Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Hercules, Blackstone, Highland and CPPIB are hiring

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

Hercules Capital is looking to hire a managing director. He or she will specialize in the technology, life sciences and energy technology fields, and play a critical role in the investment process. The hire will source new deals; deliver written and oral analyses of investment opportunities; negotiate and structure investments; participate in the due diligence process; and oversee a team of principals, associates and analysts during the preparation of diligence materials and financial models, while closely tracking industry  trends. This position reports to the chief investment officer. Candidates should have minimum of 10 years of prior work experience (with a technology industry focus) in investment banking, venture capital, private equity or leveraged finance. The position is in Boston.

Serent Capital is searching for a marketing director. The hire will develop and manage the firm’s strategic marketing plan; analyze and formalize Serent’s brand positioning; develop and manage Serent’s marketing calendar; and plan/execute marketing campaigns and track engagement/conversion metrics. Also, he or she will spearhead content creation for case studies, white papers, blog posts and other content focused on Serent’s investment experience in specific vertical markets as well as across value creation initiatives relevant to growing technology companies. Candidates should have five plus years of B2B marketing experience. Experience within the financial services industry, and in particular, the private equity or venture capital segment, is a plus. The position is in Austin.

JMK Consumer Growth Partners is looking to hire a vice president. The hire will source, perform due diligence and close investments in consumer companies. Candidates should have two or more years of consumer-focused investment experience. An MBA is optional. Interested applicants should send their resumes to Jeff Hyman, Strong Suit Executive Search at The position is in New York.

Highland Capital is on the hunt for a private equity healthcare associate. The hire will work closely with the healthcare investment team on due diligence, analytics and executing investment opportunities. Candidates should have a minimum of two years of investment banking or private equity-related experience; healthcare experience is preferred. The position is in Dallas.

Blackstone is searching for a 2019 senior associate. Associates are involved in transaction due diligence, valuation analysis and the negotiating of contracts and other agreements. Candidates should be currently enrolled as an MBA student, with anticipated graduation date to be spring 2019.  Resumes must be in a PDF format and they should include expected graduation month/year. The position is in New York.

CPP Investment Board is seeking to hire an infrastructure analyst. The analyst will assist associates, principals and senior principals in evaluating potential infrastructure investment opportunities, with a focus on Europe. Also, he or she will be involved in conducting research, developing recommendations as well as participating in the execution of investments and monitoring and managing investments. Candidates should have a background in investment banking, accounting firm, infrastructure fund or consulting firm, with an emphasis in infrastructure investments desirable. The position is in London.