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iCapital Network // fintech platform for alternative investment solns
 
Media, Full Time    New York City, United States    Posted: Friday, April 02, 2021
 
   
 
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Position: Vice President, Research Writer  

Department: Fund Management & Research

Location: New York City or Greenwich, Connecticut

Who We Are:

iCapital Network is powering the worlds alternative investment marketplace. Our financial technology platform has transformed how advisors, wealth management firms, asset managers, & banks evaluate & recommend bespoke public & private market strategies for their high-net-worth clients. With 380-plus employees, iCapital services approximately $70 billion in global client assets invested in close to 750 funds across more than 125,000 underlying accounts.

iCapital was named Solutions Provider of the Year at the 2020 MMI/Barrons Industry Awards & selected to the 2018, 2019 & 2020 Forbes FinTech 50, a list of the top 50 innovative financial technology companies that are transforming finance through technology.

About the Role:

We are seeking to hire a Vice President to help with the development of research papers, blogs, articles & other content focused on alternative investments. This person will be responsible for creating outlines, gathering supporting research & data, & drafting the material. The role will entail significant writing & will require extensive experience in the private capital markets. This individual will sit within the Fund Management & Research Group.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform extensive research on industry trends & investment strategies
  • Work with the senior research team to refine concepts & themes for research papers
  • Draft detailed outlines based on input from the senior team
  • Write initial drafts of papers, blogs, articles, etc. covering a broad array of topics including private capital, hedge funds, impact investing, digital currencies, asset allocation, etc.
  • Maintain existing content, including updating data & providing new information to keep content fresh & relevant
  • Help organize & prioritize the production of content
  • Actively cover investment trends in the alternatives industry & suggest new areas of research to the senior team

Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years of total experience across alternative investments, particularly the private capital markets
  • Exceptional writing skills; ability to efficiently & consistently generate high quality content & to quickly distill concepts into clear & concise text
  • Candidate should be able to provide extensive writing samples & demonstrate ability to compose content that is accessible & reader friendly
  • Ability to independently conduct research & problem solve
  • Ability to interact with colleagues in a professional & collaborative manner
  • Proficiency with one or more of the following: CapitalIQ, PitchBook, Preqin
  • This could be an ideal role for an experienced professional in private equity who loves to write & is looking for a change of pace. Relevant backgrounds might include work at a PE firm as an investment professional or in investor relations, at a placement agent focused on PE, consultant/gatekeeper firm, public pension fund or sovereign fund with an active PE co-investment program, and/or law firm with focus on PE transactions.

Benefits:

We offer a wide range of benefits including a competitive total rewards program including equity for all full-time employees, an employer matched retirement plan, & generously subsidized healthcare, including 100% employer paid dental, vision, telemedicine, & virtual mental health counseling. iCapital also offers generous paid time off (PTO) including unlimited sick time as well as parental leave. 

While we are currently working remotely due to COVID-19, this position will be based in our NYC or CT office.

For additional information on iCapital Network, please visit https://www.icapitalnetwork.com/about-us  Twitter: @icapitalnetwork | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/icapital-network-inc

iCapital Network is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 
 
 
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