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Operations and Client Services Associate

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Candide Group
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Oakland, CA
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Published 21 days ago

Who we are

Candide Group leverages capital to support the transition away from an extractive global economy to one that is built upon values of social justice and sustainability. We are a SEC Registered Investment Advisor based in Oakland, California, that supports families, foundations, athletes and cultural influencers who want their money working for social justice.

As impact investors, we seek to foster social benefit alongside financial return. Building a more just economy will require an intense reorganization of society, and thus the pursuit of multiple strategies. Hence in addition to pursuing transformative impact through investing, we also leverage traditional advocacy through active participation in activism campaigns and maintain a thriving presence in media to affect change. We prioritize intersectional and systemic change approaches, both amongst our portfolio and within our advocacy work.

Candide Group supports investments across all sectors, geographies, asset classes and stages – including direct investments and funds; debt and equity – as long as we believe there is a strong impact intervention, a viable financial case, and a team with the skills to execute. Our team is majority women and people of color, and over half our portfolio is led by people of color and women--in general we have a strong commitment to equity and inclusion both within our team and the teams we invest in.


The position

We are hiring an Operations and Client Services Associate, who will work under the direction of the Managing Director. This position will provide administrative support for the operations and client service teams of Candide Group. This is an exciting opportunity for someone deeply curious about business operations, impact investing and how to make change in the world using finance as a tool. This role will require adept cross-functional collaboration and to do this well you’ll need to communicate openly and proactively.

What you will do

Client Services and Administration

  • Coordinate with the investment team to provide expert service to clients by managing internal and external meetings including taking minutes, responding to general inquiries, assisting with quarterly reports and portfolio management, managing documents and filing, and other administrative support as needed
  • Serve as internal client services project manager by assisting with tracking outstanding deliverables and other duties as assigned

Operations

  • Maintain the general Candide Group operations calendar and annual activities
  • Coordinate team meetings, including scheduling, taking notes, and managing hosting platforms
  • Serve as support to the Managing Director to ensure smooth communications and coordination of all human resources policies and aid in cultivating a culture that prioritizes relationships amongst team members, enables collaboration, and creates a sense of belonging
  • Assist the MD in managing internet technology, subscriptions, hosting, and other relevant resources. Arrange external assistance when necessary
  • Support remote working and operations, including equipment management and procurement
  • Assist with light bookkeeping including bill payments, payroll, client invoicing, and 401k contributions
  • As needed, provide other administrative support

 

What we look for

  • Outstanding and polished verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience at a fast-paced and/or growing company
  • Exhibits a strong work ethic, professionalism, confidentiality and good judgment
  • A kind and positive person, interested in joining a team that is focused on social justice
  • As a team that is largely made up of women, POC, and queer people, experience interacting with co-investors and entrepreneurs of a diversity of backgrounds is critical
  • Proficiency using GSuite platform, Slack, Asana, and Microsoft Office is valuable
  • 2+ years of operations or administrative experience

Candide Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, formerly incarcerated individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

Who we are

Candide Group leverages capital to support the transition away from an extractive global economy to one that is built upon values of social justice and sustainability. We are a SEC Registered Investment Advisor based in Oakland…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 7, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$65,000 - $70,000

Benefits

We offer standard benefits such as health insurance, holidays, paid time off and an employer-contributed 401K.

We offer standard benefits such as health insurance, holidays, paid time off and an employer-contributed 401K.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
Oakland, CA, USA

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Instructions:

To apply 

Please email the following to hiring@candidegroup.com and include “Operations and Client Services Associate Application” in the subject line:


  • A cover letter outlining why you are interested in working for Candide Group and your relevant experience
  • Your resume
  • A list of three references

The deadline for submitting an application is Monday May 7, 2021.

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