Investment Associate

JetBlue Ventures

San Carlos, CA, USA
Posted on April 1, 2024

JetBlue Technology Ventures

Position Expectations (PE)


Position Title: Investment Associate


  • Position Summary:

The Associate will conduct sourcing, due diligence and analysis of potential JetBlue Ventures investments and support the leadership team in developing investment recommendations. The Associate will help support the ongoing influx of potential investment opportunities, represent JetBlue Ventures at various events in the travel industry, venture and startup ecosystems, and build a strong network to source potential investments and support portfolio companies. The Associate must be able to work in a fast paced, team environment, and model the JetBlue Ventures values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun. This role is based in our San Francisco office.


  • Essential Responsibilities:
  • Conduct investment research, financial analysis and modeling of potential investments
  • Develop in-depth assessment of business plans and investment proposals to determine business model viability, industry attractiveness and strategic fit
  • Participate in due diligence process with potential investments
  • Develop investment recommendations and supporting documents
  • Develop an independent, value-added perspective on investment discussions
  • Build strong relationships within the venture and startup ecosystems to source potential investments
  • Build strong relationships with relevant JetBlue departments
  • Communicate with senior leaders in potential investment companies
  • Support investment committee meetings
  • Represent JetBlue Ventures at venture, industry, and startup events
  • Work closely with the entire team to facilitate and execute the many tenants of the Portfolio Platform including performing board observer roles, portfolio support and planning, and events
  • Support portfolio companies as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in business, engineering, computer science or related field required
  • Masters degree in business, engineering, computer science or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years work experience in VC, PE, Investment Banking, consulting, tech, startup, or related field strongly preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong financial modeling skills including the ability to analyze and model company financials
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (up to 20%)
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced multi-team environment
  • Relentlessly attentive to detail and displays a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work to deadlines with quick turnaround
  • Able to pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located


  • Interactions:

Supervision Received:

Plans and carries out work assignments and handles problems in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training, or accepted practices in the occupation. Consults with Crewleader on unique situations which do not have clear precedents

Supervisory Duties:

No Supervisory Responsibility


  • Working Conditions:

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable Crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft

Equipment: Computer and other office equipment

Physical Effort: Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization changes

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