Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Prudential, Draper Associates and Lightview are hiring

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

Prudential is on the hunt for a senior vice president of private equity funds, co-investments and secondary investments. The hire will serve as one of Prudential’s private equity specialists and be informed about current and developing trends in the sector; originate primary private equity fund, co-investment and secondary opportunities; lead deal team in evaluation and underwriting of fund, co-investment and secondary opportunities across various strategies; and aid management and active monitoring of Prudential’s core private equity relationships including attendance at annual meetings. Candidates should have twelve plus years of prior investment experience investing in private equity funds, co-investments and secondary investments across multiple strategies and geographies. An MBA or equivalent degree is required; a CFA is preferred. The position is in Newark, New Jersey.

Argentum Capital Partners is looking for a private equity associate to join its business development team. Duties include formulating, proactively researching, identifying and recommending new investment ideas/theses/candidates for the firm’s investment funds; and performing in-depth analysis and “mapping” of industries, verticals and business models to generate deep understanding of ecosystems, competitive dynamics, trends, threats and opportunities. Candidates should have two to five years of experience in either private equity or venture capital business development/deal origination; or private equity/venture capital investment/execution, technology-focused investment banking or management consulting, with a desire to move into business development. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from a top undergraduate program. The position is in New York.

Draper Associates is seeking to hire an analyst for the investment team. Duties include sourcing technology startups; assisting the team with due diligence on potential investments; studying, analyzing and reporting on two to three industry verticals and gaining deep understanding of chosen verticals; and assisting the firm’s portfolio companies with strategic and operational support. Candidates should have a deep interest in technology and startups and at least two to three years experience in a product, engineering or data science role, preferably at a fast-growing startup. Please email with a resume, describing at least one industry and one startup you are excited about. The position is in Silicon Valley.

Lightview Capital is searching for a pre-MBA private equity analyst/senior analyst. The hire will work on all aspects of the investment process, including but not limited to the following: deal management, sourcing, portfolio support and firm operations. Candidates should have six to 24 months of relevant experience, preferably in  investment banking, private equity, management consulting, business development or other applicable settings. He or she should have an undergraduate degree in business-related or technical field (e.g. engineering) from a leading institution with a strong track record of academic achievement. The position is in Summit, New Jersey; however, some travel is required as well as significant time in New York City.