Acquisition Sourcing Specialist – SaaS and E-commerce


Austin, Texas

About Carmichael & Russ Capital:

At Carmichael & Russ Capital, we specialize in the strategic acquisition of SaaS and e-commerce brands, driving growth and innovation within our portfolio. Our approach is data-driven and focused on long-term value creation. Based in the vibrant city of Austin, Texas, we leverage deep industry insights and strategic foresight to stay ahead of market trends.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an Acquisition Sourcing Specialist with a passion for the SaaS and e-commerce sectors to join our team. Reporting directly to the Chief Investment Officer (CIO), this role is crucial for identifying potential acquisition targets and forging strategic partnerships. The ideal candidate will have extensive industry experience, a proven track record in sourcing deals, and a strategic mindset.


  • Strategic Target Identification: Identify potential SaaS and e-commerce brands that align with Carmichael & Russ Capital’s strategic goals and investment criteria.
  • Direct Reporting: Work closely with the CIO to develop and refine acquisition strategies, providing regular updates on market trends and potential targets.
  • Industry Networking: Build and maintain relationships with key industry players, including business owners, brokers, and venture capitalists, to ensure a continuous pipeline of acquisition opportunities.
  • Market Research and Analysis: Conduct detailed market research to identify emerging trends, competitive landscapes, and potential investment opportunities in the SaaS and e-commerce sectors.
  • Deal Origination and Sourcing: Proactively source and initiate contact with potential acquisition targets, leveraging your network and industry expertise.
  • Performance Achievement: Meet and exceed set performance benchmarks, such as the number of qualified leads generated, deals sourced, and contributions to strategic initiatives.


  • Base Salary: Competitive, reflecting the strategic importance of this role in our growth plans.
  • Deal Closure Bonus: Significant bonuses for each successful acquisition closure, acknowledging your direct contribution to our expansion.


  • Extensive experience and a robust network within the SaaS and e-commerce industries.
  • Demonstrated ability in strategic thinking, deal sourcing, and preliminary evaluation of potential acquisition targets.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to engage and persuade at all levels.
  • A track record of success in a similar role, showcasing your ability to identify and secure high-potential acquisition opportunities.
  • Self-motivated, with a high degree of initiative and the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.

Reporting Line:

This position reports directly to the Chief Investment Officer (CIO), offering a unique opportunity to contribute to the strategic direction and growth of Carmichael & Russ Capital.

Why Join Us?

Carmichael & Russ Capital is at the cutting edge of investment in the SaaS and e-commerce spaces. Joining us means you’ll play a pivotal role in our expansion, backed by a leadership team that values innovation, strategic acumen, and direct impact. We offer a stimulating work environment, competitive compensation, and the opportunity for significant professional growth.

Job Category: Acquisitions
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Austin

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