Summer Investment Associate

JetBlue Technology Ventures

San Carlos, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 04/20/2021
  • Email: crew@jetblueventures.com
  • Website: jetblueventures.com
  • Company Address: 999 Skyway Rd Suite 350, San Carlos, CA, 94070

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Job Description

Position Title: Summer Investment Associate

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1. Position Summary:

 

The Associate will conduct sourcing, due diligence and analysis of potential JetBlue Technology Venture investments and support the leadership team in developing investment recommendations. The Associate will help support the ongoing influx of potential investment opportunities, will represent JetBlue Technology Ventures at various events in the travel industry, venture and startup ecosystems, and will build a strong network to source potential investments and support portfolio companies. The Associate must be able to work in a fast paced, team environment, and model the JetBlue Technology Ventures values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun

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2. Essential Responsibilities:

 

  • Conduct investment research, financial analysis and modeling of potential investments
  • Develop in-depth assessment of business plans and investment proposals to determine business model viability, industry attractiveness and strategic fit
  • Participate in due diligence process with potential investments
  • Develop of investment recommendations and supporting documents
  • Develop an independent, value-added perspective on investment discussions
  • Build strong relationships within the venture and startup ecosystems to source potential investments
  • Build strong relationships with relevant JetBlue departments
  • Communicate with senior leaders in potential investment companies
  • Support investment committee meetings
  • Represent JetBlue Technology Ventures at venture, industry and startup events
  • Support portfolio companies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

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3. Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, computer science or other relevant field and Master’s degree program underway
  • Three (3) years experience in finance, engineering, computer science or travel-related field preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong financial modeling skills including the ability to analyze and model company financials
  • Experience in Investment banking or Venture Capital strongly preferred
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (up to 20%)
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced multi-team environment
  • Ability to work to deadlines with quick turnaround
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a driving record from the state of your primary residence that meets JetBlue Airways insurance standards
  • Able to pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

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