Markets Analyst – Venture Capital Coverage

Areas of Interest:

Investment Banking


Chicago, Illinois

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Company Description:

William Blair is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago, with offices in 10 cities worldwide. For more information, please visit

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with industry / product bankers, manages various analytical and marketing related projects, including but not limited to:  the creation of publications, industry research, and data analytics.
  • Participate in other projects as requested by management.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2 - 5 years relevant professional services, consulting, or business related experience
  • Series 79 and 63 licenses required; may be obtained while employed.
  • Ability to learn quickly with the potential for additional responsibilities.
  • Interest and enthusiasm for the business.
  • Proficient computer skills.  Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Interest and ability to learn multiple databases.
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and take responsibility.
  • Ability to work in teams across the department.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent writing skills.

As a William Blair associate, you’ll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.

William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.

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