Investor Relations and Marketing Manager

31 July, 2019

 

 


Investor Relations and Marketing Manager 






ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: 

Women’s World Banking is the global leader in women’s financial inclusion. Rooted in its deep understanding of the women’s market, Women’s World Banking tackles financial inclusion in three interconnected ways: first, by partnering with financial services providers to develop scalable market-driven solutions; second, through its gender-lens private equity fund; and, finally, because diverse institutions are proven to be stronger, Women’s World Banking builds institutional capacity through leadership and diversity programs. Through this holistic approach and the organization’s global reach of 49 institutions in 32 countries, Women’s World Banking accelerates economic opportunity for low-income women and growth for financial service providers in the emerging markets.

WAM is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Women’s World Banking, Inc., headquartered in New York City. It manages the Women’s World Banking impact investment program, including a co-managed USD 50M private equity fund, WWB Capital Partners, LP (Fund I). WAM is currently raising a second fund, WWB Capital Partners II (“WWBCP II” or “Fund II”) which will be solely managed by WAM and is expected to be a $100m Ontario based blended finance limited partnership, with a dedicated, grant-funded side-car technical assistance program. WWBCP II will make direct minority equity investments in high-performing, women-focused, inclusive finance institutions worldwide, and will provide technical assistance to improve client and staff gender diversity, in accordance with the impact investment program established by Women’s World Banking.

ABOUT THE JOB: 

WWB Asset Management (WAM) is seeking an experienced Investor Relations and Marketing professional with experience marketing and communicating investment fund strategies and performance, ideally with experience in the impact investing space. The Investor Relations and Marketing Manager will be based out of New York, NY and will report directly to the Head of Operations.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a portfolio of key investors, include development finance institutions, corporate and institutional investors, high net worth investors, family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, and fund of funds.
  • Skillfully expand the prospective investor base and manage the full cycle of the relationships including prospect research, cultivation, solicitation, documentation and stewardship, leveraging existing relationships, cold-calling and representing WAM at industry conferences and events to engage prospective investors on Fund II’s impact investing strategy.
  • Manage investor and prospective investor database to ensure accurate and current information is captured on all interactions.
  • Maintain and update existing marketing materials and develop new materials as needed.
  • Respond to requests for information from investors and prospective investors, including coordinating prospective investor due diligence visits.
  • Manage deadlines and deliverables for prospective investors and other parties (e.g. legal teams, administrators, etc.) to achieve timely Fund closings.
  • Seek and maintain registrations for WAM in various jurisdictions for marketing purposes.
  • Coordinate with the investment team to produce quarterly and annual financial and social performance reports on Fund I and II, providing basic data analysis and data visualization.
  • Coordinate with Fund Administrators to ensure completion and circulation of investor reports and communications.
  • Ensure compliance with reporting laws in relevant Fund jurisdictions (expected to include Delaware and Canada or Mauritius).
  • Prepare investor events such as annual Limited Partner meetings and Advisory Board meetings.
  • Liaise with governing bodies, including Advisory Board and Investment Committee, managing delivery of agendas, materials and minutes.
  • Coordinate with Women’s World Banking staff to maintain updated information on website and other communication channels.
  • Manage discretionary use of social media, publications and events to promote WAM thought leadership on gender lens investing, women’s empowerment and financial inclusion, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field. MBA a plus.
  • Four to six years of work experience in impact investing / private equity investor relations, or related fields.
  • Excellent communication capabilities in written and verbal form and the ability to support multiple projects with a keen attention to detail.
  • Skilled Excel, Word, and PowerPoint user. Accounting and basic graphic design software a plus.
  • Facility in preparing and comprehending financial statements.
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Proven collaborative, negotiation, and persuasion skills with demonstrated success in securing investor / funder commitments.
  • Self-motivated, self-directed with a positive attitude.
  • Strong work ethic appropriate for a small, fast-paced, team-oriented organization.
  • Passion for inclusive finance and women’s empowerment.
  • Multi-lingual – English required; Spanish or French a plus.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally four to six times per year, and more frequently during fundraising period.

HOW TO APPLY: 

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