VC Associate @ One Better Ventures in Raleigh, NC

One Better Ventures develops consumer-centric businesses that have a positive impact on the world. We advise, help operate and invest in mission-driven companies with brands, products, business models, and teams that have scalable potential.

Associate Position

As an Associate at One Better Ventures, you will work alongside a team of consumer products experts to “Do Well and Good” by building businesses that deliver both financially and on their missions. This position is best suited for talented, entrepreneurial, and mission-driven individuals who are eager to develop skills in impact investing and consumer products.

Job Responsibilities

The Associate will be based in One Better Venture’s Raleigh office and will work with our team on a variety of work streams including:

Advisory client and portfolio company projects: The associate will work with the team on hands-on strategy, planning, and execution of engagements including:

  • Participating in C-Suite and Board-level dialogue and strategic decision making
  • Strategic framework development
  • Financial planning, analysis, and modeling
  • Brand and channel strategy, planning, and execution
  • Selection and management of third-party agencies, providers, and freelancers

Investment analysis, due diligence, and capital raising: The associate will drive the various stages of the investment process including:

  • Research capabilities in identifying attractive product segments, emerging trends and companies well positioned as investment opportunities
  • Reviewing inbound investment opportunities by speaking with entrepreneurs, performing competitive analyses, developing financial models, and building investment theses
  • Performing due diligence on potential investments
  • Developing materials used in capital raising for new transactions

Operational activities: The associate will support and help shape our firm’s operations by:

  • Monitoring the performance of the partner companies and managing internal reporting processes, including financial reporting
  • Owning investor relations and fund administration tasks
  • Building 1BV advisory tool kit, frameworks, and templates
  • Benchmarking deal valuations, terms, and structures
  • Shaping engagement proposals (scope, timing, cost)


  • At least two-years of work experience with top consulting firm or investment bank with proven track record of strong performance
  • Graduated with an undergraduate degree with outstanding academic achievements and extracurricular involvement
  • Personality that enhances our culture: you really believe our work is fun, are motivated to win and bring a high level of energy, openness, and respect to the team
  • Deep interest and passion for the intersection of consumer products, health and wellness, environmental, and social impact
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills and meaningful prior experience, including financial modeling, strategy development and project management
  • Strong analytical skillset with the demonstrated ability to think critically and communicate effectively
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic, proven ability to multi-task, flexible, resourceful, and detail-oriented
  • Interest in taking on many responsibilities and projects alongside a small, nimble, and experienced team

Compensation: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Benefits

Start Date: Immediate

If interested, please apply here.

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