Investment Intern

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Nigeria Remote

Internship

Dec 7

About the role

Our client is looking to hire an Investment Intern whose main goal will be to support the back-office team with market research, financial, and company data, and communicate the insights to the General Partners. 

Your work will involve:

  • Helping conduct due diligence on prospective new investments.
  • Performing company, sector and market research (a report of all players in a particular space or market - both established companies and new entrants).
  • Preparing written materials, including investment memoranda
  • Providing insights with which investments and portfolio companies may be evaluated

What do you need to be considered successful?

  • Perform due diligence activities such as market sizing, industry and sector analysis, competitive positioning, technical feasibility, and other areas critical to investment evaluation
  • Author investment memos that summarize diligence findings, strengths, and risks
  • Perform portfolio management and monitoring efforts as well as ad-hoc value-add initiatives around strategy, operations, financing, and more
  • Gather updates from portfolio companies and summarize them for the General Partners.
  • Support authoring a variety of written materials including quarterly investor reports, audit support documentation, and ad-hoc investment reports
  • Enhance their company’s brand through social media, PR support, and other branding efforts

How Important are you to the bottom line?

Your duty in this role is to ease the workload of the General Partners. You assist in doing the groundwork that will make their operation seamless.

The biggest problem-solving duties on the Job

You will be required to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and perform other assigned duties. This job entails occasional travel and a full-time commitment.

What do you need to have done In your career?

  • A background (either educational or work experience) in Venture Capital, Finance, Accounting, or Technology preferred
  • Interest in Venture Capital investments and start-up analysis. 
  • Quantitative and analytical skills, and very comfortable with Excel.
  • Self-guided and with high levels of initiative
  • Great written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to summarize and synthesize information succinctly.
  • Highly curious, continuous learner
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • “Can do” entrepreneurial attitude and a propensity to figure out a way to get things done, no matter the obstacles.

This job is for you if you:

  • Love working with startups
  • Have excellent people skills
  • Have excellent written, communication, and presentation skills
  • Are proficient in business and report writing
  • Are a motivated and effective problem solver
  • Are brilliant and adaptable with an ability to multitask, prioritize daily workload and anticipate needs
  • Have the ability to be discrete and act in confidentiality

What do you stand to gain?

  • The exciting opportunity to be part of building something extraordinary.
  • Competitive Salary.
  • A nearly unlimited room for career growth with support along the way.

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