US Energy Senior Associate

Organization
Village Capital
Deadline for Applications
03/07/2016
Contact Information
hr@vilcap.com

Village Capital is seeking an energetic, motivated, and detail-oriented Senior Associate to lead our US Energy practice, which is broadly defined to also include the issues of water and waste. The Senior Associate will play a leadership role in growing Village Capital’s US presence in the energy/water/waste startup space and cultivating a strong network of entrepreneurs, investors, and experts to continually engage in Village Capital 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 future US programs in Energy.

Identify and manage a pipeline of potential funders to support future programs around the broad themes of energy, water, and waste;

Lead and 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;

Design the framework for new Village Capital programs based on your assessment of industry trends, feedback from entrepreneurs and advisory board; and

Craft proposals and concept notes for potential funders, leading the sales process.

2. Manage implementation of Village Capital’s US Energy programs.

You will be responsible for managing at least one Village Capital program per year.

Manage a team of at least one Associate and Finance Associate to recruit the best entrepreneurs for your program and deliver outstanding training experience for them. You will be responsible for all KPIs associated with the program.

Contribute to the development of curriculum for Village Capital’s entrepreneur programming specifically related to energy/water/waste.

Manage guest speakers and outside facilitators to deliver content.

Facilitate select curriculum modules where appropriate.

3. Build and maintain a network of entrepreneurs, investors, and stakeholders in Energy.

You will build a robust network of stakeholders and serve as Village Capital’s brand ambassador in the energy/water/waste space.

Cultivate relationships with mentors, investors, and other stakeholders worldwide, building the best network possible to support entrepreneurs promoting Energy in the US.

Organize and lead an advisory council of industry experts, investors, corporate executives, and entrepreneurs. The advisory council will help you to design future programs, provide valuable networking connections to funders and entrepreneurs, and serve as mentors for programs.

Serve as Village Capital’s brand ambassador at conferences, public events, and webinars

Author thought leadership pieces related to your work in Energy that establish you and Village Capital as a leader in the industry.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
4-6 years of relevant experience working in Energy
Experience in project managing and leading a team
How to Apply

To apply, please submit an application here and email a copy of your resume to hr@vilcap.com. The subject line should read: \”Application: VilCap US Energy Senior Associate\”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by the Village Capital team. Unfortunately, we may not have the capacity to answer individual candidate questions until qualified candidates reach the interview stage.