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Deadline: 11:59 pm

  1 Submission

2023 Blackstone Real Estate Asset Management Summer Analyst

Internship
New York, NY, USA
2023 Blackstone Real Estate Asset Management, ESG Summer Analyst

Job Title: 2023 Summer Analyst

Business Unit: Real Estate, Asset Management, ESG

Business Description:

Blackstone is a global leader in real estate investing. Blackstone’s real estate business was founded in 1991 and has $279 billion of investor capital under management. Blackstone is one of the largest property owners in the world, owning and operating assets across every major geography and sector, including logistics, multifamily and single family housing, office, hospitality and retail. Our opportunistic funds seek to acquire undermanaged, well-located assets across the world. Blackstone’s Core+ strategy invests in substantially stabilized real estate globally through regional open-ended funds focused on high-quality assets and Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (BREIT), a non-listed REIT that invests in U.S. income-generating assets. Blackstone Real Estate also operates one of the leading global real estate debt businesses, providing comprehensive financing solutions across the capital structure and risk spectrum, including management of Blackstone Mortgage Trust (NYSE: BXMT). 

Program Description:

Blackstone's Summer Analyst Program is 10-weeks in length and will provide participants broad exposure to the Firm. The Program offers Summer Analyst's various technical training and professional development opportunities, the ability to network with professionals across all business units, and a robust mentorship experience to allow the participants to be fully immersed in the Blackstone culture.

Blackstone is looking to hire summer analysts within their Real Estate Asset Management and Real Estate ESG groups.

Please see information regarding groups below

Real Estate Asset Management Summer Analyst

Blackstone’s Real Estate Asset Management Group offers Analysts the experience on a professional team whose work involves the acquisition and asset management of real estate-related companies, portfolios of real estate assets and individual properties worldwide. Analysts at Blackstone have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of private equity real estate investing and can expect to be staffed on a number of teams at once. Due to the relatively small size of the professional staff, Analysts are expected to assume integral roles on deal teams. Analysts are involved with the development, structuring, strategy and management of financing of transactions and regularly attend both internal and external meetings, negotiations and due diligence sessions.

Analysts focused on acquisitions will develop an investing skillset through working on a wide range of transactions including asset, portfolio, and company leveraged buyouts. Analysts in acquisitions will play an integral role in the investment process and assist in deal sourcing, LBO modeling, conducting due diligence, and presenting to Blackstone executives and partners at investment committee for final deal approval.

Analysts focused on asset management will work on post-acquisition transactions including restructurings/recapitalizations, refinancing, dispositions (public IPOs and private market sales), as well as the strategy and execution of value enhancement projects, including lease and management negotiations, capital expenditure execution, and platform company strategy and direction.

Responsibilities:

Real estate and public company valuation analysis

Excel financial modeling

Development of presentations

Attending site tours

Market research and data analysis

Performing various analyses to assist in making investment, capital and sale decisions

Leading due diligence and execution of transactions

Developing budgets and presenting asset valuations

Drafting of memoranda for internal and external use

Assisting with legal negotiations and due diligence



Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who work well in a team-driven working group, are highly motivated, intelligent, have sound judgment and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. 

The successful candidate must possess:

Strong verbal and written communication skills

A desire to work in a team environment with dynamic roles

A basic knowledge of accounting and finance

Self-motivation to find solutions independently, and humility to acknowledge limits and uncertainties

Sincere commitment to personal and professional development

Excellent attention to detail

Intellectual curiosity

Good judgment



Real Estate ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Summer Analyst

Blackstone has a deep commitment to ESG and is seeking to recruit a Summer Analyst in its Real Estate ESG group in the Americas. This commitment is affirmed across our organization and guides our approach to investing. The Real Estate ESG Summer Analyst can expect to assume an integral role on the Real Estate ESG team. The Summer Analyst will be involved in conducting ESG research, creating ESG reporting, and generally supporting the extensive work of the Real Estate ESG team.

