VC Analyst @ Christies in New York City, NY


Christie’s, the world’s largest Art Business, is an incredibly exciting & enriching place to start or continue your career. Whether you work within one of our Specialist Art Departments or in our more Operational focused teams we are all working together with one common goal in mind: to continue the success of this 250-year-old company, steeped in history, bringing constant innovation whilst not forgetting our age-old values; Passionate Expertise, Exceptional Client Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Business Judgement & Innovation. Colleagues across all departments are truly passionate about what they do, and it is constantly inspiring to work with industry leaders across all segments of the business.

The Role
The Analyst supports the Christie’s Ventures department in all projects as they relate to portfolio companies of Venture’s led by the Global Head of Christie’s Ventures, as well as ensuring that all departmental internal and external statistics, presentations, and reports are kept up to date. The role also supports the Global Head of Christie’s Ventures in all administrative tasks, aspects of organization, project completion and coordination across the portfolio as well as within Christie’s.

Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

Coordination and Administration Duties

  • Interact with Executives (internal and external) and their assistants to gather information, build thesis for ventures, schedule meetings and feedback in support of ventures projects.
  • Point of coordination and organization with other teams e.g., Marketing, PR, Ops for rolling out initiatives, e.g., Christie’s Art and Tech Summit.
  • Point of coordination and organization with other teams e.g., Design, Technology etc. for project managing and rolling out integration of venture technologies into Christie’s.
  • Support all deal teams with deal analysis, reporting and administrative tasks including financial management and billing.
  • Provide administrative assistance to Global Head of Christie’s Ventures, including answering incoming ventures requests, department correspondence, scheduling, taking minutes, and maintaining relevant records, statistics, and reports.
  • Create and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Project Management and Support

  • Develop, maintain, and update reports, project plans and associated systems as a single Source of Truth. Ensuring the group manages projects efficiently to completion (e.g., using Basecamp / new PM software).
  • Liaise with the finance team and legal teams to identify dependencies and opportunities, fulfil special requests and support projects, as applicable.
  • Collaborate with internal partners and project teams to determine project scope, priorities, and requirements, help to identify solutions which are logical, feasible and cost effective.
  • Develop high quality written materials, presentations, and internal communications for a range of audiences, including proofreading, organizing, and printing documents as applicable.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation throughout project lifecycles.
  • Gather and analyze data to support relevant projects as assigned.
  • Support the Global Head of Christie’s Ventures as well as other venture stakeholders across a portfolio of projects.
  • Ownership of other project activities as assigned by Global Head of Christie’s Ventures.

The Candidate

  • Must have a Bachelor of Business degree.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • 1-3 years of applicable administrative, coordinator, and project coordination experience
  • Must and be proficient in software programs such as Excel, Word, Photoshop.
  • Excellent writing/communications ability.
  • Strong analytical & financial modelling skills so as to analyze a variety of statistics and maintain databases.
  • Relevant work experience at a Venture Capital, Private Equity or Family Office investments preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong ability to work under extremely tight deadlines and intense pressure.
  • Motivated, extremely efficient, proactive and a great team player.

The Benefits

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision care plans for employees and dependents (On average, Christie’s pays 80% of total premiums)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan – Christie’s provides a matching contribution up to 5% (subject to IRS limits)
  • Life Insurance – 3x base salary (100% paid by Christie’s)
  • Disability Insurance (100% paid by Christie’s)
  • Generous time-off and leave policies; including 100% Paid Family Leave up to 16 weeks.
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program: reimbursement of eligible fitness fees and memberships up to $600 per year
  • Annual Discretionary Performance Bonus Plan
  • Commuter Benefits – Pre-tax money towards your daily commute with a Christie’s contribution of $21 per month
  • Back Up Child & Elder Care –  up to 10 days of back-up Child or Elder Care through Bright Horizons
  • CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Day- Each employee receives one paid day per year to dedicate their time to a charity of their choice.
  • Perks and Discounts through Zo and Plum Benefits

Christie’s, Inc. is committed to principles of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. To this end, Christie’s Inc. ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants, regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability status for service in the United States Armed Forces.

*Posted salary range does not include discretionary bonus compensation and overtime pay.