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.

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Find interesting companies: proactively identify and screen new investment opportunities and qualifying inbound leads for the firm based on quantitative signals, market theses, and a network of key relationships. You will work with deal partners to identify what signals are relevant, develop predictions about how specific markets are evolving, meet with entrepreneurs and track activity in the startup ecosystems in South Africa, US and select European and Asian markets.
  • Evaluate prospective investments: assist in the overall diligence on specific companies we are considering investing in, or an entire category of startups we are evaluating. Specific tasks will include capturing notes during pitches, market research, product reviews, competitive analysis, customer/user reviews, analyzing metrics (financial, customer, user, engagement, etc.), understanding the history of a category, and other tasks related to the evaluation of an investment.
  • Assist in managing the Newtown portfolio: collaborating with the team to support the management of portfolio investments, including regular evaluation and strategy development.
  • Co-author “thought pieces” (in the form of blog posts, presentations, etc.): work with the team to co-author thought pieces for general consumption as well as for more specific audiences (e.g. corporates, news outlets).
  • Ad hoc research: Perform business and technology research on markets, companies, and themes that the firm is interested in.
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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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