Do you think differently?

If you think you could be the right person to work at Newtown Partners or one of our portfolio companies, have a look at the positions we have available.

Bloomable – General Manager

Bloomable is looking for a General Manager to operationally execute the strategic direction set by the Managing Director and the board of directors. This is an exciting opportunity for an intermediate-level candidate with growth potential into a more strategic role. This is a diverse role, with a broad range of responsibilities, some of which include:

  • Ownership of executing the business strategy and various strategic initiatives such as partnerships, promotions & consumer activations.
  • Managing the team and instilling a culture of innovation and high-performance.
  • Evaluate and improve business operations, policies, and processes.
  • Financial and budget management such as tracking financial performance against budgets, manage & execute payroll.
  • Ensure adequate cost management, financial management, and procurement practices are adhered to, as per the business’ policies and procedures.
  • Take ownership of the technology/system roadmap, working closely with the technical lead.
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Bloomable – Senior Full Stack Developer

Bloomable is looking for a Senior Full Stack Developer to join their team at their HQ in Century City, Cape Town. The successful .NET developer will be responsible for building .NET applications using C#, with a focus on both frontend and backend. Other responsibilities include:

  • Lead the technical function and key technology decisions
  • Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
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Newtown Partners – Venture Capital Analyst

Newtown Partners is looking for a Venture Capital Analyst to join the investment team in our Century City, Cape Town office. We’re looking for a nerdy, fast learner with strong interpersonal skills whose responsibilities will include: finding interesting companies, evaluating prospective investments, assist in managing the Newtown portfolio, research and co-authoring thought pieces. Strong academic performance in Undergraduate and Post-graduate degrees, Masters Degree in Finance or STEM subjects preferred.

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Newtown Partners – Financial Manager

Newtown Partners is looking for a Financial Manager to join the firm in our Century City, Cape Town office on a part-time basis for approximately 40-80 hours per month. The Financial Manager will report to the Managing Partner.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for Newtown Partners group companies and investment funds, preparing and filing monthly returns, with assistance from Financial Accountant;
  • Preparation of annual financial statements for Newtown Partners group companies and investment funds, liaising with external accountants and auditors to finalize accounts, file annual returns;
  • Tax and regulatory compliance calculations and filings in multiple jurisdictions;
  • Preparation of annual and quarterly financial budgets and ad hoc financial projections for Newtown Partners operating companies and investment funds;
  • Audit file preparation for group companies and investment funds;
  • Monthly cashflow & working capital management
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Newtown Partners – Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Newtown Partners is looking for a full-time Executive Assistant & Office Manager to join the firm on a permanent basis in the Cape Town office.The successful incumbent will provide administrative and operational support to the Managing Partner in his roles as Managing Partner of Newtown Partners and Executive Chairman of Dala Cayman, particularly:

  • Calendar management
  • Travel management
  • Internal and external stakeholder management (written & telephonic)
  • Task prioritization
  • Meeting & minute management
  • Research
  • Document preparation (PowerPoint slides, Word documents such as letters, memoranda, and notifications)

The EA & Office Manager will also provide operations and project management support for new investments and advisory services and assist the Managing Partner generally in the discharge of investment and advisory services in South Africa and internationally.

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Newtown Partners – Marketing Communications & PR Manager

A new role to support Newtown Partners and their portfolio of startups across the marketing function with a focus on strategic communication and PR. The candidate will also contribute to and support with token sales, market research, strategy preparation, campaign planning and management. This is a varied role with the opportunity to work with blockchain startups across multiple industries.

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Newtown Partners – Operations Manager

Newtown Partners is looking for a full-time Operations Manager to join the firm on a permanent basis. The Operations Manager will report to the Managing Partner. Responsibilities include office management, project management, administrative and operational support to the Managing Partner in his roles as Managing Partner of Newtown Partners, Executive Director of The Bitcoin Foundation and Executive Chairman of Dala Cayman.

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Newtown Partners – Blockchain Analyst

This role will include regular communication with the Token Economy lead to help conceptualize, design, test and document different token economies. The candidate will contribute to and help develop different token economies and token sales using mechanism design, auction design and other tools. This is a varied role, with typical tasks including token economy design and research for a range of clients.

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Newtown Partners – Campaign Manager (Marketing)

A new and exciting Campaign Manager role. The Campaign Manager will contribute to and help develop marketing campaigns using digital platforms and social media. This is a varied role, with typical tasks including developing, executing and evaluating online marketing campaigns for Newtown Partners and investee startups.

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SA Florist – Managing Director

SA Florist is a trusted marketplace for customers and corporate clients to order South Africa’s most beautiful fresh and silk flower bouquets, arrangements, as well as premium gift boxes and artisanal gifts. SA Florist is looking for a Managing Director to lead the charge across a range of functions including technology, business development, innovation, and finance.

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Technical Artist

The Technical Artist serves as a translator between concept artists and engineers, working closely with the concept artists and engineers to ensure that the vision for the game is achieved. Other duties include managing and improving the content creation pipeline and staying current on game industry tools and processes.

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