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Vice President - Oceans

S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth)
S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth)
San Francisco, CA, USA
USD per year
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S2G Ventures (Seed to Growth) is looking for a Vice President to play a key role in our industry leading Oceans and Seafood Fund. This $100M fund was launched in 2021 to support ecosystem resilience, optimize the use of ocean resources, and meet consumer demand for humane and healthy food choices. The individual in this role will have the unique opportunity to join a fund in its formative days and influence the long-term trajectory of the fund while benefitting from the infrastructure and expertise of the broader S2G Ventures and Builders Vision platform. As an important member of the investment team, the Vice President will spend their time on new investment opportunities, portfolio company management and internal firm operations. The firm’s industry presence and relationships allow it to see a constant flow of potential investments in the industry. As a Vice President, you will evaluate new investment opportunities, manage the due diligence process and be actively involved in a diverse set of companies across the Oceans portfolio and ecosystem. The Vice President will be responsible for supporting the due diligence and research efforts of the investment team and will work with portfolio company executives (CEOs, COOs, CFOs etc.) to employ S2G’s investment and operating model to drive investor returns and impact. Background on S2G Ventures: S2G Ventures (Seed to Growth) is a multi-stage venture fund investing globally in food, agriculture, energy, real assets, ocean health and seafood. The fund’s mission is to catalyze innovation and capital to advance initiatives for a healthy and humane planet. We have identified sectors across the oceans and seafood ecosystem that are ripe for change, and are building a multi-stage portfolio including seed, venture and growth stage investments. Core areas of interest for the S2G Oceans and Seafood Fund are data / IOT, ecosystem and climate health, production technology, alternative feed and proteins, human and animal health, distribution / transportation, and consumer brands. For more information about S2G, visit www.s2gventures.com Key Responsibilities Include: • Working as part of the investment team to evaluate and execute investments, including managing the diligence process, financial, technology, and valuation analyses, memo preparation, investment closings and documents, and post-investment management • Diving into new markets, developing theses around industry trends and market opportunities, and constructing competitive analyses • Building and maintaining internal systems, models, and portfolio performance tracking worksheets • Sourcing investments by identifying and evaluating potential investment opportunities and constructing frameworks to surface new opportunities • Organizing internal and external reporting with a focus on quarterly LP reports and CEO summits • Assisting with the coordination and management of external contractors and consultants • Training and managing the Associate investment deal team • Drive cross-office collaboration with other S2G funds and Builders Vision platforms Qualifications • Strong investment background having completed numerous transactions while at a venture, private equity firm or investment bank • Experience managing capitalization tables, term sheet structuring, and waterfall analysis • Has led legal documentation and closing processes, preferably for venture capital investments • Solid understanding of entrepreneurship and emerging companies, and experience with multiple business models, financial modeling, due diligence processes, technology trends and a genuine interest in Oceans and Seafood • High intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial, analytical, creative thinker and problem-solver, fast learner, with demonstrated initiative • Good networker, with an ability to grow our network and process for identifying investment opportunities • Excellent writer, communicator, and listener with superior relationship skills and comfort regularly interacting with strangers • High level of maturity and ability to work in a team setting or independently • Good fit with team and culture • MBA or Advanced Degree strongly preferred • Experience in the seafood industry or related Oceans industries preferred You will report to and work closely with the Managing Directors of S2G Oceans and manage a growing team. This is a salaried position working out of our San Francisco office. Send your cover letter and resume to oceans@s2gventures.com.