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Vice President - Valor Equity Partners

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Job Title
Vice President
Job Location
Seattle, Washington
Job Description

Job Title: Vice President 

Department: Scale Group – Revenue Generation and Corporate Strategic Investor Support team at Valor Equity Partners  

Work Location: US - Seattle   

Reports To: Anni Ylagan, Principal at Valor Equity Partners

 

Who We Are 

Valor Equity Partners is an operational growth investment firm focused on non-control and control investments in high growth companies across various stages of development. For decades, we have served our companies with unique expertise to solve the challenges of growth and scale. We partner with leading companies and entrepreneurs who are committed to the highest standards of excellence and the courage to transform their industries. Our values are core to all we do. Those values are excellence, humility, integrity, and responsibility. 

 

The Scale Group at Valor Equity Partners has five different verticals: Lean, Growth, Human Capital, Revenue Generation, and Corporate Strategic Investor Support. The Revenue Generation and Corporate Strategic Investor Support team is focused on helping Valor portfolio companies generate revenue within the Valor ecosystem. While helping drive revenue for the portfolio, the team also manages relationships with Corporate Strategic Investors including Starbucks and Nestle.  

 

Job Summary: 

 

Valor is seeking a Vice President to join the Revenue Generation and Corporate Strategic Investor Support team within the Scale Group. This role will be responsible for: 

  • Co-managing the Starbucks-Valor partnership 
  • Identifying and closely project managing business development and strategic partnership opportunities for Valor Portfolio Companies at Starbucks 
  • Managing quarterly Strategic Innovation Council meetings with a select set of Corporate Strategic Limited Partners, including Starbucks 
  • Sourcing and managing responses to research and data requests from Starbucks 
  • Developing, managing, and deepening close, trusted relationships with executives Starbucks and the Portfolio Companies focused on engaging with Starbucks  
  • Managing and mentoring junior associates supporting the Starbucks relationship 
  • Ideally, candidates should be located near or willing to relocate to Valor’s Seattle office.  
  • All Valor offices are currently open and operating. All team members are expected to come into the office five days a week and travel as often as needed (20%+).  

Requirements: 

 

Expectations 

  • 5+ years of work experience at Starbucks, additional experience at a high growth startup, top-tier consulting firm, investment firm, or leading corporation also considered 
  • Expertise that can be applied in partnerships, marketplace, direct-to-consumer, and/or product 
  • Advanced degree preferred  

Traits 

  • An entrepreneurial instinct with a clear bias for informed action and a track record of leading in dynamic environments 
  • A process-oriented operator who is independently capable of seeking information, corralling resources, and delivering results and deliverables on-time without waiting for direction  
  • A strategic thinker who is effective at driving complex multi-stakeholder processes to desired results while managing risk 
  • A demonstrated passion and ability to build frameworks, processes and tools that support and streamline operations and communications   
  • A relationship builder with a strong, low-ego leadership style that can collaborate and lead across all levels of an organization from working teams to the c-suite 
  • An articulate and thoughtful communicator that can turn complex ideas into easy to digest deliverables  
  • An organized program manager who can juggle and stay on top of complex projects while also taking initiatives from conception to launch 
  • A team player with a relentlessly positive attitude and instinct to respond to team needs and evolve as we grow  
  • A successful people manager with a demonstrated track record of coaching and supporting junior team members  

Firm Values 

  • Excellence means we “relentlessly drive improvement” in everything we do. This requires we attack every situation with maximum focus, intensity, courage, and discipline. We strive to create work product that is always of the highest quality as an end in itself. Our commitment to each other is that we will always deliver our best possible product. 
  • Humility means we “check our egos at the door” when dealing with each other and the outside world. We require mutual respect of any member of our team. We also believe demonstrating this humility and respect for our many constituencies is a competitive advantage. 
  • Integrity means we “walk the talk.” Our judgments, decisions, and behavior are in accordance with the values and principles we uphold. We demand integrity in our human interactions. We treat people with respect and dignity and expect similar treatment in return. We demand integrity in our investment process. We expect these investment judgments to occur in an environment of logic and consistency. We expect decisions to be driven by facts, and the best idea to always win, but only for as long as the facts support it. 
  • Fellowship means we are “united in a common purpose.” We derive meaning through our dedication to and support of each other, our portfolio companies, our investors, and the broader communities in which we work. 

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this job. 

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Valor Equity Partners Headquarters Location

Chicago, IL

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Valor Equity Partners Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

Valor Equity Partners Founded Year

2001

Valor Equity Partners Funding Rounds

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