Job Details

Job title

Principal, Felix Capital

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Director / VP / President

Function

Digital & Ecommerce

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

We are hiring a senior member of the team. We are looking for someone who can grow within the firm and behave like a partner in Felix, which he/she will have the opportunity to become. We want someone smart, hard-working, passionate about our areas of interest and determined to make a difference. Evidence of past successes is important as well as a deep understanding of the tech and venture eco-systems and/or our “digital lifestyle” target sectors. We are a small team and we seek someone exceptional who will blend in and contribute to our culture (see ourManifesto for more context).

  • Actively source and evaluate new investment opportunities. You will be fielding high volumes of pitches from founders keen to partner with Felix team
  • Deliver mature judgment on teams and companies and build conviction on investments Felix should make
  • Build relationships with top founders to earn right to invest in their companies, or get strong referrals
  • Provide quality bespoke support and value-add to our portfolio companies
  • Lead diligence and close of new transactions (end-to-end)
  • Participate in building efficiencies internally with systems and productivity tools in order for team members to communicate and work better together while remaining a small, lean and approachable team to entrepreneurs
  • Participate in boards and represent Felix Capital
  • Active participation in the start-up community, frequent attendance of events, panels, discussions. You must become a pillar in the ecosystem if you are not already
  • Push thematic research and knowledge acquisition, and general contribution to Felix fund level thinking and strategy

The Ideal Candidate

  • At least 2–5 years experience at a top tier venture firm OR founder level experience at a (venture backed) start-up OR senior role in an operating capacity in sectors targeted by Felix Capital
  • Prior experience in consulting/investment banking or as an operator or entrepreneur
  • A technology operational background isn’t required but a product management past role would be a great plus
  • Ability to manage deal negotiation, management of counsel, review of legal documents and familiarity with standard venture terms and concepts
  • Concrete demonstration of ability to identify and assess opportunities in Felix’s focus areas
  • Very good understanding of interpersonal skills, with personality fit with our team
  • Clear awareness of present state and future trends in our markets of focus
  • Good relationships with decision makers in our field
  • Evidence of making investment decisions in the past, decisiveness and ability to build conviction on opportunities (in spite of limited data available)
  • Ideally has some board experience, even in an Observer capacity
  • Generally a rounded personality who can think in a structured way and has evolved in an unstructured and fast-moving environment; like many of the start-ups we work with we are entrepreneurial, we work hard and we’re nice with people — our reputation is one of our best asset
  • A multicultural background is a plus, you have explored the world and ideally speak more than two languages
  • A good dose of ambition, as well as a sense of humour

Questions from Felix Capital

  1. Please apply using this link: https://felix-capital.workable.com/j/252A532668

About Us

We are a venture capital firm for the creative class, operating at the intersection of technology and creativity. We focus on digital lifestyle, investing in brands and related enabling-technologies. 

Our mission is to be a partner of choice for entrepreneurs with big ideas, and help them build strong brands that stand out and move the world forward. 

As a fund or individually we have backed companies such as Farfetch, BoF, The Reformation, Rad.co amongst others in the digital fashion industry.

We are based in London, and operate across Europe and the US. We announced our first $120m fund in June 2015.