Specific responsibilities may include:

Conducting research on ESG industry trends

Creating ESG reporting for internal and external stakeholders

Collecting and analyzing ESG data

Providing project support to Real Estate’s ESG, investment, and client teams



Qualifications:

Real Estate ESG seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The ideal candidate will have:

Significant interest in the ESG space

Superior verbal and written communication skills

Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Robust work ethic and positive attitude

Desire to work in a team environment



To be considered for the 2023 Summer Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student

Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA

Resume must be in PDF format
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Deadline: 11:59 pm

  3 Submissions

2023 Blackstone Technology and Innovations, Software Developer Summer Analyst (Miami)

Internship
Miami, FL, USA
2023 Blackstone Technology and Innovations, Software Developer Summer Analyst

Job Title: Summer Analyst

Location: Miami, Florida  

Business Unit Overview:

Blackstone Technology & Innovations (BXTi) is the technology team at the core of each of Blackstone’s businesses and new growth initiatives. Serving both internal and external clients, we work to build the next generation of systems that manage risk, create efficiency, and improve transparency within the firm and across our broad community of investors and portfolio companies.  

BXTi is nimble and entrepreneurial – our open, iterative design processes and rapid pace of development mean that everyone on the team can make an impact from day one. We are problem solvers who can take projects from idea to implementation. We believe in active mentoring and developing excellence. We collaborate to find the best answers for our customers and for Blackstone. We are critical to the firm maintaining its competitive edge. 

Job Description:

As a Software Developer Summer Analyst, you will develop innovative technologies that are changing the Alternative Asset Management industry. You will work with other engineers and business analysts to design, build, deploy, and support Blackstone Innovations' suite of applications. Our custom-built applications are mostly developed in Python or C# on the .NET platform with JavaScript/React/Node.js and hosted within AWS. We take full advantage of cloud native container-based and serverless architectures. We also build robust data pipelines connecting to Snowflake for data analysis and visualization. You will devise elegant solutions to Blackstone's most meaningful technical challenges and put your own best ideas to work in an entrepreneurial environment inside one of the leading companies in its industry.

The successful candidate must be:

Object-oriented programming experience in any language

A desire to learn and adapt to new technologies

A self-starting, entrepreneurial attitude

A desire to keep improving



Responsibilities:

Responsibilities for the role include:

Build web applications, services, and functionality on a variety of platforms

Develop on top of AWS in order to build scalable and robust solutions

Utilize Docker to create containerized microservices

Automate infrastructure configuration using Terraform and Puppet

Use tools such as Airflow and Snowflake to build data pipelines

Integrate various JavaScript libraries such as React to deliver seamless user experiences

Design data models and persist data to SQL Server

Use T-SQL to manipulate and transform data

Utilize Kafka and SQS for messaging

Improve search using Apache Solr

Build caching layers using Redis

Use TeamCity and Jenkins to automate deployments

Write automated unit, integration, and deployment tests

Build tooling to automate away repetitive tasks



Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who work well in a team-driven working group, are highly motivated, intelligent, have sound judgment and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. 

To be considered for the 2023 Summer Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student

Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA

Resume must be in PDF format
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Deadline: 11:59 pm

  16 Submissions

2023 Growth Strategy & Onsite Diligence Analyst

Campus Recruiting Manager at Insight Partners
Full-Time
Location: New York, NY, USA | Position: Full Time

We accept candidates on a rolling basis but we review applications in order of when candidates complete their application.

Our Onsite Diligence & Growth Strategy (DGS) Analyst program focuses on developing professionals in venture capital and PE investing. If you are an ambitious undergrad, you are passionate and curious about software, technology and scale-ups, and are looking for balanced exposure to the investing and operating toolkits in the world of tech, then we’d love to have you join us. In this role you will have the opportunity to diligence/evaluate and then work with growing, innovative tech scale-ups and help these companies solve some of their most difficult problems.What You’ll DoFunding technology scale-ups is not easy work. It is a competitive environment where many firms are trying to find their next “winner.” Insight’s approach is unique, and our Onsite DGS Analysts are involved in the entire company lifecycle from diligence of the initial investment through growth/operating and ultimately exit. From day one, you will be on the front lines helping our Investment teams make sound decisions. You will work with a team (3-5 members) to diligence potential investments. You will gather, analyze, and interpret information that forms the basis of Insight’s investment thesis. Each diligence is different but some common responsibilities include:

Building a market sizing model and doing market research

Interviewing a company’s customers, potential customers, channel partners, or employees 

