Blackstone Growth – Investment Professional, Associate

Blackstone

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on April 29, 2024

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $1 trillion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis.

Business Unit Overview:        

Blackstone Growth

Blackstone Growth (BXG) is Blackstone’s dedicated growth equity investing platform. We are experienced growth investors backed by the scale, operating expertise, and global reach of the world’s largest alternative asset manager. BXG focuses on providing capital to companies seeking to manage the execution risks associated with high-growth environments.

Job Title:

Blackstone Growth, 2025 Investment Associate, Consumer/Healthcare/Consumer Tech, San Francisco

Start Date:  Summer 2025

Job Description:        

Prospective candidates will have the opportunity to join a lean, but growing, entrepreneurial, and highly collaborative team focused on growth equity investing within one of the largest global alternative asset management firms. Candidates will have the opportunity to actively evaluate, manage, and source potential investment opportunities, interacting directly with senior deal team partners and company management teams, particularly within the Consumer/Healthcare/Consumer Tech sectors. Candidates will also have flexibility to work across various business units at Blackstone and evaluate opportunities that span various stages of the business lifecycle in the fastest-growing segments of the Consumer, Healthcare, & Consumer Tech markets. Candidates will also be heavily involved in influencing thematic focus areas for the team, through both independent and collaborative research, as well as have outsized impact on cultivating the team’s professional culture.

Responsibilities:

Investment Associates will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the investment process from sourcing and deal execution, to post-close portfolio company management. Responsibilities will include:

  • Financial analysis, valuation, and modeling
  • Execution of transactions (including meeting and interacting with management teams as part of the due diligence process)
  • Industry and thematic research and competitive analysis
  • Legal documentation and drafting of memoranda for internal and external use
  • Active management of new and existing portfolio companies alongside management

Candidates can expect to work on numerous projects at a time in various private and public investment opportunities. The small size of the professional staff and the extent of the deal flow require lean staffing and significant responsibility sharing.

Qualifications:

Blackstone Growth seeks to hire individuals with the following qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience as of Summer 2025
  • High level of competence with respect to analysis, due diligence, and financial modeling
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • Ability to think and work independently
  • Prior investment banking experience and knowledge of accounting and finance is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with or experience in financial or enterprise technology preferred, but not required

San Francisco Applicants: Blackstone will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position.  Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

Expected annual base salary range:

$140,000 - $140,000

Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual’s experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.

Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.  All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.

Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:

  • Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;
  • Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;
  • Supervising or training securities licensed employees;
  • Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and
  • Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis.  Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

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