Property Finder / Property Fund Researcher

Resonance is a social impact investment company. For more than 14 years we have been helping social enterprises prepare for and raise capital from investors who value both their impact ambition and business model. We also create and manage impact investment funds, focused on the capital needs of multiple social enterprises and we have just over £150m under management. We have particular expertise in community-led projects, homelessness, education, health, social care, criminal justice, agriculture and renewable energy. The Resonance team of 30, work from offices in Launceston, Manchester, Bristol & London.

The Property Finder will source suitable properties for the National Homelessness Property Fund (NHPF) and Real Lettings Property Fund 2 (RLPF2), property funds that acquire properties (in cash) to house families at risk of homelessness, in partnership with the leading homeless charity St Mungo’s.  The Property Finder will use a financial tool (provided) to assess the suitability of properties according to St Mungo’s and the property fund’s agreed specifications.

This role is vital to the success of the property fund and will equip the Property Finder with a chance to develop investment, research and negotiation skills within the property sector, knowledge of the social investment arena, and an exposure to Fund management.

Location: Manchester

Contract: Part time – 3 month contract with potential for extension over 2 year investment period of the fund

Salary: £10 + per hour (dependent on experience)

Hours: Able to commit minimum 10 hours pw, Monday to Friday

Responsible to: Kay Orlopp, Deployment Manager

Important Functional Relationships:
Internal: Senior Investment Manager, Deployment Manager and Property Originators
External: Our charity partner(s), plus estate agents within the locations where the fund is acquiring property

Key Responsibilities:
To be responsible for finding properties for Resonance’s property funds – the National Homelessness Property Fund (NHPF) and Real Lettings Property Fund 2 (RLPF2).

To learn more, visit: Full list of responsibilities and the person criteria

How to Apply:

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to, clearly stating “Property Finder” in the subject heading.  The closing date for applications is 8 March 2017.

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