About Us

Dropit is a multichannel digital platform with solutions for shopping centers, retailers, and consumers. Founded in 2016 with the launch of Handsfree Shopping in London’s West End, we are present in over 500 stores across more than 350 brands throughout the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, and Belgium. For brands and shopping centers, our omnichannel fulfillment Platform and industry-first Marketplace unifies retail in-store and online. Our vision is to enable the entire retail ecosystem to work together and meet the needs of the shared consumer in a way that’s collaborative and sustainable.

About the Role

Dropit is looking for an Investment Associate to work closely and collaboratively with Dropit’s senior management and Board. As an Investment Associate, you will conduct market, business, and strategy research and assist the executive management to implement processes that will improve organizational efficiency. You will be a key part of our team, fundamental to our growth and the company’s direction at an organizational and strategic level.

About You

This position requires an individual passionate about research, someone that loves to work hands-on and work proactively and collaboratively in terms of brainstorming, strategic thinking, and leading initiatives. You possess a professional background in preparing, researching, and writing materials, especially presentations, for our board meetings and global investors. The ideal candidate has a first-class organization with a strategic and analytical mindset.

What you will do

  • Prepare materials and proofread presentations for investor and board meetings
  • Compose materials for global investments including VCs and PEs
  • Conduct market research and SWOT analysis to identify trends and competition
  • Support the development of long-term organizational strategy
  • Plan, implement and manage strategic projects when required
  • Support and guide senior executive decision-making processes

What we’re looking for

  • 5+ years of experience in investment banking/investments analytics/ market research - a Must!
  • 4+ years of experience in creating materials for global investment VCs and PEs – a Must! US/UK investment base – preferred
  • Native English speaker – a Must!
  • BA in Economics / Accounting / Business Administration or any other related field, MBA - preferred
  • Previous experience working for start-ups especially investments/fundraising
  • Highly proficient with business writing
  • Outstanding research and analytical abilities
  • Strong understanding of business operations and procedures
  • Excellent project management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the fashion and retail industry – an advantage