Summer Analyst

Burnt Island Ventures

Burnt Island Ventures

Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2022

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to help on the deal side, navigating significant uncertainty, ramping up a steep learning curve quickly, helping us refine our thesis around key deals, and supporting current portfolio companies in the 12 weeks that they’re with us.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Partners in the initial assessment of incoming deal flow
  • Refine assessments of potential investments, from market sizing to competitive analyses.
  • Work with Partners to develop preliminary and final due diligence documents.
  • Assist with the support & assistance of portfolio companies.

Key Skills

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has a 1-3 year professional track record of nailing everything that has been put in front of them to the wall.
  • Is fun, interested, and interesting, and learns fast.
  • Reads a lot & writes well.
  • Is a good judge of character.
  • Ideally has an understanding of how to describe a company’s potential trajectory through numbers (but we don’t need an excel jockey - familiarity with Excel/Sheets is fine).
  • Can refine the hell out of processes.

Stretch Skills

Bonus points if you have:

  • Previous experience analysing startups.
  • Research experience in startups.
  • Previous experience in water.
  • Relevant ops knowledge (Zapier, Airtable, Squarespace, basic coding).
  • A great sense of humour.
Burnt Island Ventures is an equal opportunity employer.