Agents of Impact | June 7, 2019

Follow the Talent: Agents of Impact Special Report for June 7

Dennis Price
ImpactAlpha Editor

Dennis Price

Greetings, Agents of Impact!

Welcome to ImpactAlpha’s weekly “follow the talent” roundup of impact investing career moves, job openings, events and opportunities. Help the growing ImpactAlpha community follow your talent: Send job moves, mandates, event announcements and other news to [email protected].

– Dennis Price, editorial director

Seize the Opportunity

Global Development Incubator is hiring a stakeholder engagement manager for its Collaborative for Frontier Finance (see, “The four ‘missing middles’ among small and growing businesses)… Dropbox is looking for a social impact manager in San Francisco… Global Partnerships seeks a portfolio director and a portfolio officer in Bogotá… Impala Energy is hiring a London-based ESG manager focused on clean and renewable power in sub-Saharan Africa… The Global Impact Investing Network is looking for a research director in New York and is recruiting a manager of IRIS+ and impact measurement and management (see, “IRIS+ tool provides guidance to reset expectations for ‘impact performance’)… The Working World seeks a senior project officer and an associate project officer in New York…

Wharton’s Social Impact Initiative and Bridges Impact Foundation are recruiting a program associate to manage the MIINT competition… Coastal Enterprises Inc. is hiring a marketing manager… Opportunity Finance Network is recruiting a vice president of programs in Washington D.C… Toniic is hiring a member engagement manager in San Francisco… The Long-Term Stock Exchange is looking for a senior regulatory compliance officer/counsel in New York… Next Street’s advisory practice seeks a senior analyst in its Chicago office… Nia Impact Capital is hiring a client services and operations director in Oakland.

Follow the Talent

Annie Donovan, ex- of CDFI Fund, joins LISC as chief operating officer… Luke Seidl, formerly with Veris Wealth Partners, joins Kiva as senior investment manager for small and growing businesses… Community Capital Management hires Martha Schuman as senior client portfolio manager for the west coast… Ann Mei Chang, ex- of USAID and author of Lean Impact, joins Pete Buttigieg’s U.S. presidential campaign as chief innovation officer… Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer appoints Timothy Wilkins as global partner for client sustainability… Emily Sladek, ex- of the Democracy Collaborative, joins Transform Finance as a researcher

The new Impact Investing Institute aims to accelerate the UK impact investing market. The institute will be led by Sir Harvey McGrath and Elizabeth Corley… Pro Mujer’s Maria Cavalcanti and Ai-jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance are among Apolitical’s top 100 influencers in global gender-equality policy… Tiedemann Advisors opens a regional office in Portland, Oregon.

Where to Be

Mission Investors Exchange and Urban Institute host “Emerging Lessons on Place-Based Impact Investing Collaboration,” June 27 (see, “Getting smarter about place-based investing).

Apply, Respond, Submit

Etsy is accepting applications from nonprofits for its 2019 Maker Cities initiative to support micro-businesses… The Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship is recruiting its next cohort of enterprises serving migrants, refugees and human trafficking survivors.

That’s a wrap! Help the growing ImpactAlpha community follow your talent: Send your own job moves, new opportunities and event announcements to [email protected].