Cogent Impact Investment Analyst

We’re seeking a part-time team member who will join us on this exciting journey to change the course of capitalism through impact investment. This person will do the primary investment analysis, market research and outreach needed for our client work that calls for finding and vetting investment opportunities that address the social determinants of health in the 14 county Twin Cities metro area as well as other projects.

Primary objective
Analyze financial, business, and economic sector data as part of due diligence on prospective investment opportunities for clients and impact investing ecosystem work.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Contribute financial, investment and general analytical skills as part of the Cogent Consulting team to deliver excellent results for clients.
  2. Participate with the Cogent team to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.


$50-75 per hour based on financial knowledge, experience & expertise.

Job Structure

Contract only position for 15-20 hours per month that varies based on client linked assignments and up to 10 hours per month of team coordination and planning time that is not billable. May require additional hours at the start of service. Mainly remote with once a week co-working at Impact Hub MSP on Tuesdays.

Requirements & Preferences

  1. Driven by a desire to make a positive difference in the world using impact investing as a tool.
  2. Solid financial skills (such as CFA I). Can read a financial statement, spread numbers, see risk and assess both businesses and nonprofits. Data analysis and spreadsheet expertise.
  3. At least 2 years professional experience in this field. Interest in building a career in the investment field.
  4. Track record doing something to give back.
  5. Working knowledge of CDFI, nonprofit, small business, real estate, and impact investing is a plus.

Deadline and Directions

We will accept applications until the position and/or needs are filled.

Please send your resume, cover letter and/or statement of interest to [email protected]

Thank you for your interest in our work and the impact investing field.