Hedge Fund Mandate description
Boutique long short equity hedge fund with focus on the tech-media-telecoms seeks Marketer / Capital raising Associate with 3 to 5 years prior capital raising, marketing and/or investor relations experience in a buy side, institutional or family office financial services firm.
This is a new role, the successful candidate will have deep contacts and relationships with investors in the institutional, high net worth and family office world, with a proven track record raising significant amounts of capital annually for another fund.
Prior experience in an Investor Relations role at a buy side or institutional firm with a strong network of investors with a desire, passion and ability to move into a fund raising capacity is also desirable.
This in a unique opportunity to have visible impact in an exciting, innovative and growing hedge fund. The Marketer / Capital Raising Associate will be articulate, polished, ethical and likable. Ability to self manage and take the initiative.
Who we are looking for
• Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics or related discipline
• Masters a plus
• 3 – 5+ years Marketing and Capital Raising experience in a hedge fund, investment management, family office or institutional financial services environment
• Strong track record raising capital for another fund; or strong Investor Relations background with ability and desire to move into a capital raising capacity
• Strong understanding of the investment management world
• Natural passion and drive for success, enthusiasm to be part of and learn about long short hedge fund strategy
• Ability to leverage an existing client base of investors in order to attract investment capital and raise AUM significantly
• Excellent communication, polished and articulate
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