The following role is a two year commitment with a possible third year for top performers. This recruiting cycle will result in offers for Summer 2017 start dates.
Our Client is a multi-stage private equity and venture capital firm specializing in communications, media, and information technology (“CMT”) investments. The firm is sector focused, but largely stage agnostic, and has pursued opportunities ranging from seed funding to distressed asset purchases.
The Associate will be a member of the Investment Team and supports the firm in all aspects of its investment process. Projects will include market research and analysis, screening of investment opportunities, financial modeling and analysis, due diligence, deal negotiation and documentation support. The Associate will have the opportunity to take on board observer roles with the firm’s portfolio companies.
Operations Rotation: Qualified and interested candidates will have the opportunity, but not the obligation, to spend up to six months working directly with a portfolio company in an operational role prior to joining the investment team.
The ideal candidate will have 2 to 4 years of full time work experience (as of Summer 2017), a developed knowledge base of the CMT market and some operating experience. However, the firm’s primary focus is on hiring highly analytical candidates with a demonstrated track record of success. A variety of backgrounds will be considered for the position but preference will be given to candidates with CMT experience in any of the following fields:
Given the dynamic nature of the investment process, the Associate is expected to be a resourceful self-starter with the ability to work effectively with both teams and independently, in an unstructured environment. The ideal candidate will have: