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We are hiring a Full-Time Pre-MBA Analyst/Associate.

Job Overview
Position: Pre-MBA Analyst/Associate, Full-Time
Location: New York, NY
Description: Catalyst Investors is seeking a pre-MBA Analyst/Associate to assist the Investment Team. Investment responsibilities include deal origination, investment screening and transaction execution. This position is uniquely suited to candidates seeking a hybrid experience of deal sourcing and transaction execution. The pre-MBA Analyst/Associate will have the opportunity to work directly with senior members of the Investment Team.

Key Responsibilities
– Conduct market research and competitive analysis on technology-enabled industries as well as new verticals
– Write industry research reports, articles and blog posts; participate in social media and PR programs
– Screen prospective investment opportunities
– Conduct outreach to prospective investments, represent Catalyst at industry and investment conferences and engage in other direct deal generation activities
– Write investment memos and other analyses of potential and existing investments
– Conduct financial and business due diligence (e.g., industry analysis, competitive position, growth prospects)
– Develop financial models to analyze investment returns and perform valuation analyses
– Support team with quarterly reporting, annual meetings and client requests for information

Requirements
– 1-2 years of relevant work experience from a commercial or investment bank, management consultancy, venture capital or private equity firm
– Excellent academic credentials
– Proof of ability to work in the U.S
Qualifications
– Intellectual curiosity and passion for technology and rapidly changing industries
– Self-motivated, entrepreneurial spirit
– Strong judgment and critical thinking skills; creative approach to problem-solving
– Strong quantitative abilities, including experience in financial modeling and valuation
– Excellent written and oral communication skills
– Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines; possess a fine-tuned attention to detail
– Team-player attitude and a desire to work in a small team environment
Contact
Submit a resume to [email protected]

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