Job Description: Associate - Investor Relations
We are a prestigious early-stage venture capital firm headquartered in London, at the forefront of innovation and technology investments. Our diverse portfolio spans across various geographies in developed and emerging markets, having delivered top decile returns to date. As we continue to expand our presence and invest in ground-breaking start-ups, we are seeking an Associate - Investor Relations professional to join our dynamic team.
As an Associate - Investor Relations, you will play a pivotal role in strengthening and nurturing our relationships with existing and potential investors in the main asset allocation markets across the world. You will be the key point of contact between our firm and our growing investor base, responsible for maintaining open lines of communication, managing the relationship, providing timely updates, and delivering exceptional service. Your academic excellence, relevant industry experience, and proficiency in languages that are relevant to the population you will be addressing will contribute to our success in this competitive landscape. This role will be based in our London office and will report to the General Partner of the firm.
- Originate, cultivate, and maintain relationships with investors, ensuring their needs, concerns, and questions are addressed promptly and effectively.
- Assist in research on target LPs, consultants, and other sources of developing prospective investors who will share our passion for growth and disruption.
- Assist in the preparation and presentation of investment materials, performance reports, and market insights to investors.
- Collaborate with the investment team and the operations team to understand the portfolio companies, their progress, and the broader market trends to communicate effectively with investors.
- Contribute to the creation of compelling marketing materials, newsletters, and communication strategies to attract new investors.
- Conduct market research and analysis to provide valuable insights that support investor relations efforts.
- Conduct competition analysis and collaborate with communications team on PR.
- Collaborate closely with internal teams, including finance, legal, and compliance, to ensure accurate and compliant investor communications.
- Actively engage with investor inquiries, addressing concerns and providing accurate information to maintain investor confidence.
- Assist with management of firm’s VDR, DDQ, RFPs and other collateral as needed on the firm and its products.
- Participate in investor meetings. Keep up-to-date records of all investor interactions and communications within the CRM system.
Qualifications and Skills:
- MBA or advanced degree with exceptional academic performance.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in investor relations ideally at private equity, venture capital, hedge fund or asset management. This experience could be in house or as part of a reputable placement agent.
- Strong understanding of venture capital, start-ups, and the investment landscape.
- Proficiency in English is a must; fluency in at least one European language or in another language from the target LP markets (GCC/far east) is highly desirable.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
- Ability to draft clear, concise, and engaging investor focused materials.
- Proven track record of managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines.
- Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM systems.
What We Offer:
- A dynamic and collaborative work environment at the forefront of technological innovation.
- Opportunity to work alongside industry experts and build a global network.
- Competitive compensation package with performance-based bonuses.
- Professional development and growth opportunities within the firm.
If you are a results-driven, motivated individual with a passion for investments and relationship management, we invite you to join our team as an Associate in Investor Relations. This position offers exposure to all aspects of our investment activities and investor base. Apply now to be a part of our exciting journey in shaping the future of technology and innovation.
*(Please note that this job description is a general guideline and responsibilities may evolve over time. The firm reserves the right to modify it as needed.) *