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Talent Acquisition Manager at Touchdown Ventures
Touchdown Ventures is expanding its team and is hiring a venture capital senior associate. The candidate will have the opportunity to obtain significant venture capital investment experience.
The Senior Associate position is an exciting and entrepreneurial opportunity to join a rapidly growing firm, revolutionizing corporate venture capital.
As a Senior Associate, you will work on a lean team, sourcing and evaluating venture capital investment opportunities, planning and executing the diligence process, and developing an investment thesis and strategic case.
This position will be based out of the San Francisco office.
1. Investment Activities
Sourcing - identify and screen potential investment opportunities, run deal flow review with the team
Due Diligence - evaluate all critical components of target investments and plan and execute diligence process
Financial analysis - prepare market sizing, competitive analysis, cap table, P&L, and returns analysis
Deal Execution - execute new and follow-on financings (investment memos, deal structuring, legal review)
2. Ecosystem Building / Market Research
Engage all aspects of the entrepreneurial ecosystem (investors, founders, thought leaders) and represent Touchdown
3. Client support
Create and present materials, build relationships, interface and collaborate with our corporate partners and their key stakeholders
Minimum 6+ years work experience, preferably in vc, corporate development, consulting, investment banking or private equity.
Transaction experience required; MBA preferred, but not required.
Ability to demonstrate:
Critical thinking, including research and analytical skills for deal analysis
Strong thesis and presentation development
Executive communication skills both, writing and presentation skills
Project management skills and ability to work independently and manage team's progress and deliverables
Exemplary follow-through with minimal supervision
Intellectual curiosity about venture capital, corporate innovation and startups
Building relationships with entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, etc.
Proactive, humble mindset; constantly seeking new approaches/improvements to process
Touchdown offers a highly competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), and paid time off.
About the company
Touchdown partners with leading corporations to manage their venture capital programs. Our team has founded or managed more corporate venture programs than anyone else—we provide professional expertise at scale to bridge the divide between big and small companies. We are seeking venture capital investments on behalf of our corporate partners in sectors that can be found here: www.touchdownvc.com/focus