Do you get excited about using your finance, strategy and business development skills to grow early-stage companies?
Do you enjoy learning and are you flexible enough to bridge different business cultures to drive opportunities?
Are you looking for an opportunity to have fun at work while growing your skills and your networks?
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand's international business development agency. We partner with some of New Zealand’s most exciting companies to boost their global reach and we are now looking for an experienced Investment Manager to join our Investment team based in our Santa Monica office.
Your primary focus will be on working with early stage New Zealand companies to assist them secure investment from the US. You will also build business cases that support North American multinational corporations that have an interest in investing in New Zealand through Greenfield or venture funding deals.
We’re a small team so you’ll need to thrive on variety, be willing to support your team members when needed, be happy to travel on a regular basis and have a natural alignment to the NZTE organizational culture. We need you to be hungry to make things happen while also understanding that it’s a facilitation role and does not involve directly concluding transactions.
Applicants should have a depth of knowledge about financial markets and the US investment landscape and have the networking skills to develop trusted advisor relationships.
If you can demonstrate the following we would love to hear from you:
- Advanced strategic relationship management and networking skills, with credibility to deal with C-level executives
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to be a key influencer
- Ability to work independently within culturally diverse teams; and across geographies
- A relevant degree combined with 4-8 years practical finance/investment, consulting or strategy experience; an MBA and M&A experience is advantageous.
You’ll be joining a passionate and professional global ‘One Team’ working to grow the New Zealand economy. We work hard, we have fun, and we believe in enjoying life.
Applications close on Sunday 4th November 6pm (PST)/ Monday 5th November 3pm (NZ time).
You must have the legal right to live and work in the United States to apply.
Location - Los Angeles, United States
Work type - Permanent, Full Time
Team - Investment Americas