Modeling and benchmarking company financials

Analyzing data in customer transaction database

Designing, launching and analyzing a customer survey

You will learn how to form an investment thesis, validate (or refute) the thesis, and clearly communicate both your quantitative and qualitative findings in memos and business meetings. Also, over time an Onsite DGS Analyst will have the opportunity to learn from and work with Insight’s Operating Partners and Venture Partners across our Centers of Excellence (which touch the critical functional areas of a software company including Sales & Customer Success, Marketing, Product & Tech, and Talent). Our Operating Partners and Venture Partners are industry leaders who work collaboratively with the CEOs of our companies and help them achieve their ambitious goals. Our Operating and Venture Partners offer great insights on general management topics such as how to set a business vision, evaluate a sales and marketing function, run an effective post-merger integration and much more.Insight has a strong tradition of promoting from within, but Insight Onsite alumni have gone on to start companies, run businesses, become investors, or attend graduate school.

Qualifications

Undergraduate degree with an outstanding record of academic achievement (business or quantitative degrees are a plus)

Demonstrated aptitude for analytics and quantitative problem-solving skills

A solid team player with a proven record of leadership who’s also an independent thinker

Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively   

Deadline-driven, organized, and able to multitask

Your employment will be conditioned upon:

Passing a background check.

Confirming your eligibility to work in the United States.

Acknowledgement of, agreement to, and continued compliance with Insight’s policies and procedures, including its Compliance Manual and Code of Ethics contained therein, as amended from time to time.

Execution of a confidentiality agreement in form and substance satisfactory to Insight.

Subject to applicable law, providing proof that you are vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless you are eligible for a reasonable accommodation from Insight’s mandatory vaccination policy for disability, pregnancy, religious belief, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses or for any other reason protected by law).

Company Description

A little about Insight Partners

Founded in 1995, Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in market-leading software ScaleUp companies. Some of these companies include Pluralsight, Qualtrics, Smartsheet, Alteryx, Yext, Trivago, HelloFresh, and Docusign. Insight has invested in more than 400 companies and has raised through a series of funds more than $30 billion in capital commitments. With 25+ years of investment experience, our mission is to partner with enterprise-ready software companies that have proven business models and product-market fit, to accelerate growth for long term success. 

Having completed 200+ portfolio led acquisitions, 100+ strategic exits, and more than 50 IPOs, Insight is the leading ScaleUp software investor. It engages in both majority and minority investments and purchases both primary and secondary shares. Insight’s focus on growth provides the financial flexibility to pursue investments such as growth equity, capital for M&A, PE buyouts, take-privates, pre-IPO rounds, and recapitalizations. Insight has been recognized by several awards and rankings including the Forbes Midas List, Fortune's list of top-performing 20 funds, and the Private Equity International Awards.

Insight’s ScaleUp division, Insight Onsite, partners with Insight’s portfolio companies to build formidable software businesses. Onsite is comprised of 50+ operational experts with experience working at ScaleUp software companies, who have the shared goal to help portfolio companies define their business strategy, build their teams, and improve their operations as they scale. Onsite is organized via 6 Centers of Excellence: Talent, Product & Tech, Marketing, Sales & Customer Success, Business Development, and Strategy and M&A, to provide tailored guidance critical to scaling software businesses.

We look forward to having the opportunity to learn more about you!
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Deadline: 11:59 pm

Senior Associate / Vice President

Growth Equity Associate at Spring Mountain Capital
Full-Time
Visa Sponsorship - No
New York, NY, USA
The Spring Mountain Capital Growth Equity team focuses on providing expansion capital to companies capitalizing on breakthrough innovations, paradigm shifts, or fundamental market or behavioral changes. SMC invests in two sectors of the U.S. economy undergoing the most change and with the highest growth potential: enterprise technology and healthcare companies. 

The fund is operationally involved, takes board seats, and works closely with its portfolio companies to build value. The team has partnered with leading companies such as Maven Clinic, Koneksa Healthcare, AwareHQ, Everwash, Genomenon, and Activate Healthcare. SMC is currently deploying capital out of its newly raised Fund III. 

We are looking to add a Senior Associate or Vice President with 2-5 years of venture capital, private equity, investment banking, or consulting experience. The person will be a key member of a collaborative team and, as such, will be involved in all aspects of the investment process, including but not limited to sourcing, diligence, execution, and monitoring of investments, including extensive time with management teams. 

