We find brilliant, passionate individuals, and support them to build mission-driven, commercial businesses.

Zinc’s Talent team focuses on finding the most passionate and talented people, then offer them a supportive platform to excel, maximise their impact, and change the lives of hundreds of millions of people for the better.

Could you tackle some of societies biggest issues? We want to hear from you.

Below, you’ll find the current vacancies within our expanding Zinc team and the latest opportunities to join our mission-driven portfolio companies. Our next Venture Builder starts in-person, in our London HQ, in October 2022. Will you rise to the challenge and join us?

Nothing sparks innovation quite like bringing people together from a diverse range of professional and personal backgrounds. We’re proud that our latest cohort of Venture Builder Founders includes: over 60% women, 40% people of colour with 15% black founders, and an average age of 38.

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Role: Rotational Associate

Zinc, an early stage, mission talent investor is seeking three Associates to join our fast paced and dynamic mission-led Venture Capital team. This is an entry level role, so you don’t need to have worked in VC.

  • Do you have excellent organisational skills?
  • Do you excel in a fast and ever changing environment?
  • Are you keen to learn about startups, investment and building mission driven businesses?
  • Can you demonstrate agility, resilience and tenacity

Joining our team as an associate will provide you the opportunity to rotate across the areas of our business: Venture Builder, Accelerate, Talent and Portfolio. You’ll get a chance to experience different parts of the startup world and learn a range of skills that will allow you to learn how to be flexible and adapt quickly to new situations, working with entrepreneurs, investors, coaches, advisors, and R&D fellows

We are looking for people who can grow with us. As an associate you will have the chance to grow into a senior associate within 24 months, focusing your progression and responsibilities within a key area of the business.

Founders at Zinc

Co-Founder of Environment start up - CEO, CTO, CMO

We offer up to £250k funding and up to 12-months tailored support to talented individuals who join our platform to co-found and build mission-driven commercial businesses. Our next cohort will join us in London in October 2022.

For our next mission, we’re searching for people who are driven to create start-ups that innovate in key industries and help unlock a world in which we reach net zero emissions, reduce pollution, and strengthen the health and resilience of our planet. Read more about our mission in our manifesto.

We’re searching for ambitious and passionate individuals with expertise in fields such as: data science; ecology; marine biology; culinary roles; international development and sustainability; law; construction; architecture; urban planning and design; logistics and supply chain; farming and fishing; engineering; research and science; business; entrepreneurship; NGO, charity and policy; commercial and marketing, and beyond.


Portfolio Vacancies

There are currently no other vacancies. Please register below if you are interested in future roles within the Zinc portfolio companies.

Student Placements

Students who would like to gain work experience. Register here for a Student Placement within a Zinc Portfolio company. You will gain experience of working in a fast paced mission-led business.