The Firm:

Greenspring Associates is one of the largest venture capital investment firms in the world, currently managing almost $9 billion in assets across fund, direct and secondary investment strategies. The Firm has over 90 employees with offices in Baltimore, Maryland and Palo Alto, California.

Greenspring Associates was founded in 2000 and has been actively investing in venture capital partnerships, expansion stage venture/growth equity direct investments, and secondary market positions through its fund vehicles.

Job Description:

We are currently hiring an intern to work with our Portfolio Impact team. This team is fully dedicated to supporting the companies as well as the venture capital firms in which Greenspring has invested, primarily by facilitating valuable connections to potential customers, strategic partners, service providers, executive talent and investors. Greenspring does not commit to, but often does, hire from its internship programs.

Responsibilities:

Support the PI team in their below activites:

  • Develop and foster relationships with members of the Greenspring Associates community, including venture capitalists and portfolio company management teams
  • Help direct portfolio companies address various pain points ranging from executive level hiring, customer introductions and forming strategic partnerships
  • Build relationships with corporate executives to identify and connect them as appropriate with relevant underlying portfolio companies
  • Build relationships with accelerators, incubators, angel groups and micro VCs to source interesting investment opportunities for the VC firms in which Greenspring is invested
  • Organize events that help connect startups and interested parties, such as our annual CIO Tech Days
  • Differentiate Greenspring from competitors by developing and implementing new value-add interactions and events
  • Maintain and track interactions in Salesforce and Domo
  • Participate in other strategic initiatives as necessary

Key skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Willingness to constantly learn and adapt
  • Open communication and team work
  • Dedicated work ethic
  • Exceptional analytical and writing skills

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, majoring in an applicable field of study
  • Rising junior or equivalent academic standing
  • History of excellent academic performance
  • Desire to learn about and gain exposure to the venture capital industry
  • Internship in a similar industry is preferred
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, be responsive, manage varied tasks and work within a team
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in written form