This is a partner-track position for the right candidate. 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Source companies that fit SMC's investment profile 

• Evaluate new investment opportunities and play an active role in determining which ones to pursue 

• Work on all stages of due diligence including market analysis, financial diligence, and conducting both primary and secondary research 

• Synthesize large amounts of information about each investment opportunity and write investment memos 

• Create detailed business and financial models and run analyses using industry knowledge, company research; analyze findings and effectively communicate with senior team members 

• Perform in-depth market research, including competitive analysis to support or reject investment opportunities under consideration 

• Prepare presentation materials, including company overviews and diligence findings 

• Participate in and attend board meetings 

REQUIREMENTS: 

• All candidates must have at least 2 to 5 years of full-time work experience in venture capital, private equity, corporate development, investment banking, or consulting 

• While not a prerequisite, it would be helpful to have spent time on healthcare or technology businesses 

• Strong quantitative and analytical skills; ability to synthesize large amounts of information in a concise manner 

• Demonstrated skill in constructing financial models using Excel 

• Self-starter; ability to work well independently or within a team sometimes with limited direction 

• Ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize work appropriately with a focus on timelines and deliverables 

• Demonstrated ability to work in an entrepreneurial, performance-driven culture • Strong communication (written, oral and interpersonal) and presentation skills 

• Experience in healthcare is preferred, but not required 

• Excellent judgment and decision-making capabilities; must be able to formulate business solutions to a myriad of challenges
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Deadline: 11:59 pm

Digital Communications Manager

Full-Time
Austin, TX, USA
The Digital Communications Manager position is a new role on Vista’s growing Marketing Communications team focused on building and amplifying the Vista brand in the global marketplace.

Working in partnership with the VP, Marketing Communications and Senior Manager, Marketing Communications, the Digital Communications Manager will support Vista’s overall marketing communications strategy with a focus on digital marketing and social media.

As a key member of the team, you’ll find bold, new ways to enhance Vista’s digital strategy and presence while amplifying the reach of the brand across Vista’s social channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and website, in addition to paid content opportunities. You’ll own and create content from ideation through execution and distribution with a focus on cohesive storytelling. You’ll also work cross-functionally with our content, PR and event teams to authentically represent Vista and highlight founders, CEOs, and portfolio companies within the Vista portfolio.

Responsibilities

Oversee the firm’s corporate and executive social media programs, serving as the day-to-day manager and setting strategy for both corporate profiles (existing and new) as well as key executive platforms.

Develop and release long and short form content for social media and other digital platforms with the goals of building awareness, increasing reputation and enhancing engagement (e.g., LinkedIn articles, blog posts, case studies etc.).

Manage and help continuously improve the Vista website. Enhance digital presence, incorporating SEO and other digital best practices into website approach.

Initiate and oversee paid content as part of cross-channel digital campaigns.

Manage the production of content, collaborating across teams, including HR, IR, Compliance and Legal, to ensure compliance with industry regulations.

Measure and report on digital KPIs and analytics to improve results.

Collaborate and efficiently direct agency teams and resources to deliver outcomes.

Qualifications

8+ years of experience in Marketing, Communications or a related field.

Expert knowledge of and experience setting social media strategy and executing across social media platforms (LinkedIn and Twitter in particular).

Successful track record building brands or executive profiles on social media demonstrated through KPIs and proven results.

Outstanding written communication skills with a love for narrative storytelling and ability to disseminate complex ideas into audience and platform appropriate content.

Highly accountable, proactive and collaborative.

Impeccable attention to detail; takes pride in a quality work product.

Flexibility and able to easily adapt to changing business demands, firm goals and priorities.

Thrives in fast-paced, dynamic environments and highly driven with a team mindset.

Brings a roll-up your sleeves mentality to the table with a willingness to execute on the work.

Prior experience at an investment, asset management or professional services firm a plus.

Familiarity executing marketing communications strategies in highly regulated environments a plus.

Experience with social media tools such as Khoros a plus.

Graphic design and photo editing experience a plus.

Basic knowledge and understanding of web design a plus.

Agency experience a plus.

