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Associate

Los Angeles
Full-Time
Posted on 
May 14, 2024
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JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.


Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work.  Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

About JLL Spark: JLL Spark is a division of JLLT dedicated to transforming the real estate industry through technology-based innovation. Led by experienced Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with successful track records building and investing in tech companies, JLL Spark's strategic PropTech investments offer JLL the ability to provide innovative products to real estate owners and operators. 

About the Role: 

The Investment team identifies and invests in high-potential early stage PropTech startups using a network of entrepreneurs, venture investors, and other startup stakeholders. They support the broader team in executing market research, due diligence, and drafting of approval memos. They also bolster the JLL Spark brand through internal and external outreach opportunities. The Associate / Senior associate will find investment opportunities that fit well to Spark’s mission and themes on a frequent and regular basis. They will also learn the value proposition of Spark to entrepreneurs, startups, and the larger JLL and JLLT ecosystem.  

The Investment Associate / Senior Associate will be a key team member, supporting colleagues. They will conduct sourcing, due diligence and analysis of potential JLL Spark investments and support the leadership team in developing investment recommendations. The Associate / Senior Associate will help support the ongoing influx of potential investment opportunities, will represent JLL Spark at various events in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, venture, and startup ecosystems, and will build a strong network to source potential investments and support portfolio companies. The Senior Associate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and model the JLL Technology values.  

To join our team, you should be excited to:

  • Conduct investment research, financial analysis, and modeling of potential investments  
  • Develop in-depth assessment of business plans and investment proposals to determine business model viability, industry attractiveness and strategic fit  
  • Participate and eventually lead a due diligence process with potential investments
  • Develop investment recommendations and supporting documents  
  • Develop an independent, value-added perspective on investment discussions  
  • Build strong relationships within the venture and startup ecosystems to source potential investments both locally and abroad
  • Build strong relationships with relevant JLL departments  
  • Communicate with senior leaders in potential investment companies  
  • Support investment committee meetings  
  • Represent JLL Spark at venture, industry, and startup events  
  • Support portfolio companies  

About JLL Technologies: We are a team of passionate technologists, real estate professionals, and forward-thinkers committed to making bold decisions, pushing the envelope, and transforming the future of commercial real estate. At JLLT, we build and deliver real estate technology that impacts the lives of millions of people across the globe. Our portfolio of products and services are creating better experiences that make consumers and the workforce happier and more productive—from booking a conference room to visiting a new boutique hotel and everything in between.  

Estimated compensation for this position is:

148,000.00 – 234,000.00 USD per year

The pay range listed is a total compensation range including bonus, if applicable. The provided range is an estimate and not guaranteed. An employment offer is based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data.

Location:

On-site –Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, San Francisco, CA

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements.  We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!


Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

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This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you’ll be asked to provide proof that you’re fully vaccinated upon your start date. You’re considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination.

Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process – including the online application and/or overall selection process –   you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.

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Accepting applications on an ongoing basis until candidate identified.

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