Junior Associate

Lighter Capital - Seattle, WA

Lighter Capital is a Seattle based fintech company that has created a new fundraising path for early-stage tech companies. Our transparent, data-driven, tech-enabled process provides entrepreneurs revenue-based financing quickly without making them give up equity or board seats. We work with hundreds of visionary startup CEOs each year and our products are truly disrupting the start-up finance industry.

We are experiencing triple-digit YOY growth and are hiring a self-motivated and driven Junior Associate to join our Investment team. As a member of our sales team, you will have the opportunity to be hands on in helping Lighter Capital seek and qualify potential new business opportunities. This will be a great opportunity for you to kickstart your sales career within a quickly growing startup!

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • As a Junior Associate on the Investment team, you will work closely with various members of the team, including Directors & Associates
  • Opportunity to engage with entrepreneurs at a high level in the early stages of the funding process
  • Contribute to the success of the Investment Team by completing projects and preparing reports based on research and analysis
  • Maintain relationships with prospective clients and schedule touchpoints with database accounts for Investment team Directors and Associates
  • Utilize Salesforce to manage and maintain a pipeline of opportunities in accordance with KPIs
  • Enhance and maintain the data integrity of Lighter Capital’s database

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience or aptitude
  • 1+ years of sales experience is a plus, but recent graduates are encouraged to apply!
  • Relationship-oriented with an ability to build trust quickly over the phone and through email
  • Passionate about startups with a genuine desire to understand the industry and help entrepreneurs successfully grow their business.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems independently
  • Self awareness of time management with the ability to set and meet hard deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Excel & Salesforce is a plus

 

ABOUT US

We are smart, passionate and ambitious group of professionals who love coming to work every day - we hope you will too! We offer competitive salaries, pre-IPO equity, 100% covered medical insurance for employee and dependents, ORCA passes and a well-stocked office just steps from Westlake Center and Pike Place Market.

Founded by Andy Sack, a Seattle-area entrepreneur and mentor to early-stage companies, Lighter Capital was one of the first lenders to use revenue-based financing to fund tech startups. Since 2012, we’ve provided over $125 million in growth capital to over 275 startups.

Our goal is to revolutionize the business of startup finance and help founders maintain control of their companies—and their destinies. Check out more about how it works here.



Posted On: Monday, May 6, 2019



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