Company Overview

Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, New York City, Oakland, and San Francisco with more than $57 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. As a value-added investor with a long-term perspective, Vista contributes professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies to realize their full potential. Vista’s investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity.
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Deadline: 11:59 pm

  5 Submissions

2023 Private Equity Analyst

Director of Recruiting, Vista Equity Partners
Full-Time
Chicago, IL, USA
Austin, TX, USA
For current students enrolled in an undergraduate program, graduating between Winter 2022 – Spring 2023

Our Private Equity Analyst Program provides you with immersive training and hands-on experience to develop valuation, due diligence and deal execution skills, as well as the best practices of portfolio company management. Working with investment professionals of all levels, you will learn from the ground-up how a sector-specific private equity investor identifies, evaluates, and executes on new opportunities. Simultaneously, exposure to portfolio company management teams will strengthen your c-suite business acumen and ability to identify operational improvement initiatives. With combined aspects of M&A investment banking and consulting operational focus, you will deepen your abilities as a successful private equity investor.

Our 2–3 year program not only offers an entry-level position into the private equity industry, but a jumpstart to your career within a top tier private equity firm with opportunities to advance.

Application Process

For full consideration in the process, we ask that you submit your application and complete an online cognitive assessment by July 7, 2022.  Upon submission of your application, you will automatically receive a link to the online assessment that must be completed by the deadline. You will see messaging that you have 5 days to complete the CCAT, but please note that the assessment will need to be completed by July 7, 2022 (no exceptions).

Responsibilities

Transactions

Evaluate investment opportunities

Research industry dynamics

Analyze complex data sets to identify crucial financial and business information

Support the execution of deals

Portfolio Management and Operations

Assist in managing portfolio company reporting, oversight, and operations

Help implement industry best practices (in partnership with management teams)

Internal Firm Operations

Collaborate with Vista professionals to identify and research new investment opportunities

Support the creation of new best practices

Qualifications

Current students enrolled in an undergraduate program, graduating between Winter 2022 – Spring 2023

Relevant internship experience preferred (investment banking, private equity, software, etc.)

Demonstrated track record of academic success and/or professional pursuits

High degree of personal and professional maturity

Demonstrated ability to internalize feedback and improve through coaching and training

Strong quantitative and analytical skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative

Exceptional work ethic and a deep sense of accountability

Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

Interest in financial markets and technology industry sectors and trends
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Deadline: 11:59 pm

Valuations Associate

Analyst at Star Mountain Capital
Full-Time
New York, NY, USA
Tampa, FL, USA
Position Description:

Facilitate the valuation process for private credit and equity investments, a quarterly process covering a wide variety of asset classes across numerous borrowers/issuers

Interface with internal investment team members and external valuation providers to create accurate, timely valuations

Collaborate with investment teams to understand new investments and deal underwriting assumptions

Value financial instruments and complex securities across the capital structure independently, including loans, equity (common/preferred), convertibles, and warrants

Create summary materials and present to valuation committees for review and approval of significant changes/events, valuation and market trends, and key judgments

Support audit process for all valuation and transaction-related services

Manage all GAAP and financial statement related valuation guidance / pronouncements

Required Qualifications:

2-4 years of relevant experience in private equity / alternative investment related valuations

Experience building and/or validating valuation models (DCF, Comp Multiple and Option Models)

Ability to manage the valuation process across a large quantity of diverse investments in parallel

CPA preferred

Microsoft product suite power user (e.g.; Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Team player with a positive attitude and great people skills

Timing: Immediate

Location: Based in New York, NY or Tampa, FL.

Compensation: Base, bonus, and equity package within a heavily aligned organizational culture.

Star Mountain is a rapidly growing lower middle-market (“LMM”) investment management firm with three complimentary strategies, private credit, private equity and secondary fund investing all focused within North America. These complimentary investment strategies provide compelling career opportunities and competitive investment advantages. Culture is a core principal which includes long-term alignment of interest with 100% of employees participating in carried interest. The Firm has ~$2.5 billion in AUM and expects strong continued growth based on its performance, distinctive investment approach and its diversified investor base.  Star Mountain values team players with positive, solutions-based attitudes complemented by a strong work ethic and is heavily committed to long-term training and career development. Firm is 100% employee-owned with material long-term wealth creation opportunity for long-term, entrepreneurial professionals.  Dynamic team of over 50 full-time people and 40+ Senior Advisors / Operating Partners. 

