Social Finance Coordinator Northern – Fair Finance Fund

Summary and Background
The Fair Finance Fund Social Finance Coordinators participate in all aspects of the Fair Finance Fund, including administration of the lending program, outreach to clients and investors, and general promotion and planning of the Fair Finance Fund. We are looking for candidates whose interests and experience are aligned with our work. Please review the website to learn more about us.
The contract will begin as soon as possible and is funded to June 20, 2021 with annual budget approval and with probable extension based on funding.
Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. Please note standard daily rates in the application.
The mission of the Fair Finance Fund is: to mobilize equitable and accessible capital for Ontario’s food and farm enterprises that create social, environmental and economic benefits.
The Fair Finance Fund is a non-profit social finance fund dedicated to providing loans and mentorship services to local food and farm enterprises that value strong local food systems, local economies, and a healthy planet.

Important qualifications include:
Ability to work well with others with patience, tolerance and a willingness to consider others’ opinions
Ability to work with a supervisor as well as independently
Expertise in financial management practices and business development
Experience of community lending and social finance preferred
Knowledge of the local food and farm sector
Experience with presentations, network development and outreach
Able to work with spreadsheets, cloud-based document sharing, loan software
Willingness to travel
Experience with non-profits and social enterprises
Knowledge of a second language, preferably French, is an asset
Successful applicants will have access to a home office, preferably in northern Ontario.

To apply:
Please provide the following items; incomplete applications are not considered
A detailed CV
A cover letter
References (contact information)
Application materials must be submitted to: by 9:00 am February 9th. Note position title in header please. Please no phone calls. Potential candidates will be notified if an interview is requested.