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What you need to know about the role
This is an exciting leadership role for a creative, driven, smart, passionate, results:oriented team player who wants to be a member of one of Floridas most innovative venture firms. The ideal candidate will have strong business acumen, extensive networks, and a commitment to sourcing deals and executing a highly structured deal flow process. The Director of Investments is expected to help Florida Funders strengthen its brand presence and identify the best investment opportunities in the Florida start:up ecosystem.
As Director of Investments you must be a well:rounded operator : perhaps even a former entrepreneur : who wants an opportunity to work in a high:growth, start:up investment firm. You must understand the venture capital industry and start:up ecosystem, and have an excellent grasp of business process, relationship management, and the overall technology landscape. In this role you will own Florida Funders sourcing channels to garner deals, and be responsible for running a structured deal flow process from start to finish. You are meant for this position if you enjoy a fast:paced environment where it is important to complete tasks accurately yet quickly. The Director of Investments needs to have a track record of being an effective leader, driven to success. This is a highly visible and critical position within Florida Funders, reporting to CEO and requiring regular communication to partners throughout the organization.
Key Responsibilities
:Run company:wide process for sourcing deals by leveraging member referrals, events, social media, entrepreneurial ecosystem, our online portal, etc.
:Source, analyze and propose potential investments to the Investment Committee based on Florida Funders investment criteria
:Build and manage pipeline of potential companies and ensure efficient and effective follow:through with founders in the investment cycle
:Manage all sourcing and deal flow related processes, databases, and tools
:Drive due diligence and evaluation of potential portfolio companies
:Establish productive relationships with the players in the ecosystem to gain maximum exposure for sourcing robust deal flow
:Work with the investor relations and marketing teams to ensure Florida Funders has a presence at entrepreneur:focused events
:Contribute to insightful content published on Florida Funders website to demonstrate thought leadership to help attract quality entrepreneurs
:Analyze, clarify, and synthesize investment partner memos and deliver to Investment Committee
:Execute special projects as needed by CEO or Investment Committee Chair
Qualifications : Education and Prior Experience
:Masters degree preferred; MBA a plus
:3+ years of experience in investing, finance/capital markets, business and strategy consulting, operations, or related areas
:3+ years of experience working in a professional business environment in a business development, alliances, or sales role
:3+ years of experience as a team manager, setting goals and delivering results with a team of qualified professionals who work for and with you.
Qualifications : Skills
:Highly motivated self:starter who creates opportunity, does not wait for direction, solves her/his own problems, is highly organized and operates with limited management.
:Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present compelling arguments and analysis in a clear and succinct manner.
:Exceptional sales skills and comfortable with aggressive targets.
:Recognized strong interpersonal and relationship management skills including proven ability to influence others to achieve results.
:Strong entrepreneurial spirit with empathy and good judgment in evaluating, supporting, and interacting with high:performance entrepreneurs.
:Strong working knowledge of technology landscape for business uses.
Organizational Structure
Director of Investments will report to CEO and have


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