Chairman, Brian Finn, is the former Co-President of Credit Suisse First Boston and Global Head of ~$100 billion AUM investment business. Other executives include former heads of Merrill Lynch leveraged finance and private equity businesses and executives trained at Blackstone, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Citigroup and Barings.

For the last three consecutive years, Star Mountain was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by both Crain’s and Pensions & Investments.

Star Mountain’s dynamic, team and client / customer-centric culture includes 100% of its employees sharing in the investment profits. Star Mountain has maintained an average growth rate of over 50% per year for many years and anticipates a similar trajectory as a leading, specialized private investment firm.
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Deadline: 11:59 pm

  4 Submissions

Venture Capital Senior Associate

Impact investor (education and workforce)
Full-Time
Fulton, MD, USA
New Markets is hiring an exceptional Senior Associate for a highly entrepreneurial role that includes all aspects of venture capital investing, including deal sourcing, fundraising, screening new investments, memo writing, managing the due diligence process, ongoing monitoring of portfolio companies, market research, and various reporting to stakeholders. The ideal individual will be a self-starter that thrives in an independent, collaborative work environment who possesses the necessary hard skills to execute on a variety of assignments, the maturity and humility to ask questions, and the intellectual curiosity to help the team find the best possible investments and limited partners. Additionally, the Senior Associate will enhance the operations of the firm by optimizing processes and improving systems as needed. The candidate must also be exceptional at outbound business development and managing relationships with external executives. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Responsibilities

• Manage new investment pipeline, including: researching investment theses, cold calling, due diligence, managing deal flow database, screening initial deals, supporting senior partners on priority investment opportunities, and scheduling and attending company presentations.

• Assist in all aspects of fundraising, including: supporting senior partners on fundraising activities, researching investors, creating custom presentations, managing fundraising database, developing collateral materials, cold calling, and scheduling meetings.

• Communication with executives at leading companies, including oral, written and presentation

• Write investment memos for potential investments, build financial projection models, conduct primary and secondary investment research, and manage due diligence processes.

• Contribute to quarterly investor reporting by collecting and analyzing monthly financials and impact data from portfolio companies, as well as assisting in quarterly valuation process.

• Collaborate with partners to implement strategies to enhance internal processes and systems.

 

Qualifications

• 2 – 6 years of relevant industry experience in venture capital or private equity, corporate or business development, management consulting or investment banking.

• Passionate about education or impact investing, preferably with experience in the field.

• Demonstrated ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs and investors.

• Demonstrated ability to evaluate direct investments in growth stage companies.

• Excellent record of academic achievement with a degree from a leading university. Bachelor's degree required. Advanced business, engineering or other quantitative degree preferred. MBA, CFA, and/or CPA preferred.

• Strong quantitative skillset, including understanding accounting principles and finance.

• Self-starter with business development experience.

• Financial modeling skills, including Excel proficiency and understanding capital structures. Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail.

• Demonstrated strong written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.

• Exceptional design and PowerPoint skills.

• High level of maturity and the ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised, coordinating between different partners/managers.

• Strong work ethic and desire to take initiative and ownership.

• Commitment to improving economic mobility, especially for historically disadvantaged groups.
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Deadline: 11:59 pm

  25 Submissions

Interns: Business Development / Investor Relations - NYC, Tampa, Remote

Internship
Hiring immediately.

Seeking Interns that can work on a part-time basis (~15-20 hours a week) during the school year and full-time during summer.

Location: Interns may be remote during school year and are expected to be able to be full-time during Summer in either NYC or Tampa, Florida.

Star Mountain is a rapidly growing U.S. lower middle-market (“LMM”) asset management firm with multiple investment verticals providing competitive investment advantages and compelling career opportunities. Culture and long-term alignment of interest are core principles, as evidenced by 100% of employees participating in carried interest. The Firm has ~$2 billion in AUM and expects strong continued growth based on its performance, distinctive investment approach and diversified investor base.

Primary Activities

Assist with overall marketing and communication efforts, such as creating and/or editing content for investor presentations, investor meetings, event materials, educational decks and market commentary.

Handle PowerPoint slides and chart updates across all marketing materials.

Work directly with senior team to help manage and maintain key business development and investor relationships in support of the overall team.

Compile, synthesize and evaluate market data and other related financial data analysis.

