We are excited to have turned on an 'always on' hiring process for our investment team Principal positions.
As a Blackbird Principal, you will invest in Australia's most ambitious founders, right at the very beginning.
Working alongside 14 others in our investment team, you will help us invest the $1B we’ve raised in 2022 into Australia’s greatest founders.
Your background is less important than your key skills, which might include:
This role is full-time, based in Aotearoa or Australia, with the flexibility to work from home.
We believe that building a diverse and inclusive team is critical to Blackbird’s success. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. We use Applied to ensure every applicant gets an equal chance of success.
We offer flexible working, generous parental leave of 20 weeks of parental leave for all parents, wellbeing benefits including a monthly healthy living allowance, a Learning & Development budget, unplugged weekends and a share of Blackbird’s success, with All Blackbird employees receiving carry in funds raised and ownership in management companies formed while they are at the firm.
Blackbird is a Pledge 1% member — we pledge 1% of our time, equity and profits to help not-for-profit causes in our community. Through Pledge 1%, we established the Blackbird Foundation to supercharge the creative capabilities of young people.
Blackbird is an Australasian venture capital firm whose mission is to invest in wild hearts, with the wildest ideas, right at the beginning. We back generational ambition with generational ownership by raising funds and investing in the best startup companies all the way through their journey from idea to beyond IPO.
Our portfolio is worth over $7B and includes more than 100 companies across Australia and New Zealand, from Canva and CultureAmp to rising stars like Halter, Partly, Sumday, Gilmour Space, Eucalyptus, Fleet and Dovetail.
We’ve written a lot about what we love at Blackbird, so check out our blog if you want some more information about us. In particular, you should watch Blackbird partner Sam Wong pitch Blackbird VC to founders, read about our mission and values, Blackbird’s Operating Principles (BOPs) and what we look for in founders.
Come and join the Australian team and play a lead role in building an iconic institution across the Australian ecosystem.