Venture Partner (Part-Time)

| Santa Monica
Hawke Ventures is seeking a part time venture partner for help with fundraising, due diligence, and deal flow. This person is entrepreneurial, creative, well connected in the LA startup & investor community, used to juggling multiple projects, and is described by 9/10 friends as a “hustler”. This is a 10 year commitment to our investors and portfolio companies.
 
Hawke Ventures is a $5MM early stage venture capital fund that will co-invest with Hawke Media angel investments. Our focus will continue to be consumer ecommerce companies and technology that powers consumer companies. Hawke’s expertise lies in growing consumer and technology brands at Hawke, with 900+ clients that we have worked with over the last 4 years.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in operating a forward thinking strategic venture capital fund
  • Establish meaningful long term relationships with portfolio companies, venture investors, and LPs with the intent to invest and grow
  • Use qualitative and quantitative logic to evaluate a potential portfolio companies
  • Assist in raising capital for our first fund and subsequent funds
  • Market research on prospective portfolio companies
  • Management of current portfolio CRM 
  • Join calls with founders for pitches, negotiations, and deal discussions
  • Company modeling for growth, market potential, unit economics & scaling, & P&L creation
  • Create slides for due diligence presentations
  • Venture modeling for returns analysis (TVPI, IRR, DPI), stress testing, and risk analysis

Skills & Experience

  • 1-3+ years at a fast growing venture backed startup
  • 1-3+ years at an incubator, accelerator, or other early stage startup community
  • 1-3+ years angel investing, or directly consulting angel investors
  • 1-3+ years growing consumer brands through marketing, partnerships, product, or user acquisition 
  • 1-3+ years growing B2B software companies through marketing, partnerships, product, or user acquisition 
  • Strong communication, organization, spreadsheets, marketing, multi-tasking, understanding of sales process & sales operations, launching startup companies
  • Google Suite, Excel, Cap Tables, Presentations
  • Ability to travel within the US

What Hawke Offers

  • A ridiculously awesome work environment - equal parts laid-back startup and motivated meritocracy
  • An executive team that has scaled startups in the past and has every intention of continuing to scale Hawke Media into a dominant player in the digital marketing agency space
  • Tons of training opportunities, including weekly education, book clubs, online courses, paid live courses, and over 80 skilled marketers to learn from/with
  • Great opportunities to grow your technical skills and grow into an leader in the creative space

Our outsourced CMO value prop is taking the digital marketing world by storm. It’s why we’re one of Inc.’s fastest growing companies in the country. We’ve got no plans to slow down anytime soon, and we’re staffing up our marketing team to support our scaling operations. At Hawke, we work hard, but we chill harder - we’re proud to be one of Glassdoor’s 50 best places to work in the country!

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Location

1640 5th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

What are Hawke Media Perks + Benefits

Hawke Media Benefits Overview

A ridiculously awesome work environment - equal parts laid-back startup and motivated meritocracy

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We value performance and reward accordingly!
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Dog friendly office, beach days, company retreats, sports leagues, yoga, company-wide meetings, guest speakers
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
We reimburse up to $1500 toward education in your field

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Hawke Media, we have three simple rules to live by:

Get $#!+ Done
Learn Quickly
Be Cool

This is what drives us to constantly improve as marketers, coworkers, and human beings. It’s why our clients love us and how we earned Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for 2017.

If you think you have what it takes to join the fastest growing digital marketing agency in the country, check out our current openings.

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