Private Equity Jobs of the Week: CalSTRS, HarbourVest and Morgan Stanley are hiring

This week’s jobs include an investment officer at CalSTRS, a manager at Morgan Stanley and an associate at HarbourVest. 

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

CalSTRS is looking to hire a private equity investment officer. The role includes performing duties associated with the review and evaluation of new and follow-on partnerships in a multi-billion-dollar private equity portfolio of active commitments. Also, the hire will be performing duties associated with assisting in the management of a portfolio of domestic and international partnerships contained in the private equity portfolio. The successful applicant “who possesses a professional certification as a chartered financial analyst may receive a 5 percent monthly base pay differential.” The position is in West Sacramento, California.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management is seeking a strategic marketing manager for alternative investments. The hire will assume a leadership role in the conceptualization, development and maintenance of marketing materials, communications and events. Also, he or she will work side-by-side with senior members of the investment, distribution and channel marketing teams to formulate and communicate the unique value proposition and competitive advantages of the alternative investment team’s and their associated offerings. Candidates should have a BA/BS degree; an MBA, CFA or CAIA is desirable. Also, they should have a proven history of managing through influence at all levels and across functions within a financial institution. The position is in New York City.

HarbourVest Partners is searching for a marketing associate for content development. The hire will support the development of compelling content that provides clients and prospective investors with information on current market trends and commingled fund products across private markets, Also, he or she will assist with development of product-specific materials offering memorandums, presentations, factsheets, due diligence books, as well as IR support tools and internal educational opportunities (teach-ins). Candidates should have a BA or BS degree; and two to four years of experience in marketing with specific experience in communications, message/content development and writing. Institutional investment management or private equity experience is preferred. The position is in Boston.

Liberty Mutual is on the hunt for private equity counsel. The hire will provide legal advice to Liberty Mutual Investments; and lead complex transactions (including coordinating due diligence, structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions) with a strong appreciation of deadlines. Also, he or she will maintain current knowledge of legal issues and developments in the law. Candidates should have at least eight years of experience. Significant knowledge of the Securities Act of 1933 and Exchange Act of 1934 with knowledge of the Investment Advisors Act of 1940 is a plus. Completion of law school with a J.D. or L.L.B. degree and admission to the bar of at least one jurisdiction in the United States is required. Also, applicants should have experience in a large firm or a corporate legal department. The position is in Boston.