Venture Capital Vice President

Leads a team to develop, execute, and actively support the acquisition and funding strategy of buy-side and sell-side clients

A Venture Capital Vice President will engage in providing acquisition and funding advisory for clients and oversee a team of Venture Capital Analysts.

Job Description

This demanding yet rewarding role provides you with an opportunity to apply your technical knowledge and expertise to fuel the growth of a future disrupter. Master the art of start-up valuation while developing client-interaction, leadership, and negotiation skills. You should be very comfortable with assuming responsibilities and communicating to subordinates, superiors, clients, and prospective investors. Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is assumed, and previous experience in venture capital, accelerators, investment banking or inside high-growth technology business is advantageous.

What You'll Do

  • Develop funding strategies for start-ups (sell-side)

  • Lead investor origination with your client with the goal of securing funding (sell-side)

  • Develop, execute, and support the client's acquisition strategy (buy-side)

  • Take lead on quantitative and qualitative research of potential acquisitions and investments (buy-side)

  • Oversee a group of Venture Capital Analysts to ensure success and execution

  • Communicate and present updates and results to Principals and the client

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled as a postgraduate student at the LSE or incoming postgraduate LSE students with confirmed unconditional offers

  • Exceptional analytical, modelling, and quantitative problem solving skills, demonstrated through previous work experience and education

  • Ability to work collaboratively and successfully lead a team under a fast-paced environment to achieve high quality results

  • Knowledge of basic accounting and financial concepts; ability to analyse and value businesses

  • Demonstrated interest towards venture capital, accelerators, M&A, or high-growth technology businesses

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (written and verbal) including an ability to comprehend and convey complex information

  • Previous work experience in venture capital, accelerators, investment banking, private equity, or high-growth technology businesses is required

We follow the guidelines of an Equal Opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for a position without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.