Assist with Microsoft Dynamics (CRM) database:

Research prospective investors, maintain database of target investors and relationships and log interactions with investors.

Populate other salient data, meeting notes and generate reports used both internally and externally.

Assist with event planning and attend events, including the firm’s charity events

Ad hoc projects.

Qualifications

Previous internship or related experience in marketing or investor relations is preferred but not required.

Accounting and corporate finance experience / coursework a plus

High academic performance in core finance coursework (e.g. finance, economics, accounting,etc.)

Highly skilled with MS PowerPoint and Word for presentational purposes as well as other relevant software.

Must be detail oriented, organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent writing, research and interpersonal communication skills.

Time Commitment:

Seeking Interns that can work on a part-time basis (~15-20 hours a week) during the school year and full-time during summer

Star Mountain values team players with positive, solution-oriented attitudes, complemented by a strong work ethic. The Firm is highly committed to long-term training and career development. Star Mountain is 100% employee-owned with material, long-term wealth creation opportunity for committed, entrepreneurial professionals.

The Firm was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by Crain’s in 2019 and 2020 and was named one of Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in 2019 and 2020. Star Mountain also has a charitable foundation whose mission includes assisting veterans, women and athletes with career development, encouraging small business job creation, and supporting health and wellness initiatives such as cancer research.

Star Mountain focuses on providing bespoke event-driven financing solutions comprised of strategic debt and preferred or common equity capital to U.S. based businesses with between $5 and $30 million in EBITDA.  Star Mountain’s differentiated direct lending strategy includes being an active and value-added investment partner to non-sponsored and niche sponsor-owned U.S. based companies which includes leveraging its aligned advisory and operating partner network.
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Deadline: 11:56 pm

  1 Submission

Real Estate Associate (New York City)

CEO @ Blake Smith Staffing, LLC
Full-Time
Visa Sponsorship - No
Location: New York, NY | Base Salary: 110-120K

Performance bonus: Up to 40% ($48,000)

Description

Client seeks a commercial real estate finance professional to play an integral role on the Debt Investment Team. The Team’s focus is on sourcing, underwriting, closing and asset managing real estate subordinate debt, senior debt and preferred equity transactions secured by institutional-quality properties located throughout the U.S and in all property types on behalf of its managed funds and separate accounts.

The position will offer meaningful work in a wide variety of the Team’s investment activities including loan originations, portfolio management, acquisitions and asset management. This position will be based in the New York, NY office. 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

Assist in sourcing, screening, underwriting and evaluating debt investment opportunities consistent with investment criteria across various investment vehicles.



Create, assemble and modify cash flow projection and return models for stabilized, value-add and construction transactions utilizing both Argus and Excel. Utilize judgment as well as internal and external resources, to assist Portfolio Managers in evaluating various underwriting assumptions and appropriate pricing/return parameters.



Prepare and present investment opportunity summaries in conjunction with transaction staff for discussion with clients.



Assist with drafting, coordinating and presenting Investment Memoranda to the firm's Investment Committee and Portfolio Management personnel.



Assist with the loan closing process and asset management of transactions post investment closing.



Utilizing deal tracking systems to maintain and track deal pipeline, produce pipeline reports and run analytics for management use.



Interact with other key constituents including co-investment partners, lenders, borrowers, outside legal counsel, advisors, and third-party managers.



Ownership of the financial models utilized to track investment and fund returns and other metrics.



Periodic market research, analysis of market and competitive position.



Prepare quarterly investor reports and annual valuations for transactions in the debt portfolio.



Assist in preparation and participate in client conference, internal meetings and capital raising presentations.



Required Skills:

Undergraduate degree required, Advanced degree is a plus



Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in a real estate finance capacity.



Exceptional written and oral communication skills with a direct and open communication style.



Strategic thinker, coupled with the ability to dive into the details.



Strong financial acumen; technically and quantitatively adept.



Ability to serve internal and external constituents in a fast-paced and nimble environment.



Entrepreneurial mindset with the motivation to play a critical role in the growth of a platform, within an established organization. Will be able to demonstrate a collaborative approach to building a business.



Proactive and self-sufficient. Strong work ethic, integrity and commitment to meet deadlines and complete projects with minimal supervision.



Strong Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency in Argus a must.