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Winter- Talent Acquisition Intern

Are you interested in joining one of the world's leading equity crowdfunding platforms?

SeedInvest is seeking a Talent Acquisition Intern to join our team in New York City who can help build our rapidly growing company. SeedInvest streamlines fundraising in order to help entrepreneurs spend less time fundraising and more time building their businesses. We've funded over $50M into more than 60 awesome companies including Knightscope, Firefly Space Systems, Virtuix, Snapcard, DSTLD, and ChargeItSpot.

This is a unique opportunity to help source and analyze the top tech, startup and venture capital talent in the marketplace. We are looking for someone entrepreneurial who is hungry and looking to learn about startups and venture capital - and the magic that makes it all work. Awesome people. This is a non-paid internship and is an educational program to help people transition into and learn about the startup and venture capital ecosystem.

What we value in you:

  • Strong initiative and a desire to work hard in a startup environment
  • Extraordinary communication skills
  • Superhuman people skills- emotional intelligence is one of your spikes (and you live for people)
  • Passionate about startups and equity crowdfunding
  • Comfortable and effective on the telephone and in Excel
  • Detail oriented to an insane degree - we love people who obsess over getting it right
  • Healthy interest in working on bringing incredible startup ideas to life (we have funded over 220K ideas!)
  • Be passionate about your work

Responsibilities:

  • Find the best talent to join a high growth startup in venture capital
  • Grow our pipeline of prospects who would be a great fit for our culture
  • Perform initial screening on candidates for quality and fit
  • Assist the Talent team with market and competitive employment landscape research to stay relevant to our candidates

Requirements:

Working towards a BA/BS at a school in the proximity of NYC

  • Capable of being in the office daily from 10am-6pm on weekdays (at least three days a week; with some remote options for some days available)
  • Must be high energy, outgoing and capable of reviewing hundreds of people
  • Strong interest in entrepreneurship / startups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points

  • You’re a geek about psychology and what makes people tick
  • Experience reviewing resumes, candidate sourcing, and creativity in outreach
  • Worked in or with startups previously

About Us:

SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America.

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