Senior Associate, Financial Technology

Organization
Village Capital
Contact Information
hr@vilcap.com

Village Capital is seeking an energetic, motivated, and detail-oriented Senior Associate to lead our US Financial Technology practice.  The Senior Associate will play a key role in growing Village Capital’s US presence in the financial technology industry and cultivating a strong network of entrepreneurs, investors, and experts to continually engage in the firm’s programs.
The role has three core functions:

1)Lead business development for future Village Capital programs.
You will serve as Village Capital’s primary lead in designing and developing future programs in financial technology. In this capacity, you will develop relationships with a broad range of private foundations, corporations, and investment funds to secure the necessary resources to deliver the programs that you have designed.

2)Manage Village Capital’s US financial technology programs.
In this role, you will be responsible for managing the FinTech US program, leading a team to recruit the best entrepreneurs expanding access to financial services in the US and delivering a series of workshops that develop investment ready teams. You will also contribute to the development of curriculum for Village Capital’s entrepreneur programming specifically related to financial services as well as manage guest speakers and outside facilitators to deliver content.

3)Build and manage a network of entrepreneurs, investors, and stakeholders in financial technology.
You will manage the recruitment process of mentors, investors, and other stakeholders worldwide, building the best network possible to support entrepreneurs promoting financial inclusion in the US.
The ideal candidate has experience in financial technology and working with startups and investors. You must value the challenge of closely working with a team of young but talented Associates. You must also be committed to the behind-the-scenes infrastructure building and detail-oriented work that goes into recruiting entrepreneurs, project management, event planning, and prospective partner identification and research.

The Financial Technology Senior Associate will:
• Report directly to the Director of US Programs, who oversees all Village Capital programs and curriculum in the US;
• Manage a team of at least one Program Associate and Finance Associate to deliver Village Capital’s Financial Technology programs
• Work with the Director of Partnerships to develop new programs and secure new partnerships and funding for Village Capital’s work in Financial Technology;
Desired Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
• 4-6 years of relevant business experience
• Deep understanding of financial technology, financial inclusion or the payments industry.

To apply, please email a cover letter and CV to hr@vilcap.com with the subject line \”Application: Senior Associate, Financial Technology\”