VC Associate @ Encore Consumer Capital in San Francisco, CA

Encore Consumer Capital is looking to hire an Associate in our San Francisco, California office with a Summer 2020 start date. A resume and cover letter should be submitted to Paul Rivenburgh at

Associate Job Description

Associates take a central role in supporting the evaluation, structuring, negotiation, and financing of transactions, as well as in the monitoring of portfolio companies. Working with a small deal team in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, Associates have constant interaction with the most senior members of the firm as well as the senior management of Encore portfolio companies. Duties and responsibilities of an Associate typically include:

  • Assume a lead role in the modeling, financial analysis and valuation of potential transactions
  • Prepare presentations and investment memoranda for the Firm’s analysis of transactions
  • Play an integral role in the transaction team through the due diligence and closing process
  • Monitor existing investments in the firm’s portfolio
  • Tracking industry trends, visiting trade shows and sourcing potential transactions

We look to attract pre-MBAs to this position. While the position is a two year commitment, exceptional performers will be considered for a third year.

Immediate start date is preferred, but negotiable; 2-3 years of strategy consulting or investment banking experience required, and additional operating experience is welcomed.

About Encore Consumer Capital

Encore Consumer Capital is a San Francisco based private equity firm that has raised over $600 million and focuses exclusively on the consumer products sector. Founded in 2005, Encore professionals help management teams successfully grow their businesses by providing capital, operating advice, strategic planning, acquisitions expertise, board development and management recruitment. Encore targets companies generating $10 to $100 million in revenue and selectively makes minority and majority investments in a portfolio of well-positioned companies. With extensive internal operating experience, Encore professionals play a meaningful role working with management to capitalize on the next stage of portfolio companies’ growth stories.

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