Associate, Investments

Job Title

Associate, Investments

Job Description

S2G Ventures is looking for highly-motivated and talented individuals to join our firm as an Associate to play a key role on our investment team. S2G’s Associate Program offers a unique entry into the venture capital industry. As a member of the investment team, Associates spend their time on new investment opportunities, portfolio company management, and internal firm operations. As an Associate you will gain experience in evaluating new investments and learning, from the ground-up, how a sector-specific venture capital investor identifies, evaluates, and executes investments in a diverse set of companies. Associates will have the opportunity to work closely with senior members of the firm, management teams, and external advisors.

Associates are responsible for supporting the due diligence and research efforts of a deal team and will work with portfolio company executives (CEOs, COOs, etc.) to employ S2G’s investment and operating model to drive investor returns. Over the course of a two-year period, you will evaluate hundreds of investment opportunities, gain strong industry and business model expertise, and develop your abilities as a venture capital investor.

 

Background on S2G Ventures:

S2G Ventures (Seed to Growth) is a multi-stage venture fund investing in food / agriculture, oceans / seafood, and energy globally. The fund’s mission is to invest in trailblazing entrepreneurs to build a humane and healthy planet. S2G will identify sectors that are ripe for change, and form a multi-stage portfolio including seed, venture, and growth stage investments. For more information about S2G, visit www.s2gventures.com.

Diversity, equity, inclusion and justice are at the core of our mission to shift markets and minds for good.  We believe the change we want to see toward a humane and healthy planet starts with us.  We understand that diversity, equity, inclusion and justice are long-term commitments, and while we aspire to be a catalyst for change, our journey starts from within.  We are committed to learning from others and doing the work to become a more diverse, equitable, inclusive and just organization, and will seek to promote those same values in the world around us.  We know that a diverse workforce allows everyone to see problems in more nuanced ways, creating the thought leadership needed to achieve the organization’s mission.  We actively seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.  We are an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome people from all experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.

 

Key responsibilities Include:

The position is a two-year commitment designed for an individual who is interested in expanding their knowledge of the venture capital investing and business operations. Responsibilities will revolve around three primary types of work:

 

You will report to and work closely with the Managing Directors of S2G Ventures. This is a salaried position working out of our Chicago office.

 

Please apply by emailing your resume to jsporleder@weioffice.com OR dan@s2gventures.com.

 

S2G Ventures is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, among other things or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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