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VC Associate @ Tempting Ventures in London, United Kingdom

Tempting Ventures is a leading Investor in the Global Talent Solutions market. We back MBO’s of established recruitment businesses, talent consultancies, start-up recruitment brands and recruitment technology businesses. The heart of what we do is the pursuit and delivery of innovative talent solutions.

Since the launch of our first fund in April 2017 we’ve made 4 UK investments, tracking £17m sales. Our portfolio brands have been named in the Virgin FastTrack 100, have won Recruitment Process Outsourcing contracts with PLC’s and are already transacting in the US, UK and APAC. 

The business is on track to hit first place in the Virgin FastTrack 100 if we grow at the same rate for the next 18 months. 

About the Role

Our Board have experience founding, scaling, listing and exiting talent solution businesses in the UK, US and APAC and are looking for an Associate to join the Investment team.

Our Investment team is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the fund, originating/structuring and execution of Investments and working with our portfolio businesses to identify opportunities and support in execution.

Once settled in, the key responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Portfolio Analytics – working with our existing investments to support the Management Teams to identify opportunities and deliver on their plans
  • Structuring/Due Diligence – working with the investment team to execute on investments
  • Strategy – working with the Board of Tempting Ventures to identify growth markets and areas of operational/process/tech stack improvement

About you

  • Have a genuine passion for entrepreneurship
  • Are detail orientated with excellent financial modelling skills
  • Have commercial experience, ideally in finance, consultancy or a fast-growing start up.
  • Are highly organised and can manage multiple tasks under pressure
  • Embrace learning and are highly inquisitive
  • Aren’t afraid of failing or not knowing the answer
  • Love Tech! You’ll be responsible for researching, choosing and implementing tech stack
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to empathise. We hope that you will progress with us and, in time, be able to source and execute on Investments you originate
  • Are flexible and understand that we are a start up too: it’s all hands-on-deck
  • Have a strong moral compass
  • Are competitive – you’ve excelled against your peers

Salary and Benefits

  • Base Salary £40-50,000 depending on experience
  • Yearly Bonus and Long Term Interest based on performance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Gym Membership
  • Awesome offices with fun culture
  • International travel

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

February 15, 2018 at 2:04 am