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Position: Vice President
Location: Washington, DC
Start Date: Immediate
Founded in 2000, Accolade Partners is one of the most established and well-respected fund investors in the venture and growth capital industries. Accolade currently manages approximately $3 billion of capital on behalf of endowments, foundations and families across strategies including venture capital, growth equity and blockchain. In an era in which identification of and access to top established and emerging managers is difficult, Accolade’s longevity, reputation for innovation and partnership with its managers has allowed it to expand its asset base significantly and achieve top-quartile investment returns across multiple funds.
Accolade is looking to hire a Vice President with 3+ years of relevant investment management or fund of funds work experience in venture capital and growth equity. The Vice President will be an integral member of the investment team and will help lead sourcing, diligence and execution across venture capital and growth equity fund investments. They will also be involved in monitoring and tracking Accolade’s existing portfolio, producing marketing materials, managing a team of associates/analysts, as well as assisting with firm operations.
Specifically, ideal qualifications include:
3+ years of investment management or fund-of-funds experience focused in technology and/or healthcare
Strong venture and growth equity industry knowledge
Interest in a broad variety of venture investment sectors such as software, fintech, consumer, healthcare, frontier technologies, blockchain etc.
Proven ability to lead all aspects of fund investments including manager diligence/reference checking, analysis, investment recommendations and portfolio management
Comfortable interfacing with GPs, other LPs, consultants and intermediaries
Superior written, verbal and relationship management skills
Well-developed analytical and financial analysis skills
Fluency with Excel and PowerPoint
“Roll-up the sleeves”, can-do, team-oriented personality
Willingness to relocate to Washington, DC and make a long-term commitment to the area
Impeccable ethics, integrity and personal values
Washington, DC relocation required.
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