Investment Intern at AirTree Ventures

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Posted 1 months ago

About AirTree 

Based in Sydney, we’re one of the largest and most active venture capital funds in Australia and New Zealand. If you join us, you’ll get to work with many of the most exciting startups in our region including Canva, Linktree, A Cloud Guru, Go1, Secure Code Warrior, Athena, Brighte, Qwilr, Joyous - and the list goes on!

We’re a down-to-earth team with a diverse set of backgrounds but the same passion: startups and technology. Our mission is to find and back the best Aussie and Kiwi founders and help them achieve their audacious visions. We are committed to building a world class VC platform in Australia. This is an opportunity to get involved early, help shape AirTree and make an impact on our region’s tech ecosystem. 

We’ve written a lot about what we do at AirTree, check out our blog. Some key info: our Year in Review 2020 and our team bios

About the role

This paid role is for 20 hours per week throughout 2021 and is based in Sydney.

You’ll work closely with the investment team to help us find and evaluate new investment opportunities and you’ll work on specific origination projects. You’ll gain exposure to our large network of startup and growth companies, as well as insight into our investment decision process.

We can promise you one thing, no two weeks will ever be the same!

About you

  • You’re genuinely interested in venture capital and passionate about the innovation opportunities provided by technology, and the startups and entrepreneurs at the heart of this opportunity
  • You’re a self-starter who likes to get things done
  • You have strong analytical and communication skills
  • You’re happy to roll-up your sleeves
  • In terms of your background, it’s likely you’re in your final or penultimate year of University and studying towards a business and/or computer science degree.

Location and flexibility

  • AirTree is a flexible, supportive and family-friendly workplace. 
  • This role is based in Sydney but we fully support our team to WFH. 
  • We also offer 16 weeks of paid parental leave and have an Employee Assistance Program that offers free counselling support for our team and their immediate family members. 

Diversity and inclusion

We celebrate and value diversity and we are committed to being inclusive in the way we hire and in the way our team works together.

We strongly encourage you to apply even if you are not sure you fit all of the criteria we’ve mentioned. All our roles involve a range of skill sets and we recognise that everyone has different strengths and experiences that can add lots of value to our team.

How to apply?

Submit your answers and CV through this typeform link by Monday 12th April End of Day. 

From the initial submissions we’ll select a smaller group for phone/video interviews and then a set of finalists for in-person meetings. We hope to finish the process by the end of April and have you working with us as soon as possible after that.