.com.

We will begin reviewing applications starting February 21st. We encourage interested candidates to submit their applications early.

CapShift offers competitive compensation along with an opportunity for employees to receive equity in the company.

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