Investment Manager (Venture Capital)

About Alberts Impact Capital

Alberts Impact Capital is a venture capital business focused on scaling businesses that are working to create a better world.  We invest across 4 theme areas - arts, music & entertainment, environmental sustainability, mental health & well-being and women's sport.  Since launching in 2019, we have invested in 5 companies, all led by visionary founders.

While Alberts Impact Capital is new, it is a key part of Alberts, an independently owned fifth generation family business founded in 1885.  Alberts has played a vital role in the evolution of Australia’s media and popular culture since that time and is recognised for its contribution to the Australian music industry and its pioneering spirit. Alberts also includes the Tony Foundation, its philanthropic arm which aims to enable positive outcomes through music. For more information see www.alberts.co.

We’re a passionate down to earth team who believe loyalty and long-term relationships matter and that the pioneering Australian spirit can lead to extraordinary things.  This is an opportunity to get involved early and help to continue to shape Alberts and its vision for a culturally rich, creative and sustainable world.

About the role

This is a full time role based in Sydney.

We're looking for an Investment Manager with a true passion for start-ups who believes in impact and wants to help build a better world. You will be a core member of our team and be involved in the end to end investment process, from initial contact to working with our portfolio companies and helping them to succeed. You'll report to our CEO.

What you'll do

You will own and manage the end to end investment process for our venture capital investments.  Working with the Alberts team, you will:

  • Identify great founders and investment opportunities

  • Manage deal pipeline, evaluate opportunities and do the heavy lifting on due diligence and investment theses gathering input from the team and utilising available resources

  • Negotiate term sheets and transaction documents

  • Be responsible for our systems and reporting, co-ordinating all inputs and managing team meetings

  • Be involved in networking, business development and building awareness of Alberts Impact Capital

  • Be the central contact and work closely with our companies as they grow

About you

  • You really care about making a positive impact and don't see a trade-off between purpose and profit

  • You are excited about working in a small team where you'll get broad exposure and the chance to play a critical role in the business’s success

  • You have great analytical and research skills, understand business models and can quickly interrogate an opportunity

  • You are an all-rounder, who's seen and done different things

  • You enjoy multi-tasking, are great at prioritising and taking the lead but can also co-ordinate and manage input from others

  • You have strong written communication and report writing skills

  • You are comfortable working with software platforms, developing and maintaining systems and managing reporting

  • You are curious with a passion for entrepreneurial businesses, early-stage companies, investment and the VC ecosystem

  • You love working with and supporting others, are good at maintaining relationships and wants to help founders grow

Benefits

Working with Alberts, you'll benefit from:

  • Being part of an exciting new business venture built on a multi generational legacy

  • A supportive and committed team with a long term vision and great culture

  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

  • Family friendly culture with flexible working arrangements

How to apply

Submit your application using the button at the top of this page.

You’ll answer some questions that are related to the job. After the job closes, your answers will go through our sift process: all answers will be anonymised, randomised and then reviewed by a panel.

If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to the next step, which includes a face to face or zoom meeting with members of our team. We hope to finish the process by early December 2020 and would love you to start as soon as possible after that.

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Role posted - 2020-10-11T23:49:49Z 10:49am, 12th Oct 2020 AEDT