Vacatures

Investment Analyst

Fulltime, Mediahuis, Finance & Business Support
Solliciteer direct

Mediahuis Ventures is the venture capital investment arm of Mediahuis. Our team invests in high-potential start-ups that have an ambitious growth plan in Europe and beyond. Our goal is to build a portfolio of companies in new digital markets that will stand the test of time. In less than 18 months since inception, MHV managed to invest in leading edtech companies such as Lepaya, Perlego, Bunch, Myskillcamp and Tomorrow’s University. To help us close more investment opportunities, we are looking for one senior investment manager to help us find these companies, connect with founders to learn more about their business and review the market they are operating in.

You will work closely with the team on a daily basis, attending weekly sourcing meetings and presenting what you find. This is a fast-paced work environment where your contribution will have a direct impact on the success of the team. All team members value career development and are adamant on growing you into a senior investment manager who is able to lead deals from start to finish.

MHV is based in Amsterdam and is currently composed of two senior investment managers, one investment lead and one deal lead, all looking for the next big thing. We have room for 2 rockstar analysts to join our team!

What you will be doing

  • Conducting market and industry research, making sense of market dynamics, trends, emerging tech and disruptive business models, keeping the team up-to-date on market development
  • Scavenging the internet, online databases and market reports to spot potential unicorns and present them to the team for further diligence
  • Reaching out to founders, scheduling and assisting to meetings, and gathering evidence to evaluate their fit with our investment thesis
  • Review the competitive scene to understand what customers really want and decide if we are investing in the best player in the market
  • Assessing product value and company long-term strategy
  • Supporting the team in its due diligence activities and producing the financial analysis that lead the team to pursue or reject an investment
  • Educating yourself on entrepreneurial success by speaking to (former) founders, fellow VCs, relevant experts and digesting loads of books, podcasts and blog posts

About you

  • You sink your teeth in a case, making sure you understand all strengths and flaws, leaving no stone unturned in your assessment of a potential investment
  • You scrutinise over details to ensure financials models are flawless and substantiated with the right data
  • You are able to both gather and synthesise large volumes of qualitative information You can clearly communicate your findings to the team in verbal and written form You produce clean and understandable slides
  • You are effective at working autonomously and in team
  • You are an excellent judge of character
  • You have a globetrotter attitude – you should be excited to go on a hunt throughout Europe and the rest of the world to find promising companies

 Requirements

  • Complete fluency in written and spoken English is a must
  • 1 to 3 years of working experience
  • Willing to live in Amsterdam or nearby to work with the team in real life
  • Previous experience in venture capital, strategic consulting, investment banking or private equity will help you hit the ground running and create value from day one
  • Provide a visa for work eligibility in Europe if needed 

Practical Information

  • Position: Analyst / Associate
  • Upward mobility potential: our goal is to grow you into an autonomous senior investment manager in two years
  • Start date: as soon as possible
  • A competitive base salary

Please enter!If this inspires you and you would really love to be part of this, don’t hesitate and apply now. We would love to receive your resume and if possible a recommendation of previous and relevant work. Motivational letter is not required for this position. For any questions regarding this vacancy you can reach out to our recruitment department by email (recruitment@mediahuis.nl), WhatsApp of by phone at +3188-8247721.

About Mediahuis
With more than 70 brands in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Ireland and Germany, Mediahuis is one of the Europe’s fastest growing media organizations. Our team leverages this broad network and expertise to source, invest in and support the fast- growing European tech companies. Our portfolio includes top European companies such as Lepaya, Bunch, MySkillCamp, Perlego, Tomorrow’s Education and Mather Economics. For more info check out https://www.mediahuis.com/en/activities/mediahuis-ventures/.

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