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 Growth Catalyst Partners - Updated  March 2020

Associate Candidate Opportunity -
Growth Catalyst Partners, a middle market private equity firm with offices in Chicago, IL and Rowayton, CT is looking to add one Associate to their team. The preference is for an immediate start, though there is flexibility for a summer 2020 start for the right candidate. The firm is targeting candidates with at least two years of investment banking and/or private equity experience, with a preference for those with experience in the firm’s target sectors. Associates are given high levels of responsibility on very lean teams and participate in all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, evaluating, performing due diligence on, structuring, monitoring, and exiting investments. The work includes financial modeling, valuation analysis, industry research and analysis, writing internal memoranda & presentations, drafting legal documentation, managing debt providers and third-party advisers, and working closely with CEOs and senior managers of portfolio companies.

Growth Catalyst Partners focuses on control buyouts of information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses. Its strategy involves targeting growth segments of industries and identifying market leading companies with breakout potential. GCP partners with top executives within those industries and provides capital and expertise to the incumbent management teams of the targeted businesses. Portfolio companies include Opus Agency, Beachfront Media, Trendline Interactive, CyberRisk Alliance and TrueFire Studios. Growth Catalyst Partners is investing out of its first fund and this is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing, entrepreneurial private equity firm on the ground floor. The opportunity exists for this position to turn into a career track position for top performers.

If you have interest in this position, please contact Connor Dawson at [email protected]


Energize Ventures - New May 2019


Marketing and Communications Specialist
Summary of Business Need
Energize Ventures invests in early stage technology businesses that make clean energy more affordable, reliable and secure. Based in Chicago, we are aiming to become one of the top performing energy venture capital firms. We are a small and tight knit team.
The Marketing and Communications Specialist reports to the Director of Market Development and will support all content creation, marketing, public relations, event planning and brand building for the fund.
The MarComm Specialist will support firm wide strategic communications and marketing efforts for Energize Ventures. This will entail working with the Energize team as well as key external stakeholders including investors, portfolio companies, media and stakeholders.
Role Description
The ideal candidate will be energetic, organized, detail-oriented, flexible, a problem solver, and possess excellent communication skills. Extensive communications experience in written, verbal, public relations, marketing and brand building is required. The MarComm Specialist will help develop the organization's content strategy, own and update the firm’s social media channels, and play a pivotal role in building the Energize Ventures brand.
Additionally, the MarComm Specialist will manage the logistics and planning for events hosted by the fund that will include an annual investor summit, demonstration days for portfolio companies, and participation in trade events.
  • Support communications efforts across all channels including internal and external
  • Support content strategy development and execution, including planning, creating, and managing the publishing of content
  • Oversee the planning and execution of major events
  • Build relationships with reporters and media outlets that cover topics related to venture, technology, clean energy, and start ups
  • Support the annual and quarterly reporting process
  • Lead relationships with external support partners such as graphic designers, printers, and consultants
  • Manage Energize Ventures’ digital platforms (website, newsletter, Twitter, Medium, LinkedIn
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant marketing, communications, and/or public relations experience
  • Strong time management skills with ability to multi-task across projects
  • Creativity, storytelling skills, and an “eye” for aesthetic design and visual presentation
  • Strong executive function, including the ability to plan, take initiative, and work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including copywriting and editing
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Comfort with ambiguity and demonstrated ability to be self-starting and entrepreneurial
Energize Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send resumes and writing samples to [email protected].
NewSpring Capital - March 2019


Business Development Professional

Mezzanine, Junior Capital and Growth Equity Originations ·Greater Chicago Market

Founded in 1999, NewSpring partners with the innovators, makers, and operators of high-performing companies in dynamic industries to catalyze new growth and seize compelling opportunities.  We manage approximately $1.8 billion across four distinct strategies covering the spectrum from growth equity and control buyouts to mezzanine debt. Having invested in over 140 companies, NewSpring brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and resources to take growing companies to the next level and beyond. To learn more, visit
View description/qualifications here.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume to [email protected].
CORE Industrial Partners - January 2019
Executive Assistant/Office Manager
View position detail here.