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Fundraising Manager (UK/EMEA)

Department: Fundraising, Client Service and Communication
Reports to: Heinrich Riehl, CFA

ROLE PROFILE

We are looking to hire a fundraiser for our venture capital fund of funds with professional experience in this capacity. We want a highly energetic, committed and knowledgeable candidate who understands fundraising, has established relationships with a set of clients and can demonstrate an initial track record of raising assets.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Business Development and Client Service
    • Responsible for building and managing the client base including arranging regular meetings with existing and prospective clients
    • Introduce the firm and brand, and help develop product marketing material
    • Contribute to and help develop the in-house CRM – including establishing call reports and keeping track of all communication with current and prospective clients
    • Coordinate and prepare client materials, including marketing presentations, portfolio reports, RFPs, and DDQ’s
    • Report on a regular basis to the management on KPIs
    • To be a future leader of the company and a central member of the fundraising team with the creativity and energy to drive the business forward
    • Help to develop, budget and implement a communication strategy for the UK and internationally
  • Legal & Compliance
    • Help with the legal setup of segregated accounts
    • Review and coordinate legal documents with internal and external parties (AIFMs, fund admins and lawyers)
    • Lead and facilitate legal discussions with prospects and current clients
    • Assist the compliance team to achieve its objectives
    • Liaise with prospective and existing clients with respect to regulatory requirements

KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Initial experience within the UK or across the EMEA wealth & wholesale market providing a combination of technical and commercial skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and desire to build VenCap’s FoFs business
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise, organise, and execute a sales strategy
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a small team
  • 3+ years of experience in a sales role within the investment management industry
  • Strong technical investment knowledge
  • The capacity to adapt to sophisticated clients from a diverse range of countries and client channel types
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • A confident self-starter who possesses high levels of energy and the ability to work under pressure

LOCATION

  • The firm is based in Oxford, however, the location of the role offers some flexible
  • There is a serviced office in London which would be available for this person to use from time to time

How To Apply

Please send your CV and a paragraph discussing your motivations for applying for the role to recruitment@vencap.com before the closing date of 1 May 2024.

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