Investment Associate (SFF)

Established in 2006 by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, The Schmidt Family Foundation (TSFF) supports efforts worldwide that uplift communities to build resilient systems for food, water, and human health. Through community-, market- and technology-based approaches, TSFF promotes an intelligent relationship between human activity and the planet’s natural resources. TSFF pursues its mission through three, innovative and thoughtful strategies: 1) The 11th Hour Project; 2) the Impact Investment Program; and 3) Schmidt Marine Technology Partners. The Schmidt Family Foundation is a private foundation with growing assets of over $500 million and an impact investment portfolio of approximately $56M of AUM.

Impact Investing is a core piece of the Foundation’s mission — to fund new businesses and solutions that address global sustainability challenges on land and at sea. Investments align with the goals of the Foundation's grant making programs and address four areas: climate change mitigation, renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, and marine technology. The investment team funds both Mission Related Investments (MRIs) and Program Related Investments (PRIs).


The Schmidt Family Foundation seeks an exceptional professional to join our three-person Impact Investing team. This new position will report to the Director of Impact Investments and is an exciting opportunity for an analytical and altruistic candidate. The successful candidate will be results-oriented; have a demonstrated ability to work individually and on a team; and be adaptable as responsibilities evolve and as the program builds out its strategy and team. The ideal candidate must take initiative, be organized, and bring a passion for working on the issues of the Foundation.


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To apply, email a cover letter that expresses both your passion for the mission and fit for the role; resume; and list of three references (candidates will be notified in advance of any outreach to your references) to [email protected] on or before 5:00 PM PT on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Use the subject line: Investment Associate. Submit Microsoft Word or PDF files only (one combined PDF file is preferred). Resume review begins immediately.

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  • Erin Roberts
    published this page in Job Board 2020-12-24 14:25:19 -0500