Business Development and Fundraising Manager
Our Business Development and Fundraising Manager will support the Chief Business Development Officer and upper management in fundraising efforts. This is an investor-related sales / marketing job where we are looking for someone to help us raise capital. This will involve a lot of emailing and direct phone contact with prospective investors. Responsibilities include:
Following up with prospective investors by phone, text and email
Keeping track of investor contact and marketing history
Prospecting target investors and helping to expand our investor network
Managing booth participation and networking at industry conferences and investor events
Working with potential investors through the on-boarding process and legal paperwork
Managing ongoing relationship development with existing and potential investors
4+ years experience in a direct sales or fundraising role. Must have a strong history of fundraising or sales success.
Must be good with meeting new people and comfortable in a sales-type role which requires a lot of outreach and cold calling
Must be a phenomenal writer capable of drafting succinct but informational emails and texts
Must be extraordinarily attentive to detail
An understanding of startups and investors and how venture capital works
Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must
Strong organization and project management skills
Financial modeling and exceptional excel skills are plus
Experience as a financial advisor selling investments is a huge plus
Experience working at or with an investment bank is a big plus
Ideal candidate will already have relationships with potential investors
TEAM KEY COMPETENCIES
Flexibility/adaptability. Copes effectively with complexity and change. Comfortable with ambiguity. Experience in a startup environment is preferred.
Self-starter. Is resourceful when facing challenges.
Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
Attention to detail. Organized, methodical, and meticulous.
Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.
Team-oriented style and strong work ethic. Possesses a strong willingness to work hard to get the job done and setting an example for the team. Has a track record of delivering on ambitious goals.
Appropriate balance of confidence and humility.
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the position your are applying for as the subject of your email.