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Managing Director, Employment Technology Fund

Jobs For the Future
Boston, MA 02108
  • Job Code
    116878545
Jobs For the Future

Jobs for the Future is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Jobs for the Future requests priority referrals of Protected Veterans for this job opening, and all other externally posted company employment opportunities.

About the position:

We are seeking a Managing Director level hire to join our ETF@JFFLabs team. This is an opportunity to be a senior member of a small but growing team. You will have the opportunity to shape many aspects of what we are building. Its very important to us that you believe in our mission, find a genuine joy in serving others, you are passionate about supporting entrepreneurs, and can problem-solve. If you love innovation, an energizing work environment and believe in the power of technology to improve life opportunities for adults, this could be your dream job.

As one of the most active Future of Work / Workforce Technology impact investors in the market, you can expect to be exposed to lots of exciting work. The companies we invest in are shaping the future of work and providing opportunity to millions - we are excited for what is around the corner. We need your help to grow ETF@JFFLabs to the next level.

What youll do:

Strategy

  • Provide input into ETF investment strategy and help lead the management and execution of the ETF and any subsequent/ related funds
  • Work with JFF leadership to align the funds vision with JFFs New Horizons strategy ensuring that ETF investments and activities remain aligned with JFFs mission
  • Grow and empower a network of the most promising ventures in the employment technology sector
  • Conduct an annual review of ETF portfolio performance, to identify and assess investment performance, including social impact metrics such as jobs created, increased income, hours of training, etc.
  • Help manage the ETF Advisory Board and Investment Committee meetings
  • Provide strategic support to founders and CEOs in the ETF portfolio to more rapidly scale effective solutions, including validating sales/revenue models, making introductions to potential partners, funding pilots to validate measurable impact and improve solutions, and supporting efforts to raise additional capital

Leadership and Management

  • Represent the ETF in high-level public and private forums with potential funders, decision makers, the media, organizational leaders, and other stakeholders
  • Work with managing director and key partners to develop a comprehensive strategy to raise the profile of the ETF and drive a national narrative around adult employment issues
  • Contribute to strategic direction on priority issues for the ETF

Investments and Operations

  • Build out our sourcing strategy and deal flow
    • Perform market research to help identify investment trends and opportunities
    • Research relevant markets and companies
    • Create reports and synthesize information from that research
    • Engage thoughtfully in company and entrepreneur introductions
    • Evaluate and respond rapidly to new investment opportunities, including holding initial screening conversations with startups and evaluating those for fit with ETF
    • Present prospective opportunities and deals to our team and Advisory Board

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JFF:

JFF is committed to sustaining a diverse community with a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and encouraging to all. JFF fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and cultivates diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.


To Apply:

As part of your application, please include your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, addressed to Yigal Kerszenbaum, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.

JFF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and skills.

PI116878545

<strong>Jobs For the Future</strong><br /><br />Jobs for the Future is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Jobs for the Future requests priority referrals of Protected Veterans for this job opening, and all other externally posted company employment opportunities.<br /><br /> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p><strong>About the position:</strong></p> <p>We are seeking a Managing Director level hire to join our ETF@JFFLabs team. This is an opportunity to be a senior member of a small but growing team. You will have the opportunity to shape many aspects of what we are building. Its very important to us that you believe in our mission, find a genuine joy in serving others, you are passionate about supporting entrepreneurs, and can problem-solve. If you love innovation, an energizing work environment and believe in the power of technology to improve life opportunities for adults, this could be your dream job.</p> <p>As one of the most active Future of Work / Workforce Technology impact investors in the market, you can expect to be exposed to lots of exciting work. The companies we invest in are shaping the future of work and providing opportunity to millions - we are excited for what is around the corner. We need your help to grow ETF@JFFLabs to the next level.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>What youll do:</strong></p> <p><strong>Strategy </strong></p> <ul> <li>Provide input into ETF investment strategy and help lead the management and execution of the ETF and any subsequent/ related funds</li> <li>Work with JFF leadership to align the funds vision with JFFs New Horizons strategy ensuring that ETF investments and activities remain aligned with JFFs mission</li> <li>Grow and empower a network of the most promising ventures in the employment technology sector</li> <li>Conduct an annual review of ETF portfolio performance, to identify and assess investment performance, including social impact metrics such as jobs created, increased income, hours of training, etc.</li> <li>Help manage the ETF Advisory Board and Investment Committee meetings</li> <li>Provide strategic support to founders and CEOs in the ETF portfolio to more rapidly scale effective solutions, including validating sales/revenue models, making introductions to potential partners, funding pilots to validate measurable impact and improve solutions, and supporting efforts to raise additional capital</li> </ul> <p><strong>Leadership and Management</strong></p> <ul> <li>Represent the ETF in high-level public and private forums with potential funders, decision makers, the media, organizational leaders, and other stakeholders</li> <li>Work with managing director and key partners to develop a comprehensive strategy to raise the profile of the ETF and drive a national narrative around adult employment issues</li> <li>Contribute to strategic direction on priority issues for the ETF</li> </ul> <p><strong>Investments and Operations</strong></p> <ul> <li>Build out our sourcing strategy and deal flow <ul> <li>Perform market research to help identify investment trends and opportunities</li> <li>Research relevant markets and companies</li> <li>Create reports and synthesize information from that research</li> <li>Engage thoughtfully in company and entrepreneur introductions</li> <li>Evaluate and respond rapidly to new investment opportunities, including holding initial screening conversations with startups and evaluating those for fit with ETF</li> <li>Present prospective opportunities and deals to our team and Advisory Board</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JFF:</strong></p> <p>JFF is committed to sustaining a diverse community with a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and encouraging to all. JFF fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and cultivates diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.</p> <p><br /><strong>To Apply:</strong></p> <p>As part of your application, please include your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, addressed to Yigal Kerszenbaum, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.</p> <p> </p> <p><em>JFF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and skills.</em></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/QlDPlXtgyVkdSV65io6JY"> <p>PI116878545</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-06 Expires: 2020-02-06

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