Acre is looking for a strong Investor Relations Director to work with a leading impact advisory firm operating in over 90 countries, and helping their clients to formulate strategies, build partnerships, and implement programmes that have a lasting social and financial impact.
Your clients would be mission-driven companies and fund managers across the world, with the majority based in or focused on emerging markets, and in a wide array of sectors of the impact economy.
We are hoping to source an experienced fund placement professional to build a team and establish a successful business.
Develop the Fund Placement strategy
Support fundraising activities as well as build new relationships and maintain existing relationships with investors for the business
Build on the firm's strong reputation and networks in the impact investing market, their track record and their dedicated team of impact investment banking professionals
Establish and maintain relationships across the industry
Identify and act on business opportunities
Oversee the preparation of marketing materials, proposals/ pitch documents
Lead the preparation of proposals
Mandate execution & project management
Primary responsibility for client relationships and service delivery
Lead the preparation of client deliverables
Provide oversight to project managers through project execution
Practice building & management support
Overall management of the business, including in areas of strategy development, attracting and fostering talent and the development of best practices
Support the raising of the firm's profile through written thought pieces and public speaking
Recruit, manage and guide more junior colleagues
Demonstrable leadership of a team in investor relations either in-house with a fund manager, at a placement agency or in a similar environment such as investment banking, private equity, or venture capital.
Require a proven track record of successfully raising capital from institutional investors or family offices and a deep investor network across the UK and Europe.
Preference for someone that understands emerging markets
Demonstrated commitment and value alignment to the business and to impact investing
Strong written, communication and presentation skills with the ability to articulate strategy and discuss broader market trends
Demonstrated relationship-building skills, able to confidently manage relationships with senior professionals internally and externally
Proven track record of successfully reporting quarterly results, leading/project managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines and multitasking with ease
Level of gravitas and credibility to successfully build a team
We are seeking a person who sees impact investing as a means to transform finance to work better for the world. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the growth story of a dynamic impact investing firm. If you have the skills and experience required and would like to learn more, please get in touch today with Georgina Sell via firstname.lastname@example.org.