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VC Associate @ Impact Ventures UK in London, UK

We are looking for a highly-motivated, self-starter candidate to join our small team. We value ambition and intellectual curiosity, which we hope to find in our new Investment Associate. You are excited about impact investment and scaling businesses, ideally with 3 years of consulting or corporate finance experience (private equity / venture capital experience is a plus).

This is a unique opportunity to enter an expanding sector, working with entrepreneurs who are focused on more than the profit they generate. The IVUK team has a hands-on approach so expect to get involved across the whole fund and bring a fresh perspective. We expect you to balance financial analysis, strategic thinking and relationship management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Being central to the investment team, working across the full deal life-cycle. This includes deal origination; preparation of investment proposals; commercial, financial and management due-diligence and term sheet negotiations.
  • Supporting our portfolio companies on strategic initiatives, including key hires, growth targets and scaling their impact.
  • Preparing impact and theory of change analysis.

REQUIREMENTS

You will have:

  • Several years of experience in either consulting or corporate finance.
  • A strong academic background from a leading university.
  • Experience in financial modelling.

Our new Investment Associate will:

  • Be capable of producing independent analysis and thinking.
  • Be entrepreneurial in spirit with a numbers-driven mindset.
  • Be curious and energetic with a great sense of humour.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and be great at building strong relationships.
  • Demonstrate solid written and oral communication skills.
  • Possess a top-notch work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Be enthusiastic and embrace the learning opportunities that will come with the role.

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

September 3, 2017 at 12:57 am

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