Investor Relations Manager

Verve Ventures

Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Full time

Nov 4

Verve Ventures is one of Europe’s most active venture capital investors. With EUR 60 million invested and 8 exits, 2021 was our most successful year so far. To date, we have invested over EUR 250 million and have built a portfolio of over 140 startups across Europe. We support groundbreaking companies that tackle humanity’s greatest challenges with technology. We’re ambitious and entrepreneurial but we’re also very helpful and humble. We invest in our people and give everyone the shared responsibility and opportunity of shaping the future development of our company. This is your chance to join the company that is setting a new standard in European venture capital and making this exciting industry more diverse and successful.

In the role as Investor Relations Manager, you will be responsible for growing our already large and active network of European startup investors. Our investor base today consists mainly of (ultra) high-net worth individuals and includes former and current corporate CEOs, successful entrepreneurs, senior professionals, next-gen startup investors and family offices. You will be building your own pipelines of possible investors and generating investment volume from the leads you bring. You will be part of the investor relations team and work closely with DavidFriederikeGabriel and Clara. Read their interviews to find out more about their day-to-day work.

As an Investor Relations Manager, your main tasks will be to:

  • Build and manage your own client funnel independently, from engaging with new potential clients through the full onboarding journey to their first investments.
  • You will spend time with clients and prospects, covering all aspects of the sales process to ensure successful onboarding and closing.
  • Based on the selection of our investment team and your understanding what makes a great venture investment, you will take ownership for providing high quality client service for clients interested to invest in startups and our venture capital products.
  • Proactively maintain and improve our investor marketing communications and sales materials.

This job could be for you if:

  • You possess at least 5 years of experience in a similar role, eg. client services or investor relations, with a sophisticated investor client base (such as UHNWIs, family offices and wealth managers).
  • Experience in working with private equity or venture capital investments is a strong plus.
  • You are a strong networker and truly enjoy spending time with clients.
  • You enjoy working independently and are highly organized in your sales execution.
  • You have experience navigating long and complex sales processes and building the trust that leads to long-lasting relationships.
  • You are persuasive, flexible, and able to engage with clients on a variety of levels and topics.
  • You are highly proficient in English and either German or French.

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work partially remotely (e.g. home office), making it easier to combine work and family
  • While we strongly prefer physical presence at our offices for onboarding, collaboration and social events, many of our team members work remotely multiple days of the week
  • Frequent team events, flat hierarchy
  • A young and rapidly evolving company that gives every employee the opportunity to make decisions and shape our success
  • Eligibility for our share incentive plan
  • Days off between Christmas and New year

We strongly believe that diverse experiences and viewpoints are key for any productive work environment, in particular for successful venture capital investors. We therefore consider applications irrespective of nationality, ethnical background, age, sexual orientation, gender, disability or family situation. We also encourage applications from re-entrants to work and are open to discuss part-time roles.

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Verve Ventures

Verve Ventrues is a network and technology driven venture firm. We have invested in over 140 science and technology startups across Europe. Our team a...

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