Prodigy Finance - Who we are
Prodigy Finance is a platform that enables financing for international postgraduate students at the world’s best universities, whilst delivering competitive financial and social returns to alumni, institutional and private investors.
This borderless and innovative model enables education loan financing to students from across the globe, whilst using predicted post-degree affordability rather than present-day salary. Since 2007, Prodigy Finance has processed over US$300 million through the platform to fund students from 118 nationalities, with exceptionally strong repayment rates.
Our team of 110 (and growing) is already truly global. Our head office is in London but the majority of the team is based in beautiful Cape Town. We also have an office in New York plus team members based across Europe and Asia.
We are funded by some of the best, pre-eminent institutions and entrepreneurs in the world.
Why this is an amazing opportunity
This role is perfect for an experienced, confident and results driven individual who thrives in a complex environment and who wants to supercharge their career by experiencing first-hand what it is like to be part of an energetic, extremely fast growing company.
We are a non-hierarchical, non-corporate team; this means that you are going to get exposure to all aspects of our business immediately. You’ll gain as much accountability as you can handle and have an influence on building the company.
The sense of impact and reward will be huge. You will help to build a platform that helps to make a very real difference. The platform is complex - it has to be, because we make it possible for students from around the world to obtain the finance to fulfil their dream of studying at top universities and schools. Be a part of delivering socially responsible financial services to the masses.
Our team is very international and very sociable; you will interact with everyone in the business around the world on a regular basis. Being an organisation that’s passionate about education; we place a high value on learning and personal growth, so you’ll have time to learn new skills in work time and at the company’s expense.
Why join Prodigy Finance
What you will do in the role
We are looking for an experienced Content & Communications Writer to support our Regional Partnerships team, reporting into the Head of PR & Communications.
Your time will be split between content and communication development and writing (80%) and email marketing (20%).
Your key focus will be our significant international student audience, primarily India, China and Brazil.
Specific responsibilities include:
What you need to be great at
Who we are looking for; track record must haves
Experience that would be nice to have (but we’ll trade off if everything else fits)
The Prodigy Finance fit; attributes which run true in everyone at Team Prodigy
To be an A player at Prodigy Finance, you need to possess – in spades - the following attributes:
Innovative + Smart
Be curious enough to want to know more, think out the box, maybe even break the box, show initiative and be smart about it to find implementable, impactful solutions.
International + Accountable
Push yourself to be better every day. Work with others across the world, be resilient, add value and then hold yourself accountable. Encourage and celebrate each other.
Energetic + Fun
Sense of humour = survival. Bring energy and fun. Wear your heart on your sleeve. Work hard and find the time to play. We’re in this together.
Prodigy Finance’s global platform enables aspiring international students to gain access to postgraduate education at top-ranked schools whilst delivering market rate returns and social benefits to investors