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Investment Associate (Venture Capital)

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Industry:
Venture Capital
Location:
Dublin C.C.
Job Type:
Permanent
Refrence No.:
J020111DC

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join an early-stage focused Venture Capital firm based in Dublin. Our client invests in high-potential technology startups at the Seed and Series A stages. Working closely with the Managing Partners, the Investment Associate will play a key role in identifying potential investment opportunities, conducting due diligence and supporting portfolio companies through to successful exit. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Actively sourcing investment opportunities and building awareness of the firm’s brand through relationship-building, engaging with external stakeholders, networking and presenting at various events.
  • Reviewing and appraising business plans, investor decks, financial models and commercial due diligence.
  • Preparing investment proposals for review by the Investment Committee and actively participating in the decision-making process.
  • Building relationships with investor groups in Ireland (institutional investors, business angels) that may co-invest with the firm in initial rounds.
  • Liaising directly and supporting portfolio companies in relation to current issues / opportunities, e.g. financial planning, strategy development, positioning for exit.

Requirements for this Role

Successful candidate will likely have the following background:

  • A strong third level degree in business, finance, accounting or similar.
  • 3+ years’ experience within venture capital, corporate finance, transaction services, investment banking or similar.
  • A motivated self-starter with excellent commercial acumen and strong financial modelling skills.

About Our Client

Our client is an early-stage focused Venture Capital firm based in Dublin.

Remuneration

Attractive salary, bonus and other benefits.