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VC Associate @ ZUUM Transportation in Irvine, CA

Zuum is a rapidly growing startup which is transforming the $1.2 trillion dollar logistics industry. Zuum connects enterprise shippers to carriers on an automated platform. To better understand what we are about, please check out our video:

As an Engagement Associate, you will participate in financial activities from sourcing to executing deals, relations management to support the growth of Zuum. In addition, there will be exposure to some post-close engagements in on-going relationships, and the on-going processes of the venture group.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and cultivate a network of long-lasting relationships with investors
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with investors and the management team
  • Effectively project manage multiple investor engagements simultaneously
  • Present Zuum and it’s vision to prospect investors and be equipped with full knowledge to answer questions
  • Follow-up on previous interactions, and be resourceful and creative in problem solving if any arise
  • Continuously build knowledge of our products and service, and company’s culture, values and vision
  • Assist in development of strategic investment themes
  • Perform market landscaping and conduct research on industry sector and venture activities

Skills and requirements

  • Hard working self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset who excels with little direction
  • Must have passion and drive within
  • Disciplined Adaptable Tactician: This role requires strong execution and follow-through in emergent and uncertain situations
  • Creative and energised by new ideas and strategies
  • Must enjoy meeting new people and developing long-lasting, trust-based relationships
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to influence and express ideas clearly and succinctly
  • 2+ years working in venture capital, private equity, finance, consulting or similar industry preferred, but not necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree prefered

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

April 30, 2020 at 7:13 am

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