Senior VC Associate @ JLL Labs in San Francisco, CA

JLL Spark is a division of JLLT dedicated to transforming the real estate industry through technology-based innovation. Led by experienced Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with successful track records building and investing in tech companies, JLL Spark’s strategic proptech investments offer JLL the ability to provide innovative products to real estate owners and operators.

About JLL Technologies:
We are a team of passionate technologists, real estate professionals, and forward-thinkers committed to making bold decisions, pushing the envelope, and transforming the future of commercial real estate. At JLLT, we build and deliver real estate technology that impacts the lives of millions of people across the globe. Our portfolio of products and services are creating better experiences that make consumers and the workforce happier and more productive—from booking a conference room to visiting a new boutique hotel and everything in between.

The Investment Associate / Senior Associate conducts sourcing, due diligence and analysis of potential JLL Spark investments and supports the leadership team in developing investment recommendations. The Associate / Senior Associate will help support the ongoing influx of potential investment opportunities, will represent JLL Spark at various events in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, venture and startup ecosystems, and will build a strong network to source potential investments and support portfolio companies. The Associate / Senior Associate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and model the JLL Technology values

Essential Responsibilities:
Conduct investment research, financial analysis and modeling of potential investments

Develop in-depth assessment of business plans and investment proposals to determine business model viability, industry attractiveness and strategic fit

Participate in due diligence process with potential investments

Develop of investment recommendations and supporting documents

Develop an independent, value-added perspective on investment discussions

Build strong relationships within the venture and startup ecosystems to source potential investments

Build strong relationships with relevant JLL departments

Communicate with senior leaders in potential investment companies

Support investment committee meetings

Represent JLL Spark at venture, industry and startup events

Support portfolio companies

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in finance, engineering, computer science or CRE related field from a well-established university (MBA for the Senior Associate role)

Strong financial modeling skills including the ability to analyze and model company financials

Excellence in communications

Experience in Commercial Real Estate or Venture Capital strongly preferred

Available for occasional overnight travel (up to 20%)

Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced multi-team environment

Ability to work to deadlines with quick turnaround

IF interested, please apply here.

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