Salesforce Ventures Principal

Salesforce

3.8

(114)

Japan

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    Position summary

    nvent the way the world works. Since 2009, we've invested in and partnered with more than 400 of the world's most tenacious enterprise software companies; including Stripe, Zoom, Cohere, Dropbox, Hugging Face, Anthropic, and Snowflake, among others. Salesforce Ventures has active investments in more than 28 countries with offices all over the world including in San Francisco, New York, London, and Tokyo.

    As a globally recognized multi-stage firm, our initial investment can be as early as the seed round, and we have the flexibility to invest up to the IPO. Our versatile structure empowers us to lead or participate in funding rounds and, with over $5 billion in investments since inception, we bring substantial resources to the table.

    Our diverse team fosters a culture that thrives on collaboration and inclusivity. We firmly believe in the boundless potential of the software industry, where visionary founders from any corner of the world can create remarkable enterprises.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Run the investment process from sourcing investments through to screening and final diligence

    • Communicate recommendations to the partnership in a clear, concise and impactful way

    • Monitor, research, and develop intelligence and investment themes on emerging trends and disruptive companies in the enterprise ecosystem

    • Actively monitor the investment portfolio and work with portfolio companies as activities such as new rounds of financing and exit events arise

    • Develop and nurture relationships with founders, companies, venture capital firms for potential investment opportunities across Japan and Korea.

    • Represent Salesforce Ventures in a board observer capacity

    • Support the development of programs and events to promote and market Salesforce Ventures, our portfolio companies and our core values of integrated philanthropy and equality

    • Support the investment team to conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses for strategic planning and deal evaluation efforts for investments

    • It is crucial that the individual selected for this position be able to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization at all levels, and be viewed as a teammate with exceptional communication, analytical, and leadership skills. Intellectual curiosity and true passion for technology impacting both consumers and businesses is essential for success in this role.

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

    • 5+ years of experience, including experience at a premier venture capital firm, consulting firm or technology company

    • Proven track record of maintaining conviction in high-pressure situations, and to work effectively across all fields of a rapidly evolving organization

    • Ability to attract and partner with exceptional founders

    • Inspirational communication skills; experience in presenting and speaking before the partnership, C-level executives, large diverse teams and partners

    • An understanding of and proven curiosity about cloud computing and emerging business technology trends

    • Ability to motivate, collaborate, and work successfully in a team environment

    • Strong business judgment and attention to detail, along with organization and follow-through skills

    • Strong quantitative and presentation design skills

    • High level of energy, passion, and dedication to success; utmost respect for confidentiality

    • Ability to work cross-functionally within a dynamic, high growth organization

    • SaaS/Enterprise software expertise (business and/or investing) strongly preferred

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Japanese

    • Business level written and verbal communication skills in English

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    Why you should apply for a job to Salesforce:

  • 63% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 70% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Time off and leaves
  • Perks, such as discounts, commuter benefits & educational reimbursement
  • Mental health, parenting and childcare resources