Associate – Capital Markets (Corporate and Venture Services)


San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on May 28, 2024

Job Purpose

BTIG seeks an Associate to join our rapidly growing Venture Capital and Private Equity coverage group based in San Francisco, CA. Our team trades on behalf of Venture Capital, Private Equity, and listed corporate clients covering the spectrum of open market execution, secondary block monetization, corporate repurchase programs, and At-The-Market offerings.

The purpose of the role is to help support and grow our coverage effort both through executing the existing business (origination, onboarding, trading, restricted cleanup, and settlement) as well as assisting the team with expanding the business to new prospective clients.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support the team with operational functions including onboarding, managing trade allocations and settlement, and reporting trades to clients
  • Assist clients in full-service capacity with everything from onboarding, wiring of proceeds, share delivery, DRS and DWAC transfers from transfer agents, coordinating restrictive legend opinions, and all other client needs
  • Assist internally with business development, including helping with outreach efforts to prospective Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Fund of Funds clients as well as improving service to existing clients
  • Assist team with developing sophisticated liquidation strategies for significant equity ownership positions, often constrained by affiliate status, board seats, trading windows, and relevant safe harbors from registration
  • Develop, review, and manage 10b5-1 plans
  • Keep clients informed on trading dynamics of shares in their portfolio and available liquidity opportunities
  • Communicate with both clients and trading desk on client orders and execution

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree minimum. Finance/Business/Economics focus is a plus but by no means required
  • Knowledge of equity trading, capital markets transactions, and restricted settlement are all beneficial but not required.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. As both a trading desk and client facing role, clear and strong communication and presentation skills are an absolute necessity
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills required. Bloomberg terminal knowledge a plus
  • Attributes sought include strong organizational and process skills, intelligence, willingness to work hard, self-motivation, eagerness to learn and hunger for rapid career development. Must enjoy and thrive in a fast paced, high pressure, team environment
  • Securities Industry Essentials (SIE), Series 7, and series 63 preferred (would be required within a 6-month period); Series 79 beneficial longer term


  • BTIG offers competitive compensation and is required by law to include an estimate of the salary range for each role. Salary range is based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, location, years of applicable experience, skills, qualifications, licensure and certifications, and other business and organization needs.
  • The current base salary range for this role is $140,000 – $160,000 per year. Please note that certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as discretionary bonus or overtime.

Important Notes

  • Must be authorized to work full time in the U.S., BTIG does not offer sponsorship for work visas of any type
  • No phone calls please, the applicant will be contacted within two weeks if successful

About BTIG

BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 725 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 20 cities throughout the U.S., and in Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs and fixed income, currency and commodities. The firm’s core capabilities include global execution, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.

BTIG is committed to an equal employment opportunity environment. In accordance with applicable law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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