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Senior Associate, Investment Strategy



Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Homebound is on a mission to make it possible for anyone, anywhere, to build a home using technology. Created by an experienced team of construction, real estate, design, and technology experts, Homebound is transforming the residential construction industry by improving the costly and inefficient process of building a home.

We’ve created an entirely new way to build homes with technology powering every stage from start to finish to provide a seamless experience for our customers. Homeowners across the country can choose where they want to live, select a home plan that’s perfect for them, then personalize and buy it, all online. Homebound has raised $150M in capital from leading venture capitalists like Google, Khosla, Thrive Ventures, and we’re scaling quickly in places like Texas, Colorado and Florida. Come build your future with us.

Homebound is proud to be named one of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2023.

Role Overview:

We are looking for a Senior Associate to join a collaborative and strategic team that is responsible for Homebound’s investment strategy. The primary responsibilities of this position are analytics and strategic operations required to support and accelerate the growth of our businesses in existing and new markets. This position requires someone who is extremely analytical, works well cross-functionally, and can operate with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment.

What You'll Do:

  • Work closely with the capital markets and growth teams to articulate the investment strategy and localized theses for Homebound’s new and existing business lines, incl:

    • Micro view on markets, neighborhoods, products, and price points

    • Perspective on concentration/saturation risk within and across markets

    • Strategic opportunities to scale Homebound’s business lines

  • Package the investment strategies into compelling materials for our third party investors

  • Translate Homebound’s investment strategy into tangible recommendations and targets for the home product, growth, and acquisition teams

  • Run in-depth analyses to explain Homebound’s performance across markets, leveraging internal and external data sources

  • Lead the diligence process for new product lines, development areas, and markets for the infill spec development business

  • Craft the detailed home product strategy for development areas and translate that into actionable guidance for teams to leverage when developing home product

Who You Are:

  • ~2-4 years years of experience, including experience in a management consulting or strategy role and/or operational experience in a high-growth company

  • A strategist who loves tackling ambiguous problems and has lots of experience framing a problem and the path to solution

  • Strong personal drive and ability to navigate ambiguity, operate effectively in a hyper-growth start-up environment

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills; ability to distill complex ideas to be easily understood internally and externally

  • Highly research-driven to support data-driven decision-making, with a “nose for value” to determine what information is required to move forward without slowing things down

  • Ability to handle multiple projects in various stages of development

  • You don’t just execute - you push to deeply understand goals, challenge thinking, and deliver a high standard of quality and impact in your work

  • Passion for real estate development, construction

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

Homebound is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Homebound considers all qualified applicants in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.