Stand Together

Investment Analyst, Venture Labs

ID (external)
2020-4549
Category
Research and Analysis
Location
US-VA-Arlington

Overview

The Stand Together Venture Lab is a unique group focused on accelerating Stand Together’s impact through bold innovations that deliver 100x and beyond transformation. We bring together rising leaders in business, technology, and culture to source, incubate and scale 100x solutions that enable people to unleash their full potential.

 

We are looking at early stage ventures (pre-seed to Series A/B) that can disruptively change society. We are not interested in incremental ideas. We seek bold solutions that will transform lives of millions and society at-large across key issues such as Poverty, Criminal Justice Reform, Foundational / Post-Secondary Education, Immigration and more.

 

Our goal is to bring our unique set of capabilities to actively support our ventures. Our Market-Based Management® philosophy creates an environment that prioritizes integrity and compliance, fosters professional growth, and rewards our employees for the value they create.

As an Investment Analyst on the Venture Labs team, you will work with a team identifying and analyzing opportunities to invest in for-profit and non-profit partners. We are redefining the way that social change happens by identifying and supporting entrepreneurs and solutions that help people in transform their lives. We need you to help us do this effectively.

 

You will bring your experience to partner with our origination and portfolio management teams as they originate and scale investments. You will be responsible for professional-level financial modeling and risk analysis that will help us make better decisions in how we partner and invest effectively with our partners. The investment analyst plays a critical role in helping Stand Together be the preferred partner of ventures seeking external partners to accelerate their growth and impact on society.

 

 

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Gather and analyze information from multiple sources about potential investments to identify and assess key drivers of success such as programmatic outcomes, organization effectiveness, financial health, and other risk attributes of organizational investments
  • Perform financial modeling, risk analysis, and due diligence on potential investments
  • Develop and provide professional-level investment analysis and recommendations to organizational leadership
  • Monitor the performance of investments as part of ongoing due diligence and analysis
  • Conduct additional research and analyses as requested (e.g., market analyses)

 

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • Understanding and passion for partnering with social entrepreneurs to tackle some of the nation’s biggest challenges, giving every person an opportunity to realize their full potential
  • 3+ years’ professional experience
  • Demonstrated abilities in risk assessment, financial modeling, and related analysis
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent research and critical thinking skills, capable of synthesizing large amounts of data and information in a clear and concise manner
  • High sense of urgency and initiative
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to drive multiple projects to completion in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized, results-driven approach to completing tasks
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing circumstances

Standout Candidates May Also Bring

  • Prior experience in deal flow analysis and financial modeling

 

About Us

 

 

Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference. 

 

Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

 

Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.

 

Our Values

 

Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

 

We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 

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