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Managing Director of Growth, Private Equity & Financial Services

Company: Element 78 Partners, LLC
Location: Oak Brook
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

E78 Partners provides comprehensive solutions that span the private equity investment life cycle - from fund operations to initial diligence to exit readiness - we ensure deal and management teams unlock value at an accelerated pace. Supporting the entire office of the CFO on both the management and sponsorship level, our over 400 people solve the problems CFOs face every day to create value for their organizations. -

Stronger Together -

Together, with our team and our customers, we are stronger. Our people are our strongest element-which we refer to as the 78th element of the periodic table, platinum. Our 'platinum values' hold us accountable to act ethically in all we do, care deeply about others, and succeed through teamwork. Our team and our values are aligned around professionalism, passion and being true game changers! -

Since our founding in 2016, we've experienced a wonderful period of organic growth delighting customers and through acquisitions. -The E78 Partners Business Development Team is comprised of industry experts, traditional consultants and traditional sales professionals providing a white-glove, consultative sales prospects for middle market and private equity clients. Each team member plays a pivotal role as part of the client journey and in shepherding our prospective clients through a thoughtful and intentional sales process. We embrace diversity of thought; listening with an open mind; and thinking creatively & concretely while leading our clients and prospective clients through our process.

We are looking to add to our team a Managing Director of Growth in the Private Equity & Financial Services support the growing needs of E78 Partner's Business Development Team.



  • Leveraging personal network to prospect and drive interest, consideration, and opportunities for E78 Partners with the Private Equity & Financial Services industry

  • Partner with E78 Partners marketing team to develop and execute go-to-market tactics to drive leads and opportunities

  • Develop relationships with strategic partners that can support reciprocal lead generation [business services firms, private equity firms, etc.]

  • Manage and facilitate introductory meetings and presentations with prospective clients and shepherd them down the sales funnel

    • Work with marketing and operations teams to develop sales enablement capabilities and assets to bolster conversion rates


      Personal Characteristics

      • Entrepreneurial mindset, ambitious self-starter with proven ability to work in a collaborative and diverse environment.

      • High energy, effort and positive mental attitude are all must-haves.

        • Problem-solving skills and ability to work well with autonomy and ambiguity.

        • Motivated to succeed in a fast-paced environment.

        • Willingness and ability to shift from relatively routine and detail-oriented work to a higher degree of critical thinking and judgment.

        • Appropriate combination of self-confidence and humility, a team-player.

        • High levels of motivation, commitment, and dedication.


          Role Requirements

          • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is preferred

          • At least ten (10) years of experience in Private Equity Financial Services

          • Business development/commercialization experience in a high growth, entrepreneurial, within Private Equity and Financial Services companies, is preferred.

            • Private Equity and Financial Services consulting experience is a major plus.

            • Track record of proven success.

            • Knowledge of finance and accounting.

            • Knowledge of business plans, financial and legal documents.

            • Strong oral presentation and written communication skills.

              E78 Partners is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and reproductive health choices), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as someone with a disability, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. -

Keywords: Element 78 Partners, LLC, Chicago , Managing Director of Growth, Private Equity & Financial Services, Executive , Oak Brook, Illinois

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