October 19, 2016
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Associate Investment

JetBlue - Redwood City, CA

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  • Company
    JetBlue JetBlue
  • Location
    Redwood City, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Position Expectations

Position Title: Associate Investment , Technology Ventures

Position Summary:

The Associate will conduct sourcing, due diligence and analysis of potential JetBlue Technology Venture investments and support the leadership team in developing investment recommendations. The Associate will help support the ongoing influx of potential investment opportunities, will represent JetBlue Technology Ventures at various events in the travel industry, venture and startup ecosystems, and will build a strong network to source potential investments and support portfolio companies. The Associate must be able to work in a fast paced, team environment, and model the JetBlue Technology Ventures values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun.

Essential Responsibilities:


Conduct investment research, financial analysis and modeling of potential investments

Develop in-depth assessment of business plans and investment proposals to determine business model viability, industry attractiveness and strategic fit

Participate in due diligence process with potential investments

Develop of investment recommendations and supporting documents

Develop an independent, value-added perspective on investment discussions

Build strong relationships within the venture and startup ecosystems to source potential investments

Build strong relationships with relevant JetBlue departments

Communicate with senior leaders in potential investment companies

Support investment committee meetings

Represent JetBlue Technology Ventures at venture, industry and startup events

Support portfolio companies * Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications


Masters degree in business, engineering, computer science or related field

Three (3) years experience in finance, engineering, computer science or related field

Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Strong financial modeling skills including the ability to analyze and model company financials

Experience in Investment banking or Venture Capital strongly preferred

Available for occasional overnight travel (up to 20%)

Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced multi-team environment

Ability to work to deadlines with quick turnaround

Possess and maintain a valid Driver s License and a driving record from the state of your primary residence that meets JetBlue Airways insurance standards

Able to pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test

* Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located


Supervision Received:

Plans and carries out work assignments and handles problems in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training, or accepted practices in the occupation. Consults with Crewleader on unique situations which do not have clear precedents

Supervisory Duties:

No Supervisory Responsibility

Working Conditions:

Crewmember Expectations:


Regular attendance and punctuality

Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance

When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable Crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft

Equipment: Computer and other office equipment

Physical Effort: Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.