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Investment Readiness Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,000
  • Home working with access to our office Edinburgh and occasional travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 2nd December 2022

  • Advertised from 15th November 2022
  • Reporting to: Head of Programmes. Hours: 35 hrs p/w. Start date: ASAP.
  • + 5% pension


Firstport are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative individual with experience in supporting enterprises to become investment ready and secure funding to scale.

As an Investment Readiness Manager, you will have an eye for spotting social enterprises with growth potential, both from within Firstport’s existing client pipeline and from the wider social enterprise and entrepreneurial ecosystem. By getting to know the enterprises and understanding their stage, ambitions, and needs, you will support them to strengthen their plans and help them identify the most appropriate funding opportunities within or beyond Firstport.

To succeed in this role, you need to be a great communicator and a natural at building rapport and trust with clients and stakeholders. A solid understanding of the preparation required for investment, such as governance, operations, planning, financial controls and performance, social impact, etc., is essential.

As the Investment Readiness Manager, you will also be responsible for overseeing the LaunchMe programme, so budget and programme management experience is required.

This is a great opportunity to join Firstport in a pivotal role, making sure that those enterprises that have ambition and potential to scale are identified and supported through our programmes so they can achieve their mission and create social impact at scale.

Application notes

Deadline: Complete your online application form by 9am, Friday 2nd December.

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