Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Obvious Ventures, SeedInvest, Morgan Stanley are hiring

A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks.

Obvious Ventures is looking for a senior associate to work directly with the investment team in San Francisco, focusing on the firm’s health, future of work and finance practice. Responsibilities include identifying prospects, reviewing business plans, performing due diligence, researching industries, building financial models, helping with business strategy, monitoring portfolio companies and attending industry events. Qualifications include experience in VC/PE, entrepreneurship, management consulting, etc., and interest in seeking out purpose-driven companies that provide profitable solutions to social and environmental challenges. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to (h/t

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP is seeking a senior corporate MA/private equity lawyer. The hire will oversee junior, mid-level and special counsel lawyers dealing with all legal aspects of domestic and cross-border public and private M&A transactions. Duties include advising emerging growth companies and individuals on legal aspects of growth equity and venture capital financings, and advising private equity funds on legal aspects of investing in distressed companies. Candidates need four years of experience at an international law firm with at least $400 million in annual revenue. The position is located in New York.

SeedInvest is in the market for a director to lead its venture capital sourcing team. The successful candidate will have significant experience in leading deal sourcing at a top-tier VC fund, growth equity fund or investment bank. SeedInvest provides a selective platform for online crowdfunding. The position is located in New York. (h/t

Morgan Stanley‘s Global Wealth Management Operations has an opening for an alternative investments operations associate. Duties include processing transactions for private equity and real estate products such as distributions, capital calls and valuations. Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of alternative investments products are required. The position is located in New York.

State Street is looking to hire a private equity fund services specialist. Responsibilities include monitoring cash and custody activity for a specified list of funds and processing transactions related to capital calls, distributions, expenses, tax checks, investor cash and internal transfers. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree, with a focus in accounting, finance or business-related coursework preferred, or equivalent work experience. The position is located in Clifton, New Jersey.

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