Careers

Our team here at Horatio has been together for ten years and is a collaboration of entrepreneurs working towards the same goal – being the best at what we do. This provides us with an invaluable pool of real-world expertise. We combine practice with pioneering new ways of thinking to create an inspired and resourceful way of working that acts on opportunity and avoids risk in equal measure.

We offer career opportunities for leading experienced individuals and determined graduates to start their careers in an entrepreneurial, Dragon Den style investing.

We are currently offering the following career opportunities.

Graduate Trainee Programme / Scheme

We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs running a private family investment company that specialise in assisting young entrepreneurial companies, in a Dragon Den style, with funding and management support, to help them to achieve their full potential.

We are pleased to offer 4 graduates each an exceptional opportunity, to train and learn within its team of entrepreneurial leaders. This position is diverse in nature as are the entrepreneurial business that we investigate and so this position is open to candidates from all degree backgrounds.

At Horatio Investments, we don’t believe if someone has achieved top grades or gone to the best-rated universities that this will automatically give you the attributes that we are looking for. In fact, we know often humble beginnings and life lessons can be a major impact on a person’s natural traits and abilities. What we are looking for is 100% commitment to learn, work hard for it and the desire to succeed.

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Horatio Investments, whilst intentionally keeping a low profile, are achieving ground-breaking things every day, investing on a diverse portfolio of investments. Our current portfolio includes Formula 1, international horses, fast beauty, aviation software, human resource tools and renewables. This opportunity will offer you the chance to learn entrepreneurial skills, first-hand from a team of experienced entrepreneurs in a hands-on and direct approach, within a team directly influenced by Adam Norris.

Adam Norris has notably started and grown businesses worth up to £3.5bn and having retired at 36, Adam decided soon after to help others by investing £100 million into start-up companies through Horatio Investments.

Since our inception 10 years ago we have outperformed every UK listed investment company or fund that publishes results.

The Role Will Be:

  • Conducting due diligence on a variety of investment opportunities
  • Learning through observation, training and practical work
  • Attending investment and strategy meetings
  • Engaging with our specialised, experienced team
  • Studying material from trade experts to strengthen your business understanding

The role is based out of stunning hi-spec private offices, with 30 acres of green land surrounding it, along with in house gym and fresh lunches provided every day. Based in-between beautiful Glastonbury & Wells, so relocation/short commutable distance is a must for this role. Please note due to location, only people with full UK valid driving licenses (within 3 months of start date) and access to own cars will be considered.

This is an exceptional and career changing opportunity. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and a cover letter, including your answers to the following questions to careers@horatioinvestments.com:

  1. Why do you want to apply for this role?
  2. What were your earliest influences of the business world? Were your parents self-employed, what did you learn from them? Did you admire and follow closely a particular entrepreneur and their successes and failures? Did you always have a company or brand that you always wanted to work for one day and why? We want to hear about the earliest influences in your life and how they have impacted your mindset of the business world today.
  3. Have you competed in a national level sport or other extracurricular activities? How did you balance your university studies with your commitment to the sport?
  4. What are your thoughts on working outside of core hours?
  5. When can you interview?

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Psychology Degree Graduate Trainee

We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs running a private family investment company that specialise in assisting young entrepreneurial companies and we are pleased to offer a psychology graduate an exceptional opportunity, to truly utilise and implement their degree in a business working environment, researching and implementing pioneering & innovative psychometric and aptitude testing solutions, working with world renowned people and solutions in the industry, to ensure we attract and retain the very best talent and team structure within our company.

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Horatio Investments, whilst intentionally keeping a low profile, are achieving ground-breaking things every day, investing on a diverse portfolio of entrepreneurial businesses. Our current ranges from Formula 1, international horses, fast beauty, aviation software, human resource tools and renewables.

This opportunity is no different in the fact it will offer you the chance to build your ideas, with direct guidance and influence from our CEO, Adam Norris to build successful and market leading teams for our company – we don’t dream big things, we do big things! Adam Norris has notably started and grown businesses worth up to £3.5bn and has built extremely successful teams.

In this role, you can expect your typical day to day duties to include:

  • Conducting due diligence, investigating and researching everything and anything new and upcoming, to ensure we build the most successful teams possible.
  • Training through listening, watching and attending meetings with the market leaders in psychometric and aptitude testing market.
  • Taking the time to study material and keeping up to date with each new ground-breaking solution that comes to market.
  • Implementing and running with the chosen solutions.
  • Anything and everything else that might crop up as the day ensues!

The role is based out of a stunning hi-spec private office, with 30 acres of green land surrounding it, along with in house gym and fresh lunches provided every day. Based in-between Glastonbury & Wells, so relocation/short commutable distance is a must for this role. Please note due to location, only people with full UK valid driving licenses (within 3 months of start date) and access to own cars will be considered.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and a cover letter, including answers to the following questions to careers@horatioinvestments.com:

  1. Why do you want to apply for this role?
  2. What were your earliest influences of the business world? Were your parents self-employed? Did you admire and follow closely a famous entrepreneur and their successes and failures? Did you always have a company in mind that you wanted to work for one day and why? We want to hear about all of your early influences in your life and how they have impacted your mindset of the business world today.
  3. Have you competed in a national level sport or other extracurricular activities? How did you balance your university studies with your commitment to the sport?
  4. What are your thoughts on working outside of core hours?
  5. When can you interview?

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Graduate; Researcher & Administration Assistant

We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs running a private family investment company that specialises in assisting young entrepreneurial companies, in a Dragons Den style, with funding and management support, to help them achieve their full potential. Since our inception 10 years ago, we have outperformed every UK listed investment company or fund that publishes results.

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We are delighted to offer a graduate an opportunity to join us within our business investment analyst team, as an internal researcher and administration assistant, to help us continue to achieve our exceptional results. The position is diverse in nature, as are the investment opportunities we investigate, and so this position is open to candidates from all degree backgrounds.

The role:

  • Assisting with the research into potential investments
  • Learning through observation, practical work and guidance from the team
  • Attending investment and strategy meetings
  • Keeping up to date and studying material from industry experts

The role is based within our private offices, which are located in 30 acres of our own grounds overlooking the Mendip hills just outside of Glastonbury, and with fresh lunches provided every day. Due to location, relocation to within commutable distance is a must, as is a full UK valid driving licenses (within 3 months of start date), and access to own transport will be considered.

This is an exceptional and career changing opportunity. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and a cover letter to careers@horatioinvestments.com

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Personal Assistant

We are Horatio, a private entrepreneurial business that specialises in assisting young companies to reach their full potential, through funding and management support.

We are delighted to offer a recent graduate an opportunity to join us as a Personal Assistant, working directly for our CEO, a successful entrepreneur.

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In this role, you will be closely mentored by our CEO’s executive assistant, to help and support our CEO with a multitude of tasks.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Arranging travel, transport and accommodation bookings
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority, including food and drinks preparation
  • Carrying out specific projects and research
  • Office support including maintaining office supplies stock, answering calls and dealing with issues and requests.

 

About you:

  • Discrete, reliable and able to deal with confidential, high profile and sensitive issues
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Happy to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong reading and research skills
  • Confident with Microsoft Office suite
  • Intelligent, hardworking and ambitious

 

The role is based within our private offices, which are located in 30 acres of our own grounds overlooking the Mendip hills just outside of Glastonbury, and with fresh lunches provided every day. Due to location and some travel requirements, relocation to within commutable distance is a must, as is a full UK valid driving licenses (within 3 months of start date), and access to own transport will be considered.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to careers@horatioinvestments.com to be considered

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