Junior Associate
New York City
Junior +1
Posted 7 days ago


The Imaginary Ventures team is growing! We’re looking for a Junior Associate to serve as a key resource and partner to our investment team on deal execution. The right candidate will have strong quantitative and analytical skills.  


The person in this role will assist in deal execution and will manage continuous improvement of internal reporting and deal tracking.


What you’ll do…


  • Identify and track trends and market developments in the consumer space

  • Complete sector-specific deep dives to help map interesting investment opportunities and prepare internal investment memos

  • Conduct market sizing, financial analysis, competitive landscape research, reference checks, due diligence, and other quantitative modeling  

  • Work directly with the investment team on day-to-day sourcing and firm activities

  • Summarize call notes and enter deals into internal tracking systems

  • Improve internal reporting and deal tracking

  • Assist the firm’s partners in ongoing fundraising efforts

  • Work closely with portfolio companies on an ongoing basis from the initial diligence and closing process through to exit


Who you are…


  • An Excel whiz— Your modeling skills are unmatched and you aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves and crunch some numbers.

  • Startup curious— You have a demonstrated interest or experience in startups, bonus points if ecommerce & retail are your jam!

  • A voracious researcher— Once you get curious about something, you can’t help but to take a deep dive. You will look beyond technical product details to deeply understand the market and customer.

  • Familiar with venture capital— Whether you’ve spent time working in venture or you’ve helped to scale a venture-backed business, you have a baseline knowledge of the space.


Other Skills & Considerations

  • 2-4 years experience ideally across banking, consulting, venture capital, or startup operations

  • Ability to work in our Manhattan office  

Size:  1-10 employees