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Business Development Associate

Location Toronto
Job Type Full Time

Our client, a mid-market private equity firm, is seeking a Business Development Associate to join their growing and high performing team in Toronto. The role assists the investments team on discovering strategic investment opportunities in North America.

The successful candidate will work on the investment sourcing team to conduct market research and high level analysis on industry verticals and key companies that fit the firm’s investment criteria. The successful candidate will prospect and qualify opportunities through phone outreach and introductory face-to-face meetings. Additionally, he/she will be responsible for tracking and maintaining communication and strong relationships with potential investee companies.

Qualified Individuals will have:

  • Sales/business development experience.
  • A demonstrated record as a team player.
  • High entrepreneurial spirt and work ethic; the ability to complete projects with limited oversight.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and will to win.
  • High level of professional maturity, including the ability to interact and communicate with C-level management (CEOs and CFOs).
  • The ability to fit into a small, entrepreneurial, and demanding work environment.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • A valid passport and the ability to travel.

Interested, qualified candidates are encouraged to contact Julie Cannon at julie@vlaadco.com


Please send your resume to Julie Cannon.

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