Director, Investor Relations - Renewable Infra Fund - REMOTE
Our client, a high profile renewable energy infrastructure fund who specialize in wind, solar and storage investments are searching for their first Investor Relations Director.
My client have successfully deployed their inaugural fund and are raising capital for Fund II, targeting a $750m+ close sometime in Q1. This hire will be heavily involved in supporting the new fund's capital raise whilst managing the IR for the initial fund.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years investor relations and fundraising support within private markets, ideally within infrastructure/renewables.
Ideally candidates have experience in renewable energy/infrastructure and/or private equity.
Summary of Responsibilities
Manage overall Investor Relations function across the family of renewable energy funds, including investor management/reporting, co-investment process management and capital raising
Coordinate with the Controller to manage and assemble overall investor reporting including quarterly valuation and fund return reports, capital calls, management reports, investor newsletters and webinars
Develop a robust understanding of the firms investment strategy in order to manage investor Q&A on quarterly investment valuations and be able to work with the finance team to understand investment and fund models
Collaborate with the Partners to mobilize their existing network and cultivate new relationships with the aim to form new partnerships with prospective investors
Organize and manage fundraising-focused events (e.g., road shows) to nurture existing relationships and form new partnerships with prospective investors
Review and update existing fundraising collateral including marketing presentations, one-pagers, DDQs, quarterly investor reports, press releases, and other bespoke materials as necessary and/or create new collateral as needed to effectively communicate with existing and prospective investors
Prepare deliverables for investor calls, videoconferences and meetings; compile briefing materials and company descriptions to prepare the team accordingly
Help design and execute the Annual General Meeting and other LP events throughout the year, with support and assistance from the administrative team
Maintain the investor database, logging updates in the CRM platform including contacts, event and investor notes and call activities; track prospective investor opportunities across funds
Work with the investment team, operations team, fund admin, investors and lawyers as needed to manage, track and execute offering docs, ensure proper compliance and turn all investor-related due diligence requests in a timely manner
Manage ESG reporting with Limited Partners and track ESG landscape evolution
Maintain and update the Data Room when in fundraising mode
Update third-party database information (e.g., Preqin, Pitchbook, etc.)
Summary of Qualifications
5+ years experience of investor relations and fundraising support within private markets, and/or a reporting and analytical background to support the project management component of the role
Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 2-4 years of analytical and presentation experience, with knowledge of private equity and financial concepts strongly preferred
Private markets IR, placement agent (i.e. project management and/or distribution) and/or relevant experience preferred
Detail-oriented, with superior organizational, time and project management skills
Strong academic credentials, work ethic and a genuine passion for excellence
Highly proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Word
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional attention to detail, ensuring accurate and consistent reporting in all investor communications and across investor materials
“No-task-is-too-small,” team-player attitude
Self-starter, comfortable in a fast-paced, growing team environment
Travel requirements expected to be 10-35% of time, depending on fundraising activities