Vice President, Platform | Growth Venture Fund |
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Vice President, Platform | Growth Venture Fund

Our client is a very well known and prestigious technology-focused growth equity platform based here in SF.

They are seeking a talented individual to join their highly strategic Portfolio Operations team to help drive commercial and strategic opportunities for their portfolio companies and amplify outcomes for their portfolio partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the expansion & mapping of firm’s network of senior leader relationships by
    • Performing corporate executive research
    • Collaborating with other internal teams to effectively leverage their collective networks
  • Develop relationships with management teams of portfolio companies and identify best approaches to support their success from a commercial and strategic relationship standpoint
  • Support the facilitation of relevant commercial or strategic introductions amongst portfolio companies, network relationships and prospects.
  • Assemble information gathered from networking activities to inform portfolio companies on trends and strategic priorities of key customer verticals.
  • Support relationship coverage plan within the Portfolio Ops and Growth Investment team to ensure thoughtful coordination.
  • Build and maintain presentations and marketing materials to inform team members on network, stories of connectivity and value creation, as well as for internal reporting and training purposes.
  • Logistically coordinate events with founders and thought leaders to drive insight sharing across our portfolio and network.
  • Build relationships with corporate executives with thought leadership presentations, deal review sessions, and events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Professional Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong and trusted relationships.
  • Experience managing complex projects from concept through implementation
  • Comfort working with a variety of both internal and external constituents
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – experience working closely with, presenting to, and corresponding via email with senior audiences
  • Strong grasp of business fundamentals
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7-10+ years’ experience in a similar role at another investment platform or an adjacent space
  • At least 3 to 5 years of recent experience in a “customer facing” capacity developing relationships with senior leaders and decision makers

Desired Qualities/Traits

  • Highly collaborative, team-oriented and relationship-oriented
  • Enjoys relationship building and identifying ways to create mutually beneficial opportunities for our partners
  • Highly Conscientious / Strong work ethic and willingness to take on challenging projects
  • High level of curiosity on the impact of technology across a wide variety of different industries/businesses
  • Particularly strong and articulate in written communication & correspondence
  • Deeply curious, creative and thoughtful
  • Strong entrepreneurial quality