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How to Write a Job Description

Three benefits to improve your recruiting process

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A sample job description with each of the key sections, in order (source: Touchdown Ventures)

1. What is the Job Title and Location?

2. What is the Opportunity?

3. What are the Responsibilities?

It’s also helpful to distinguish the responsibilities of the role from the characteristics you are seeking in candidates, to make it easy for you during the interview process.

4. What Characteristics are Required?

5. What is the Compensation?

6. How can Candidates Apply?

A well-written job description can help your company find a treasure (image: Shutterstock)

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Thoughts on corporate VC from the team at Touchdown Ventures, the leading provider of managed venture capital for corporations.

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Scott Lenet

Founder of Touchdown Ventures & DFJ Frontier, USC & UCLA adjunct professor, father of twins, Philly sports Phan, Forbes & TechCrunch contributor