Scout Ventures is hiring an Associate!

Scout Ventures is looking for a rock star associate to join our team. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work directly with the investment team and become intimately involved in the day-to-day operations of the firm. The position will have exposure to the entire deal process from origination and due-diligence through deal structuring and post-investment portfolio management. The ideal candidate is an independent thinking, self-starting, scrappy hustler who has superior analytical skills and is well organized. This is someone who has 2-3 years of experience ideally in a startup, consulting firm, investment bank or other venture firms. Compensation will depend on the specific person and their experience, but will certainly be market competitive.

Candidate Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify and research new markets and technologies
  • Work with the Investment team to identify and develop an investment thesis
  • Identify top investment prospects
  • Model financials and cap tables
  • Contribute to due diligence processes (e.g. industry research, market mapping/sizing, financial analysis, and other data gathering). Synthesize information to draft investment memorandums
  • Update and maintain proprietary investment software system and database
  • Assist in the execution of critical back‐office infrastructure projects

Ideal candidates should have the following characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial and positive personality, including comfort working in both structured and unstructured environments
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to work both independently and within a team context
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong core analytic toolset; financial analysis and modeling skills, and the ability to interpret data and provide relevant insights
  • A desire to learn and ability to think outside the box
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple task and priorities concurrently
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Proven ability to self-motivate and direct your own work
  • Demonstrated passion for technology and innovation

This is a two to three-year role with potential career track for exceptional candidates.

Interested candidates should send CVs and cover letters to jobs@scoutventures.com

Scout Ventures is hiring an Associate!

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