Our client is a well-known ventures capital provider and they are currently recruiting for an experienced Director of Ventures Sales & Investor Relations to join their business on a permanent basis and work from their London office; to work at the heart of an exciting and fast paced ecosystem which reviews new early-stage investment opportunities on a daily basis.
Key Accountabilities for the Director of Ventures Sales & Investor Relations role
Establish new, and build on, relationships with existing investors
Provide consistent, regular, and accurate communications through update reports and managing bespoke requests
Work with the senior ventures team, external advisors and internal sales teams to build on the fundraising strategy and operationally implement the capital raising strategy for future funds
Build on network of LPs and investors to focus Downing Ventures activity outside of tax efficient capital vehicles
Manage and prepare key fund marketing materials: DDQs, pitching presentations, case studies and other additional fund marketing documentation
Work with the wider team in the planning, preparation and delivery of key investor events including AGMs and Advisory Board meetings
Support the preparation and contribute to drafting sections of investor reports
Implement work with companies that drive innovation programmes both from a founder and investor perspective
Essential Experience & Qualifications
5+ years relevant investor relations experience gained in a fund or placement agency combined with prior experience in financial services or consulting
Demonstrated track record of successfully raising capital from a proven global institutional and family office investor network that can be immediately leveraged
Strong, positive relationship management skills developed both internally and externally enabling you to engage at all levels
Substantial knowledge and understanding of venture capital, or a genuine interest in the sector
Superb written and verbal communication skills, drafting clear and impactful messaging, presentations, and communications
Familiar with the relevant regulatory and compliance guidelines across different geographies ranging from U.S., Europe, MENA, and Asia.
In return you will be offered a salary of £65,000 to £80,000, generous benefits package and bonus structure.
Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from one of our consultants you have not been short-listed for this role.
Please note that our client is an equal opportunities Employer and adheres to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless of age, race, sex, disability or religious belief.