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Job title: Jobs – Investor Relations Manager

Salary: DoE

The start-up: An early stage impact venture capital firm that invests in highly innovative companies seeking to solve some of the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges.

Other goodies: Competitive salary and stock options

What you'll be doing:

  • This is a highly challenging relationship management role with exposure to our global group of investors, including family offices, some of the world’s top executives, entrepreneurs, HNWs and institutional investors.
  • The responsibilities will include:
  • Manage and develop relationships with existing members – understanding their interests, preferences for investment (including but not limited to sectors, business models, risk profile, investment size) as well as involvement with ventures.
  • Communicate ongoing investment opportunities to members, working closely with the Venture Team, explaining deal structures, valuation, impact models, business models, exit scenarios; drive capital deployment into individual ventures as well as the Venture Fund
  • Help drive expansion of the investor network – meet inspirational prospective members, communicate investment product offering, follow up on existing leads as well as generate new ones, convert the conversations into full membership or fund investment, or both; support investors’ on-boarding process
  • Manage our standardised communications to investors
  • Working closely with our leadership to co-design future investment product offering, including our technology platform, based on ongoing feedback from members
  • Lead on organisation of the investor and business development events, manage junior team member to deliver on events

What's to love: An opportunity to join an early-stage VC, whose global group of members include the former CEO of McKinsey & Company, CEO of the London Olympics, CEO of Jupiter Asset Management, and CEO of Hoare & Co Bank, all united in their efforts to help solve global societal issues.

What they'll love:

  • Excellent people and senior stakeholder management skills
  • First class communication skills; ability to explain complex business and financial topics in a compelling, easy-to-understand manner; excellent written English
  • Great ‘sales’ skills in the financial/investment management context – able to help investors get comfortable with a given investment
  • Very strong commercial acumen
  • Proficiency in MS Excel (ability to understand financial models) and other MS Office tools
  • Several years of work experience in a fast paced environment, preferably financial services, technology, consulting, fast-growing companies or other challenging environment
  • Previous experience selling investment products and/or managing relationships with UHNW’s with direct client exposure strongly preferred
  • Integrity – believing in making a positive difference.
  • Kindness – strong sense of empathy, and desire to help those in need.
  • Team player – willingness to catch balls for other team members at all times. 
  • Hard work – we are looking for someone who is hard-working, keen to deliver and contribute, help the team wherever possible and have a genuine can-do attitude.
  • Growth mindset – willingness to learn and grow, openness to constructive feedback. Ability to operate in non-constant environment, with persistent and continual organizational change.
  • Leadership potential – willingness to help others grow and keen to lead by example. Excited about potentially building and leading a team.
  • High energy – enjoys working in a fast-paced environment; comfortable with switching between tasks and re-prioritizing on the go. Prefers varied workload to routine.
  • Independence – being highly proactive and not waiting around for work to be assigned.
  • Creativity – keen to find ways to tackle complex challenges.
  • Thought leadership and courage – being able to form opinions based on facts and being unafraid in voicing them.
  • Professionalism – behave in a professional way, comfortable interacting with people of all backgrounds and levels of seniority.

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Posted on: January 13th, 2017

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