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Venture Capital Analyst, Rethink Education

at Rethink Education in Manhattan, New York

About the Job

Rethink Education is seeking to hire a highly motivated and resourceful VC Analyst to join our venture capital team in New York as part of a 2-year analyst program.

Rethink Education is a venture capital fund focused on early and growth-stage investments in education technology companies. We invest in companies that will meet the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century learning. We want to help vulnerable and disadvantaged learners reach their potential, and we want to transform and improve the way everyone learns and works, everywhere.

Job Description
We are seeking an Analyst to join our investment team and focus on sourcing and evaluating new deals, supporting due diligence, working with existing portfolio companies and analyzing new technologies.

The ideal candidate is someone with a demonstrated interest in and passion for education and investing for good, connectivity to the edtech startup community, and strong financial background. Venture capital experience is a plus, but not required. This role is not partner-track, but we are a flat organization and the 2-year analyst program is designed to provide practical training in venture capital which should help prepare you for your next role at a startup company, large education company or another VC firm. This position will be based in our Manhattan office with remote work as needed during the COVID related restrictions.

Responsibilities

  • Analysis of edtech market and trends by segment
  • Research, identify, and source new deal flow
  • Due diligence on new investments including market research, competitive analysis, and financial modeling
  • Preparing presentations, investment memos, portfolio reporting
  • Supporting/preparing documentation for quarterly financial reporting and external audits
  • Supporting portfolio companies on an ongoing basis
  • Assisting the investment team as needed

Qualifications

  • Familiar with the edtech ecosystem from work experience or personal interest
  • Passionate about technology and its potential to have a positive impact on the education system
  • Motivated self-starter, comfortable working in an unstructured environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a small team
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills with a strong ability to communicate thoughts clearly to the group
  • Strong academic track record
  • Relevant work experience (1-2 years), preferably in investment banking, management consulting or corporate strategy
  • Strong finance and financial modelling skills

To apply

Interested candidates should apply with cover letter and resume to careers@rteducation.com

Rethink Education

Rethink Education is a venture capital fund focused on early and growth-stage investments in education technology companies. We invest in companies that will meet the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century learning. We want to help vulnerable and disadvantaged learners reach their potential, and we want to transform and improve the way everyone learns and works, everywhere.

We are keenly aware that diverse teams make better decisions, and we welcome candidates of every race, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, and veteran status.