About Polaris Venture Partners
Established in 1996, with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts and Seattle, Washington, Polaris Venture Partners has over $3 billion under management and current investments in more than 90 companies. Polaris invests in seed, early stage, and profitable middle market companies in the high growth information technology, media, consumer, and life science markets. As the lead or co-lead investor, we take an active and long-term role in helping management teams build highly successful businesses.
Polaris Venture Partners has helped build numerous market leading companies, including Accordant Health Services, Advanced Inhalation Research, Akamai Technologies, Allaire, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, American Superconductor, Aspect Medical Systems, Avici Systems, Centra Software, Classifieds2000, deCODE genetics, Exchange.com, Matrics, Microbia, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Paradigm Genetics, Powersoft, PSCI, SolidWorks and TransForm Pharmaceuticals.
Digital Media Associate
Polaris Venture Partners has actively invested in the Digital Media and Online sectors. Current investments include Art.com, Automattic, Experience.com, Heavy, JibJab, World Championship Sports Network, Choice Media, Weatherbug and Tech Target. Polaris expects to continue and grow its strong presence in these sectors, and is looking to hire an Associate to assist with these efforts.
— assist new deal due diligence, deal evaluation and deal execution, including market and competitive research and analysis, financial analysis, and customer/partner/industry expert analysis;
— source new investment opportunities;
— perform industry and market research to assist with development of investment theses and “trend spotting”;
— occasionally assist partners in working with portfolio companies post-investment
— 3-6 years professional investing, consulting or operating experience in online/digital media/ecommerce sectors;
— passion for digital media;
— superb analytical skills, research capabilities, and communication/writing skills.
— MBA preferred, but not required.
CONTACT: Please send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org