Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Visa Ventures, Lazard and Ironwood are hiring

This week’s jobs include an investment partner at ZX Ventures, a manager at Visa Ventures and an associate at Lazard.

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

ZX Ventures is searching for an investment partner for its growth equity fund. The hire will be expected to source a growing number of investment opportunities and formulate proactive investment theses on areas of interest. Also, he or she will lead all facets of analysis and assessment of potential growth equity investments and portfolio management activities. Candidates should have eight plus years of experience in investment banking, venture capital, private equity strategy consulting, relevant corporate development role, or some combination of the above. Or they should have strong operational experience in conjunction with demonstrated facility in all financial aspects of transaction-related work. The position is in New York City.

Visa Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Visa, is on the hunt for a manager. The hire will work with the ventures team across all aspects of deal sourcing, evaluation, and execution, including landscape research, theme development, company prospecting, term sheet drafting, financial modeling, due diligence, negotiation and preparation of investment committee materials. Candidates should have four years of work experience with a bachelor’s degree in a quantitative or relevant field, such as computer science, math, engineering, statistics, finance, business, etc. or at least two years of work experience with an advanced degree or 0 years of work experience with a PhD degree. Four to six years of relevant experience venture capital, corporate venture, private equity, and/or investment banking is preferred. The position is in San Francisco.

Lazard is seeking a secondary advisory associate. Duties include performing market analyses to generate potential new business leads; preparing meeting materials and participating actively in meetings with prospective clients; and analyzing alternative investment portfolios, including intensive company and fund modelling. Candidates should have at least three years of investment banking, secondary advisory or investing experience and a top academic performance. The position is in New York City.

Ironwood Capital is looking to hire a private equity analyst. The hire will provide analytical and administrative support to the firm’s investment and portfolio management teams. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and an ability to develop financial models with a strong proficiency in Excel. The position is in Avon, Connecticut.