Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Goldman Sachs, Carlyle and Highland are hiring

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

Private banking firm Brown Brothers Harriman is on the hunt for a private equity investor relations officer. The hire will coordinate the IR activities of BBH Capital Partners which include limited partner meetings and communications, reporting on fund activities, management of IR infrastructure, fundraising and overall trends in the LP marketplace. Candidates should have seven plus years of relevant experience, with two plus years of investing or banking experience; an MBA or other advanced degree is a plus. He or she should also have an understanding of the legal environment associated with private equity investments. The position is in New York.

Highland Capital is seeking a private equity associate. Duties include conducting research on companies in all sub-sectors of financial services; performing all research and financial analysis, including LBO models; and helping lead buy-side investment process and execution, including leading due diligence process and engaging third-party advisers for potential transactions. Candidates should have a minimum of two years of investment banking/sell-side experience and two years of private equity/corporate development-related experience; an MBA is preferred. The position is in Dallas.

Goldman Sachs is looking to hire an associate for its alternative investments and manager section group. Duties include sourcing and conducting due diligence and evaluating private equity strategies and managers for consideration as part of discretionary investment vehicles and/or separate account mandates; presenting investment opportunities to the working group and investment committee through written and oral presentations; and leading teams in coordinating the execution of commitments/investments across all deal types. Candidates should have a minimum of three plus years of experience in private equity/corporate finance/M&A/leverage finance. The position is in New York.

The Carlyle Group is searching for an analyst for its credit opportunities investment team. Responsibilities include financial modeling and valuation analysis; business/asset due diligence; conducting company and industry research; and preparing internal investment memoranda. The hire will also be actively involved in ongoing portfolio management. Candidates should have one to three years of experience in directly applicable positions, specifically an investment banking analyst program or direct leveraged credit investment roles. He or she must have a strong academic record with a preferred GPA of at least 3.5. The position is in New York.